For World Town Planning Day 2016 Online Global Conference I am giving a presentation on the challenges planners face when working across borders. With #Brexit looming, and the prospect of untying of EU Regulation, I see a need for continued and even greater co-operation across borders for spatial and strategic planning to ensure a sustainable future for our communities.
When I tell people I've started my own business as a Consultant Town Planner, I’m often asked questions like “Oh, what is it you do?” or “Isn’t that what the Council does?” It seems there's some confusion about what town planners actually do. My reply is simply that use or development of property or land … Continue reading What does a town planner do?
Derry City and Strabane District Council want your views on planning applications in their area by launching an innovative new programme of public consultation, IMPROVE. They are seeking feedback from the public on certain planning applications which they feel are on key or prominent sites. They would like feedback on how proposals look, making it … Continue reading Your Chance to “IMPROVE” Planning