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Tibbalds is looking for an intern to join us this summer

February 24, 2020

Tibbalds Planning and Urban Design is a multi-disciplinary practice of architects, town planners and urban designers based near London Bridge.  We are looking for undergraduates or recent graduates from planning or urban design related degrees to join our team for a six week paid internship role in summer 2020. We are looking for someone who: Read more »

Success at Building London Planning Awards 2020

January 29, 2020

The Britannia Project has been Highly Commended in the Best Mixed use scheme category, and The Greenwood Centre project awarded as winner in the Borough-led Projects category, at the Building London Planning Awards 2020. The Britannia Project is a Hackney Council-led scheme bringing together education, leisure and housing on one site while maximising community benefit Read more »

Salisbury launches Central Area Framework

January 22, 2020

Wiltshire Council and its partner organisations have launched the Salisbury Central Area Framework, coinciding with the City’s 800 year anniversary. The document provides an action plan and sets out recommendations to improve the city’s economy, help it recover from the Novichock incident, enhance the environment and celebrate its heritage. The Framework sets out 5 key themes: Read more »

Planning Consent Granted for Homeless Accommodation and Assessment Centre

January 2, 2020

Planning permission was granted at the London Borough of Newham’s planning committee in December 2019 for the change of use of a disused library to a temporary hostel and assessment centre for people identified as homeless. The application was prepared and submitted by Tibbalds on behalf of the London Borough of Newham’s Adults and Health Read more »

Tibbalds completes a new Design Guide for Runnymede Borough Council

December 11, 2019

Tibbalds has completed a new Design Guide for the Surrey borough of Runnymede. The guide, which will be adopted as a supplementary planning guide alongside the emerging Local Plan, will ensure that development proposals coming forward in the borough in future will aspire to a high standard of design and planning. The guide has been Read more »

Gingerbread City 2019 at Somerset House

December 3, 2019

Hosted by the Museum of Architecture and masterplanned by Tibbalds, this year’s Gingerbread City at Somerset House is shaping up to be the best one yet. The Gingerbread City brings together the gingerbread creations of architects, designers, urban planners, engineers, and landscape designers with the aim of connecting the public with architecture in a festive Read more »

Jennifer Ross speaking at the HOMES UK event

November 25, 2019

Jennifer Ross, Director at Tibbalds, will be speaking at the HOMES UK event on Thursday 28th November from 1:30 pm. This year’s HOMES UK event will be taking place on 27th and 29th November at ExCel in London, in the Keynote Theatre. Jennifer’s talk will focus on placemaking, infrastructure and sustainable growth, and explore how Read more »

Britannia Project, Hackney, shortlisted in the Building London Planning Awards 2020

November 18, 2019

The Britannia Project has been shortlisted in the Building London Planning Awards 2020. The Britannia Project is a Hackney Council-led scheme bringing together education, leisure and housing on one site while maximising community benefit through delivering eight large-scale, intensively-used buildings into an already dense context. Tibbalds were appointed as planning consultants to coordinate the delivery Read more »

Go ahead given for final King’s Crescent regeneration Phases 3 and 4

November 8, 2019

Hackney Council approves new homes, workspace and community facility Hackney Planning Committee has given the go ahead for the Council’s plans to develop Phases 3 and 4 of the King’s Crescent Estate in Hackney Council. Tibbalds Planning and Design led the planning process, working closely with Karakusevic Carson and Henley Halebrown Architects. Two-hundred-and-nineteen new homes Read more »

Tibbalds CampbellReith JV to complete £150,000 masterplan for Sutton Coldfield town centre

November 7, 2019

The Royal Sutton Coldfield Town Centre Regeneration Partnership (TCRP) has commissioned specialist urban design and planning experts Tibbalds CampbellReith joint venture team, to begin work on a £150,000 masterplan for Royal Sutton Coldfield town centre. With a wealth of experience in developing masterplans for UK-based urban regeneration projects, the Tibbalds CampbellReith’s JV team completing Phase Read more »

Northstowe Healthy New Town presented at Healthy City Design conference

October 13, 2019

Katja Stille, Director at Tibbalds, is speaking at the Healthy City Design International Conference 2019. This year’s conference is held at the Royal College of Physicians in London, with Katja’s session focussing on how to plan and design a Healthy New Town from scratch, using Tibbalds experience working on Northstowe as an example. Northstowe has Read more »

Hilary Satchwell, Director at Tibbalds, to talk at T16W seminar.

