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Tibbalds is proud to announce the launch of our new blog!

November 14, 2017

Alongside our professional portfolio of work, we wanted to have a space that celebrates the critical thinking and unique voice that we value in our team. Tibbalds is made up of a diverse variety of people with a wide knowledge of different aspects of urban design and planning, and we want our blog to demonstrate Read more »

Gingerbread City returns with masterplan designed by Tibbalds!

November 6, 2017

Building on the success of last year’s event which attracted over 16,000 visitors, Tibbalds are excited to be headline sponsor and masterplanners of the Museum of Architecture’s Gingerbread City 2017. The theme for this year’s masterplan is ‘Health and Well-Being’, which is broken into four distinct pieces; an Old Town, the New Town, the Eco Read more »

A step towards delivery of Northstowe Phase 2

November 2, 2017

South Cambridgeshire District Council approved our Design Code for Phase 2 of Northstowe. This is an important step towards the delivery of the urban core of this new town. Northstowe is a new town in Cambridgeshire, promoted by Gallagher and Homes and Communities Agency (HCA). It will be the home of around 25,000 people and Read more »

Taylor Wimpey Best Practice Booklets and Design Training

November 1, 2017

Tibbalds has produced a series of internal best practice booklets, in collaboration with Taylor Wimpey Central Group, seeking to improve the quality of their design and planning applications. These documents address a number of planning and design related issues, including ‘Our approach to planning’, ‘Preparing design and access statements’ and ‘Our approach to placemaking’. The Read more »

Design Guide for Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead

October 31, 2017

We are delighted to be working with RB Windsor and Maidenhead to help them prepare their new Borough Wide Design Guide SPD. The Design Guide will address the need for high quality design in all types of development and help deliver the Council’s strategic ambition to deliver high quality design. While the guide will be Read more »

VeloCity shortlisted for the Cambridge to Oxford Connection: Ideas Competition

October 13, 2017

Our submission is one of 4 from 58 entries shortlisted in a National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) competition seeking visionary development typologies across the Cambridge – Milton Keynes – Oxford corridor. The NIC was asked to provide the government with proposals to maximise the corridors potential as a globally competitive knowledge-intensive cluster while protecting the area’s Read more »

Tibbalds to present at Urban Design Conference 2017

September 5, 2017

Tibbalds Director, Hilary Satchwell, and Associate Director Katja Stille, will be presenting on Thursday 7th and Friday 8th this week as part of the National Urban Design Conference 2017, being held in Manchester from this Thursday 7th to Saturday 9th. The theme for this year’s non-profit event is ‘Health Happiness and Harmony’. The event is Read more »

Tibbalds led team selected as finalists in Cambridge-to-Oxford growth corridor competition

August 24, 2017

Our team’s submission has been selected as one of just four finalists from 58 entries for the National Infrastructure Commission’s (NIC) ideas competition. The competition, organised by Malcolm Reading Consultants, sought ideas for an Oxford-Cambridge link to boost sustainable development within the UK’s Cambridge to Oxford growth corridor, looking in particular for ‘forward thinking and Read more »

Tibbalds and Proctor & Matthews Architects appointed to plan and design homes for the HCA in new town for 21st century living

August 23, 2017

The Homes and Communities Agency (HCA) has appointed Tibbalds Planning and Urban Design and Proctor & Matthews Architects to provide long-term planning support and architectural services for Northstowe, Phase 2, a Cambridgeshire town designed for 21st century, sustainable living. The work follows from Tibbalds’ original role in preparing the Design Code for Phase 2, and Read more »

Hilary Satchwell appointed as Mayor of London’s Design Advocate

July 11, 2017

Tibbalds is pleased to announce that its Director Hilary Satchwell has been appointed as one of the Mayor of London’s Design Advocates, part of the Good Growth by Design programme launched this week. The Mayor’s Design Advocates will support the Mayor’s ambition to uphold the quality, inclusiveness and sustainability of development across London. They will Read more »

Hilary Satchwell is giving a talk at Urban Design London this week!

June 26, 2017

Hilary Satchwell is giving a talk at Urban Design London this week about the role of neighbourhood planning in supporting communities and housing growth and different forms of participation. As part of a wider session on ‘Working with Communities’ the talk will look at how five different neighbourhood plans have approached community participation and the Read more »

Outline planning permission for Hackney Wick Central masterplan

May 21, 2017

Outline planning permission has been granted for the Hackney Wick Central masterplan. The LLDC’s design team included Karakusuevic Carson Architects and Witherford Watson Mann Architects with Tibbalds advising on heritage matters. This is a major regeneration project located on the western fringes of the Olympic Park in Hackney, which developed during the late nineteenth century Read more »

Planning Application submitted for 1,083 homes and supporting community facilities at Grahame Park Estate, Barnet

April 28, 2017

Tibbalds, leading and coordinating a multi-disciplinary team, has submitted a Planning Application on behalf of Genesis Housing Association for redevelopment at the Grahame Park Estate, within the London Borough of Barnet.  The new development seeks to create a neighbourhood that is no longer an isolated ‘estate’ but a high quality environment that is integrated into Read more »

Outline Planning Application Submitted for new 3,200 home community at Manydown, Basingstoke

March 9, 2017

Leading and coordinating a multi-disciplinary team, Tibbalds has submitted an Outline Planning Application on behalf of Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council and Hampshire County Council for the first phase of a new community at Manydown in Basingstoke. The application includes more than 3,000 homes and follows significant engagement with local residents and stakeholders. Proposals include Read more »

Planning application at Tower Court, Hackney, approved

February 23, 2017

An application submitted by Tibbalds, at Tower Court, Hackney for upto 135 residential units and community facilities has been approved at Committee by London Borough of Hackney Council. The site is owned by Hackney Council and until recently was occupied by a 1950s built housing estate. The estate was vacated by 2013, and the buildings Read more »

Detailed Planning Application gains approval at the Nightingale Estate, Hackney

January 13, 2017

A detailed planning application submitted to the London Borough of Hackney for redevelopment at the Nightingale Estate, Hackney, has been approved at Planning Sub-Committee. Tibbalds provided planning advice as part of a team led by Karakusevic Carson Architects. The approved development involves the demolition of existing buildings and structures in and around Olympus Square and Read more »

1,000 home masterplan and Design Code, Crowthorne

January 5, 2017

Tibbalds are very excited to be working with Legal & General Homes (Communities). We have been appointed to take forward the masterplanning of a 1,000 home development, located at a Former Transport Research Lab in Crowthorne, near Bracknell. We are currently refining the existing masterplan and preparing a Design Code. The sites’ history is a Read more »

Affordable homes approved at Stag Lane, Wandsworth

December 22, 2016

Planning permission has been granted for affordable homes on the Putney Vale Estate, on the site of a former community centre at Stag Lane, Wandsworth. The approval includes for demolition of existing vacant community centre and construction of flats with ancillary staff unit and communal living spaces, reduction in size of adjacent Multi-use Games Area Read more »

Busting the millennial myth – the power of purpose

November 11, 2016

The findings of an inquiry into the millennial generation’s attitude towards working in employee-owned businesses and how they can prosper in millennial’s hands was launched today. Lizzie Cowan and Darren Smith of Tibbalds, spoke at the launch event on how the findings of the report translate into day-to-day life at an employee-owned company such as Read more »