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Charles Campion speaks at Civic Voice debate at Labour Party Conference

JTP Partner Charles Campion spoke at the Civic Voice fringe event during the Labour Party conference in Manchester this week on engaging communities and stakeholders through participatory design processes. more...

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Social Sustainability
Social Sustainability: Process, Place, People

This short publication by JTP Cities reflects on the relationship between social sustainability and the design of new neighbourhoods and draws on research undertaken at The Village at Caterham, an award-winning project designed by John Thompson & Partners for Linden Homes more...

Recent News

JTP Win Major London Regeneration Competition for Silvertown Way
John Thompson & Partners  is delighted that its proposals to develop a former industrial site at Silvertown Way have been selected by the Greater London Authority (GLA) as its preferred scheme more...


Partner Clare San Martin Talks at UDG Conference
Clare San Martin spoke at the Urban Design Conference in Nottingham on the ‘Collaborative Approaches to Masterplanning’, using our award winning project at Chilmington Green as a case study more...


JTP win twice at the National Housing Awards
JTP were honoured with two National Housing Awards yesterday. The proposals for St Clement's Hospital picked up the awards for Best Scheme in Planning and the overall award for "Provider of the Year"  more...


Atkinson Morley Hospital near completion
JTP's project to convert the former Atkinson Morley Hospital in Wimbledon has nearly reached completion.  more...


Land at Chesterton Community Forum 'Learning Journey'
On Friday 15 August JTP led the Land at Chesterton, Cirencester Community Forum 'Learning Journey' to new neighbourhood developments in Aylesbury Vale and Bedfordshire. more...


New Associate Promotions at JTP
We are pleased to announced that Jonathan Tarbatt, Viv Hill and Emmet O'Sullivan have been promoted to associates of JTP. The practice felt that each were deserving of promotion more...


Community Planning at Mickle Well Park
Around 60 people attended the Mickle Well Park Community Planning Day at the Icon Centre on Saturday 26 July 2014 to share views and local knowledge, contribute to planning the new neighbourhood itself. more...


Marcus Adams completes Prudential London to Surrey Bike Ride
More than 100 people came to the Land North of Clifton Moor Community Planning Weekend on Friday 11 and Saturday 12 July to discuss the creation of a sustainable new village.   more... 


Emerging masterplan proposals for 21st Century Model Village in York
More than 100 people came to the Land North of Clifton Moor Community Planning Weekend on Friday 11 and Saturday 12 July to discuss the creation of a sustainable new village.   more... 


JTP brings participatory planning to Almedalsveckan - Sweden's annual political festival
JTP partner Charles Campion was last week invited to talk about bringing people into planning at Sweden's annual political festival in Visby, Gotland.  more...


The Placebook Battersea Power Station, released
The Placebook has been created by the Battersea Power Station Development Company. It sets out the strategic thinking behind the proposed new redevelopment of Battersea Powerstation and associated masterplan by Rafael Viñoly.  more...


Ross Peedle presents at the Tonji University Masterclass in China
This weekend, Ross Peedle, Director of JTP’s office in Shanghai, made a series of presentations at the Tonji University Masterclass in China more...


John Thompson at Launch of The Community Planning Handbook 2nd Edition
JTP Chairman, John Thompson, a pioneer of Community Planning in the UK, recently spoke at the launch of the Community Planning Handbook 2nd Edition which took place at The Prince’s Foundation, Shoreditch, London more...


Universettee discussion on Holloway Road for Holloway Arts Fesitival
Fred London and Debbie Radcliffe ran a ‘Universettee’ learning event in a private house in Tuffnell Park on 3 June 2014 as part of the Holloway Arts Festival organised by Islington-based arts charity, Rowan Arts.
 more...


Fred London Talks Healthy Urbanism
Fred’s presentation discussed ‘waste’ in relation to consumer choice in a culture of rampant demand and supply  more...


Partner Clare San Martin talks to Planning Magazine about Award Winning Sustainable Urban Extension
Planning magazine recently published an article on JTP's urban extension at Chilmington Green in Ashford, Kent  more...


St Clement's Hospital Shortlisted for 2014 Housing Design Awards
JTP is delighted to announce that St Clement's Hospital has been shortlisted for the Housing Design Awards 2014. The St Clement's site is located in Bow, East London more...
John Thompson & Partners Appointed to Masterplan a New Neighbourhood at Chesterton, Cirencester
JTP are pleased to announce their appointment by Bathurst Development Ltd to work with the local community to develop proposals more...

Planning Approval for Glastonbury Road
Mendip District Council has granted Outline Approval, with all matters reserved, except access, for John Thompson & Partners' scheme at Glastonbury Road in Wells, Somerset more...


Planning Approval for Phase One of Knights Park
Tunbridge Wells Borough Council has granted Detailed Planning Approval for the Design Code as well as Phases 1A and 1B reserved matters which will see the first 423 dwellings of the development go ahead more...
JTP with Gillespies Wins Luzhou River Park Masterplan Competition
John Thompson & Partners (JTP) and Gillespies LLP are delighted to announce that they have won the Daoliu River Park Design Competition in Luzhou, China  more...

Planning Approval for Barton Farm Phase One & Design Code
Winchester City Council has granted approval for the Design Code as well as the Phases 1A and 1B reserved matters application which will see the first 423 dwellings of the development go ahead  more...


