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

Guidance for delivering new Garden Cities

The TCPA has produced a suite of guidance with practical steps for all those interested in making C21st Garden Cities a reality.

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Author: Claire Porter

The Journal of the Town and Country Planning Association: February 2019

The February 2019 issue of the Journal of the Town and Country Planning Association is now available for members to download.

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Author: David White

The Green City

An international campaign to help promote green infrastructure in a quick and easy-to-digest format.

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Author: Jack Mulligan

The Raynsford Review of Planning

Rt Hon Nick Raynsford has published his landmark review of the English planning system, commissioned by the TCPA.

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Author: Jack Mulligan

Guidance on delivering healthy environments

Our guidance for practitioners working in local government, government agencies, NHS organisations and development industry on healthy environments.

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Author: Michael Chang

Planning for Climate Change

The TCPA and RTPI have come together to produce a guide which helps planners, politicians and communities tackle climate change through the planning system.

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Author: Jack Mulligan

TCPA conference: Delivering healthy places with Garden City Principles

An opportunity to reinforce the meaning of Garden City Principles in practice, sharing the latest learning on delivery issues such as public participation and stewardship, facilitating a public debate about challenges and opportunities for good design and delivering healthy places.

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Author: Jack Mulligan

Location: St Martin-in-the-Fields ,Trafalgar Square, London

Planning for Affordable Housing

The TCPA's latest report with the Nationwide Foundation shows that homes in deprived areas of the country suffer disproportionately as a result of the planning system.

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Author: Jack Mulligan

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upcoming events

  • TCPA seminar: Planning for climate change, Liverpool

    This seminar will provide an overview of the latest climate science and the wider UK response to climate change, and will provide an overview of the policy and legislation which can be used to address climate change at a local level. It will also highlight the how certification schemes can be used in planning for climate change. Read more

  • TCPA & Green Infrastructure Partnership conference: Achieving better green infrastructure

    High quality green infrastructure provides a wide range of benefits to society - but how do we know what 'good' green infrastructure is? And how can we achieve it? Read more