Is MIPIM a chance to press reset?

MIPIM is all about good conversations, but about what? We think we should use this fantastic opportunity to talk about how to tackle some of the big issues of the day, like loneliness and health and wellbeing, by making great places where people belong. Here are a few of the issues Neil, Esther, Ben and Frazer will be hoping to explore when they are there.

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We have vacancies for urban designers, landscape architects and more...

Time for something different…?

Big newswe’re recruiting in all of our offices. Come and join us. We’d love to hear from you.

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Plymouth is set to benefit from a £27 million transformation.

LDA Design to revamp Plymouth city centre

LDA Design and WSP have been appointed by Plymouth City Council to transform the city’s public realm, drawing people back into the centre.

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New guidance from Historic England

New good practice guidance from Historic England

Historic England has published the second edition of its good practice advice note on the setting of historic assets. The guidance will help local planning authorities and those proposing change to heritage assets. LDA Design contributed to the consultation.

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A new vision for Edinburgh’s George Street

A new vision for Edinburgh’s George Street

Consultants WYG and LDA Design have been appointed by The City of Edinburgh Council to draw up a long-term vision for George Street, one of the Scottish capital’s principal shopping streets.

Church Street masterplan, Westminster, secures approval

Unanimous approval for transformational Church Street masterplan  

Last night, Westminster City Council Cabinet gave its unanimous support for the Church Street masterplan by Peter Brett Associates (PBA) and LDA Design. This approval follows seven weeks of public consultation.

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How to develop distinctively different garden villages

A recipe for distinctively different garden communities

Over 40 delegates joined LDA Design’s Frazer Osment at a recent Garden Villages breakfast briefing in Oxford led by Lord Taylor of Goss Moor who was instrumental in developing the government’s garden villages policy.

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UCL East gets go ahead

University College London’s plans to create a second campus within the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in Stratford, East London, has gained outline planning permission with unanimous approval from the Planning Decisions Committee. It’s a great result for joint applicants UCL and the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC).

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Littlehampton comes out on top at South East RTPI awards

Littlehampton wins RTPI award for Innovative Delivery of Infrastructure

LDA Design’s flood defence scheme in Littlehampton in west Sussex has won further recognition from the Royal Town Planning Institute, this time picking up a South East award for Excellence in the Innovative Delivery of Infrastructure.

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Union Terrace Gardens revamp

Aberdeen’s Union Terrace Gardens revamp moves a step closer

Plans to transform Aberdeen’s Union Terrace Gardens into a year-round favourite city destination continue to move forward as the City Council publishes an amendment to the current detailed planning application for further comment.

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