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

Building homes, creating communities: Ensuring councils provide innovative solutions to meeting housing need

A new report which evaluates the effectiveness of national planning policy from the perspective of UK local authorities.


Author: Jack Mulligan

Green Infrastructure Resource Library

A free, searchable database of case studies, videos, tools and other media relating to green infrastructure.


Author: Hilde Steinacker

Building the future: the TCPA's manifesto for the 2017 general election

The TCPA reports on the challenges we face as a nation and what the next government must do to address Britain's housing crisis.


Author: Jack Mulligan

The Journal of the Town and Country Planning Association: May 2017

May 2017 issue


Author: David White

from the blog

  • Creating great places for happy, healthy kids

    Good design is critical for the well-being of children. How do we make sure that our modern habitats nurture and encourage our children, and what are the consequences if they don't? Read more

  • IFHP Belfast Urban Thinkers Campus: The City For Everyone

    The TCPA is delighted to be participating in an Urban Thinkers Campus in Belfast (including a trip to Dublin), run by the International Federation of Housing and Planning (IFHP) to assist with the implementation of the UN Habitat's New Urban Agenda. Read more

upcoming events

  • Health infrastructure in planning: demystified

    A seminar on collaborative and policy approaches to plan health infrastructure needs in planning and development as required by the National Planning Policy Framework. Read more

  • Small scale, big impact: retrofitting and enhancing green infrastructure

    A conference on behalf of the Green Infrastructure Partnership (GIP) www.gip-uk.org Read more