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St Albans District transport – getting out of the jams

Presentation by Stephen Joseph ‘St Albans District transport – getting out of the jams’ Downloadable presentation and video link below. Stephen Joseph’s excellent presentation last Spring on getting out of the jams in St Albans District is, I believe, just as pertinent today, if not more so! He presented some immediate ways forward that can […]

LOOK! St Albans Annual Update

Look! St Albans Our Community Voice of Design Annual Update on Monday 11th April 2022 Online via Zoom starting at 7pm Look! St Albans would very much like to invite you to our annual update on our ongoing work both on community engagement and design codes from the comfort of your own home. Do make […]

LOOK! St Albans used as an exemplar

On the 20th July 2021 Look! St Albans was invited to the virtual launch of the new Office for Place.  On the same day the New National Planning Policy Framework was launched together with the accompanying New National Model Design Code. Nicholas Boys Smith Chair of The Advisory Board used Look! St Albans as one […]

Bringing democracy forward through co-design of locally distinctive design codes.

Look! St Albans-University of Hertfordshire Urbanism Unit Seminar June 15th 18.00-19.30 BST via Zoom Please join Look! St Albans and the University of Hertfordshire Urbanism Unit for a discussion with Mr Nicholas Boys Smith, Director of Create Streets, on ‘bringing democracy forward’ through co-creation of locally distinctive design codes in the United Kingdom. A focus […]

CCOS North Stakeholders Redevelopment Advisory Group

Last week Look! St Albans was invited to join the Council’s ‘CCOS North Stakeholders Redevelopment Advisory Group’ the online meeting took place on Tuesday 15th December. We declined for the reasons set out below. Please let your local councillors know if you think a ‘Stakeholders Redevelopment Advisory Group’ is the right approach for such an […]

Learning from the past and looking to the future: how can St Albans adapt to rapidly changing times?

Monday 9th November 7-15- to 8-30pm via Zoom. Please book your place here as places will need to be limited Please invite your friends as usual this is open to all. Back in the spring we sadly had to postpone our programme for this year including our AGM and Team Look! have greatly missed our […]

Look! St Albans City Centre Opportunity Site News Update

Should you wish to receive our news update direct to your inbox please email us at I last wrote to you last in June and since then members of the representative group and officers have been very busy behind the scenes building up our new website and attending many online presentations. After one of […]