Community planning: What's new

Community resilience

A guide to help community groups become resilient to the impact of weather and climate change.
Flooded street
From the John F C Turner Archive

An important selection of free downloadable papers and articles by and about John Turner's pioneering and influential work on housing in development.
John Turner
Neighbourhood Plans
Latest Features:

Neighbourhood planning UK

Guide to the Neighbourhood Plans introduced by the UK Government’s Localism Act 2011
Neighbourhood Plans
Low Carbon Communities
Guide to actions that communities can take to reduce carbon emissions.
Latest Case Studies:

Hudswell Community Pub

Keeping a pub open by creating a community enterprise (photograph left).

The Eden Project

Turning a redundant quarry into a hugely successful visitor attraction

Viennese Waste Management Plan

Using a round table approach.
Latest Methods featured:

Have your say event
Useful early step in any planning activity.

Ketso Kit
A colourful, hands-on and re-usable toolkit for creative engagement.

The Internet
Ways of using the internet (photograph left)

Online consultation
How to use it for big projects

Door knocking
A basic but essential way to start finding out about an area and its people

Draft plan consultation
Using brochures with in-built questionnaires to test proposals

Getting instant feedback on people’s views during an event.
New sections:

Training A-Z
Training courses available on community planning.

Funding A-Z
Mechanisms and sources of funding for community-led neighbourhood projects. (photograph left)

Opportunities A-Z
Things communities can do to make neighbourhoods better to be in and more sustainable

Consultants A-Z
Consultants who can provide support on community planning
Latest Scenarios:

Community-led plan 
Producing a parish or neighbourhood plan from the bottom up.

Congestion charging
Setting up a system for charging motorists for driving into the city centre.

Publications A-Z
Many new listings.

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Nick Wates Associates.


Last updated on:19 January 2012