Planning Shortlist 2020

Planning Categories

Debenham Neighbourhood Plan

Debenham Parish Council

Our Plan has brought the village together to plan for the future. Throughout the extensive consultation and engagement process the common theme motiva...

Drummond Street Neighbourhood Vision

Euston Town and Jan Kattein Architects

A neighbourhood vision for Drummond Street and the surrounding area, which sets out an ambitious but viable plan for not just the survival, bu...

Enfield's New Local Plan and Heritage Strategy

London Borough of Enfield

Enfield is preparing for transformational growth through its new Local Plan. A conscious decision to embrace growth is uniquely linked to a new Herita...

Mayfield Partnership

U+I

After 30 years of decline, it was crucial to the Mayfield Partnership to create an ambitious, future-proofed and above all people-centric visi...

MK2050 Milton Keynes Strategic Growth Study (August 2019)

David Lock Associates / Milton Keynes Council

At a time when strategic planning is not supported by the statutory planning system, we feel the Growth Study process is something that other plan...

New Cross Area Framework

5th Studio with We Made That and Alan Baxter

The New Cross Area Framework sets out an aspirational and practical vision to maximise the benefit of infrastructure investment, through co-ordina...

Bakerloo Line Extension

Lewisham and Southwark Councils

Coordinated planning for the new homes, jobs and regeneration that the Bakerloo Line Extension will bring to the growth corridor, and using th...

Deephams Sewage Treatment Works Upgrade

Adams Hendry Consulting Ltd

The £250m Deephams STW Upgrade has fully upgraded London's 4th largest STW through a programme delivered by collaborative planning, desi...

Footbridge to Telford Central Railway Station, Telford

apT – Development Consultancy part of Telford & Wrekin Council

The completed, high profile development enhances the appearance and user experience of a key arrival point into Telford Town Centre ‘acting ...

Local Infrastructure Initiatives Programme

London Borough of Tower Hamlets

The Tower Hamlets Infrastructure Planning Team are trailblazers of our field, planning one of the largest quantums of infrastructure seen by Local...

Quintain

Securing planning permission for the use and location of the underground Envac waste system and site wide energy centre has unlocked the environmental...

City Living Preston (CLP)

Preston City Council (PCC) and Hive Land & Planning (Hive)

In 2009/10 a net total of five additional dwellings were delivered across Preston. In 2018/19 over 900 additional dwellings were constructed in the Pr...

Clongriffin Project

Downey Planning

This project is deserving of an award as increased housing delivery is at the very heart of this project and its success is testament to the fast-trac...

Quintain

The continued implementation of the Wembley Park planning permission and subsequent RMAs has helped to deliver the UK’s largest Build to Rent de...

Whitehill & Bordon new housing delivery

Whitehill & Bordon Regeneration Team, East Hampshire District Council

EHDC has accelerated housing delivery in the former Army town of Whitehill & Bordon by developing planning policies and strong governance structur...

Bedford Passage - Middlesex Hospital Annex

Temple Group and Llewelyn Davies on behalf of UCLHC

This is a unique and viable approach to regeneration and affordable housing and ensures the site - with an important social history - will flourish to...

Drovers Place

Chorus Homes, part of Places for People

Working in partnership with the local planning authority and Homes England, Chorus Homes has transformed a dormant site, which previously had ...

Heathside & Lethbridge Estates Redevelopment

Avison Young

Avison Young has provided planning consultancy services for over a decade on behalf of the Peabody Group in relation to the redevelopment of the Heath...

Local authority-led affordable housing in Islington

HTA Design LLP and London Borough of Islington

HTA Planning has gained planning permission for nearly 1,000 homes across 25 challenging sites since 2009. Islington is a dense Borough with limit...

Sheerwater Canalside Regeneration

HTA Design LLP and Thameswey Group

The redevelopment of Sheerwater through this new scheme is an exemplar example of how listening to feedback from existing residents of a place can hel...

Upper Achintore Housing Development

Stantec

Upper Achintore delivers sustainable, high-quality low-carbon affordable housing that responds to strong demand throughout Lochaber and the Highla...

Area Statements

Natural Resources Wales

An Area Statement is an online resource which provides a summary of the Natural Resources priorities, risks and opportunities in that place follo...

