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Need to know: NHS targets developers with new year health plan

Need to know: NHS targets developers with new year health plan

NHS England wants housebuilders to join initiative to promote fitness trails and other healthy features in new homes and communities.

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Case study: Turning a city river from a negative to a positive force

Case study: Turning a city river from a negative to a positive force

The river running through Derry-Londonderry has long been a focus for people in despair, but it could now become a catalyst for change, writes Josephine Smit.

Case study: Creating identity in a new community

Case study: Creating identity in a new community

Developer Knight Dragon is working hard to transform the Greenwich Peninsula site into a place by combining homes with art, meanwhile uses and varied architecture, finds Josephine Smit.

Case study: When the local authority leads town centre regen

Case study: When the local authority leads town centre regen

A Buckinghamshire local authority is working with the private sector to regenerate its town centre as part of a strategy aimed at making it financially self-sufficient by 2023.

Case study: How businesses are enhancing King's Cross

Case study: How businesses are enhancing King's Cross

Businesses in the Euston, St Pancras and King's Cross area have taken a lead in delivering a low pollution walking route and study opportunities for students, finds Josephine Smit.


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Opinion: Will homes in industrial estates ever work?

Opinion: Will homes in industrial estates ever work?

The draft London Plan's stress on density, a function of the mayor's contradictory desires to double housing output while ruling out incursions into the green belt, has been much discussed. But a lower profile has been given to another attempt to square this circle - namely, the drive to see residential development within industrial areas.

Opinion: Social housing versus placemaking

Opinion: Social housing versus placemaking

Potential tensions between need for social homes, grant availability and placemaking aspirations will be hard to resolve in densifying London's estates, writes Chris Brown.

Opinion: Planning isn't pushing up house prices

Opinion: Planning isn't pushing up house prices

Two unconnected events, the Budget and the Future City Catapult's excellent #plantech work have brought the impotence of the planning system to impact housing supply into sharp relief for me.

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