Inspiring great place-making
Car use could be reduced through careful urban planning, according to the results of a new German study. By combining data on driving behaviour and high-resolution satellite imagery, the researchers show how patterns of land and car use are connected.
Cars are a major source of…Continue
Added by Stephen Hewitt on March 27, 2014 at 13:32 — No Comments
Public Health England welcomed the Department for Communities and Local Government’s National Planning Practice Guidance (published on 6 March 2014), which recognises the importance of local planning in the development of healthy communities.
Nick Boles, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Planning, announced the guidance which supports the National Planning Policy Framework and includes a…Continue
Added by Stephen Hewitt on March 26, 2014 at 17:56 — No Comments
Its been seven years since Bristol hosted its own urban beach. Held on Redcliffe Wharf in the summer of 2007, the beach was a real success. There is a rumour that a beach might be coming back in 2015. If in the meantime you're looking for a city break where a beach is on offer, here are a few tips....…Continue
Added by Julie Witham on March 18, 2014 at 11:28 — No Comments
At their February meeting, BCC's Central Area Planning Committee gave full planning and listed building consent for a major £12million project to refurbish and modernise the Bristol Old Vic's front of house areas.
See a fly-through animation of the proposed works: http://youtu.be/BDYabWCWFiI…Continue
Added by Hannah Porter on March 14, 2014 at 11:59 — No Comments