Caithness-Moray HVDC electricity transmission link.

SSEN Transmission

Completed in January 2019, the success of this co-ordinated approach to biodiversity enhancement has driven our Business Plans ambitious targets f...

Earth Trust River of Life II

Carter Jonas

A decline in biodiversity and in the ability of our environments to support life can be reversed by better planning and the implementation of projects...

Shropshire Landscape and Visual Sensitivity Assessment

Gillespies

By using a systemic and transparent framework to identify those areas which can potentially accommodate development without adversely impacting landsc...

TPO Project Review

London Borough of Southwark

Between 2018 and 2019, Southwark Council undertook a wholesale review and Capital Asset Valuation (CAVAT) of its protected tree stock; introducing...

Garnett Wharfe

Barratt and David Wilson Homes Yorkshire West

Garnett Wharfe is a unique, attractive carbon-neutral mixed-use development comprising of houses, flats, a retirement complex, office ...

Havant Town Centre Masterplan

Havant Borough Council

On one level the video is very a complete and succinct masterplan and vision for Havant town centre that can either form part of a wider presentation ...

The Autarkic House

Rural Solutions

The ambition of this project supersedes what many try to achieve with the development of a single residential dwelling. Not only does this scheme comp...

Tide/Vision Modular Off Site Construction

HTA Design LLP

HTA Planning, with modular construction expert Tide Construction, have been in the forefront of a new form of construction, off-site modul...

Wind Microclimate Guidelines

City of London / RWDI

The Guidelines is a proactive initiative which places planning at the forefront of delivering real change delivering better environmental conditions t...
Planning Categories

Addleshaw Goddard

AG have had a fantastic year representing clients in the High Court and Court of Appeal, influencing the Scottish Planning Bill and facilitating a...

Battersea Power Station

Town Legal

Town Legal lawyers have been advising Battersea Power Station for some 12 years. We are very proud to have worked on such a high profile project for s...

Luton Town; Power Court and Newlands Park mixed use developments

Pinsent Masons

Each project is a remarkable development in its own right, with Newlands being one of the largest out of town mixed-use developments consented rec...

Planning and Infrastructure Team

Womble Bond Dickinson

Our work has involved highly complex and specialist litigation, which has led the establishment of important principles which protect the pub...

Waterbeach

Dentons and Mills & Reeve

The Dentons and Mills & Reeve legal teams demonstrated creative and collaborative work in drafting, negotiating and settling the s.106 agreeme...

Winckworth Sherwood’s planning team for helping make the UK’s biggest regeneration schemes happen

Winckworth Sherwood (WS)

Winckworth Sherwood’s work truly reflects that iconic, transformational regeneration schemes cannot be delivered without multi-party collabo...

Avison Young

Our Planning team includes over 130 professionals across the country, and scale of our team and the breadth and complexity of our expertise ensure...

BPTW

The past year has seen us working to maximise the delivery of much-needed new homes, increasingly recognised through repeat work from clients,...

Iceni Projects

Iceni Projects is a multi-skilled consultancy which likes to do things differently. As a planning consultancy we are fortunate to have a myriad of col...

Inner Circle Consulting

We work with towns and city leaders delivering social and economic growth. The work we do provides an organisational mandate and robust evidence for l...

LUC Planning Consultancy

LUC

Since our foundation in 1966 LUC has provided a unique blend of planning and design services to a wide range of public, private and third sector c...

Tetlow King Planning

TKP is dedicated to the provision of the highest quality consultancy work nationwide for our clients, producing outstanding results for them and t...

Planning Team - Ambassasdors for high quality growth

Borough Council of Wellingborough

The new planning team as “ambassadors for high quality growth” have shown the importance of being efficient and effective – deliveri...

Planning, Development Management and Technical Team

London Borough of Redbridge

Redbridge’s development management and technical team have willingly undergone a transformation involving difficult questions, uncomfortable...

Beam Park

Lucid Planning Ltd

The Beam Park regeneration planning permission will deliver 3,000 new homes, including 50% affordable, through a 50/ 50 joint venture betw...

Former Ebrington School Site

Radius Housing

Phase 1 of the redevelopment of the former Ebrington school site located in the Waterside area of Derry/Londonderry will provide 49 new high quality h...

