Happy New Year!

Posted by on Jan 4, 2017 in Journal, neighbourhood planning | No Comments

What a year 2016 was…from the passing of David Bowie to the election of Trump!! For the Place team it was a busy one that included the arrival of a baby girl for Katie and the birth of a book (Bristol through Maps) for Jeff! 2017 promises to be a good year with the team […]

Neighbourhood Plan referendum gets an overwhelming YES!

Neighbourhood Plan referendum gets an overwhelming YES!

Posted by on Dec 10, 2016 in Journal, neighbourhood planning | No Comments

As Neighbourhood Plans must go out to referendum – the final hurdle before they can be made – it’s so important to go above and beyond the basic consultation requirements to really ensure community support and ownership of the plan. With our support Sonning Common did just that… At the end of October this year, […]

Place Studio project highly commended in placemaking awards!

Place Studio project highly commended in placemaking awards!

Posted by on Feb 6, 2014 in Journal, neighbourhood planning | No Comments

  We are delighted to share the news that our community engagement for the regeneration of of Baltic Wharf, Totnes (Phase 1) has been Highly Commended at the 2013 National Placemaking Awards at The British Museum on 28th January. We would like to thank our clients Homes and TQ9, Stride Treglowan and the community of […]

Supporting Communities in Gloucestershire

Place Studio is lead localism network member working with the Gloucestershire Rural Community Council (GRCC) to support communities to engage with the planning system to shape the future of their neighbourhoods.Through the Localism Lead project, GRCC supports communities in Gloucestershire to harness all community rights. We work together with GRCC community development workers to enable […]

Decoding Dawlish

Making sense of the first Neighbourhood Plan The Dawlish Parish Neighbourhood Plan (DPNP) was the first to reach examination after the Localism Act came into force in April 2012. The examiner’s report raises some unsettling issues described and commented on in this journal note from Jeff Bishop.