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Does everyone feel welcome in parks?

LDA Design director, Andrew Harland joins a Future of London roundtable to discuss whether our parks are as inclusive as they could be. How do we make certain there is equality of access, with more, well-maintained green space in the areas that need it most? Join the debate.

RTPI appoints LDA Design for net-zero transport project

The Royal Town Planning Institute has selected LDA Design, City Science and Vectos for an exciting new research project to demonstrate how spatial planning can deliver net-zero transport. Together, the consultancies will consider a variety of potential solutions such as increasing density, restricting car use, promoting mixed development and mobility hubs, and creating integrated active and public transport networks.

It’s all about the plan

In an article featured in The Planner, Martin Herbert, LDA Design’s Head of Planning, explains why the Government’s White Paper overhauling the country's Planning system needs to focus on climate breakdown, infrastructure planning and new forms of mobility, as well as delivering the homes we need, where they are most needed.

Better protection for Mumbles

LDA Design is part of a team addressing coastal erosion and long-term flood risk in the Welsh coastal town, Mumbles. Work is underway to improve the condition of the sea wall here and make the tree-lined promenade even more inviting for visitors and residents.

Setting a clear standard on biodiversity

LDA Design has joined forces with BSG Ecology and law firm Pinsent Masons to call for greater clarity and a sharper focus on biodiversity in response to the draft British Standard for designing and implementing Biodiversity Net Gain. This clarity will help developers know their responsibilities and be able to adhere to them.

Transforming Bristol’s historic King Street

Historic King Street in Bristol will be free from motor vehicles along its entire length, creating a new open space and place to socialise in the heart of the city. The temporary removal of traffic enables more outside seating for bars and cafés, to give them the chance to recover their losses following the C-19 pandemic.

Cambridge with a hint of Cherry

Resolution to grant outline planning has been given for Cherry Hinton, a new 1,200-home development that will help ease pressure on Cambridge’s acute housing shortage. LDA Design provided a range of services from initial vision through to Ecology, Environmental Impact Assessment and LVIA.

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