We campaign for the reform of the UK's planning system to make it more responsive to people's needs and aspirations and to promote sustainable development

Local authority housing research

A shortage of affordable housing is one of the biggest issues that local authorities face at the moment, with 96% describing their need for affordable housing as severe or moderate.

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Author: Claire Porter

Planning4People

The planning system was invented to help provide a good home, for everyone, in a healthy, thriving place. But in the last few decades something has gone badly wrong.

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A long and winding road back for Labour

TCPA Labour Party conference experience

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Author: Claire Porter

Welcome to our new website

The start of new communications from the TCPA...

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Author: Claire Porter

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upcoming events

  • Winter Conference: 'Planning for an ageing population'

    We know that people are living longer - but what are the implications for the way we plan places? Read more

  • Annual Conference: 'Time for a new planning system?'

    Our planning system is not creating the affordable homes, high quality places and resliance to climate change and flooding that our nation needs. Is it time to completely re-think the way that we plan? Read more