WSP to buy RPS Group for £626 million

Multi-disciplinary firm WSP has announced an agreement to buy one of the UK’s biggest planning consultancies for £625.9 million – just a week after buying two other large planning outfits.

Review: High density housing development

Oaklands Rise in west London is close to the limit of acceptable density, but its design quality still manages to provide a sufficient level of amenity, finds David Edwards.