JTP design new sustainable village at Forestmill, Clackmannanshire
John Thompson & Partners are delighted to have begun work on detailed proposals for Forestmill, a new masterplanned village in the foreground of the Ochill Hills range near Alloa in Clackmannanshire more...
JTP Awarded ISO Accreditation
John Thompson & Partners is pleased to announce that it has been awarded ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 certification for 2014. JTP's London & Edinburgh studios underwent a rigorous internal audit more..
John Thompson interviewed by Zhousan TV
Chairman John Thompson was recently interviewed by regional Chinese station Zhousan TV about the new town development at Changzhi Island located approximately 200 miles south of Shanghai more...

JTP's First Community Planning Event in China
Staff from the London, Shanghai and Edinburgh studios recently facilitated JTP’s first community planning event in China. The Vision for Changzhi Town Centre Event took place at developer Greentown’s Changzhi offices more...
Dr Ying Ying Tian Named Honorary Research Fellow
John Thompson & Partners is pleased to announce Associate Dr Ying Ying Tian has been appointed as an Honorary Research Fellow in the School of Environment, Education and Development more...

JTP success at 2014 UDG Awards
Two JTP projects have been shortlisted and a further two projects ‘highly commended’ at this year’s National Urban Design Awards 2014. Graylingwell received a special commendation from the judges panel  more... 


Design Charrette for Luzhou, China
A JTP-led team recently participated in a ten day charrette in Luzhou, a mountainous town located in the Szechuen province of Southwest China, and famous for it’s winemaking industry more... 


JTP invited to speak at Chinese conference on 'The Ideal Town'
JTP chairman John Thompson was recently invited by Mr Weipeng Song, President of the Greentown Development Group, to speak at a three day conference on the 'Principals of the Ideal Town' more...


Chilmington Green wins 2014 Placemaking Award
JTP's scheme at Chilmington Green has won the award for Best Strategic Planning at the 2014 Placemaking Awards more...


JTP achieves Best Companies 2014 One Star Accreditation
John Thompson & Partners has achieved One Star Accreditation for 2014. This is the 7th year that JTP has achieved accreditation and it's 5th One Star rating more... 


Planning Approval for St Clement's
St Clement's, a former workhouse infirmary in Bow, East London, has received unanimous approval from the London Borough of Tower Hamlets for detailed planning Listed Building consent and Conservation Area consent more...


Planning Approval for Knights Park
Tunbridge Wells Borough Council has granted Outline Planning Approval,
subject to S106 Agreement, for a mixed-use scheme at Knights Park
more...


JTP Invited to Speak at Congress on Chinese Urbanism
JTP Chairman John Thompson and Associate Ying Ying Tian recently spoke at the Hangzhou International Urbanology Research Centre's annual congress more...  


Hybrid Planning Application for Allerton Bywater Submitted
JTP, on behalf of Keepmoat Homes together with the Homes & Communities Agency, has submitted a Hybrid Planning Application for 5.72ha of land in Allerton Bywater, West Yorkshire to Leeds City Council more...


JTP at 2013 Remaking Cities Congress
JTP Chairman John Thompson and Partner Charles Campion recently spoke about the practice's long international track record of working with communities to regenerate towns and neighbourhoods more...


Design Code and Phase 1 of Barton Farm Submitted
John Thompson & Partners and CALA Homes (South) have submitted a Design Code and the Reserved Matters for the first phase of Barton Farm to Winchester City Council more...


Partner Clare San Martin Speaks at MADE on Urban Extensions
Partner Clare San Martin spoke at MADE, a centre for placemaking based in Birmingham, at a seminar on urban extensions more...    


Partner Fred London Addresses Germany Academy for Urban and Regional Spatial Planning
JTP Partner Fred London was invited to speak at the DASL, the German Academy for Urban and Regional Spatial Planning, annual conference in the Hamburg quarter of Wilhelmsburg more...    


Green Light for Next Phase of Newhall
Unanimous approval was granted by Harlow Council's planning committee for a detailed Reserved Matters application covering the next phase of the award winning development Newhall more...


Ross Peedle Joins John Thompson & Partners' Shanghai Studio
John Thompson & Partners is pleased to announce that it has further strengthened its China operation with the arrival of Partner, Ross Peedle, who has relocated to Shanghai with his family more...


Chilmington Green AAP Adopted by Ashford Borough Council
Ashford Borough Council formally adopted the Chilmington Green Area Action Plan last month.  The adoption of the AAP provides a policy framework to deliver a major urban extension, based on a masterplan prepared by JTP more...          


Graylingwell Park Shortlisted for Two National Housing Awards 
Graylingwell Park, designed by John Thompson & Partners, has been shortlisted for two National Housing Awards 2013 in the categories ‘Best Large Development' and ‘Best Sustainable Development' more...          


Planning Approval for Lister Road
John Thompson & Partners' proposed scheme for Lister Road, Atherstone, a residential-led, mixed use development, recently received planning approval from North Warwickshire Borough Council more...          


Major Planning Application Submitted for New Green Suburb
JTP's masterplan for a ‘green suburb' on 153 hectares of land to the south of Worcester has been submitted for outline planning approval more...          


Planning Minister Tours St Clement's Hospital
Nick Boles MP, Minister for Planning and Development, joined JTP's Managing Partner Marcus Adams, as well as representatives from the GLA, Linden Homes and the East London Community Land Trust, on a tour around St Clement's Hospital more...          


