Two planners appointed to new Urban Centre Recovery Task Force

Two chartered planners, including a senior officer at a North West council, are among a new 10-strong government taskforce aimed at examining how “housing, planning, and regeneration” can help cities recover from the economic impact of Covid-19.

Wandsworth backs 1,100-home estate regeneration scheme

Plans have been approved for the 1,108-home redevelopment of a housing estate in south-west London after planners advised that the scheme would replace “poor quality housing and buildings in physical decline”.