New development proposal for Cherwell District

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Francesca Parmenter

David Lock Associates has submitted a planning application, on behalf of Gallagher Estates, for a mixed use development at Wykham Park Farm, in Banbury.

The proposals seek to provide up to 1,000 new homes, up to 2 hectares of employment space, a local centre with commercial and community uses, a community primary school, and associated landscape and infrastructure including car parking, roads, pedestrian and cycle routes and drainage measures. Read more »

DLA prepare a plan for “Birchall Garden Suburb” for Welwyn Garden City

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Will Cousins

Working on behalf of landowners Lafarge Tarmac, David Lock Associates has been studying the development potential for creating a new Garden Suburb as an appropriate way of extending Welwyn Garden City.

The local authorities of Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council and East Herts District Council must plan for their growing populations over the next 20 years and are currently preparing their new local plans; David Lock Associates has produced a Visioning Statement and illustrative master plan for a new “Birchall Garden Suburb” to help inform their plan-making processes. Read more »

Residual new town assets sold to Milton Keynes Council

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David Lock

Please click here to read David Lock’s latest Off the Fence article for the TCPA Journal. Read more »

DLA and Hallam Land Management win appeal at Cam

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Nick Freer

David Lock Associates has secured planning permission, on appeal, for 71 dwellings and associated infrastructure and open space at Cam in Gloucestershire. The proposals and appeal were lodged and conducted on behalf of Hallam Land Management. Read more »

DLA appointed in plans for South Northampton Sustainable Urban Extension

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Joanne Cave

David Lock Associates has been appointed by Bovis Homes Ltd to lead a consultant team in the preparation of an outline planning application for the South Northampton Sustainable Urban Extension. Read more »

A New Gateway to Irthlingborough

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Andrew Wintersgill

David Lock Associates has submitted an outline planning application for up to 60 homes, substantial parkland and children’s play facilities at the Northamptonshire town of Irthlingborough.

Known as Irthlingborough Gateway, the scheme will improve the western approach to the town via the Wellingborough Road by introducing ‘gatehouses’ and well-designed homes fronting the road.  Design inspirations have included Great Notley Garden Village in Essex and Poundbury in Dorset. Read more »

Additional facilities for residents in Milton Keynes

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Robert Purton

Oakridge Park in Milton Keynes is set to get a new Local Centre after David Lock Associates secured full planning permission for the development.  Submitted last year, on behalf of Newcrest Estates, the application for a small supermarket, up to five retail units, eight, two-bedroomed dwellings, associated car parking, landscaping and bus stops was approved last week.  Read more »

The blind alley of bottom-up planning for housing

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David Lock

Please click here to read David Lock’s latest Off the Fence article for the TCPA Journal. Read more »

Portsmouth City Centre Master Plan formally adopted

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Matthew Lappin

Portsmouth City Council has formally adopted the City Centre Master Plan as a Supplementary Planning Document.  The master plan has been produced in collaboration with DLA and provides guidance on mixed-use development opportunities in key parts of the city centre including the Guildhall area, Station Square and Northern Quarter. Read more »

DLA secures more approvals for North Wellingborough

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Andrew Wintersgill

The implementation of strategic development at North Wellingborough, which will include the creation of up to 3000 new homes, new parkland, local centre, school and offices, has moved a significant step forward with the approval of the Phase 1 Design Code for the scheme by Wellingborough Council. Read more »