JTP Takes Part in 2013 LFA
As part of the London Festival of Architecture, Partner Ian Fenn joined The Berkeley Group in welcoming over 50 people to a talk and site tour of the JTP-designed scheme for St George, Fulham Reach more...          


Charles Campion Explores Creative Industries and Planning in Sweden
JTP Partner Charles Campion spoke at Mãlartinget in Uppsala, Sweden on JTP's innovation timeline in participatory placemaking more...          


Planning Approval for Shopwyke Lakes
Chichester District Council has granted outline planning approval (subject to the Section 106 Agreement) for Shopwyke Lakes, a residential-led mixed-use scheme designed by John Thompson & Partners more...


A Vision for Arborfield Garrison Submitted for Planning
John Thompson & Partners has submitted a masterplan for 2,000 new homes, on behalf of Arborfield Garrison Landowners' Consortium (AGLC), to Wokingham Borough Council for approval more...


JTP Shortlisted in Design Competition for Hangzhou Wetland Area
A team led by John Thompson & Partners has been shortlisted in the urban design competition for Hangzhou's Future City Wetland Area more...


JTP Shortlisted for AJ100 Best Place to Work: Scotland
John Thompson & Partners is pleased to announce that the practice has been shortlisted for the AJ100's Best Place to Work: Scotland more...


JTP Awarded ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 Certification
John Thompson & Partners is proud to announce that its London and Edinburgh studios have been awarded ISO 9001: Quality Management and ISO14001 Environmental Management certification more...


JTP Achieves Best Companies 2013 One Star Accreditation
John Thompson & Partners has achieved Best Companies' One Star Accreditation for 2013. This is the sixth year that JTP has achieved accreditation and its fourth One Star rating more...


JTP's Spring Visit to China
Senior members of JTP's international team have just returned from a busy two week, five city tour, across China, which included a visit to JTP's Shanghai Studio, which recently celebrated its second anniversary more...


Planning Success for Boorley Green Housing Proposals
John Thompson & Partners is pleased to announce that Resolution to Grant outline planning permission was passed for the Boorley Green development at a special meeting of Eastleigh Borough Council more...


JTP Talks on Sustainable Urbanism at Ecobuild
John Thompson & Partners' breadth of knowledge of sustainable urbanism was showcased at Ecobuild 2013 with talks by John Thompson, Marcus Adams and Rebecca Taylor more...       


JTP Secures Planning Permission for Hethersett North 
John Thompson & Partner's scheme for Hethersett North, a residential-led mixed use development, recently received outline planning approval from South Norfolk Council more...


JTP-Designed Schemes Receive BREEAM Accreditation
JTP is pleased to announce that three sites, which the practice has designed for the Sheffield Housing Company, have received BREEAM Communities accreditation more...


JTP Scheme Receives Outline Planning Permission in Mulbarton
South Norfolk District Council has resolved to grant outline planning permission for 180 new homes, designed by John Thompson & Partners, on a 13 hectare site in the village of Mulbarton more...


Planning Permission for North Littlehampton
John Thompson & Partners is delighted to announce that outline planning permission has been formally issued by Arun District Council for a new urban extension in North Littlehampton more...


A New Vision for Medina Yard
John Thompson & Partners has been appointed by the Harrison Trust to work with the local community to create a new Vision for the Medina Yard site in Cowes, Isle of Wight more...


Danny Boyle Lights up Bow's Christmas Bow at St Clement's Report Back
A new vision for the St Clement's hospital site, an important Grade II, curtilage listed, former workhouse infirmary, was presented to the local community on 13 December more...


Alan Stewart Speaks at Prestigious Sanya Forum
Partner in Charge of JTP's Shanghai Studio joined Lord Peter Mandelson, Former President of the United States Jimmy Carter and leaders from across China's property sector as a speaker at the Sanya Forum more...


JTP China Shortlisted in Shenzhen Competition
A multi-disciplinary team of UK design practices led by John Thompson & Partners has been shortlisted in an international competition for the Dapeng Peninsula of Shenzhen more...


JTP Appointed to Deliver Two Town Charrettes
John Thompson & Partners is delighted to have been appointed by the Scottish Government to deliver two ‘whole town' charrettes in Thurso and Wick more...


Launch of the Creating a New Vision for St Clement's Hospital Event
The Mayor of Tower Hamlets opens the Creating a New Vision for St Clement's Launch and sets the scene for the forthcoming community planning process more...


JTP Helps to Develop Berlin Creative Quarter
John Thompson & Partners has been involved in an exciting participatory process in the heart of Berlin, which is looking to transform one of the last key sites in the city more...


JTP's Projects Day
JTP recently took a day out of the studio to visit a range of schemes that featured riverside regeneration; inner city placemaking; a new neighbourhood beside a rural country park; and the UK's largest zero carbon neighbourhood more...


JTP Progress to Next Round of Hangzhou Competition
John Thompson & Partners is pleased to announce the practice has been shortlisted in the urban design competition for Hangzhou's Future Sci-Tech City more...


Planning Headway for Fulham Reach
John Thompson & Partners is pleased to report major planning progress for Fulham Reach with the first Reserved Matters Application for Block B receiving approval from the London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham more...  


JTP's Design For New Zhukovsky Features in The Moscow Times
John Thompson & Partners' design concept for New Zhukovsky, a new town for 60,000 residents located 20 km east of Moscow, has been reported in The Moscow Times, Russia's only daily English language newspaper more...        


