London's made neighbourhood plans - learning the lessons, January 11th 2022, 6pm-8pm, online This event is aimed at those volunteers involved in neighbourhood forums with made plans or which have reached Examination. Others are welcome as observers. There will be contributions from Fitzrovia West, South Bank & Waterloo, Isle of Dogs and Central Ealing among others. They will focus on two themes - the delivery of plans and how to sustain interest once a plan is complete. Free registration here
Delivering better design and more neighbourhood planning in London, March 16th 2021, 5pm-7pm, online
Local communities are being put "at the heart" of plans to make new development more beautiful and better designed and a new "Office for Place" is being created. Planning policy is being rewritten to make "beauty" a headline objective of planning decisions and a National Model Design Code has been published. This Virtual Gathering explored what this means for neighbourhood planning in London?
Keynote presentation - Nicholas Boys-Smith, Create Streets & Chair, Transition Board, Interim Office for Place
The event also included an update on neighbourhood planning in the capital from Tony Burton (Convener, Neighbourhood Planners.London) and heard from four neighbourhood forums (Fitzrovia West, Redington Frognal, Camley Street &Isle of Dogs) with plans about to go to referendum.
What do the planning reforms mean for neighbourhood planners in London? September 30th 2020, online
The Government has announced far reaching planning reforms but what do they mean for neighbourhood planning? Jen Beresford (MHCLG), Dave Chetwyn (author Roadmap Guide) & Steve Quartermain (former Government Chief Planner) on the Panel.