Guidance and Training

We offer training and prepare guidance for

Professionals, elected members, communities, and other audiences

Subjects include: regeneration and economic development, design, planning for non-specialists, heritage practice, community engagement and consultation, and neighbourhood planning.

Training and guidance for all

We have prepared training and guidance for numerous national organisations and programmes

We offer a range of training opportunities, including in-house, online, events and conferences.

Publications we have authored include The Locality Neighbourhood Planning Roadmap Guide, now in its 2018 edition, Conservation Professional Practice Principles for the Institute of Historic Building Conservation, the Historic Towns and Villages Forum and Civic Voice, Heritage in Neighbourhood Plans for the National Trust and some of the content for BS7913 (Guide to the Conservation of Historic Buildings). Our other guidance includes a range of subjects, including regeneration, community-led housing, transport in neighbourhood plans, Local Green Space, Neighbourhood Development Orders, Implementation and Review of Neighbourhood Plans and General Conformity.


As featured in a number of specialist publications across the built environment


We present complex legislation and processes in a clear and accessible way

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