We must “bulldoze through” the planning system to “get Britain building again”. So said Sir Keir Starmer at the Labour party’s last annual conference. He argued it’s time to “fight the blockers”…Read More >
The Inclusive Engagement Toolkit outlines the key steps and principles for enabling equal access to opportunities and resources during consultation and engagement processes for planning.
In August 2020 the Government published its plans to reform the planning system in England in a long-awaited White Paper. Professor Gavin Parker reflects on the proposed changes to community…Read More >
By Professor Tim Dixon, School of the Built Environment, University of Reading As the world’s urban population continues to grow, it will be increasingly important for the built environment sector…Read More >
By Professor Gavin Parker, Professor of Planning Studies, University of Reading The passing of the Neighbourhood Planning Bill today took many by surprise, as the government pushed it through and…Read More >
By Professor Gavin Parker, Professor of Planning Studies Housing has been a key political issue for longer than I can remember, but that may not be saying that much. The…Read More >
Professor Tim Dixon from the School of Construction Management and Engineering discusses the importance of investigating the social sustainability of housing developments.In an era dominated by climate change debate…Read More >
Professor Gavin Parker is Chair of Planning Studies in the School of Real Estate and Planning at the University of Reading. He has a strong interest in policy instruments revolving…Read More >