Design in neighbourhood planning

CABE_DesignInNPCabe was the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environmentbut this was merged with The Design Council in 2011. They strive to help communities achieve well designed places through neighbourhood planning and design statements

All over the country community groups are taking the lead in shaping the future of their neighbourhood. The government, through the Localism Act and National Planning Policy Framework, has created new opportunities for local people to set out their vision for their local area.

CABE believe that good design is fundamental to successful neighbourhood planning . Good design can make neighbourhoods sustainable, adaptable and resilient and create places where people want to live, work and play. This leaflet explains how Cabe at the Design Council can help community groups and local authorities achieve their aspirations for well designed places.

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