Private Spaces: The London Assembly Planning and Housing Committee has launched a review into the growth of privately managed spaces. Michael Donnelly speaks to Committee chair Nicky Gavron about the review.
Cutting the clutter: The government has declared war on so-called street clutter and has called on charities and community groups to carry out 'Street Audits' to ensure councils take action on the issue. Michael Donnelly spoke to Philipa Hunt from the charity Living Streets to find out what the Street Audit idea was about.
Who's to blame for bad design? The public are often quick to blame the planners when an 'ugly' building gets built. But is this fair? Michael Donnelly speaks to CABE and the RTPI.
Celebrating planning's radical roots: The TCPA held an event billed as a celebration of the radical roots of town planning. TCPA chief planner Hugh Ellis spoke to Planning's Michael Donnelly to explain the ideas behind the event and why planning needs to reconnect with its radical past.