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Term time schedule

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

Closed for lunch 12pm - 1pm each day

Closed all day Saturday and Sunday and bank holidays

Visit the School

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

Visit the School of Architecture and the Built Environment

EU greenhouse gas emissions and targets

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The European Commission, assisted by the European Environment Agency, has released its annual Progress Report assessing the headway on climate action.

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An assessment of the effects of the 2013-14 flooding on the wildlife and habitats of the Somerset Levels and Moors

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The aim of this document from Natural England is to summarise our understanding of what has happened to wildlife and habitats in the Somerset Levels and Moors as a result of the winter 2013-14 flood, as best we can. It is not a detailed assessment of the impact of the 2013-14 flood event on wildlife and has come about thanks to a combination of observations by local people, surveys by ecological advisors, and some commissioned surveys.

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Barratt: Planning for a sustainable future

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Barratt Developments’ 2014 Sustainability Report reflects on a transitional year, when the business has renewed its business vision and priorities. As part of this process it engaged with internal and external stakeholders on the approach to sustainability to begin to determine ‘what matters most’.

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Future City Standards Institute

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The UK Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) has commissioned the British Standards Institute (BSI) to develop a standards strategy for smart cities in the UK. The strategy identifies the role of standards in accelerating the implementation of smart cities and providing assurance to citizens that the risks are being managed appropriately. The first working session of the Future Cities Standards Institute, a new partnership between the Future Cities Catapult and the British Standards Institute (BSI) took place in late October 2014. The Future Cities Standards Institute, housed at the Future Cities Catapult, will drive the development of a coherent standardisation work programme to create the right condition and help future cities market to flourish.

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Shaping neighbourhoods. Accessible London: Achieving an inclusive environment

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This Supplementary Planning Guidance (SPG) provides guidance on the implementation of London Plan Policy 7.2 An inclusive environment and of other policies in the Plan with specific reference to inclusive design. It also provides guidance on Lifetime Neighbourhoods to support London Plan Policy 7.1 Building London’s neighbourhoods and communities.

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Referencing your work

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A useful guide from the University of Westminster libraries on referencing your work.

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2011 Census: Coastal communities

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This document from the Office for National Statistics compares the average data across 273 coastal communities with the averages for England and Wales in 2011.

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Events are Great Britain

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A report on the size and value of Britain’s events industry, its characteristics, trends, opportunities and key issues.

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Community Infrastructure Levy and Planning Obligations

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In April 2015 restrictions will come into place on the pooling of planning obligations. For the latest advice the Planning Advisory Service has created a series of six documents which it strongly suggest you read if you’re involved with Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) and developer contributions. Slideshare presentations are also available.

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Good Plan Making Guide

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The Planning Advisory Service has been helping local authorities with their plan-making, sometimes working in partnership with the Planning Inspectorate. Based on this experience, this Guide identifies key principles for successful plan making and highlights some of the core tasks that will need to be undertaken to develop your local plan. The principles can be read section by section or read/downloaded in their entirety.

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