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

Pan-European partnership helping communities prepare for disasters

Introducing TCPA's role in a new project on building resilience through prevention, and reflects on learning from European partners during the first project meeting in Vicenza.Read more

PERFECT timing for new green infrastructure project

A blog on a new TCPA led project funded by INTERREG Europe, about how to maximise the potential of green infrastructure to help create successful and resilient cities and regionsRead more

Health impact of the Housing White Paper

Taking a health perspective on proposals in the 2017 Housing White Paper and why health professionals should take notice.Read more

Building homes together

New report on case studies of local leadership and innovationRead more

White Paper must deliver great places not just housing numbers

New blog post on Garden Villages, the New Towns Act and the Housing White PaperRead more

Healthy planning – bringing together planners and public health practitioners

The launch event of the Town & Country Planning special edition on planning for health and practitioner seminar took place at the TCPA on 1 December 2016. Planners and public health practitioners from all over England came to listen to healthy planning specialists and discussed about the topic.Read more

Scotland's new town dilemma shared by England?

Insight into the challenges and opportunities facing the Scottish new towns, from a recent TCPA roundtable in Edinburgh.Read more

Housing White Paper: Time to update the New Towns Act

The forthcoming Housing White Paper provides a once in a generation opportunity to put in place measures to address the housing crisis - this includes modernising the New Towns ActRead more

Could planners play a central role in creating smart cities and sponge cities?

25 October 2016: How China and UK are striving for more sustainable and inclusive urbanisation, and what can planners learn from the process.Read more