Place leadership, nationally or locally, will grow out of success in building relationships within and between organisations and sectors.
Bring Fronts Back, the national campaign for front gardens, wants to find the streets in Britain whose front gardens are doing the most to make them pleasant.
Don’t preach at us about urbanism; don’t tell us; show us.
This is the script for our new Plandemonium video, commissioned by the Landscape Institute. Watch it at ow.ly/yqFii
At the best of times 94 per cent of masterplans in the UK are never implemented, so it is surprising to see that the things still get commissioned.
Suddenly (after 115 years) everyone is talking about garden cities.
The CLG’s National Planning Practice Guidance is currently being revised. What language will it end up in?
The government’s decision to encourage people to rent out their driveways to motorists could have a devastating effect on the quality of many of our urban streets.
At its recent AGM, Civic Voice, the national charity for the civic movement in England, voted to make Placecheck one of its two major campaigns in the coming year. Watch the new Placecheck video here.
...and some charrettes are just a means of manipulating people. But let's think positively.