Leven Road Gasworks, Poplar

St William

London Borough of Tower Hamlets: “This development is an example of how proactive partnership working between the planning authority and develop...

Oak Cancer Centre (OCC), The Royal Marsden Hospital

Lambert Smith Hampton

The OCC will increase the Royal Marsden Hospital’s capacity for research and create an environment to enable the development of a new and improv...

Redevelopment of Waterbeach Barracks and Airfield, South Cambridgeshire District

Urban&Civic PLC, South Cambridgeshire District Council and Defence Infrastructure Organisation

The outline planning permission for Waterbeach, the largest consent to be granted in 2019, will create a new strategic and sustainable settlem...

SweetTree Fields Farm

Planning Potential

We secured a retrospective change of use from an agricultural use to care farming (sui generis) – following an earlier refusal – to allow ...

Civic Campus, Hammersmith

London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham, A2 Dominion, Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners

High-quality ‘ruthlessly inclusive’ Civic Campus at the heart of the community with access for all. Stakeholder engagement during the p...

New Cambridge Mosque

Bidwells LLP

From inception, the client decided that public engagement would be at the heart of the project for this community building and space. This decisio...

The Collective, Trewint Street Planning Application

The Collective and Cascade Communications

Cascade was appointed to deliver a programme of public consultation in support of a planning application for The Collective’s proposed developme...

The People’s Project

Influential (on behalf of CBRE and Everton FC)

The People’s Project is one of the largest public consultations ever undertaken in the UK. Influential, Everton Football Club and CBRE&rsquo...

A Diverse Planning Team serving a Diverse Borough

LB Barnet / Regional Enterprise Ltd

The LB of Barnet Planning Service has been run by Regional Enterprise Ltd (Re), a 10-year joint venture between the LB Barnet and Capita. The Plan...

HTA Design Planning Team

HTA Design LLP

Fostering a diverse and inclusive culture is at the heart of HTA Design’s ethos. This manifests in a demonstrably diverse team, showing we n...

LUC

Through a focus on good work and strong values we have achieved greater diversity in our Planning team, with true gender balance. LUC has created ...

“LCR Listens: Our Places” Liverpool City Region Spatial Development Strategy - Non-Statutory Engagement

Liverpool City Region Combined Authority

This is a spatial planning engagement (not consultation) attempting to increase awareness and ownership of strategic spatial planning issues before po...

Croydon Urban Room

Spatial Planning Service, London Borough of Croydon

The project is pioneering a new form of transparent civic engagement in an edge condition of a growing city; it aims to de-institutionalise and decons...

East Hampshire District Council Large Development Sites Consultation Local Plan 2017-2036

East Hampshire District Council's Planning Policy Team

Local Plan consultations can be a tick box exercise – a process to get through to get a new Local Plan. With a complete overhaul of process,...

Ford Airfield

Barton Willmore, Wates Developments & Redrow Homes

Ford is a community-led scheme that has been openly communicated with a range of stakeholders on an ongoing basis, with the masterplan being prepa...

Romford Town Centre Masterplan Engagement

MAKE:GOOD for Havering Council

A new Romford Town Centre Masterplan needed excellent reach, engagement and understanding; as a Supplementary Planning Document, local buy-in ...

South of Romsey Town Centre (SoRTC) draft masterplan

Test Valley Borough Council in collaboration with Romsey Future Partnership

This submission demonstrates the communities’ important leading role in the creation of a masterplan for the redevelopment of five hectares of p...

Placemaking categories

Catford Mews

Really Local Group

Catford Mews has helped regenerate Catford’s high-street by having the local community’s best interests at its core. Welcoming locals of a...

Harlesden Place-Making Framework

Brent Council, HawkinsBrown, Jan Kattein Architects

The Harlesden Framework represents an effective approach to tackling declining high streets; combining robust data analysis, historical research a...

Salisbury Central Area Framework

Tibbalds Planning and Urban Design and Wiltshire Council

The Salisbury Central Area Framework focuses on raising the city’s profile as an investment opportunity and guide the future development. It off...

