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The architecture centre as 'critical friend': how to engage communities effectively in neighbourhood planning

29 Jun 2011

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Wednesday
10:00 – 18:00

Cost of entry

£5 / £3 students & concessions,

Alan Baxter Gallery

London, United Kingdom

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Date: Wednesday 29 June 2011
Time: Drinks from 6.30pm, talk from 7 to 8pm
Venue: The Gallery, 77 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ
Speakers: Victoria Thornton, Founding Director, Open-City; Richard Crutchley, Joint Head of Advocacy and Enabling, Open-City
Tickets: £5 / £3 students & concessions, inc. a glass of wine
The Localism Bill aims to provide communities with a greater influence on local planning matters by allowing them to prepare Neighbourhood Development Plans. Architecture centres such as Open-City can act as independent advisors steering negotiations toward a productive conversation that result in effective local design policy and high quality local development proposals.

Open-City will highlight its experience of formulating an effective and highly successful model of engagement around planning and development with residents and planning councillors in London, and how this can be replicated elsewhere.

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