- How to draw up your own plans / planning document
- Design Guidance
- Urban Design Guidance
- ‘Sustainability’ and power / energy guidance
- Set up and run a Neighbourhood Development Forum
- Community Involvement / consultation / engagement best practice
- Comment on planning application
- Resources available from other organisations
How to draw up your own plans / planning document
Design is more than aesthetics.
Design is about responding to the existing character, movement patterns, appearance and other attributes of the area. It is about how people will be able to use the development when it is built. At a more detailed level, design addresses matters of massing and bulk, external materials and landscaping, inclusive design and how the orientation of proposed buildings and their relationship to public spaces would provide adequate natural surveillance to help make a safe, secure environment.
from Design at Appeal CABE
Building for Life 12 (BfL12) is led by three partners: Cabe at the Design Council, Design for Homes and the Home Builders Federation, supported by Nottingham Trent University.
The 12 questions reflect our vision of what new housing developments should be: attractive, functional and sustainable places.
Urban Design Guidance
see Convivial spaces for discussion about the way the public use seating in urban spaces
Our Inherited City, Bristol Bristol Heritage Framework guidance
Streets for all South West; Historic England guidance May 2018
‘Sustainability’ and power / energy guidance
Set up and run a Neighbourhood Development Forum
Community Involvement / consultation / engagement best practice
How to respond to pre application community involvement approach from a developer Pre App CI checklist
How developers should involve the community in pre application discussions:
Bristol City Council Guidelines BCC guidance
Guidance for developer NPN webpage
Comment on planning application
Resources available from other organisations
CPRE resource guidance page
full list of CPRE planning documents and guidance
Locality has been involved in Neighbourhood Planning and has resources to help groups doing their own plans.