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Building resilient large scale new communities

Virtual Event Virtual Event

This webinar will explore the ways in which new development can be made intrinsically resilient to the impacts of climate change, including discussing the critical importance of site selection, the role of sustainable urban drainage systems and how to address the risk of overheating.  

A Peaceful Path to Real Reform: Delivering non-sectarian housing in Belfast

Online (Zoom)
Virtual Event Virtual Event

Negotiating conflict within and between communities is, in many ways, an everyday part of planning practice around the world. However, for planners, campaigners and communities in Belfast, it takes on a more pressing, life-and-death, significance.

The Garden City opportunity – making it happen

Online (Zoom)
Virtual Event Virtual Event

Across the UK there is a chronic shortage of affordable housing, and this housing crisis is damaging people’s life chances. At the same time, much of the new housing being delivered is badly designed and in places which lack the basic social infrastructure needed to make healthy and vibrant communities. 

Free – £54.00

TCPA Annual Conference: Beyond beauty: Building hope for the future

Online (Zoom)
Virtual Event Virtual Event

In the context of ongoing uncertainty about next steps with the Westminster Government’s proposed radical reform of the planning system, and following COP26, the TCPA’s Annual Conference will consider what we need the planning system to deliver for the future, and whether the proposed reforms will help achieve outcomes which are better for people’s health, are democratic and will also help deliver the country’s carbon commitments. 

Planning for education in new places

Online (Zoom)
Virtual Event Virtual Event

As part of the TCPA New Communities Group series, this webinar will explore how to deliver schools in large-scale new communities, covering issues such as what type of facilities are needed, negotiating provision, and how to justify need. We will hear from the Department for Education who will outline their guidance on delivering schools to support housing…

Free – £54.00

TCPA Spring Conference

Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre Coin Street Neighbourhood Centre, 108 Stamford Street, London

The Heart of the Matter: the critical role of long-term stewardship in placemaking.

£90 – £420

Developing renewable energy in new large-scale developments

Virtual Event Virtual Event

This New Communities Group webinar will explore how to plan for renewable energy in large-scale new communities, and outline how they can be in line with the UK’s carbon dioxide emissions targets. We will hear from experts in the private, public and community energy sector.

Free – £54.00

The Forgotten Pioneers – TCPA Wiki edit-a-thon

The Learning Studio, MK Gallery 900 Midsummer Boulevard, Milton Keynes

Join us for a day of learning and practical action to celebrate women of the Garden City movement.

Free

Creating age-friendly, inclusive homes and communities

The UK’s population is undergoing a massive age shift. In less than 20 years, one in four people will be over 65. The Centre for Ageing Better’s vision is a society where everyone enjoys later life. The safety and accessibility of our homes is key to our health, wellbeing and social connections as we grow…

Free

Rising to the climate change challenge? – the essential role of local authorities

Online via Microsoft Teams
Virtual Event Virtual Event

TCPA-APSE research 2022 – online launch APSE and TCPA are hosting the launch of the their eighth joint-publication on research into housing and place-making. Over the years, this series has charted the housing crisis and provided recommendations to local and national government on how to create high-quality places and homes, based on original survey data,…

Free

Planning for the climate emergency

Online (Zoom)
Virtual Event Virtual Event

Launch of new resource on the role of planning in flood and coastal resilience This free event will launch the new video resource produced by the Environment Agency and Town & Country Planning Association which breaks down and explains the role of Town & Country Planning in flood and coastal resilience.   Flooding is among the…

Free