Issue pil1110 July-September 2019

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5 LEADERS
Caution! Council house-building in progress; Grading Metropolitan Open Land .PDF

7 PICTURE FEATURE
Valuing good design – Alison Coutinho .PDF

10 OPINIONS
Patchy urbanisation reveals urgent demographic challenge – Nick Easen; Planning and heritage - a fixable problem – Jonathan Thompson; More planning flexibility should help London’s high streets – Carl Dyer; “In 80, 90, 100 years’ time I fear we’ll have the Thames lined with derelict towers.” – Peter Rees; Putting the ‘POP’ into privately owned public spaces – Constantina Avraamides; Broken records, Housing delivery continues to fall short in London – Ian Tasker; More housing needs flexible tenure and funding models – Lawrence Bowles .PDF

20 BRIEFING
Bartlett school of planning is to undertake a national review of housing design quality; Who runs my council?; Heathrow reveals plans for expansion; Approval rates across London boroughs; Slowdown in permissions continues; SAVE’s rival scheme for parliament relocation dismissed; New DLR trains in 2013; London's 'neighbourhood planning deserts’; Epping Forest top for green belt housing; Deloitte’s London Office crane survey

29 LETTERS
From: Michael Bach & Andrew Rogers;
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28 ¡PILLO!

30 PLANNING PERFORMANCE
Downward trend continues for applications and decisions and permitted development PN approvals .PDF

34 LONDON PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT FORUM
Town centres, building council houses
& London Plan EiP update .PDF

39 High Barnet 2019
A Portrait of a District Town Centre – Drummond Robson .PDF

43 ANDY ROGERS
Are you properly qualified for the job? .PDF

44 HOUSING DESIGN QUALITY
Auditing England – Matthew Carmona

46-62 Reimagining Spaces
advertising feature from
Momentum Transport Consultancy

63 Planning for the 24-hour city
The city lights are extra bright…they shine for us tonight – Sue Chadwick and Reza Newton .PDF

65 New uses for the high street
This is not the end; it is just the start – Félicie Krikler

68 Distinctively Local
A distinctively local approach to designing homes fit for the future – Andrew Beharrell, Ben Williamson, Simon Bayliss, Stephen Proctor & Tricia Patel

74 FIRE SAFETY
Managing fire safety in a change of use building – Anthony Cassidy

77 Insulation
The importance of breathability – James Ayres

79 BOOKS
Good Clean Fun: A Social History of Britain’s First Holiday Camp. So how come the historians keep getting it wrong? asks the author, Jill Drower .PDF

81 Collaborative Construction
How proven collaborative models and processes can move from the margins to the mainstream, explains author David Mosey .PDF

85 PLANNING AND ENVIRONMENT REFERENCE GUIDE
Contacts in all London boroughs and more .PDF

88 SUBSCRIPTION FORM
Keep taking your PiL!

89 SHAPING LONDON
Royal Albert Dock – a modular masterplan – Megan Jones .PDF

91 ADVICE
Consultants and services .PDF

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