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Retrofit-first planning policy

09 May 2024
Retrofit Agenda Stage
Retrofit Agenda

GLA Whole life carbon and Circular Economy policies have transformed development in London. Councils, such as Westminster City and City of London, have developed borough-specific policies that go one BIG step further developing specific planning targets to prevent demolition and being to set limits to embodied carbon emissions. 

What is the future for planning policy in evaluating retrofit and new build proposals?

Rachael Owens, Head of Sustainability - Buckley Gray Yeoman
Kerstin Kane, Principal Planning Officer - City of London
Gustavo Brunelli, Technical Director - Atelier Ten
Sophia Ceneda, Associate & Sustainability Lead - Howells
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