Tag Archives: Communities

Urban October 2023

Urban October is an opportunity for everyone to be part of the conversation about the challenges and opportunities created by the fast rate of change in our cities and towns. Each October, everyone interested in sustainable urbanisation from national and local governments to universities, NGOs, and communities is encouraged to hold or participate in activities, […]

Government opens consultation proposing second staircases in buildings and mandatory sprinklers in care homes

The Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities has proposed several new updates to Approved Document B, including recommendations to mandate sprinklers in care homes and second staircases for new tower blocks over 30m in height. The Government is inviting responses to the consultation which is open until 17 March 2023 – responses can be […]