Masterplanning and planning specialists join Future of London

Prior + Partners led the masterplanning for several large, complex sites in London, as well as thinking about places on the edge of London. Now, the practice wants to share their experiences with the Future of London network. Prior + Partners has a track record of developing masterplans for complex … Read more

How Section 106 is funding community arts in Hackney

Developer contributions usually pay for infrastructure or possibly public art. Find out how LB Hackney uses Section 106 to fund community arts projects that support people affected by development. The Shoreditch and Hoxton art fund run by LB Hackney has used Section 106 public art contributions to create a participatory … Read more

How heritage-led regeneration is transforming Woolwich

In our two-part podcast, Bhavna Brooker takes the Woolwich ferry to visit a major heritage-led regeneration project. How does it balance community identity, housing viability and historic preservation? Woolwich is being transformed through the heritage-led regeneration of the high street and the historic Royal Arsenal site. The government is injecting … Read more

New FoL member on housing development on small sites in Croydon

After leaving Brick by Brick, Chloë Phelps founded an architecture firm committed to tackling London’s housing crisis through community-focused infill. Find out how learning from Croydon informs her work at Grounded. LB Croydon’s development company Brick by Brick is winding down but the expertise from building housing on small sites … Read more

Redefining Community in Manchester

The best way to get your head around a place is to experience it – with that in mind, a key part of GM Leaders Plus is field trips. We focus on emerging places, innovative ideas and effective cross-sector partnerships, with trips set up by the team and by candidates. See where we’ve gone in 2022…