One year on since the introduction of neighbourhood planning legislation, we look at the emergence of community planning in London – how and why it has grown, the geographic factors shaping its adoption across the city, and what the next steps will be for those involved.
With the Localism Act 2011 local communities were given the “right to plan” for the first time. More than 60 communities have already put their hands up and started neighbourhood planning across the capital.
May’s Spotlight breakfast will review the experience so far and explore the challenges which both local communities and boroughs have faced.
This is the third in our new series of monthly breakfast discussions hosted by The Exchange, each one looking at a different aspect of life in the capital and the policies shaping it. We offer the floor to experts in their field, and provide the forum where those with unique insight into our city can exchange ideas with specialists and policymakers.