Placemaking Awards winners revealed

Placemaking Awards winners revealed

This year's Placemaking Awards culminated on Tuesday night with 14 projects across the UK crowned winners at a ceremony attended by nearly 300 regeneration and planning professionals.

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Case study: Greening a west London estate

Case study: Greening a west London estate

A housing estate in west London has been enhanced through a series of environmental interventions, Susie Sell finds

Case study: How a high-density village is weathering the recession

Case study: How a high-density village is weathering the recession

Housing for students and social rent has helped a mixed-use scheme in north London come forward despite the financial crisis, Ben Kochan finds.

Case study: Helping to create an identity for Wembley Park

Case study: Helping to create an identity for Wembley Park

The redevelopment of Wembley Park in north London involved the delivery of a wayfinding strategy that helped people navigate the area and create a sense of place. Susie Sell looks at how it was done

Case study: Making a Salford estate more sustainable

Case study: Making a Salford estate more sustainable

Since 2011 a major refurbishment programme has been underway across five affordable housing tower blocks in Salford with the aim of creating a sustainable community. Susie Sell looks at how it was done.


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Opinion: How a rail link changed everything - lessons from the Channel Tunnel and Ebbsfleet, by Tim Williams

Opinion: How a rail link changed everything - lessons from the Channel Tunnel and Ebbsfleet, by Tim Williams

Transport projects can be the gifts that keep giving, but this is often discounted by Treasury appraisals, argues Tim Williams

Comment: Sliding towards a developer-funded system, by Peter Bill

Comment: Sliding towards a developer-funded system, by Peter Bill

One way to remove a little financial toxin from the planning system has presented itself this week.

Comment: Old buildings mean vibrant neighbourhoods mean economic growth, by Chris Brown

Comment: Old buildings mean vibrant neighbourhoods mean economic growth, by Chris Brown

We need to deliver affordable workspaces to make vibrant places, argues Chris Brown

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