JTP Win Major Masterplanning Competition in Dalian, China
John Thompson & Partners was awarded first place in the Dalian conceptual masterplanning international competition. The competition called for innovative solutions to transform Dalian's 50km long Diamond Bay into a new city centre more...        


John Thompson & Partners Celebrates 20 Years of Open House
John Thompson & Partners marked the 20th anniversary of Open
House with two events at its London Studio on the 21 and 22
September more...


John Thompson Chairs Annual Stephen Lawrence Lecture
John Thompson, Chairman of John Thompson & Partners and Honourary President of the Academy of Urbanism, will chair the 12th Annual Stephen Lawrence Memorial Lecture on 18 September 2012 at 6 pm more...


JTP Part of Moscow Expansion Winning Team
John Thompson & Partners is delighted to announce that it has been named one of the winners of the Moscow Expansion design concept competition, as part of the Capital Cities Planning Group (CCPG) team more... 


Landmark Planning Application Submitted for New Garden Suburb
JTP's masterplan for a new 5,750-home Garden Suburb in Ashford, Kent was submitted to Ashford Borough Council for outline planning approval on 23d August more... 


From Eco-City to Isokuusi 
John Thompson & Partners' participated in Finland' Annual Housing Fair which was held in Vuores, a new town extension in Tampere more...


Langley Court Receives Unanimous Outline Planning Approval
John Thompson & Partners' Langley Court masterplan for Essential Land and Altessen has been granted outline planning approval from the London Borough of Bromley following more than a year of extensive public consultation and community engagement more...


Bromley-by-Bow North Gains Planning Permission
John Thompson & Partners' masterplan for a 3.69 hectare site in the area of London's Bromley-by-Bow for East Thames and Southern Housing Group has received resolution to grant planning more...


JTP Appointed Architect for London's First Community Land Trust
John Thompson & Partners (JTP) is pleased to announce its appointment as part of the delivery team to transform the former St Clements Hospital Site in LB Tower Hamlets into new homes for the capital more...


Two JTP Appointments as Design Council BEEs
John Thompson & Partners is pleased to announce that Charles Campion, Partner in Charge of Community Planning, and Eric Holding, Director of Strategy JTP Cities, have been appointed as Design Council BEEs more...


International Interest in JTP Community Planning Charrette 
Biao Wei, Director of Hangzhou City Planning and Design Academy in China, and Anna Hrdlicka, from the National Exhibitions Agency in Sweden, will attend the Fort Halstead Community Planning Weekend more...


JTP hosts debate to launch its publication "Social Sustainability: Nurturing New Communities"
Over 60 people attended The Social Life of Cities: What is the Designer's Role? debate which was jointly hosted by John Thompson & Partners (JTP) with Social Life, a new venture created by the Young Foundation more...


Graylingwell Park Receives Gold Award at 2012 Green Apple Awards
JTP is delighted to announce that Graylingwell Park has received the Gold Award in the 2012 Green Apple Awards for Best Mixed Use Development more...


JTP Takes Part in Three London Festival of Architecture Events
JTP's participation in the 2012 London Festival of Architecture continued last Saturday as JTP F.C., the Practice's football team, went head-to-head against a league of architecture and engineering practices in the Teenage Kicks 5-a-side tournament more...


JTP Celebrates the London Festival of Architecture         
On 27 June, John Thompson & Partners with Social Life, a new venture created by the Young Foundation, will host a discussion exploring The Social Life of Cities: What is the Designer's Role? more...


JTP-Led Participatory Process Unlocks Challenging Stockholm Site for Development
In October 2010, a team led by John Thompson & Partners, working with local partner People Owned, carried out Sweden's first ever full-scale Community Planning Weekend at Hornsbruksgarten, a busy street in central Stockholm more...


JTP to lead DreamFarm Community Planning Weekend
JTP have been appointed to lead a top European team to work with the
community on a new Vision for a consumer-owned, organic farm south
of Stockholm more...


Fulham Reach 'Ground Breaking'
Mayor Stainton and children from a local school celebrate the Fulham Reach Ground Breaking and opening of a new promenade, part of the new St George development designed by JTP more...


JTP Wins Employer of the Year at 2012 AJ100 Awards
JTP are delighted to announce that it has been named the Employer of the Year at the 2012 AJ100 Awards ceremony.  The award recognised staff satisfaction, workplace culture, benefits and staff turnover more...


Triple Planning Permission Granted for Sheffield Housing Company Sites
John Thompson & Partners are pleased to announce that planning permission has been awarded for all three Sheffield Housing Company Phase 1 Development Sites more... 


JTP Shortlisted for Three 2012 AJ100 Awards
John Thompson & Partners are thrilled to announce the practice has been shortlisted for three 2012 AJ100 Awards more...   


Rebecca Taylor Speaks at GreenAge II in Istanbul
Partner Rebecca Taylor delivered a keynote address at the Second International GreenAge Symposium in Istanbul, Turkey on 27 April 2012 more...        


Edenbrook and Thameside Shortlisted for the 2012 Housing Design Awards
John Thompson & Partners are pleased to announce that two of its schemes, Edenbrook (Phase 1) and Thameside/Kew Bridge Road, have been shortlisted for the Housing Design Awards 2012 more...


JTP on RIBA panel to debate NPPF at Ecobuild 2012
Charles Campion participated in a panel assembled by the RIBA
to discuss the draft National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF)
at Ecobuild more...


