Ben Derbyshire has been elected the next President of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA).  He will take over the two-year presidential term from Jane Duncan on 1 September 2017; from 1 September 2016 he will officially become RIBA President-Elect.

Speaking today Ben Derbyshire said:

“Once again we find ourselves in turbulent times. In winning this election I am conscious of a great sense of responsibility owed to architects everywhere, in all corners of the UK and overseas.  Jane Duncan has laid the foundations for change at ...
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Plot 18

Plans have been submitted to create a brand new library and community hub at the heart of the Aylesbury neighbourhood.

Notting Hill Housing has submitted planning application to Southwark Council for the 2.5 acre old Amersham site, along Thurlow Street. It comes after a year of consultation with local residents and stakeholders.

If given the green light, the proposals will see a new public square, a state-of-the-art library and brand new medical and early years facilities created. There will also be 120 new homes, at least half of which will be for social rent or shared ...
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