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Eco-towns

The references below are arranged alphabetically by publisher. Links to relevant websites can be found towards the bottom of the page.

The references below are arranged alphabetically by publisher.

This page was updated on 15 July 2014.

 

Cambridge Architectural Research Ltd

Lessons from Cambourne

2007

 

Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment (CABE)

What makes an eco-town?

2008

 

Department for Communities and Local Government

Eco-towns: Financial viability study of the eco-towns programme

March 2009

 

Department for Communities and Local Government

Eco-towns: Living a greener future. Summary of consultation responses

November 2008

 

Department for Communities and Local Government

Eco-towns: Location decision statement

July 2009

 

Department for Communities and Local Government

Eco-town prospectus

July 2007

 

Department for Communities and Local Government

Eco-towns sustainability appraisal. Scoping report for the Planning Policy Statement on eco-towns

July 2008

 

Department for Communities and Local Government

Notes and recommendations from session 2 of Eco-town Challenge

June 2008

 

Department for Communities and Local Government

Planning Policy Statement: Eco-towns. A supplement to Planning Policy Statement 1

July 2009

 

Department for Communities and Local Government

Planning Policy Statement: Eco-towns. Impact assessment

July 2009

 

Global Environment Centre Foundation

Eco-towns in Japan: Implications and lessons for developing countries and cities

June 2005

 

Halcrow

NW Bicester Eco-town: Concept study

February 2009

 

Halcrow

NW Bicester Eco-town concept study: Appendices

February 2009

 

Halcrow

Pennbury Strategic Assessment: Summary report

December 2008

 

Homes & Communities Academy

Eco-town report: learning from Europe on eco-towns

2009

 

Institute for Public Policy Research

From new towns to growth areas: learning from the past

2005

 

Jones Lang LaSalle

Ecocities: Inspiration and aspiration

May 2012

 

Keystone Development Trust

Learning from the past? Building community in new towns, growth areas and new communities

2009

 

Local Government Association

Eco-towns: back to the future?

July 2008

 

PRP Architects Ltd

Beyond eco-towns: Applying the lessons from Europe. Report and conclusions

October 2008

 

Town & Country Planning Association

Applying inclusive design principles to eco-town development: eco-towns inclusive design worksheet

May 2009

 

Town & Country Planning Association

Biodiversity positive: eco-towns biodiversity worksheet

December 2009

 

Town & Country Planning Association

Creating low carbon homes for people in eco-towns: Eco-towns housing worksheet November 2009

 

Town & Country Planning Association

Design to deliver: eco-towns transport worksheet

March 2008

 

Town & Country Planning Association

Developing effective economic strategies for eco-towns: eco-towns economy worksheet

March 2009

 

Town & Country Planning Association

Developing energy efficient and zero carbon strategies for eco-towns: eco-towns energy worksheet

December 2009

 

Town and County Planning Association

Eco-towns: Scoping report. Helping to deliver a step change in the quality and availability of homes for the people of England

July 2007

 

Town and Country Planning Association

Eco-towns and the next 60 years of planning

September 2007

 

Town & Country Planning Association

Ensuring eco-towns are delivered: eco-towns delivery worksheet

January 2010

 

Town & Country Planning Association

The essential role of green infrastructure: eco-towns gren infrastructure worksheet

September 2008

 

Town & Country Planning Association

Garden city settlements: Policy Advice Note

October 2008

 

Town & Country Planning Association

Sustainable water management: eco-towns water cycle worksheet

March 2008

 

Town & Country Planning

Towards sustainable communities: eco-towns community worksheet

March 2008

 

Town & Country Planning Association

Towards zero waste: eco-town waste management worksheet

November 2008

 

University of Westminster

Eco-Cities: A global survey 2011

September 2011

 

Links to further information

 

Eco-Bos Development Limited

Eco-Bos Development Ltd is the name of the joint venture company which will deliver the plan to create one of Europe’s most sustainable communities in Mid-Cornwall.

 

The Governance of Eco-City Innovation

Co-ordinated by the University of Westminster, this Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) funded seminar series provides a broad, stimulating forum for researchers, experts and policy-makers to explore the governance of eco-city developments, and to advance this emerging field of research.

 

NW Bicester Eco-town

 

Owenstown, South Lanarkshire

 

TCPA New Communities Group

The New Communities Group (NCG) was set up in 2009 by the Town & Country Planning Association. The group consists of local authorities, key delivery bodies and other groups bringing forward large-scale sustainable developments of different models; from Garden City inspired new towns and villages to urban regeneration and extension schemes. The group helps to develop their proposals, embed ambitious sustainability standards and encourage a sharing of knowledge and best practice between the different sites. Together the group is providing innovative local leadership for plans delivering in the region of 60,000 homes

 

Whitehill-Bardon eco-town