Hilary talks with Peter Murray, Chairman of New London Architecture

November 27, 2020

Take a look at Hilary Satchwell talking with Peter Murray, Chairman of the NLA and the London Society earlier this year, about housing as a stimulus package as we emerge from the pandemic. Hilary discusses the benefits of design codes and creating a more inclusive design and construction industry. Hilary is Director at Tibbalds Planning and Urban Read more »

Tibbalds launches consultation website for initial engagement on the St Peter Port Regeneration Areas

November 20, 2020

Tibbalds have been appointed to lead the work on the St Peter Port Regeneration Areas Development Framework, following the Leale’s Yard Regeneration Area Development Framework which was adopted in May 2020. Tibbalds have launched an online consultation website ( which contains a short survey and interactive map feature to allow locals to provide their initial Read more »

NLA awards announced online

November 4, 2020

We are excited to see what happens during the coming weeks as winners of the NLA awards begin to be announced online. Tibbalds has been involved in a number of shortlisted projects across a range of categories, including: The Britannia Project, Hackney by Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios, in the Planning category. Kings Crescent Estate Phases Read more »

Planning Reforms: It’s Time To Think “Big”

October 22, 2020

by Matt Shillito, Director at Tibbalds Planning and Urban Design I confess to initially feeling a little daunted, deep into the challenging summer of 2020, by the arrival of the Government’s plans to reform the planning system in England – “Planning for the Future”. The Prime Minister’s foreword promises “Radical reform unlike anything we have Read more »

Applications submitted for ground-breaking new housing in York

Tibbalds is pleased to announce the submission of two planning applications for ground-breaking new housing in York, on behalf of City of York Council. Led by architects Mikhail Riches, Tibbalds and the design team have been working on a series of sites across York as part of the Council’s 600-home Housing Delivery Programme. The Duncombe Read more »

Tibbalds Joins High Street Taskforce

October 8, 2020

We are pleased to report that Tibbalds Associate, Richard Crutchley, has been chosen as one of the 150+ High Streets Task Force Experts appointed to help communities and local government transform their urban centres. With a longstanding focus in this area, Richard has recently worked with local authorities and their communities in Sutton Coldfield, Salisbury, Read more »

Katja discusses Coding Design in The Planner

October 6, 2020

Katja Stille, Director at Tibbalds, discusses Coding Design in The Planner as Design Codes are set to underpin the growth, renewal and protection zones envisaged in the government’s White Paper. This follows from our recently completed National Design Guide, produced for the MHCLG and is published in response to the government’s Planning for the Future Read more »

Katja Stille Chairing two day series of online Urban Design Group events

September 17, 2020

The Urban Design Group is holding a series of events today and tomorrow taking place online via Zoom. As incoming Chair of the Urban Design Group, Katja Stille, Director at Tibbalds, will be chairing this morning’s sessions, and closing sessions tomorrow. Topics across the next two days include: Five Minutes of Fame: Fifteen Minute Cities, Read more »

Today is EO Day 2020!

June 26, 2020

During these challenging times we are already looking forward to the next EO Day where we can resume our celebration in a similar style: with cake and fizz! Tibbalds Planning and Urban Design is majority owned by an Employee Ownership Trust, which means that the success of the business is in the hands of its Read more »

Urban Design post COVID 19 Pandemic – Webinar chaired by Katja Stille

May 5, 2020

Tibbalds Director, Katja Stille, chairs last month’s discussion on Urban Design after Covid-19, a webinar part of a series organised by the Urban Design Group. It was a wide-ranging discussion looking at aspects from urban design practice to delivering more flexible town centres. Watch the webinar here: Future events can be found here:

Three Projects shortlisted for RTPI and Planning Awards

April 23, 2020

Tibbalds is excited to announce that three of our projects have been shortlisted for awards! Homes and Neighbourhoods: A Guide to Designing in Bradford has been shortlisted for an RTPI Award, in the Excellence for Plan Making Practice category. And two projects have been shortlisted for Planning Awards 2020: Salisbury Central Area Framework in the Award for Read more »

Katja Stille speaking at this year’s Futurebuild 2020 conference

March 2, 2020

Katja Stille, Director at Tibbalds will be speaking at this year’s Futurebuild 2020 conference, this Thursday 5th March, 2020, London Excel 12:30 – 13:45. She will be leading a session titled ‘Urban Design + engineering + Planning – the need for a collaborative framework’ highlighting the need for working collaboratively across the industry. Katja will Read more »

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 »