DLA to produce master plan for Enterprise Zone in Suffolk

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Lawrence Revill

David Lock Associates has been commissioned to produce a master plan for a £10 million former sugar beet site in Suffolk. Read more »


First Homes approved at Alconbury Weald

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Andrew Fisher

Town Planning and Urban Design consultants David Lock Associates have secured Reserved Matters consent for the first 128 homes at Alconbury Weald.  Working on behalf of site owners Urban&Civic and regional housebuilder Hopkins Homes, DLA coordinated the design and planning submission for the new homes and, following consultation and amendments to the scheme, consent was granted on 11 December 2015. Read more »


New faces at DLA

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Joanne Cave

Town Planning and Urban Design Consultants David Lock Associates are delighted to welcome four new planning recruits to their Milton Keynes office. Read more »


DLA appointed to provide advice on Birmingham City Council’s strategic landholdings

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Heather Pugh

David Lock Associates has been appointed by Birmingham Property Services (the estates department of the City Council) to provide advice on some of its strategic landholdings. Read more »


Recognised for our contribution to Launceston’s future

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Will Cousins

David Lock Associates (Australia) was part of the team awarded the Planning Institute of Australia (PIA) state award (Tasmania) for ‘Best Planning Ideas – Large Project.’

David Lock Associates was awarded for our input in the Greater Launceston Plan alongside Renaissance Planning, Geografia, Niche Planning Studio, NRM North, Professor David Adams, Michael Ball and Ian Abernathy. Read more »

The Greater Launceston Plan

Is the housing and planning bill really scary?

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David Lock

David Lock examines the key features relating to the planning system in the Housing and Planning Bill.

Please click here to read the latest Off the Fence article for the TCPA Journal.


DLA Nordic: Collaborating on Strategic Sites

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Matthew Lappin

As part of a substantial new project, DLA Nordic is examining the design and leisure potential of a portfolio of sites around Malmo.  The project will be undertaken in close partnership with DLA’s principal design studio in Central Milton Keynes, considering the location of the sites in relation to the main urban context of Malmo, sustainable movement networks, and the wider potential to enhance the formal and informal recreation offer around the city.  Read more »


Milton Keynes Plan wins national award

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Julia Foster

The Central Milton Keynes Business Neighbourhood Plan, the first of its kind to make it through the process to adoption, has won two National Planning Awards.

The Central Milton Keynes Town Council were the plan making body. David Lock Associates supported this pioneering initiative; David Lock volunteered time as a member of the steering group and business representative.

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DLA prepare Active Design for Sport England

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Phil Copsey

Sport England, in partnership with Public Health England, launched its Active Design Guidance at Public Health England’s ‘Everybody Active, Everyday: One Year On’ event on the 19th of October.

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Where to plant a garden city?

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David Lock

David Lock considers ways of agreeing the locations of new Garden Cities – and ways of capturing a local share of the uplift in land values created.

Please click here to read the latest Off the Fence article for the TCPA Journal.