The Guildhall Quarter

Clague Architects

We believe that the Guildhall Quarter presents a scheme which is worthy of this award. The planning approved proposal looks to revive a healthy high s...

Wakefield Future High Street (Fund) September 2019 – March 2020

Arcadis + Wakefield Metropolitan District Council (WMDC)

Wakefield’s FHSF story is based around decisive structural intervention. This work is at pre-planning stage, aimed at redefining Wakefield&r...

Walthamstow High Street initiatives

London Borough of Waltham Forest

The interventions on Walthamstow’s eclectic High Street have fostered local relationships and nurtured a supportive environment where businesses...

Estate Management Scheme Design Guide

Place Services

Given the drive for Garden Communities throughout the United Kingdom it is recognised that the Estate Management Design Guide is an important tool in ...

London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) Centre Buildings Redevelopment

Turley

The CBG is a planning achievement which transforms the both the School and the local area – Spacious, vivacious and artistic - the CBG has a...

Quayside Quarter (former Honey Monster factory site)

Knight Frank on behalf of Galliard Homes

Quayside Quarter deserves to win the design excellence award for sensitively delivering a unique proposition which nods to the sites industrial, a...

SKYHouse New Build and Conversion - Oughtibridge Mill

CODA Planning Ltd

The work related to the development of a design approach which translated well onto this brownfield site, complementing both the existing and rema...

Southmead Hospital Redevelopment Project

BDP

The Southmead Hospital Redevelopment Project delivers a world class 21st century healthcare facility for the people of Bristol and creates a regional ...

The H B Allen Centre

MICA Architects

The H B Allen Centre brings together the worlds of academia and technology in the same space for the first time. This is a unique collaboration betwee...

Frankum Mews by developer Frankum Mews Development Limited

Corstorphine + Wright Architects & Collective Planning

The scheme was developed in close consultation with the Local Authority via Pre-application and Quality Review Panel consultations. On awarding planni...

Hayfield Green - the redevelopment of former RAF Stanton Harcourt

Hayfield

This entry is for the positive negotiation of a residential-led full planning consent (18/01611/FUL) from West Oxfordshire District Council on 22nd Ja...

Mannamead Housing Development

Pillar Land Securities/Rentplus

The Rentplus model from the Mannamead development has resulted in changes to the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF), and is widely acclaime...

Rathgill Bangor

Radius Housing

Radius Housings award winning Fort Green development located at Rathgill Bangor, County Down provides a total of 199 new homes and represents an i...

The Old Mansion House Site, North Stoneham Park

HGP Architects Limited

Old Mansion Site has been designed with lifestyle in mind, creating homes with a sense of belonging and community, where residents can remain ...

Victory Plaza

Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands

Victory Plaza creates more, flexible living space for Londoners, in buildings that create a strong sense of place for local residents next to ...

Fulham Gasworks

London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham, St William and Apt Architects

There have been longstanding aspirations to develop this derelict site. A large site with important heritage features that need to be respected and re...

Highwood

Berkeley Homes

With the inclusion of extensive recreational, civic, and community benefits, at Highwood, Berkeley Homes has created an impressive dev...

Prince Phillip Barracks, Whitehill and Bordon, residential and mixed regeneration scheme

Whitehill & Borden Regeneration Company, Taylor Wimpey Ltd

A truly sustainable development, optimising the redevelopment potential of the former Garrison.  The placemaking and masterplan approach is ...

Southernwood - Old Kent Road

Pilbrow & Partners

London Borough of Southwark has approved our plans for a mixed-use regeneration scheme on Old Kent Road. The proposal comprises 724 residential units ...

Ambitions for the North – A spatial framework for people and places in the North of England

Stantec

‘Ambitions for the North’ contains a set of shared ambitions which can promote co-operation across the North and use improved strategic pl...

Camden Collective

Camden Town Unlimited

Camden Collectives beneficiaries are truly reflective of the community it serves and has transitioned to become a self-sufficient initiative. A model ...

Heart of London Placeshaping Strategy

Publica

The strategy addresses the public realm of a major part of London’s West End, from Green Park to Covent Garden, including many spaces an...

Inclusive Growth Strategy (IGS) 2019-2040

Brent Council

Brent is a borough of contrasts: wealth and economic success sitting alongside disadvantage and poverty. Growth requires new homes and jobs. Changes i...

