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1211, 2021

New commissions: supporting Councils to bring forward strategic sites

November 12th, 2021|Comments Off on New commissions: supporting Councils to bring forward strategic sites

Hyas Associates have been awarded a number of new commissions recently across England to help Councils bring forward important local strategic sites. Our approach to each project draws from our broad range of expertise and brings together the most appropriate [...]

1210, 2021

St Cuthberts Garden Village ‘Start with the Park’ Ideas Competition: Shortlist announced

October 12th, 2021|Comments Off on St Cuthberts Garden Village ‘Start with the Park’ Ideas Competition: Shortlist announced

The shortlist has now been announced for an exciting competition to design a new park in the centre of the St Cuthbert's Garden Village in Carlisle. Hyas have worked closely with the City Council, the Landscape Institute and United Utilities [...]

2409, 2021

Our view: Alconbury Weald – A Powerful Example of Collaborative Visioning

September 24th, 2021|Comments Off on Our view: Alconbury Weald – A Powerful Example of Collaborative Visioning

A reflection from Steve Ingram - Hyas Associate and previously Head of Planning at Huntingdonshire District Council. If you are not familiar with Alconbury Weald, it is an emerging new settlement of 5,000 new homes and 300,000 sq ft of [...]

208, 2021

Making good progress with the National Model Design Code (NMDC) pilots

August 2nd, 2021|Comments Off on Making good progress with the National Model Design Code (NMDC) pilots

Following the recent publication of the revised National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF)  and updates to the National Model Design Code (NMDC) , MHCLG have announced that they are now looking to work with a further 10 local authorities to develop [...]

1806, 2021

Funding boost for St Cuthbert’s Garden Village

June 18th, 2021|Comments Off on Funding boost for St Cuthbert’s Garden Village

Hyas have continued their impressive record of supporting local authorities to receive funding towards the planning and delivery of major projects across the country. In addition to helping a number of local authorities achieve nearly £1.2m of Garden Settlement Capacity [...]

2105, 2021

Hyas supporting Councils piloting the National Model Design Code

May 21st, 2021|Comments Off on Hyas supporting Councils piloting the National Model Design Code

Hyas are pleased to be supporting Councils in 3 of the 14 areas selected by MHCLG take part in a 6-month testing programme to apply the National Model Design Code (NMDC) in their areas. Over 70 expressions of interest were [...]

1405, 2021

Our View: Do We Have the Capacity to Put the Heart into Design Codes?

May 14th, 2021|Comments Off on Our View: Do We Have the Capacity to Put the Heart into Design Codes?

A personal view by Jim Fox, Associate of Hyas. The National Model Design Code (NMDC) is due to be finalised later in 2021 . Although coding is not new, this is a milestone for placemaking in this country and one [...]

704, 2021

Danielle promoted to Senior Consultant

April 7th, 2021|Comments Off on Danielle promoted to Senior Consultant

Congratulations to Danielle Nevin who has been promoted to the position of Senior Consultant with Hyas Associates, having joined as Consultant in 2020. Since joining Hyas, Danielle has been heavily involved in various projects including Aylesbury Garden Town, Culm Garden [...]