Archive for 2021

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  • Peter chairs Haringey's Design Award Panel

    On the wettest Saturday of the year Peter and his five fellow assessors visited the schemes shortlisted for this year's Haringey Design Award. The Panel were able to agree on awards in all the categories, and these will be announced at an evening event at Alexandra Palace on 19th October. Thank you to all the building owners for allowing six ... Read more ›

  • Historic Places Panel visits Boston

    Historic England's Historic Places Panel visited Boston in Lincolnshire on 28th and 29th September. The Panel heard presentations from the local authority and had a fascinating tour of the town's historic centre and port. The visit focussed on the Council's programme of High Street improvements and potential bid for 'Levelling Up' funding, as well as looking more strategically at the ... Read more ›

  • Peter to step down from chairing LLDC's Quality Review Panel

    Peter is stepping down as Chair of the London Legacy Development Corporation's Quality Review Panel this autumn. Peter has been chairing the Panel since 2012 and the new Chair is being appointed by open recruitment organised by Frame Projects, with a closing date of 19th July.  Peter said:  “The task of building on the legacy of the 2012 Olympics is ... Read more ›

  • Peter's chairing of Historic England's Historic Places Panel extended to the end of this year

    Peter's position as Chair of Historic England's Historic Places Panel was due to end at the end of May, but has been extended to the end of December 2021 in view of the hiatus over the last year due to the coronovirus pandemic.  The Panel's Annual General Meeeting is being held virtually on 11th May, and panel visits are expected ... Read more ›

  • Government presses ahead with shops to homes conversions

    The Government is pressing ahead with its plans to make it easy for owners of ‘commercial, business and service’ premises, including shops, to convert them into homes without the need for planning permission. However, following the overwhelming criticism that the draft proposals received when they were first floated last December, this new permitted development right, which will come into effect ... Read more ›