Wokingham Town Centre Regeneration

Wokingham Borough Council

Wokingham regeneration is an excellent example of a local authority committed to supporting local economic growth by providing the right environment f...

Broadacres

Berkeley Homes

At Broadacres, Berkeley Homes has created 18.72 acres of new sporting facilities for the whole community, including a skateboard park, mul...

Chatham Placemaking Project

FrancisKnight

Regenerating a pedestrian journey from Chatham station to the town centre previously eroded over a 20-year period. A collaboration between artists and...

EMD Walthamstow

Pilbrow & Partners

Pilbrow & Partners’ proposals restore the historic Hoe Street cinema to a live performance venue with a focus on comedy and community. The p...

Illuminated River

Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands / Illuminated River Foundation

This collaboration between New York artist, Leo Villareal and architects Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands combines art and architecture in subtly seq...

Wembley Park

Quintain

Quintain is committed to making Wembley Park a place that is welcomed by London as a major new addition to its urban realm in Brent, its most cult...

Alconbury Weald - Key Phase 1 including the Watch Tower refurbishment

Urban&Civic PLC

Alconbury Weald sets a bar for a vision which puts heritage at the heart of reclaiming a brownfield site for 21st Century sustainable living. Phase 1 ...

Hayfield Green - the redevelopment of former RAF Stanton Harcourt

Hayfield

This entry is for the positive negotiation of a residential-led full planning consent (18/01611/FUL) from West Oxfordshire District Council on 22nd Ja...

Plumstead Library and Sports Centre

BPTW

Our work as planning consultant on the refurbishment and redevelopment of the historic Plumstead Library showcases how community assets can be brought...

Reading Abbey Quarter

Reading Borough Council

The creation of the Abbey Quarter is Reading’s most ambitious heritage project for a decade – transforming the precinct of Reading’s...

Royal Arsenal Riverside

Berkeley Homes

A deprived and isolated brownfield site in Woolwich, with a rich military history dating back 300 years, has been brilliantly regenerated by B...

Walthamstow EMD Cinema

Pilbrow & Partners

Pilbrow & Partners’ proposals restore the historic Hoe Street cinema to a live performance venue with a focus on comedy and community. The p...

A38 Manadon Junction

Highways England and Plymouth City Council

The innovative collaboration between Highways England and Plymouth City Council has allowed an integrated approach to competing needs. Manadon is one ...

Collective Auction Rooms

Camden Town Unlimited

Collectives Auction Rooms beneficiaries are truly reflective of the community it serves and has transitioned to become a self-sufficient initiative. A...

DESIGN SUPPORT FOR RUNNYMEDE BOROUGH COUNCIL: RUNNYMEDE DESIGN GUIDE

Tibbalds Planning and Urban Design, Design South East, Purcell and Runnymede Borough Council

Runnymede Borough Council received Government funding to improve design quality and decision-making across the borough, and appointed Tibbalds Urb...

Greater Norwich Joint Infrastructure Investment Plan and the supporting Infrastructure Investment Fund

Greater Norwich Growth Board

The GNGB are working in a unique long-term partnership. Their joint working agreement states that all decisions are to be unanimous. The authorities s...

Houlton - Link Road, Education and Community Partnerships

Urban&Civic PLC

With only 350 occupied homes at Houlton to date, the extent of meaningful and long-term partnerships already established for educational governanc...

Wild West End

Arup

Wild West End presents an exciting opportunity to demonstrate the collaborative potential of urban green infrastructure. The partnership reciprocally ...

New Islington

Urban Splash

The last 12 months has seen Urban Splash commence work on the final elements of New Islington – Manchester’s most exciting new neighbourho...

Pydar Regeneration

Inner Circle Consulting in partnership with PRP

Pydar is transformational for the marginalised community of Truro (Outline Planning Application submitted in January 2020). We believe it is award-win...

Regeneration of Hill Top Neighbourhood Centre, High View, Hatfield

Lovell Partnerships and Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council

Given the drive for Garden Communities throughout the United Kingdom it is recognised that the Estate Management Design Guide is an important tool in ...

