THE GUARDIAN: Why is Britain so bad at planning cities?

  • David Rudlin

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Here is something you might try if you live in Britain. Go to your favourite urban place, whether it be the centre of a large city or a small market town. Close your eyes, turn around three times and walk in that direction for 15 minutes (or an hour if you’re in London). I can predict with a reasonable degree of confidence that the place where you end up will be crap.

Period11 Apr 2019

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  • TitleWhy is Britain so bad at planning cities?
    Media name/outletThe Guardian
    Media typeWeb
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    Date11/04/19
    DescriptionHere is something you might try if you live in Britain. Go to your favourite urban place, whether it be the centre of a large city or a small market town. Close your eyes, turn around three times and walk in that direction for 15 minutes (or an hour if you’re in London). I can predict with a reasonable degree of confidence that the place where you end up will be crap.
    URLhttps://www.theguardian.com/cities/2019/apr/11/why-are-we-so-bad-at-planning-cities
    PersonsDavid Rudlin

Keywords

  • town planning