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Urban Design

The Urban Design function is part of the Landscape, Design & Conservation Team. It seeks to promote the creation of successful, sustainable and people friendly places through the design of good quality buildings, streets and spaces.

Roles include:

  • Providing design advice on major pre-application proposals, planning applications and planning appeals. 
  • Preparing design guides. 
  • Preparing and providing input into design policies in local plan documents. 
  • Promoting and undertaking Building for Life assessments of new housing schemes. 
  • Using creative design skills to influence the quality of new development. 
  • Carrying out design studies and appraisals. 
  • Working in collaboration with other council services and stakeholders on regeneration projects.

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Contact details

Landscape Planning and Projects and Urban Design

Phone : 01274 434605
Fax : 01274 433767

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