Stonefield Edge, Bilston Urban Village

Countryside Partnerships West Midlands

Stonefield Edge, epitomises regeneration from every angle; through early dialogue with the Council and local community resulting in a highly susta...

The Northern Gateway Strategic Regeneration Framework (SRF)

Avison Young

The Northern Gateway SRF is the largest and most ambitious residential-led development opportunity in Manchester in a generation. It will deliver tran...

Winstanley Estates Regeneration – Phase 1 Hybrid Planning application and masterplan

Taylor Wimpey

A unique regeneration project, that has been championed by the local community to achieve long term social, economic and environmental benefit...

Merchant Square Estate, Paddington

Merchant Square Estate

The well thought place-making strategy for Paddington Basin has seen the rise of Merchant Square as a vibrant destination that goes beyond standard es...

Moat Lane Regeneration Project

South Northamptonshire Council

The Moat Lane Regeneration Project represents a sensitive and effective regeneration scheme, led by South Northamptonshire Council, that is im...

Morland Gardens

Brent Council

This mixed use redevelopment scheme is a Council led proposal (submitted for Planning January 2020), developed by Curl La Tourelle Head Architectu...

Pilgrim Place, Newcastle

Avison Young

A resolution to grant planning permission for the first stage of the scheme (Bank House) was secured at in September 2019. The site forms part of t...

Wembley Park Masterplan: Eastern Lands

Quintain

The Eastern Lands mixed use development is an example of how through masterplanning a large regeneration area, an unproductive brownfield site can...

‘Southmead regeneration – working for the community’ project

Nash Partnership and Streets Reimagined

One of the UK’s largest community-led placemaking projects in one of the UK’s 10% most deprived wards. This people-led project will regene...

Team Catford

Team Catford has created an innovative and targeted programme of placemaking initiatives to support the long-term vision for the town centre. In creat...

Beam Park

Patel Taylor

Delivered through a 50/50 joint venture from Countryside and L&Q, Beam Park provides 3,000 homes, infrastructure and amenities over 31...

CRATE St James Street

London Borough of Waltham Forest and CRATE Places UK

CRATE St James Street is an example of best practice in proactive and constructive partnership and positive collaboration between the local community&...

Mulberry Place, Daventry

Marchini Curran Planning for Daventry District Council, Willmott Dixon Construction and Marchini Curran Associates

Mulberry Place represents the realisation of a scheme first conceived over 15 years ago, when the site was identified in the Daventry Town Centre ...

Stonefield Edge, Bilston Urban Village

Countryside Partnerships West Midlands

Stonefield Edge, epitomises the ‘best use of publicly owned land’ from every angle; through early dialogue with the Council and local ...

The Glass Works

Barnsley Metropolitan Council

The Glass Works (TGW) is the transformative 3.8-hectares regeneration of Barnsley town centre. Barnsley Metropolitan Council (BMBC) is demonstrating t...

Wokingham Town Centre Regeneration

Wokingham Borough Council

Wokingham regeneration is a fantastic example of a local authority creating a bold vision for a thriving town centre and then using its own land and a...

Black's Gate - Former Visteon Site

Radius Housing

Black’s Gate represents an extremely complex brownfield regeneration project. Work on the ambitious project commenced in 2013 and has involved a...

Hayfield Green - the redevelopment of former RAF Stanton Harcourt

Hayfield

This entry is for the positive negotiation of a residential-led full planning consent (18/01611/FUL) from West Oxfordshire District Council on 22nd Ja...

Mayfield Partnership

U+I

From the creation of Manchester city centre’s first new public park in 100 years, to the re-use of historic buildings and the remediation of...

Mulberry Place, Daventry

Marchini Curran Planning for Daventry District Council, Willmott Dixon Construction and Marchini Curran Associates

Mulberry Place represents the realisation of a scheme first conceived over 15 years ago, when the site was identified in the Daventry Town Centre ...

Scottish Marine Technology Park

Stantec

The SMTP will breathe new life into a long-neglected site. Its location on the River Clyde is historically significant given the dominant shipbuilding...

Stonefield Edge, Bilston Urban Village

Countryside Partnerships West Midlands

Stonefield Edge, epitomises successful brownfield development from every angle; through early dialogue with the Council and local community result...

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