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 »

Opinion piece on the Neighbourhood Planning Bill

November 8, 2016

The Neighbourhood Planning Bill should boost council and developer engagement in plan-making, says Jon Herbert, Associate Director at Tibbalds. Jon talks to Planning Resource and provides a policy briefing about what Neighbourhood Plan changes mean for councils and communities. The full article has been published online, where it can be viewed by those with a Read more »

We have opportunities for Senior Development Planners

November 3, 2016

Are you passionate about places? Do you want to develop your career at a specialist consultancy with a reputation for innovative development planning and promoting good design? Tibbalds Planning and Urban Design is expanding, and we have an excellent opportunity for an ambitious and creative-minded development planner to join us. We are looking for a Read more »

Take part in our Gingerbread City exhibition!

October 19, 2016

Masterplanned and sponsored by Tibbalds, the Museum of Architecture will be launching the inaugural ‘Gingerbread City’ – ​an exhibition and series of workshops designed to: encourage the public to engage with architecture in a fun and creative way; challenge architects to participate in designing, baking and building a number of different gingerbread buildings; and raise Read more »

The Scene, Walthamstow – A review

October 14, 2016

Julia Beyer and Christian Lapper, Urban Designer and Urban Planner at Tibbalds review a new mixed use complex in east London. The Scene in Walthamstow successfully ignites the area’s evening economy, with a cinema below ground, restaurants and leisure at street level and housing above, find Julia Beyer and Christian Lapper. The full article had Read more »

Jon Herbert to speak at Urban Design London

October 12, 2016

Jon Herbert will be speaking at Urban Design London on 20 November as part of their ‘Getting Homes Built’ series.  The session will explore how best to work with communities.  Jon will highlight his experience of working on neighbourhood plans in the capital, the hurdles and challenges faced, and how we might work together to Read more »

We are looking for talented Urban Designers and Senior Urban Designers

September 27, 2016

Are you passionate about design? Do you want to extend your design experience of masterplans, regeneration and design advice/ management?  Do you want to create great places? We are expanding our team and have an immediate vacancy for an urban designer to join our award winning, multi-disciplinary team of urban designers, architects and planners. We Read more »

Application submitted for the Nightingale Estate, Hackney

August 1, 2016

A detailed planning application has been submitted by Tibbalds to the London Borough of Hackney, on behalf of the LBH Estate Regeneration Team. The application has been put together by a team led by Karakusevic Carson Architects. The proposals form part of Hackney’s wider estate regeneration programme, which will see nearly 3,000 new homes replacing Read more »

We are hiring!

July 20, 2016

Are you passionate about places?  Do you want to develop your career at a specialist consultancy with a reputation for innovative development planning and promoting good design? Tibbalds Planning and Urban Design is expanding, and we have an excellent opportunity for an ambitious and creative-minded development planner to join us. We are looking for a Read more »

Design Codes as a tool for delivery

June 14, 2016

Tibbalds Planning and Urban Design has recently been appointed by the HCA to develop Design Codes for Phase 2 of the Northstowe development near Cambridge. The Design Code will build on information contained in the outline application and deliver a comprehensive guide that will determine the aesthetic of the second phase of development, including street Read more »

Transport for London reveals full list of winners for its new Multidisciplinary Consultants Framework

June 10, 2016

Tibbalds Planning and Urban Design has been appointed by Transport for London to its new Multidisciplinary Consultants Framework. The new category management-based framework, which replaces the current 90001 Consultants Framework, is intended to provide a wider range of services and “better value for money”, according to Transport for London. The framework originally went out to Read more »

Planning for housing – time for ‘smarter’ SHMAs

June 9, 2016

“We need a more dynamic approach to the process of planning for housing, with more regular monitoring and review, and Strategic Housing Market Assessments (SHMAs) that, among other things, take a more meaningful approach to affordability” say Jon Herbert Associate Director at Tibbalds and Richard Turkington, Director of Housing Vision. The full article as published Read more »

Tibbalds CampbellReith to help Lambeth build more and better homes

May 12, 2016

The Tibbalds CampbellReith JV has been appointed by Lambeth to undertake three significant estate regeneration projects following a selection process that included local exhibitions and resident representatives as part of the interview process. The projects – at Knights Walk, the Westbury Estate and South Lambeth Estate – will provide 790 mixed tenure homes in total, Read more »

Six Tibbalds assisted schemes shortlisted for Housing Design Awards

May 6, 2016

Tibbalds is delighted that six of the schemes shortlisted for this years Housing Design Awards are schemes where we provided development planning advice The shortlisted projects include: Fenwick Estate, London SW9: Provision of affordable homes, a community centre and associated landscaping. For Transport for London / London Borough of Lambeth, with Karakusevic Carson Architects. Kipling Read more »

