ePiL April/June 2005 (pil issue 53)

In this ePiL find:
- What's in the latest Planning in London magazine?
- Find borough planning performance statistics and contacts for all London boroughs, consultant listing and more.
- FREE! copy of The Dictionary of Urbanism by Robert Cowan - but there's a catch.
- London Planning & Development Forum meetings are open to visitors. Next meeting is on Thursday 16th June at the Government Office for London
- ePiL EXCLUSIVE! Home ownership has become a key issue in the forthcoming election... Read IPPR's Jim Bennett's article in full.
- New London Architecture: Peter Murray's new architecture centre opens in June
- Get your own personal copy of Planning in London at 66% off the corporate subscription rate.
- Vision05 art by architects: ACA plans a new show for architect artists
- GET the 2005 Planning in London Yearbook £10 OFF!
- WHAT'S IN the April/June issue of PLANNING IN LONDON magazine, issue 53?
page 2 OPINION An amazing spurt in London’s growth
3-7 NEWS & BRIEFING Megaschemes will transform London; New London architecture centre; DIARY; Oh, Yes Minister! Next LP&DF meeting; Borough performance and ODPM statistics; Where in London? PILLO!
8 LONDON FIRST SkillCity 2005; the election; congestion charging; London planning awards.
11 LONDON PLANNING FORUM Minutes: Thames Gateway and green belt; Green belt: can it last? – asks Les Robinson.
14 LONDON’S HERITAGE Richard Dumville of English Heritage.
17 HERITAGE LOTTERY FUND Sue Bowers its manager on London’s 10-year winning ticket.
20 REUSING FOUNDATIONS Arup’s Tim Chapman and Sara Anderson.
23 DEVELOPMENT British Land Company’s Claudine Blamey on embracing sustainability.
26 A NATIONAL PLAN TCPA’s Rachel Walmsley says we need one.
29 GETTING WORK... from Local government: Roy Houston.
30 PUBLIC DOMAIN Tim Pharoah: urban design vs. traffic regulation.
32 THAMES GATEWAY Martin Ling of East London Housing on sub-regional working
and on page 35 Will McKee, chairman of Thurrock Development Corporation, on who does what?
37 CAR SHARING Are car clubs effective? Jon Parker of Integrated Transport Planning.
39 COMPULSORY PURCHASE In urgent need of reform: Stuart Bridge, a Law Commissioner for England and Wales.
41 ACCESSIBILTY PLANNING Paul Clark – CPO Borough of Redbridge.
43 Expanded quick guide to London authorities, planning & environment.
45 Planning Advice: find a consultant.
47 Internet guide to planning authorities.
- In PiL and on http://www.planninginlondon.com > DIRECTORY find:
- Latest planning performance statistics for all London boroughs
- Planning Advice: where to find specialist consultants
- Expanded listing of all London Borough planning and environment department and other useful contacts
- Internet directory for London Boroughs and useful planning sources
- FREE copy of The Dictionary of Urbanism by Robert Cowan - but there's a catch!
The winner has to write a 500-word review for July's PiL: Just email your postal address with the subject: epil competition mailto:epilcompetition@bwcp.co.uk WINNERS of January's ePiL competition: Jane Threlfall of John Thompson and Partners(Transforming Cities:Revival In The Square) and Amina Z Fogg of EPR (Exploring Architecture by Gawne & Snodin). Read their reviews in July's PiL. PiL BOOKS sponsored by
- London Planning & Development Forum meetings are open to visitors. The next meeting of the Forum is on Thursday 16th June between 2.30pm and 5.30pm at the Government Office for London, Riverwalk House, 157-161 Millbank, SW1
Main discussion topic: Planning Policy Development Review covering new fees, performance, PPS6, Guidance on validation of applications, standard forms and GLA's Views Management Framework.
Contributing Speakers:  Leonora Rozee, Director of Policy and Jonathan Bore, Inspector Manager for London - both from the Planning Inspectorate, Michael Gallimore (Lovells) Margaret Casely-Hayford, (Denton Wilde Sapte) for PPS6, Michael Bach (ex-ODPM) for PPS6, Ian Rowe (OPDM Statistics), Pat Thomas (S.J. Berwin).
Call Drummond Robson (Forum Secretary) on 020 8449 3113 or mailto:ROBplan@btconnect.com to confirm attendance. Please advise if you have a special interest. This listing is provisional and may change. Check http://www.planninginlondon.com LP&DF pages for full agenda and minutes of the last meeting, including discussion of Thames Gateway and the future of the Green Belt.
- ePiL EXCLUSIVE! Home ownership has become a key issue in the forthcoming election. Each of the political parties is trying to out manoeuvre the others on how much help they will give to people priced out of a home. Recently Labour was expected to announce an extension of the Right to Buy, but introduced an alternative policy instead, when in fact it should have done both, says Jim Bennett of the IPPR. Read this article in full:
http://www.planninginlondon.com > ePiL
The Planning Convention: 30 June/1 July at QEII Conference Centre. A must attend two-day convention for all involved in planning.
- New London Architecture: Peter Murray's new architecture centre opens in June in a prominent permanent exhibition space at the Building Centre, Store Street. See article in PiL, at http://www.planninginlondon.com > articles. PiL is media sponsor for NLA.
- GET your own copy of Planning in London at 66% off the corporate subscription price. Send an email: mailto:personalsubscribe@planninginlondon.com with name, postal address, Visa/Mastercard details: £30 (incl £5 credit card admin) for one year of Planning in London OR post with cheque for £25 to: personalsubscribe, Planning in London, Studio Crown Reach, 149a Grosvenor Road, London SW1V 3JY, or call Anita Sheridan on 020 7834 9471.
- Vision05 art by architects The Association of Consultant Architects is planning a major show at the Cadogan Hall near Sloane Square, new home of the RPO, November-December 2005. Details at http://www.architect-artists.com and in the AJ.
- Planning in London 2005 Yearbook £10 OFF!
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