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Tuesday 9am - 5pm
Wednesday 9am - 5pm
Thursday 9am - 5pm
Friday 9am - 5pm

Closed for lunch 12pm - 1pm each day

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The Project Support Centre is located in the School of Architecture and the Built Environment at the University of Westminster.

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Alternative plans for the Heathrow Airport site

Posted on: 31 March 2014
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As part of his campaign for a new hub airport in the Thames Estuary, the London Mayor has published a report from Jones Lang LaSalle report showing how Heathrow could be turned into an education quarter, or building 80,000 homes for 200,000 people. 

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Heathrow Park: A better future for Heathrow

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Cllr Ray Puddifoot, the Leader of Hillingdon Council, has unveiled his vision for the redevelopment of the Heathrow site should the government decide that a new hub airport ought to be built elsewhere in the south east. The blueprint sets out two possible scenarios: one if Heathrow closes, with a smaller West London Airport similar in scale to City Airport; and the second, if there is the total closure of Heathrow Airport.

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Lyons Housing Review: BSHF response

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The Building and Social Housing Foundation (BSHF) is an independent housing research charity committed to ensuring that everyone has access to decent and affordable housing, and holds Special Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council. This is their response to the Lyons Housing Review.

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Top tips for local planning authorities

Posted on: 28 March 2014
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The Neighbourhood Planning Independent Examiner Referral Service (NPIERS) group, who provide a source of accredited independent examiners for neighbourhood plans, have compiled a report of their ‘Top Tips’ to help local authorities prepare for and manage examinations.

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Getting down to business: lessons and tips from involving firms in neighbourhood planning

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The draft case study looks at methods of involving businesses in the neighbourhood planning process.

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Working with developers in plan making: Experience from York and Dacorum

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Working with developers and landowners is a key component of successful plan making, to ensure the efficient use of resources and to identify and deliver suitable sites for sustainable development. In this guide, the work of City of York Council and Dacorum Borough Council is showcased to illustrate what can be achieved. Ten top tips have been highlighted at the end of this case study.

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Homes for London: The London Housing Strategy

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The London Mayor has submitted a revised draft of the London Housing Strategy to the London Assembly for its consideration at a plenary session on 2 April 2014.

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Planning: Countdown to the election

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Local planning authorities across London, East of England, South East and South West area are not planning to deliver enough new homes, according to a study from Savills, based on predicted need.

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Urban uncertainty: Governing cities in turbulent times

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The Urban Uncertainty project, based at the London School of Economics, is a collaborative investigation into emerging ways of envisioning and governing the future of cities. Combining empirical research with theoretical exploration, it seeks to develop a set of conceptual tools for analyzing and comparing the diversity of ways in which urban governments and populations orient themselves towards the uncertain and the unknown. In the context of heightened anxiety about climate change, financial crisis, armed conflict, political instability, natural disaster, and disease outbreak. Case studies are drawn from key sectors of urban governance, such as security, environment, finance, health, and infrastructure. The city of Bogotá features prominently due to its international reputation as a model of “good governance,” but it is compared with research on other cities from the global North and South.

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It’s not only city design: We need to integrate sustainability across the rural-urban continuum

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This blog considers whether we can really separate urban from rural sustainability.

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