October 3, 2019

Hilary will be speaking at the Alliance of Construction Networks (ACN) seminar ‘T16W’, on 19th November 2019, at RICS, Great George Street, London. The T16W seminar is an opportunity for people from different design and construction backgrounds to share their views on a related subject of their choice. Hilary’s topic is “Behind the façade: How Read more »

Tibbalds appointed for Council-led housing programme in York

September 27, 2019

Tibbalds Planning and Urban Design has been appointed to help develop proposals for 600 new homes in York, as part of a team led by Mikhail Riches. The project forms part of the City of York Council’s ambitious Housing Delivery Programme, which aims to provide high-quality new homes catering to diverse needs across the city. Read more »

Senior Urban Designer / Associate – Tibbalds

September 6, 2019

Are you passionate about design? Do you want to work with a wide range of technical experts, landowners, politicians and the community? Do you want to create great places? We are looking for experienced architects / urban designers to join our award winning, multi-disciplinary team of urban designers, architects and planners. We are an employee Read more »

We’re hiring a Town Planner and a Senior Town Planner!

Are you passionate about making good places? Do you want to develop your career at a specialist consultancy with a reputation for positive planning and promoting good design? We are looking for a town planner (2-3 years’ experience) and/or a senior town planner (6+ years’ experience). You will have RTPI Membership or be working towards Read more »

Tibbalds and Urban Design Skills complete Bradford design guide

August 20, 2019

Tibbalds Planning and Urban Design and Urban Design Skills have completed a new design guide to help shape future development in and around Bradford, West Yorkshire. Commissioned by the City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council, Homes and Neighbourhoods: A Guide to Designing in Bradford is now out to consultation, with the intention that it is Read more »

Tibbalds appointed to lead preparation of North Yorkshire Strategic Spatial Framework

August 11, 2019

Tibbalds have been appointed to lead a multidisciplinary team, including SQW, ITP and tga to prepare long-term spatial frameworks for North Yorkshire’s Strategic Development Zones. We are working jointly North Yorkshire County Council and local authorities within the area, including Craven District Council, City of York, Harrogate Borough Council, Hambleton District Council and East Riding. Read more »

MHCLG appoints Tibbalds and Design Council for visual design guide

August 8, 2019

Tibbalds and the Design Council have been appointed to develop a visual design guide by the Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government (MHCLG). The guide will form part of the revised Design Planning Practice Guidance (PPG) that is currently being produced to support the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF). The visual design guide will be an easy to use tool that local planning Read more »

Planning consent granted for sensitive Hornsey Road site in Islington

Following a minded to grant decision at planning committee in October 2018, 179 Hornsey Road was officially granted planning consent on 18th July 2019. The application was prepared and submitted by Tibbalds on behalf of Volunteering Matters – a charitable organisation providing opportunities for residents across the UK to participate and engage with their local Read more »

Tibbalds secures Wandsworth infill regeneration approval

July 30, 2019

Wandsworth Council, advised by Tibbalds Planning and Urban Design, has been given the go ahead for an infill development scheme creating 41 more homes for the borough’s Kersfield Estate. The new plans will see a mix of one, two and three bed apartments replacing garage buildings, poor quality areas of open space and an electricity Read more »

Jane Dann has written a chapter in the recently published book ‘Public Space Design and Social Cohesion: An International Comparison’

July 26, 2019

Jane’s chapter ‘A Placemaking Approach to Estate Regeneration Projects: A Practitioner’s Perspective’ considers: the purposes of Estate Regeneration Projects; the relationship between Estate Regeneration and Social Cohesion; and Our Placemaking Approach to Estate Regeneration, which includes a comparison between two case study examples – a current project and one that was completed nearly 20 years Read more »

Awards success for three projects where Tibbalds led the planning process

July 15, 2019

Three projects have recently won awards where Tibbalds has led the planning process: Marian Court, Homerton by Adam Khan Architects / muf architecture: Housing Design Awards – Winner. Tibbalds was appointed as planning consultants to help put together and guide a detailed planning application in relation to the regeneration of phases 3 and 4 of Read more »

Tibbalds appointed for Salisbury regeneration

June 25, 2019

Tibbalds Planning and Urban Design, together with SQW and Civic Engineers, has been appointed by Wiltshire Council to create a Central Area Framework for central Salisbury following the nerve agent attacks in 2018. The Salisbury Central Area Framework will focus on raising the city’s profile as an investment opportunity and guide the future development. It Read more »