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Weekly Roundup 145 – 2nd to 8th December

FEATURE REPORT/ ARTICLE OF THE WEEK


UDC Weekly roundupFinally, the suburbs might have a starring role
By Rowan Moore

Last week, the mayor, Sadiq Khan, revealed his draft for the new London Plan, the document that will guide the planning decisions of the city’s boroughs. This opinion piece reviews the mayor of London’s plan to solve the housing crisis

Read the whole piece here.

Published by The Guardian.

ONLINE PUBLICATION OF THE WEEK


‘London Plan 2017
Published by Mayor of London

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The London Plan is one of the most important documents for this city.

It’s a strategic plan which shapes how London evolves and develops. All planning decisions should follow London Plan policies, and it sets a policy framework for local plans across London.

The current 2016 consolidation Plan is still the adopted Development Plan. However the Draft London Plan is a material consideration in planning decisions.  It gains more weight as it moves through the process to adoption, however the weight given to it is a matter for the decision maker. Consultation on this plan is open.

You can download the entire report here.

VIDEO / PODCAST OF THE WEEK


Changing Streets, Changing the World / CityLab 2015
Created by AtlanticLIVE

Jan Gehl, Founding Partner, Gehl Architects and Alfred Vanderpuije, Mayor, Accra, Ghana with Janette Sadik-Khan, Principal, Bloomberg Associates discuss experiences in street design from their respective cities.

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