Planning Reforms: It’s Time To Think “Big”

by Matt Shillito, Director at Tibbalds Planning and Urban Design I confess to initially feeling a little daunted, deep into the challenging summer of 2020, by the arrival of the Government’s plans to reform the planning system in England – “Planning for the Future”. The Prime Minister’s foreword promises “Radical reform unlike anything we have … Continue reading Planning Reforms: It’s Time To Think “Big”

Design and the New NPPF

Meme artists at work on the new NPPF.    The final version of the new NPPF was published last week with, perhaps, less fanfare than the original 'planning reboot' attracted in 2012. Nevertheless, there are interesting revisions in respect of the treatment and role of design in planning and decision-making. Matt Shillito, Director at Tibbalds, … Continue reading Design and the New NPPF