JTP present at Ecobuild 'Sustainability and the City' seminar
Partners Fred London and Rebecca Taylor presented the incorporation of bioclimatic design principles within JTP's Suzhou Eco-district project at Ecobuild on the 20th of March. more...


Girvan Charrette leads to new Town Team
The JTP led charrette for the Scottish Government and South Ayrshire Council has created a new vision for Girvan and a 'Town Team'. more...


JTP projects used as exemplars for SUNN Report
Three JTP projects have been used as exemplars in report published by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation and URBED (Urban and Economic Development) to examine 'what does and doesn't work in building new communities'. more...


JTP participates in The Future Homes Commission 'Call for Evidence'
JTP Cities Director Eric Holding is participating in the Future Homes Commission's inquiry into the quality of newly built housing. more...


Principal Associate JTP China
JTP is delighted to announce the relocation of Dr. Ying Ying Tian from London to our Studio in Shanghai. more...


Graylingwell Park Shortlisted for Building Awards 2012
The carbon neutral neighbourhood Graylingwell Park designed by JTP has been shortlisted for the Building Awards 2012 Sustainable Project of the Year Category more...


JTP Project receives Honourable Mention at Green Dot Awards 2012
JTP China project, Suzhou, has received an Honourable Mention for the Green Dot Awards Concept Category focused upon projects which are ‘environmental innovators with a revolutionary business proposal or plan’ more...


Moscow Masterplan Design Competition Featured in BD
JTP among 10 teams shortlisted to masterplan the doubling in size of Moscow more...


JTP achieves Best Companies 2012 One Star Accreditation
JTP has achieved Best Companies' One Star Accreditation for 2012.
This is the 5th year that JTP has achieved accreditation and its third One
Star rating more...


Shopwyke Lakes Children's Workshop at March Primary School
A team from JTP facilitates a Children's Workshop at March Primary School, Chichester to hear pupil's views and ideas for the Shopwyke Lakes site development more...


John Thompson & Partners Opens New Studio in Shanghai
JTP reaffirms the value of its Chinese clientele with the move of its Shanghai studio to a larger newly refurbished premises which will enable it to expand and grow more...


JTP team to lead Girvan Charrette
JTP have been appointed by the Scottish Govenment to lead a six day
community Charrette process to devise a new Vision for Girvan, South
Ayrshire more...


JTP Help to Deliver Design Training to Local Residents
JTP were invited by The Glass-House Community Led Design to facilitate
an evening training session with a group of residents and staff from Islington
and Shoreditch Housing Association more...


Sustainable Masterplanning - JTP Present the Bigger Picture
Fred London and Edward Barsley recently presented JTP's expertise in Sustainable Masterplanning at a seminar on "Innovation in Sustainable Buildings" organised by Breathing Buildings more...


JTP Success in China
Over the last two years JTP has been working with the UK Trade and Investment's China team in the UK as well as receiving support from their representatives in China more...


JTP's North Littlehampton Sustainable Urban Extension Receives 'Resolution to Grant' Approval
Arun District Council have unanimously voted in for a ‘resolution to grant' planning approval for a new urban extension in North Littlehampton more...


A hop in the right direction! Breathing new life into the Maltings at Lichtenrade
John Thompson & Partners' participatory planning work in Germany has made a major contribution to the award of the prize for community engagement received by the Ecumenical Environment Group more...


Runnymede Campus, Englefield Green Granted Planning Permission
The former Brunel University campus, situated on the edge of the village of Englefield Green started life as a manor house in the 1800s was granted planning permission by Runnymede Borough Council more...


Purley Town Centre: From Vision to Realisation
In 2008 JTP facilitated the 'Vision for Purley Town Centre Community Planning Weekend' and improving the quality of the public realm was a cornerstone of the resulting community-led Vision more...


Graylingwell Scoops Two Awards at the 2011 What House Awards
Graylingwell Park, Chichester design by John Thompson & Partners has recently won two further awards for its exemplary design and net zero
carbon status more...


Graylingwell Park Features as Case Study at Building Centre
Graylingwell Park Chichester recently featured as a case study in
the District Heating Technical Seminar at the Building Centre,
Store Street, London more...


Alan Stewart Speaks at Academy of Urbanism Event in Hong Kong
On 6th December Alan Stewart gave a presentation on Bioclimatic Design in Neighbourhoods and Towns, to an inaugural gathering of the Academy of Urbanism in Hong Kong more...


A Vision for Liubu
A JTP-led international team has been working in Shandong Province, China, to produce a Conceptual Masterplan and Vision for the sustainable regeneration of the Liubu scenic area more...


Localism - New RIBA Guide for Architects
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has published a new guide on community engagement for architects in response to the Localism agenda.  Two JTP projects are highlighted as case studies in each document more...


JTP China Website Goes Live
JTP are pround to announce the launch of the JTP China Website which went live in October The website contains information on our Approach, Methodology and our Chinese and international projects more...


Graylingwell Energy Centre Grand Opening
The Energy Centre at Graylingwell was opened this week by the mayor of Chichester showcasing cutting edge heat and power technology that will reduce the carbon emissions of the Graylingwell Park development by 37% more ...


Incredible Weekend - Partner Charles Campion visits Todmorden
Incredible Edible is changing the way people think about their cities, towns and villages. JTP Partner Charles Campion visited Todmorden last weekend to find out more about the group more ...


