What next for Building Regulations?
Last year it was announced that the government was to simplify building regulations and standards in a bid to streamline the process, avoid duplication and kick-start building. To that end, a panel of experts was set up to review the existing rules, and tasked Lord Matthew Taylor to review 6,000 pages...Read more
Key ingredients of a successful community consultation
As affordable housing architects, we’re regularly involved in consulting with the community on plans for new housing developments. These consultations come in many shapes and sizes, often involving housing associations, developers, local residents, local authorities, town or parish councils, and community groups. Whether a proposed development is contentious or non-contentious, over the...Read more