On Monday evening The London Borough of Haringey resolved to grant planning permission for HTA Design LLP's designs of West Green Place. The proposals where prepared on behalf of innovative affordable housing developer Pocket Living and are the third in an ongoing collaboration between HTA and Pocket. 

Our vision for West Green Place is to create an exemplary new residential street adding a public square at its entrance which opens up access to Downhills Park. The proposals will see the existing poor quality and disparate community buildings replaced with a new a ...
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What Does It Mean?

The radical reforms first promised by Sajid Javid were absent from yesterday’s Housing White Paper however the sector should not be disappointed. Its contents strives to support densification, improve design quality and diversify the housing market. Whilst not radical, it is encouraging. It is anticipated that these changes will be brought about through revising the National Planning Policy Framework later this year.

Given that it is a national White Paper we were surprised at the number of times central Government explicitly referred to London rather than other ...
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