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A riotous end to a tumultuous year

The UKR Christmas party on Monday was a suitably riotous affair. Our entire professional team attended lunch in the private room of Villandry St James, where the kitchen and waiting staff seriously did us proud. As ever. An eclectic mix of folk – planners, surveyors, designers, comms-types, hangers on, liggers and laggers – gathered for […]

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Welcome appointment at RIBA

In a highly Top Secret process, the team at UKR is gearing up to appoint master-planners to design our new scheme. It is very Secret Squirrel as we are in a hugely collaborative partnership with the host local authority and we are, above all else, totally respectful of their timetable for residents’ consultation on their […]

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When planning hits the boundaries

As another council’s Local Plan (Buckinghamshire) fails the test of “duty to co-operate” the other week, I have to ask why oh why (oh why oh why) do some local authorities find it so difficult to work together on planning matters? My old mucker Ralph Ward tells me when we all worked at LDDC the […]

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