Suzhou Eco-Town Long listed for WAN Urban Design Awards
John Thompson & Partners are pleased to announce that Suzhou Eco-Town in
Jiangsu, China has been shortlisted for the WAN Urban Design Awards
2011 more ...


New Life at Roof Top Level in Stockholm
In November 2010 JTP led an international team at Sweden's first ever Community Planning Weekend, working with Wasted Space/People Owned - companies founded by Stockholm-based entrepreneur John Higson more ...


Tour the JTP London Studio during Open House Weekend
Open House London, the capital's greatest architectural showcase, took place last weekend. JTP's London Studio was open on Saturday 17 September from 9.00 am to 2.00 pm more ...


Partner Charles Campion is today at the Abergavenny Food Festival
Charles Campion today attends the Abergavenny Food Festival Conference which aims to celebrate the diversity of foods and tradition and the craft in food-making more ...


Proposal to Regenerate Kew Bridge Road and Thameside Centre, Approved
JTP's scheme for 308 new homes and a range of commercial uses including offices, shops, restaurants, a riverside pub and a boating club has received Detailed Planning Approval more ...


Approval for 75 sustainable homes in South London
JTP’s mixed-tenure scheme on a prominent corner site in Lewisham has received detailed planning approval. The proposal is designed to achieve Code for Sustainable Homes Level 4 more ...


Unanimous approval for redevelopment of Atkinson Morley Hospital site
Merton Council has unanimously voted to grant planning permission for JTP's proposals for the regeneration of the former Atkinson Morley Hospital site in Wimbledon more ...


JTP led team appointed to Scottish Government Framework
A team led by JTP has been awarded a place on the new Scottish Government
Framework to deliver and mainstream charrette processes throughout the country more ...


Suzhou Eco-Town Shortlisted for UDG Project Awards
JTP is pleased to announce that Suzhou West District Eco-Town
has been shortlisted for the Urban Design Group Project Awards
for 2011/12 more ...


JTP presents to All Party Parliamentary Group
Charles Campion presented to the All Party Parliamentary Group
meeting on Regeneration and Localism. His talk focussed on what
localism means in practice more ...


JTP to become Green Building Expert for Columbia
Rebecca Taylor, Partner in Charge of Sustainability, will be on a panel of
experts being consulted on the preparation of Green Building Codes
for Columbia more ...


Community Planning

Medina Yard Community Forum
6.00pm - 8.00pm Thursday 18 September 2014

The local community was invited to the Medina Yard Community Forum from 6.00pm - 8.00pm at Cowes Methodist Church more...


Stag Hill, Guildford Exhibition
Tuesday 9 September & Wednesday 10 September 2014

The local community was invited to a two-day exhibition at Guildford Cathedral. The exhibition was an opportunity to view the emerging proposals more...


Dickens Yard, Ealing Pre-planning Application Exhibition
Thursday 11 September & Saturday 13 September 2014
The local community was invited to a two-day public exhibition at Christ the Saviour Church in Ealing more...


Chesil Street Extra Care Scheme, Pre-planning Application Exhibition
3.00pm - 8.00pm Monday 15 September 2014

The local community is invited to an exhibition to view proposals for a new Extra Care scheme at Chesil Street more...


Mickle Well Park, Daventry Report Back
Wednesday 13 August 2014

Following the Community Planning Day which took place on Saturday 26 July, the JTP led team summarised and analysed the outcomes more...


Land North of Clifton Moor, York Community Planning Weekend
Friday 11 July & Saturday 12 July 2014

The local community were invited to a Community Planning Weekend to help create a Vision for a sustainable new village more...


Land at Chesterton, Cirencester Community Forum Wednesday 18 June 2014
The local community was invited to the Land at Chesterton, Cirencester Community Forum at The Ashcroft Centre, Cirencester  more...


Chesil Street, Winchester Community Planning Day
Tuesday 18th March 2014

Following the Community Planning Day JTP have analysed and summarised the outcomes which will be reported back to the community more... 


Ridgewood Farm Community Consultation Event
Friday 28th February & Saturday 1 March 2014

The local community were invited to view initial proposals for a new neighbourhood on Ridgewood Farm, Uckfield more...


Chaulington Pre-Planning Application Exhibition
Friday 6 & Saturday 7 December 2013

The local community was invited to an exhibition on Friday 6 & Saturday 9 December a Heathfield Lower School, Caddington more...


Land at Cribbs Causeway Public Exhibition,
Thursday 7 & Saturday 9 November 2013

The local community was invited to an exhibition on Thursday 7 And Saturday 9 November at Clifton Rugby Club, Station Road, Cribbs Causeway, Bristol more...


Camden Estate Exhibition, Wednesday 25 September 2013
The local community was invited to a public exhibition held on Wednesday 25 September in The Primary School Hall, The Bridge, 251 Hungerford Road, London, N7 9LD more...


Land at Glastonbury Road, Public Exhibition
The local community was invited to a public exhibition held in the Foley Room at the Elim Connect Centre in Wells between 4pm to 7pm on Friday 13 September and 11am to 3pm on Saturday 14 September 2013 more...


Gipsy Lane, Luton, Public Exhibition
The local community was invited to a public exhibition to view and comment on regeneration proposals for under-used land at Gipsy Lane, Osborne Road and Park Street in Luton. more...


Slade End Farm, Wallingford, Pre-Planning Application Exhibition
Over 200 people atteded the public exhibition of the latest proposals for Slade End Farm (Site B) at Wallingford Town Hall on Friday 19 and Saturday 20 July. more...


