Where you live matters. From the economy to health and wellbeing, and infrastructure to inclusive design, planners can really make a difference.
Green spaces in Great Britain provide £16.5 billion in environmental, health and amenity value per year.
Creating a beautiful garden for people to enjoy
Connecting our communities
Providing new green spaces
A great community asset
Returning land to active use
Building houses in the right place really matters in terms of access to employment, fast internet, or the ability to walk or cycle to a local shop.
Delivering real benefits for the community
Many children find the idea of going out for a walk about as interesting as eating a plate of broccoli.
Tackling the after-effects of the pandemic
Meeting the needs of homeless families
Planners have a key role to play in the fight against climate change and its impacts.
Delivering state-of-the-art port infrastructure
Investing in sport
A unique community orientated development
The UK’s first Wind Microclimatic Guidelines
Delivering affordable and sustainable homes
Developing the first strategic city-wide masterplan for the city of Ibadan, Nigeria.
Well planned and sustainable communities are key to our economic success.
The UK’s largest rail-served logistics park
Revitalising Wokingham Town Centre
Enabling underutilised small brownfield sites to be brought back into use
Lighting the historical and modern bridges along the River Thames
Creating an arts and literary centre
Reconnect the community of Rochdale with the river
Where you live matters. Poor-quality housing increases your risk of severe ill health by 25%.
Mitigating the pandemic through planning
Engaging service veterans to build their own homes
Inclusive planning is about rethinking how we live.
Responding to local housing need
Placing heritage at the heart of the city
Read about some inspirational planners.
Lisa is Head of Planning and Major Infrastructure and the National Trust
Farhana is Senior Planning Consultant at Arup
Joe is Director at Fraser Strategic Land and Highlight Planning
Joe is Strategic Land Manager for Metis Homes
Pan is a Principal Planning Officer on the Development Management team (Strategic Applications) at the London Borough of Enfield.
Hannah works as a Planning Officer at Derry City & Strabane District Council
Kate is Head of Strategic Growth at Wyre Forest District Council