ePiL January/March 2006 (pil issue 56)
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January/March ePiL from Planning in London...

...ePiL - your free updater from Planning in London, the quarterly journal of the London Planning & Development Forum.
 – Brian Waters, Paul Finch & Lee Mallett
In this ePiL please find:
- What's in the latest Planning in London magazine?
- Find borough planning performance statistics, appeals: how long? and contacts for all London boroughs, consultant listings and more.
- FREE! 5 copies of Planning in London Yearbook 2006 - but there's a catch.
- London Planning & Development Forum meetings are open to visitors. Next meeting is at City Hall on 14th March 2.30 to 5.30pm
- Get your own personal copy of Planning in London at 66% off the corporate subscription rate.
- HOT conferences
- How to get the 2006 Planning in London Yearbook
- WHAT'S IN the NEW LOOK January-March issue of PLANNING IN LONDON magazine, issue 56?
page 4 LEADERS* Stop fiddling at the edges; In praise of the monorail (again)
6 OPINIONS* A year of Ups and Downs for London– Brian Waters; Has the new Act achieved certainty?– Michael Gilmore; Getting to grips with social housing policy– Jack Edwards; Environment - important but not the only issue– Dan Lewis.
10 LETTERS from Harley Sherlock and David Mackay; Next LP&DF meeting.
11 LONDON FIRST Judith Salomon; review of powers for the Mayor; London planning awards.
14 DIARY* and Clipboard
15 BRIEFING Borough Performance and ODPM Statistics*, Appeals: How quickly will I get my decision? ¡PILLO! London Planning & Development Forum; National Planning Forum.
19 WATERBORNE FREIGHT Growing pressure for its return Alan Peats, Peter Brett Associates
22 MoreLondon* Paying the price of success Judith Ryser
24 MIXED TENURE Higher up the agenda Sarah Coward, Sheffield Hallam University
26 MOBILICITY The secret of mobility in tomorrow’s cities Alan Ponsford & Owen Evan, Capco Design
32 CONSERVATION The culture of conservation Robert Adam
33 HOUSING DENSITY Do we deal with it sensibly?Esther Kurland, CABE
40 REGENERATION Urban regeneration to social engineering* Dan Lewis, the Stockholm Network
41 RECYCLE materials resource efficiency in regeneration Liz Goodwin, the Waste Resources Action Programme
43 TRAINING Planners need help to build sustainability Dellé Odeleye, London Borough of Brent
45 ACCESS TO INFORMATION – part 3 Barrister Greg Jones
49 BOOKS The Art Deco House, reviewed by Andrew Rogers; Tall Buildings, reviewed by Alison Sampson; MODERN The Modern Movement, reviewed by ePiL winner Susan Sheahan of GOL.
51 LONDON PLANNING DIRECTORY Planning and Environment reference guide;
53 Subscription form, 55 Advice directory*.
*these may be downloaded from http://www.planninginlondon.com
- In PiL and on http://www.planninginlondon.com > DIRECTORY find:
- Latest planning performance statistics for all London boroughs
- Planning Advice: where to find specialist consultants
- Expanded listing of all London Borough planning and environment department and other useful contacts
- Internet directory for London Boroughs and planning sources
- FREE! 5 copies of Planning in London Yearbook 2006: includes articles by Ken Livingstone and on the games, disasters, threats, congestion charging, affordable homes, waste Convoys Wharf and the Dome + a page profile and full contacts for each Borough.
Winners will be asked to write a 300-word review for publication in the mag! Just mailto:planninginlondon@mac.com with name, postal address and the subject ePiL competition.
- 26th JAN at City Hall: TCPA Planning for Climate Change Tel 020 7930 8903.
- 1st FEB at UCL jointly with the London Planning & Development Forum [free]: discussion of the London Plan led    by UCL [Sir Peter Hall and Michael Edwardes] and chaired by Brian Waters.
- 9th FEB at Linklater's: BURA The Kate Barker Review Tel 0800 0181 2600.
- 9th FEB at 17 Carlton House Terrace: TCPA PPS3 Sustainable Urban Extensions Tel 020 7930 8903.
- 22-23 FEB at Earls Court: Regenex Regenerating Britain's urban centres, delivering sustainable communities http://www.regenex.co.uk/register.
- BOOKS reviewed:
The Art Deco House, reviewed by Andrew Rogers; Tall Buildings, reviewed by Alison Sampson; MODERN The Modern Movement, reviewed by ePiL winner Susan Sheahan of GOL. PiL BOOKS sponsored by http://www.ribabookshops.com
- The next meeting of the London Planning & Development Forum is at City Hall, The Queens Walk London SE1 2AA, courtesy of the Mayor and GLA, on 14th March 2006 at 2.30 to 5.30pm
Discussion topics*:
• PPS3 New Planning Policy Statement 3 (PPS3) – Planning and Housing, which is planned to replace PPG3, and is currently being consulted on,
• Housing: The London Plan Supplementary Planning Guidance published December 2006.
Meetings are open to visitors. Please call Drummond Robson, Forum Secretary, on 020 8449 3113 (robplan@btconnect.com) to confirm details of the event and names of those who wish to attend. Please advise if you have a special interest.
* please check www.planninginlondon.com >LP&DF  This listing is provisional and may change.
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