Events

A 21st Century Metropolitan Green Belt

Events

MAP GB 1

26 May 2016

Final event: Executive summary report launch

The executive summary and the final report will be published on 25 July 2016.

 
MAP GB 2

5 May 2016

Workshop 6: Recommendations

 

 
MAP GB 3

14 April 2016

Workshop 5: Landscape planning

Our fifth workshop was on the inevitable question of landscape enhancement. We identified three broad areas to consider if we want to make the most of the landscapes in the Metropolitan Green Belt.

Click here to read our blog summarising the discussion.

 
MAP GB 4

7 April 2016

Meeting 3: Steering group

 
MAP GB 5

10 March 2016

Workshop 4: Infrastructure and land value

Our fourth workshop was particularly timely given various announcements on infrastructure, most recently the Budget announcement on Crossrail 2. We discussed several ways in which transportation can be improved. 

Click here to read our blog summarising the discussion.

 
MAP GB 7

11 February 2016

Workshop 3: Garden cities & urban extensions

In our third workshop we explored the role of green belts in garden cities. We took inspiration from Ebenezer Howard's Garden Cities of To-morrow. We also discussed urban extensions, as recommended by Town & Country Planning Association.

Click here to read our blog summarising the discussion.

 
MAP GB 8

2 February 2016

Meeting 2: Steering group

 
MAP GB 10

28 January 2016

Workshop 2: Methods of review and their outcomes

For our second workshop, we wanted to look at more practical ways of understanding planning in the green belt. The objective of this workshop was to look at how green belt reviews are created and how they can influence change in the Metropolitan Green Belt.

Click here to read our blog summarising the discussion.

 
MAP GB 12

 21 January 2016

Workshop 1: Purpose and means

What's in a name? Our first workshop exploring purposes of the Metropolitican Green Belt was held on 21 January. The goals of this workshop were to question the purposes of the Green Belt and to look at other ways we might achieve these purposes.

Click here to read our blog summarising the discussion.

 
MAP GB 9

3 December 2015

Official launch event

On 3 December we hosted the official launch of the 21st Century Metropolitan Green Belt project. A number of opinion formers were present - some in favour of the conservation of the Belt, others questioning its utility. There was general agreement that now is an important time to debate the Metropolitan Green Belt.

Click here to read our blog summarising the discussion.

 
MAP GB 13

9 November 2015

Meeting 1: Steering group

 

 

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