Tibbalds Director Hilary Satchwell contributes to Future of London Estate Regeneration discussions

April 18, 2016

Tibbalds Director Hilary Satchwell has been contributing to discussions around Estate Regeneration with the Future of London, a not for profit policy network connecting senior practitioners in housing, infrastructure and economic development. How we deliver new affordable homes, as well as better homes for existing residents in the current political and economic context is a Read more »

Green light for Regent’s Park Estate regeneration

March 22, 2016

Plans for the regeneration of the Regent’s Park Estate in London, developed by Tibbalds Planning and Urban Design, have been approved by Camden Council. The Regent’s Park Estate is a large post-war estate owned by Camden Council, which sits between Euston Station and Regent’s Park. It currently includes 2,200 homes across 49 residential blocks, within Read more »

Sarah Jenkinson sets off on the 2016 Cycle to Cannes

March 10, 2016

For the sixth year in a row Tibbalds staff are participating in the annual Cycle to Cannes fundraising event. This year Sarah Jenkinson, Senior Architect and Urban Designer continues the Tibbalds tradition by undertaking the 1,452 kilometre ride. Cycle to Cannes is a fundraising event, comprising a six day ride from London to Cannes in Read more »

Tibbalds appointed for Northstowe Design Code

February 8, 2016

Tibbalds Planning and Urban Design has been appointed by the HCA to produce a detailed Design Code for the delivery of phase two of Northstowe, the largest planned new town since Milton Keynes. Located north west of Cambridge, Northstowe is one of the largest developments in the country and, once complete, will have a population Read more »

Neighbourhood Planning in London: A local authority perspective

February 1, 2016

DCLG has recently invited authorities to bid for ‘pilot’ status. Funding is being made available for authorities to better support neighbourhood planning by piloting ways of making it an integral part of their planning service. It is anticipated authorities will re-design their services and prepare toolkits and resources for others to learn from. But although Read more »

Go ahead for 77-acre Shorncliffe Garrison proposals

December 23, 2015

Taylor Wimpey has been granted planning permission for the redevelopment of the 77-acre Shorncliffe Garrison site near Folkestone in Kent by Shepway District Council. The approved plans include: Up to 1,200 homes – at least half will be 3-bedroom properties or larger, and 18% will be affordable homes. A new two-form entry primary school and Read more »

Brixton regeneration scheme gets planning green light

December 22, 2015

London Borough of Lambeth’s flagship regeneration scheme, Somerleyton Road in Brixton, has received planning committee approval to be awarded planning consent. Tibbalds Planning and Urban Design have acted as planning consultants for the scheme, which consists of five new buildings and the refurbishment of Carlton Mansions in central Brixton. The proposals will deliver 304 rented Read more »

Merry Christmas from everyone at Tibbalds

December 21, 2015

Click here to see what we have enjoyed working on and being involved in during the last year. This Christmas Tibbalds will be making a donation to Shelter, who help millions of people every year struggling with bad housing or homelessness, and Unicef Syria Children Emergency Appeal, who are committed to keeping Syrian children from Read more »

Tibbalds research into housing needs assessment published

November 27, 2015

Tibbalds, with colleagues at Housing Vision, has undertaken research into the way that local plan housing targets are calculated.  Set against the backdrop of a growth agenda and the drive to get local plans adopted by 2017, establishing housing targets and, consequently, the location of where new housing should go, is crucial to a successful Read more »

Masterplan consultation underway at Manydown, Basingstoke

November 16, 2015

Following Tibbalds’ recent appointment by Hampshire County Council and Basingstoke Borough Council to produce a masterplan for the development of the northern part of Manydown, consultation with local residents and representatives has begun. The first of a series of community consultation events took place from Thursday 12 November to Sunday 15 November in a marquee Read more »

Better briefing, better outcomes – New book published by RIBA

October 19, 2015

A key principle of the RIBA Plan of Work is that through better briefing and by working through the project stages sequentially, better buildings can be created and much of the risk around poor delivery and poor performance taken away. Tibbalds’ Director Hilary Satchwell has been writing a book about the briefing stages of the Read more »

Tibbalds creates concept for Co-Lateral Living, to address London housing shortage

October 14, 2015

Tibbalds has recently developed a concept called Co-Lateral Living, which was submitted as a competition entry for the NLA New Ideas for Housing competition, conceived to establish options to help solve the London housing shortage. Our ideas, developed together with Henley Halebrwon Rorrison Architects, evolved through conversations between like-minded Londoners from various generations. Tibbalds’ concept Read more »