Sustainable Development Topic Group 

New topic Group for 2021, register now to take part in this working group using the form below. The first meeting will took place on 12th January. Click HERE to view the slides from the meeting.

Minutes of Previous meeting:


  • Click Here for the minutes of the meeting held on 29th January. Included in the document are lots of useful links to useful site and articles.

  • Here is the LINK for the minutes of meeting of 8th February.

  • Click HERE for the minutes of the meeting held on 15th February

  • Click HERE for the minutes of the meeting held on 22/2/21


Scope: Spatial planning, sustainable settlements, resilient communities, Local Plan policies, housing, infrastructure and connectivity. Planning for homes, including infrastructure, its impact on the environment and the climate.

The Date of the next meeting has yet to be confirmed.

Register to join Sustainable Development Topic Group.
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Good Homes Alliance - A very useful resource for guidance on environmental building standards 

The Good Homes Alliance is a UK organisation established in 2007 that grew to have over 70 members, including architects, planners, developers, universities, local authorities, urban designers, consultants, building professionals and suppliers whose stated aim is to build and promote sustainable homes and communities and to transform the whole of mainstream UK house building into a sustainable endeavour. It is a not-for-profit community interest company with a board of directors.

Members subscribe to a charter for responsible housebuilding containing seven principles.

The website is well worth a visit on the LINK