ePiL July-Sept 2006 (pil issue 58)

..July 2006 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 and contacts for all London boroughs, consultant listings and more.
- FREE! copy of London's Contemporary Architecture - but there's a catch.
- London Planning & Development Forum meetings are open to visitors. Next meeting is at CABE on September 12th at 2.30 pm to consider the new design and access statements and how to write them.
- Get your own personal copy of Planning in London at 66% off the corporate subscription rate. 
- HOT conferences and events
- How to get the 2006 Planning in London Yearbook at HALF PRICE!
- WHAT'S IN the July-September issue of PLANNING IN LONDON magazine, issue 58
page 1 Ken neglects the 'burbs* 
4 LEADER Planning under threat  .pdf  
4 OPINIONS A radical Conservative vision? – Brian Waters; Why change PPG3? – Michael Bach; A world city cannot stand still – Stuart J Robinson; Why regional development agencies are a flop – Dan Lewis.  .pdf  
8 DIARY/LETTER from Jeremy Evans of TfL; Next LP&DF Meeting; Clipboard. 
9 LONDON FIRST Judith Salomon; London planning awards; Why planning matters in London; Road pricing – just what the doctor ordered?
12 BRIEFING DCLG borough performance tables; appeals more timely; !PILLO!  .pdf
14 ELECTION ROUNDUP No overall control – Robert Gordon Clark.
15 LONDON PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT FORUM Housing – draft PPS3 and Mayor’s SPG discussed at City Hall  .pdf [full minute illustrated] 
17 DOING AFFORDABLE HOUSING DEALS Emma White of Denton Wide Sapte
19 FLOOD RISK MANAGEMENT Toby Gould, London Fire & Emergency Planning Authority
21 TALL BUILDINGS IN LONDON KPF’s Lee Polisano  .pdf
25 LONDON’S GREAT ESTATES Peter Murray on their formative influence  .pdf
29 DESIGN AND ACCESS STATEMENTS – FRIEND OR FOE? Esther Kurland introduces CABE’s guide .ppt [large file download] 
35 RETHINKING PLANNING REGULATION Professor Philip Allmendinger of Reading University
37 CITY CENTRE LIVING AND THE URBAN RENAISSANCE Max Nathan of the Institute for Public Policy Research
39 HOUSING SUPPLY IN THE GARDEN OF ADAM Mischa Balen of the Adam Smith Institute 
41 BOOKS Jeremy Edge reviews The Right to Buy; Peter Dodds reviews Sustainable Energy by Design; Esther Kurland reviews Land Economy; David Gallagher reviews Rick Mather; Roger Chapman reviews Going Places: Neighbourhood, ethnicity and social mobility. 
44 Advice directory 45 Planning and Environment reference guide  .pdf 48 Subscription form.
*/pdf/.ppt = these may be downloaded from http://www.planninginlondon.com. 
- FREE! copy of London's Contemporary Architecture - but there's a catch. The winner has to review it in the next issue of PiL. Just mailto:planninginlondon@mac.com with name, postal address and the subject ePiL competition.
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 - 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
- The next meeting of the London Planning & Development Forum is at CABE, 1 Kemble Street WC2B 4AN on Tuesday 12th September 2006 at 2.30 to 5.30pm 
Discussion topics:
• Design and access statements: How to write them and how to read them – presentation of CABE guidance by Esther Kurland followed by discussion.
• Guidance on preparing transport assessments: Transport for London has published best practice guidance on preparing transport assessments for major developments in the capital. Sam Richards of TfL is invited to introduce this and lead discussion.
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.
- Guidance on the new Design and Access Statements which come in on 10 August:
- read CABE's Esther Kurland in the latest PiL,
- download CABE's Powerpoint presentation from www.planninginlondon.com, and
- emailto:juliachowings@driversjonas.com for their summary guidance sheet.
- Recruiting planners?
- emailto:planning@allen-york.com
- VISIT New London Architecture London's new architecture centre at the Building Centre, Store Street. See link at http://www.planninginlondon.com  PiL is media partner for NLA.
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