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Placemaking Weekly Bulletin
Placemaking Weekly Bulletin 12th December 2018
 
Weekly email highlights from Placemaking Resource, the information hub for people involved in creating great places. Including advice, case studies, research summaries, comment and news.
 
Need to Know
Need to know: Gove sets out draft rules to enhance biodiversity Need to know: Gove sets out draft rules to enhance biodiversity
Environment secretary unveils proposals to require developers to enhance wildlife habitats when creating housing or commercial schemes.
 
Coming up 
Coming up: Green light for Daventry neighbourhood Coming up: Green light for Daventry neighbourhood
Neighbourhood planned for northern edge of town is set to provide homes, amenities and a variety of green spaces.
 
Opinion
Opinion: We should be talking about how to build more beautifully Opinion: We should be talking about how to build more beautifully
The government's choice of chair for its Building Better, Building Beautiful commission provoked controversy, which distracts from the debate, writes Chris Brown.
 
Review
Review: Community and wellbeing hub Review: Community and wellbeing hub
The Limelight in Old Trafford is a large scheme with community facilities and housing for older people, but its simple materials and muted colours mean it doesn't overpower neighbouring houses, finds Gordon Tero.
 
Editor's Pick
Just two weeks left to enjoy Planning Awards early bird rates Just two weeks left to enjoy Planning Awards early bird rates
There are just two weeks left to take advantage of our special discounted rate for entries for the 2019 Planning Awards.
 
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