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Buzzing Bees at DLA

In June earlier this year, DLA welcomed 20,000 worker bees and a queen to a new beehive in our garden.


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Government responds to the NIC Recommendations for the O2C Arc

Somewhat under the radar, the government published its response to the NIC’s Partnering for Prosperity in the…


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New appointments at DLA

We are pleased to welcome back Andrew Williamson who joins us as a Senior Associate to take up the position of Creative…


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Milton Keynes Community Foundation Vital Signs 2018

“By most measures, Milton Keynes is a highly successful place: growing population, strong average earnings, high Gross…


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Become part of a leading creative Spatial Planning Practice

DLA will be at Cardiff University and the University of Birmingham Careers Fairs this week looking to recruit graduate…


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Over 5,000 new homes approved for new community in Peterborough

Outline planning consent has been granted for 5,350 new homes at Great Haddon in Peterborough.


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Chinese delegates return to MK

DLA recently welcomed back delegates from Hangzhou in China for a study tour of Milton Keynes.The senior urban…


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On stewardship

David Lock on the importance of long-term stewardship of community assets within the Garden City model.


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High Densities – the NPPF’s solution to the housing crisis?

In the planning tug-of-war of unattainable housing need and design quality, higher density development should be…


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How long does it take to adopt a local plan?

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government track progress of local plans for local planning authorities…


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Groundbreaking – work starts at Ansty

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government track progress of local plans for local planning authorities…


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DLA commissioned for strategic development in Braintree

The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government track progress of local plans for local planning authorities…


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DLA to present at National Infrastructure Forum 2018

Following her popular 2017 presentation, DLA’s Heather Pugh will again be presenting at this year’s National…


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Marston Valley

DLA is pleased to be leading the consultant team who submitted an Outline planning application for a series of villages…


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New graduates join DLA

David Lock Associates welcomes four new graduates this summer.


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David Lock Associates sponsor Housing Session at the Oxford Cambridge Corridor Economic Growth Conference

On the 21st June, prominent business and public-sector leaders will come together in Milton Keynes for the Oxford…


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Central Primary Street gets approval at Rugby

David Lock Associates has secured reserved matters approval for the Central Primary Street at the Radio Station Rugby…


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Promotions at David Lock Associates

David Lock Associates has announced a number of promotions.


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Plans submitted for Historic Hayle Harbour

Plans for a mixed-use scheme to regenerate Hayle Harbour have been submitted to Cornwall Council by David Lock…


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“Planning 2020”

The interim report on the Raynsford Review of Planning was released in the House of Lords on Tuesday, 15th May.


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Endorsement for major employment facility in the Midlands

Rugby Borough Council has resolved to grant planning permission for a 46,000 m² manufacturing facility at Prospero…


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High Density

David Lock on questions surrounding the issue of high development densities.


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Wintringham: Resolution to Grant for 2,800 homes in St Neots

Huntingdonshire District Council has resolved to grant planning permission for a new urban extension at St Neots in…


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DLA secures timely approval in Northampton

DLA has obtained Reserved Matters approval for a large, first phase of a 1,000-home southerly extension to Northampton…


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