Bor's mug reminds us of his legacy to planning

The provenance of Walter Bor's coffee mug - as featured on Graeme Bell's Christmas list of planners (Planning, 16 December 2011, p16) - goes back way before the rings left on the draft plan for Milton Keynes, through Liverpool, through action area planning to his London County Council days and forward through to a raft of new town plans across the world.

Bor may have been reproached for his origins and disdain for establishment but was greatly admired for his forthrightness, enthusiasm and encouragement to young planners. His mug must not go cheap!

Peter Hadfield, associate director, Ecology Solutions

Additional letters can be viewed at

Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles and free email bulletins

Sign up now
Already registered?
Sign in

Join the conversation with PlanningResource on social media

Follow Us:
Planning Jobs

Our Events