Land at Chichele Road Report Back
Following the Community Planning Day, JTP team analysed and summarised the outcomes and created an illustrated Vision for the site that was reported back to the community on Thursady 13 June at Oxted School more...


St Clement's Pre-Planning Application Exhibition - 5 & 6 June
The exhibition provided an opportunity to view the latest proposals for St Clement’s site prior to the submission of the planning application in mid-June more...


A New Vision for Chaulington Community Planning Weekend
Over 100 people participated in site tours, workshops and hands-on planning groups during the Community Planning Weekend to help us create a new Vision for the future of the GM's vehicle storage site near Luton more...


Arborfield Garrison Exhibition
The local community was invited to a public exhibition of proposals for a new development at Arborfield Garrison and adjoining land to discuss plans for up to 2,000 new homes, community uses and landscape more...


A New Vision for St Clement's Community Forum
The local community has been invited to the second St Clement's Community Forum at 7pm on Thursady 11 April at Bow Road Methodist Church to discuss the latest proposals more...


Medina Yard Exhibition and Community Forum
The local community was invited to participate in the Vision for Medina Yard Exhibition and the first Medina Yard Community Forum on Tuesday 5 March at Cowes Methodist Church more...


South Worcester Exhibition 27 February
The local community was invited to a public exhibition of proposals for a new development at South Worcester. The proposals include up to 2,450 homes, employment space, community facilities, a primary school and GPs more...


Charrettes for Wick & Thurso
The local communities of Wick and Thurso were invited to help shape the future of their towns through the charrette process.  The outcomes will inform the Main Issues Report for the Caithness & Sutherland Local Development Plan more...  


A New Vision for St Clement’s Community Design Forum
The local community was invited to the first St Clement's Community Design Forum at 7pm on Thursday 17 January at Bow Road Methodist Church to discuss the emerging proposals for the site. more...


A Vision for Arborfield Community Planning Weekend
The local community was invited to give their views and help develop ideas for new development at Arborfield Garrison and adjoining land on 18 & 19 January more...


Creating a New Vision for St Clement’s Report Back
Following the Community Planning Workshops, the local community was invited to the Report Back presentation on Thursday 13 December to see the emerging vision for the site more...


Twickenham Community Update Forum
The local community was invited to view an exhibition of the proposed development of the Twickenham Sorting Office site in advance of the submission of a detailed planning application more...


Creating a New Vision for St Clement’s
Around 350 people participated in the Creating a New Vision for St Clement’s Hospital Community Planning Workshops to help plan a new vision for the site and its relationship to neighbouring areas more...


Launch of the Creating a New Vision for St Clement’s Hospital Event
Mayor of Tower Hamlets opens the Creating a New Vision for St Clement’s Community Planning Event and sets the scene for the forthcoming community planning process more...


A New Vision for Lenton Community Planning Weekend, 21 & 22 September
The local community was invited to give their views on the draft proposals for the redevelopment of Lenton Flats in Nottingham as well as developing ideas for improving the surrounding neighbourhood more...


Pylands Lane and Boorley Green Planning Application Exhibitions
The local community was invited to view the proposals for the new development at Pylands Lane and Boorley Green prior to the submission of the outline planning applications to Eastleigh Borough Council more...


Lenton Flats, Nottingham
JTP have been appointed by Nottingham City Homes to work with the local community on re-planning the Lenton Flats site.  An introductory meeting for residents of the flats was held on 14 August more...


Fort Halstead Community Planning Weekend Report Back
Around 100 people attended the Fort Halstead Community Planning Weekend Report Back on Tuesday 24 July at the Fort Halstead staff canteen more...


Twickenham Community Forum
The second Twickenham Community Forum was held on 11 July at Richmond Adult and Community Centre to provide an opportunity for local people to continue to be involved in the development of proposals for the site more...


Dream Farm Community Planning Weekend
Over 400 people participated at the Dream Farm Community Planning Weekend on the island of Muskö, south of Stockholm on 16th & 17th June to develop a new Vision for the 200 ha farmland and forest site more...


Twickenham Community Forum
The first Twickenham Community Forum provided an opportunity for local people to continue to be involved in the development of proposals for the Twickenham Sorting Office site more...


Consulting on the future of Fort Halstead
The local community was invited to the first phase of the consultation for the future of Fort Halstead, a series of public exhibitions on 17 & 18 May more...


Langley Court Planning Application
Following 12 months of consultation with local people, a planning application for the redevelopment of Langley Court has now been submitted to Bromley Council more...


A Vision for Twickenham Sorting Office Report Back
The local community was invited to the presentation of a new Vision for the former Twickenham Sorting Office site on Wednesday 25 April at 7pm at Richmond Adult & Community College more...


Bromley-by-Bow North Exhibition
The local community was invited to a public exhibition of the revised regeneration proposals for the Bromley-by-Bow North area on Tuesday 27 March from 3pm-8pm at the Miller’s House, Bromley-by-Bow more...


A Vision for Twickenham Sorting Office Community Planning Weekend
The event took place on Friday 23 and Saturday 24 March at Richmond Adult and Community College.  It was an opportunity to share local knowledge and contribute to the emerging Vision for the site more...


A Vision for Girvan Community Charrette
Around 250 people attended the Girvan Community Charrette to help develop a high-level vision for the regeneration of Girvan, with particular regard to linking the development of the planned multi-faceted facility to the harbour and the town more...


