Press Release: Government announces strategy for new generation of garden communities

The Town and Country Planning Association (TCPA) has welcomed the government’s recommitment to the Garden City Principles in the revised National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF).Read more

Press release: APPG calls on Government to put New Towns centre stage in Budget

The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on New Towns, of which the TCPA is a member, has written to the Chancellor with three key asks of the 2018 Autumn Budget:Read more

Press release: TCPA welcomes government’s recommitment Garden City Principles and climate change in NPPF

The Town and Country Planning Association (TCPA) has welcomed the government’s recommitment to the Garden City Principles in the revised National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF)Read more

Press release: 98% of councils say new development does not meet affordable housing policy

New research by the TCPA, funded by the Nationwide Foundation, has found that only 2% of councils report that development in their area meets requirements for affordable housing.Read more

Press release: Major planning bodies unite to tackle climate change

Press release on the TCPA and RTPI's guidance document on tackling climate change through planning policy and legislation.Read more

Press release: Former housing minister calls for transformation of English planning

Press release on the Raynsford Review of Planning interim report, which makes nine provisional recommendations to government based on findings collected over the last year.Read more

Press release: NPPF fails to deliver for those most in need

The TCPA has responded to the government's draft revised National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF).Read more

TCPA appointed to create guidance for Healthy New Towns

The TCPA has been appointed to support the NHS England in developing practical guidance for the Healthy New Towns programme.Read more

Press release: Updated planning framework is key test of government's commitment to affordable housing

The TCPA are calling on the government to amend their definition of affordable housing and viability testing.Read more