Planning permission granted for new homes in Wiltshire

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Duncan Chadwick

David Lock Associates (DLA) had a double success recently on behalf of clients, Hallam Land Management and Bloor Homes (South West), on their 20-hectare site at Spa Road, to the east of Melksham. Following promotion work by Savills, DLA engaged in detailed discussions with Wiltshire Council, a schedule of conditions was agreed and a s106 agreement completed, which lead to the Council granting outline planning permission for up to 450 new dwellings, land for community facilities and an extension to the Eastern Relief Road around the town.       Read more »

DLA present at Health, Wellbeing & Planning Summit

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Keith Brown

David Lock Associates were pleased to be involved with the first South Essex Health, Wellbeing & Planning Summit held last week (21 September), in Purfleet.

Keith Brown, Associate Urban Designer at DLA, presented alongside colleagues from Sport England and ran two workshops looking at applying the principles of Active Design to an example location in South Essex. Read more »

viability and planning

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David Lock

We need a better balance in policy on planning and development viability, says David Lock.

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

Banbury Strategic Development Site wins Member support at Planning Committee Meeting

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Fran Robinson

Cherwell District Council has resolved to grant planning consent for development proposals submitted by Gallagher Estates for land at Wykham Park Farm, to deliver some 1,000 new homes, to include affordable homes, as part of a new mixed use community at Banbury South West, allocated in the Cherwell Local Plan. Read more »

DLA feeling the ‘love’ for Bradford – new World Record set!

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Andrew Fisher

David Lock Associates is delighted to have been involved in helping break a World Record!

On Thursday, 15 September, 2,331 people came together in Bradford’s City Park to create the world’s longest chain of people making heart-shaped hand gestures. Read more »

Planning consent for former Pipeworks site in Derbyshire

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Heather Pugh

David Lock Associates (DLA) and DLA Architects Practice have secured full planning consent at Committee for 45 dwellings on the final phase of Woodville Woodlands in Derbyshire, for their longstanding client Tapton Estates.

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CMK – a test case for neighbourhood plans

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David Lock

A called-in planning permission in CMK is a true test case for the weight given to Neighbourhood Plans, says David Lock.

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

Landmark opening at Priors Hall Park, Corby

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Will Cousins

‘Priors Hall – a learning community’ was officially opened at a ceremony this week (23 August 2016) ahead of students who will start lessons in September. The school, designed by our sister company DLA Architects Practice, is a two-form entry Primary which will cater for 420 children and is the first Primary school on the development. The two storey building is combined with the new Priors Hall Park Community Centre providing local residents with a community hall and dedicated space for community uses.

David Lock Associates prepared the master plan for the Priors Hall Park development, which was recognised by the CABE review panel as ‘exemplary’. Read more »

Go-ahead for new development in Aston Clinton

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Katie Christou

David Lock Associates has secured Outline approval for up to 36 new homes within the heart of Aston Clinton village in Buckinghamshire, for local independent developer Laxton Properties. Read more »

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Northfleet ministerial visit

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Phil Copsey

Gavin Barwell, Minister of State for Housing, Planning and London, visited the former Northfleet Works site in Kent as part of a tour of Ebbsfleet Garden City organised by Ebbsfleet Development Corporation.  This major riverside regeneration site is owned by Northfleet Property LLP, a joint-venture company owned by Anglo American and Lafarge Holcim/Aggregate Industries, and Tarmac. Read more »

Northfleet ministerial visit