Blog Archives

Women and urban renaissance

London Women and Planning Forum/Womens Design Service Publication date: 2000 Ranking: useful Short note describing a seminar that looked at how needs of women could be met in the period up to 2020 through the Planning system. How to view a

Tagged with:
Posted in Gender, Planning

Gender equality and plan making

Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Publication date: 2003 Ranking: useful This gender mainstreaming toolkit provides practical guidance on how to incorporate gender issues into planning at the local level, helping promote equality between women and men. The target audience for

Tagged with: ,
Posted in Gender, Planning

Gender and spatial planning

Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Publication date: 2004 Ranking: useful The note examines definitions of equality, the legal responsibilities of planners and the key gender issues affecting spatial planning. It then focuses on specific areas of planning, setting out key

Tagged with: ,
Posted in Gender, Planning

Planning for an ageing population

Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Publication date: July 2004 Ranking: useful This report attempts to assess the implications of the ageing population in the field of town planning, especially the statutory land use planning system in the UK. It is

Tagged with:
Posted in Planning

Approved document Part M: Access to and use of buildings

Planning Portal Publication Date:  2016 (updated) Ranking:  Essential This section covers the technical guidance contained in Part M (Approved Document M) of schedule 1 of the Building Regulations with the requirements with respect to Access to and use of buildings.

Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Building Regulations, Design Standards (Buildings), Disability, Housing, Lifts, Planning