Events:
Plan London

A series of events to help practitioners put into practice the design related policies, tools and approaches set out in the new London Plan.
Tue 30/04/19, 9.15am–1pm

Intensification Debate

Why is intensification a good thing for people and what tensions can it create? How do we manage the tensions to maximise the benefits and minimise negative impact? Come and join us for a morning of debate, workshops and discussion where we unpack the benefits and effects of living and working at higher densities.

Speakers include:

  • Martin Tedder – Spatial Planning at TfL 
  • Yolanda Barnes – Bartlett Real Estate
  • Manisha Patel – PRP & Mayor’s Design Advocate
  • David Ogunmuyiwa – Architecture Doing Place & Mayor’s Design Advocate
Location: Palestra
Thu 16/05/19

Affordable Homes Masterclass: Making the most of Your Site*

A specialist series for local authorities and housing associations involved in delivering and managing affordable homes. At the first event in the series industry experts will share how best to understand a site’s local, social, economic and physical context to help achieve optimum solutions that deliver as many homes of the type and quality you need.

*Please note this series is in addition to our core programme of events and additional fees may apply. You can find more information about the series in the brochure by clicking the link below. If you are interested in attending this series, please send us an email.

Affordable Homes brochure

Location: Palestra
Tue 21/05/19

EiP Matters

This event is an opportunity to informally discuss issues brought up at the London Plan Examinations In Public (EIP) as they are happening.
Location: Palestra
Thu 06/06/19

Achieving Good Design Through Proactive Planning

Examining what the new London Plan expects in terms of character appraisals and identifying areas for change; and how best to do this work.
Location: Palestra
Thu 27/06/19

Applying the Small Sites Policy

Looking at how to assess, monitor and compare development proposals and implications for small site development in neighbourhoods.
Location: Palestra
Thu 11/07/19

Design, Design Scrutiny & Proactive Planning

A practical look at how to be proactive planners and how to ensure high design quality through planning.
Location: Palestra
Tue 10/09/19

Applying the Tall Building Policy

Looking at the new London Plan policies on tall buildings and how we assess them, considering pedestrian comfort and environmental impact.
Location: Palestra
Thu 03/10/19

Creating Design Codes & Masterplans

A practical session on how to use design codes, masterplans and other tools to support housing developments.
Location: Palestra
Thu 24/10/19

The Circular Economy & Design

Exploring how we can be more economically and environmentally sustainable through innovative design solutions and re-using resources.
Location: Palestra
Thu 07/11/19

Understanding Housing Typologies

Learning about the range of housing types and layouts such as age-friendly housing and micro-homes.
Location: Palestra
Tue 19/11/19

Applying the Small Sites Policy 2

Looking at how to assess, monitor and compare development proposals and implications for small site development in neighbourhoods.
Location: 55 Broadway
Tue 10/12/19

Assessing the Design Quality of Housing Applications

Looking at the new London Plan's housing targets, we will discuss how applications should be assessed to deliver well-designed homes.
Location: Palestra
Thu 16/01/20

Applying the Tall Building Policy 2

Looking at the new London Plan policies on tall buildings and how we assess them, considering pedestrian comfort and environmental impact.
Location: Palestra
Tue 28/01/20

Intensification Debate 2

Looking at the challenges and opportunities for different parts of the city to deliver higher density - from inner to outer boroughs.
Location: Palestra
Tue 11/02/20

Viability & Development Finances

Investigating recent policy and funding changes and looking at how these will impact borrowing potential and scheme viability.
Location: Palestra
Thu 05/03/20

Assessing the Design Quality of Housing Applications 2

Looking at the new London Plan's housing targets, we will discuss how applications should be assessed to deliver well-designed homes.
Location: Endeavour Square
Tue 31/03/20

Residential Street Design

Looking at the role of public space in residential areas and how to apply Healthy Street policies, and consider shared space issues.
Location: Palestra

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