Government commits to a new generation of new communities

TCPA responds to Housing White Paper commitment to updating the New Towns ActRead more

Critically underprepared?

New report finds local planning is failing the climate change testRead more

Secretary of State backs large scale housing growth

The Rt Hon Sajid Javid MP, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government showed his support for local councils driving the delivery of large scale development. Addressing a meeting of the TCPA New Communities Group, the Minister said housing was his “number one priority”.Read more

TCPA response to EU referendum

How the referendum result impact the built environmentRead more

Climate change expert draws attention to a ‘ looming catastrophe for humankind’

- Rapid need for near zero-carbon lifestyles
- Need more than 80% reduction in carbon dioxide emissions
- We need to take drastic steps to avoid ‘a looming catastrophe for humankind’Read more

Councils call on government to do more to tackle affordable housing

Councils call on government to do more to tackle affordable housingRead more

Town and Country Planning Association becomes UK chapter of International Federation for Housing and Planning

The International Federation for Housing and Planning Association (IFHP) has today welcomed Britain’s oldest housing and planning charity, the Town and Country Planning Association (TCPA) as its newest national chapter.Read more

TCPA response to the budget

Today’s budget confirmed Government’s commitment to update the New Towns Act to deliver new Garden Cities.Read more

Guidance launched to encourage good place-making and high standards

The Town and Country Planning Association has today launched a set of practical guides to help local authorities and developers create high quality places that will stand the test of time.Read more