Boorley Green Community Planning Events
The Pylands Lane Community Workshop and Boorely Green Community Planning Weekend were an opportunity for residents and interested stakeholders to share their local knowledge and ideas and help to shape the vision for the both areas. more...


St Leonards Community Planning Weekend Report Back
Following the Community Planning Weekend we analysed and summarised the outcomes and developed an illustrated Vision that was presented to the community on Thursday 9 February at the Magnet, St Leonards more...


Shopwyke Lakes Planning Application
Over the past six months ideas from the local community have shaped the masterplan since the first Community Planning event over the weekend of 8th to 9th July 2011 more...


St Leonards Coastal Space Community Planning Weekend
The local community was invited to attend the St Leonards Coastal Space Community Planning Weekend to participate in creating a new Vision for the future of the area on Friday 20th & Saturday 21st January at the Magnet, St Leonards more...


South Worcester Forum
The second South Worcester Forum was held on 14 December at St Peter’s Baptist Church.  The local community had a chance to work in small, facilitated groups to discuss a number of specific issues more...


Land East of Long Lane, Mulbarton Pre-Application Exhibition
The local community was invited to view the latest development proposals on 24th November at the Social Club, Mulbarton Village Hall more...


187 - 199 West End Square Exhibition
Around 200 people attended the public exhibition on Saturday 5 November and Monday 7 November at St James Church to view the updated proposals for the new development at 187 - 199 West End Square in West Hampstead more...


Shopwhyke Lakes Pre-Planning Application Exhibition
A public exhibition was held at the Jubilee Hall in Oving Village to present proposals for a new mixed use neighbourhood on Monday 17 October more...


Upplands Väsby
JTP have been engaging residents in the design of Sweden's most sustainable neighbourhood.  Over 120 people participated in workshops over the weekend.  The results were reported back to the community on the 12th October more...


South Worcester Forum
The first South Worcester Forum was held in St Peter’s Church
on Thursday 6 October from 7pm – 9pm to provide an opportunity
for further exploration of residents’ key concerns and aspirations more...


Langley Court Public Exhibition
The Langley Court Public Exhibition was held from 10am - 4pm
Saturday 1 October 2011 at the The Pavilion, Langley Court
Beckenham BR3 3BS more...


Fulham Reach Planning Application
On Friday 23 September the London Borough Hammersmith and Fulham Council took the decision to resolve to grant outline planning permission for Fulham Reach and detailed permission for the first phase more...


Shopwhyke Lakes Pre-Planning Application Exhibition
A public exhibition was held at the Assembly Rooms in Chichester to present proposals for a new mixed use neighbourhood on Thursday 29 September 4pm to 8pm more...


Hethersett Planning Application Exhibition
Over 400 hundred people attended a public exhibition held on Thursday 22 September 2011 to present proposals for future development at Hethersett more...


187 - 199 West End Lane Update Meeting
Everone with an interest in West End Lane, West Hampstead was invited to the update meeting on Monday 12th September at St James Church more...


Mulbarton Community Planning Day
The local community was invited to the Mulbarton Community Planning Day to participate in shaping the future of Land East of Long Lane more...


South Worcester Community Planning Weekend
Over 160 local people attended the South Worcester Community Planning Weekend on Friday 8 July and Saturday 9th July 2011 at St. Peter's Baptist Church more...


Shopwhyke Lakes Community Planning Weekend
Local people were invited to participate at the Shopwhyke Lakes Community Planning Weekend on Friday 8 July and Saturday 9 July at Chichester Park Hotel to help develop a Vision for the site more...


West End Lane Community Planning Day
The local community was invited to attend the West End Lane Planning Day on Saturday 2 July from 11am to 4pm at Emmanuel Primary School
to participate in creating a new Vision for the future of the site more...


Kew Bridge Road and Thameside Centre Exhibition
To show the amendments for the new riverside development at Kew Bridge
Road and Thameside Centre, we held a public exhibition on 2nd, 4th &
6th June at Kew Bridge Arches more...  


Slade End Farm, West Wallingford (Site B) Planning Application Exhibition
Around 150 people attended the Planning Application Exhibition
at Wallingford Methodist Church Centre on 12 May to view the submitted proposals for 400 homes for the Slade End Farm (Site B) more...


Bromley-by-Bow North Exhibition
A public exhibition of the regeneration proposals for the Bromley-by-Bow
North area was held on Wednesday 13 April and on Thursday 14 April
at the Kingsley Hall Community Centre more...


Kew Bridge Road and Thameside Centre
As a part of the ongoing community engagement process, we held a public
exhibition at St Paul’s Church, Brentford on Friday 8 April and
on Saturday 9 April more...


Fulham Reach Planning Application
Around 250 people attended the Fulham Reach (formerly Hammersmith Embankment) Planning Application Exhibition held by St George Central
London Ltd more...

Tampere, Finland - Vision for TULLI+

The revitalisation of the Tulli neighbourhood is key to Tampere’s plans for the future of its city centre. Using collaborative Charrette workshop processes, JTP led a multi-disciplinary team to work with the city authorities and key local stakeholders – click here to learn more about how the team created the integrated Vision and Urban Charter for Tulli.

Video: Hangzhou Future City Competition

JTP has won first place in the urban design competition for Hangzhou’s Future Sci-Tech City. This video features JTP’s winning design which reflects the traditional watertown typology found across Hangzhou, the capital city of Zhejiang Province in Eastern China See more videos...