CTown Centre Spatial Strategy
A robust spatial evidence basefor the Core Strategy of the LondonBorough of Tower Hamlets.
A visualisation of the spatialcharacteristics of different types of towncentres in the London Borough of TowerHamlets.
Space Syntax © 2010Local Spatial PlanningA new, evidence-based approach
What are the features?
UrbanValue is based on a
developedduring more than twenty years of empiricalresearch.The methodology quickly generates
on the spatialcharacteristics of the district and itsconstituent parts.UrbanValue works at both a
strategic anddetailed level
for Core Strategies, AreaAction Plans, Supplementary PlanningDocuments, masterplans and design/ development briefs that make up an LDF.The toolkit delivers
visual informationthat is easy to understand.
The methodology provides
objectiveevaluations and rankings of alternativeoptions
and their likely outcomes, even inthe early planning stages.
What will we deliver?
in understandingand harnessing the effects of spatiallayout, delivered through workshops andteam meetings. Our clients
nd value inSpace Syntax acting as a “
”,providing feedback on spatial policy drafts.We create
comprising analysis, conclusions andrecommendations, in a colourful, easilyunderstandable graphic format, includingnumerous maps and diagrams.We make
presentations to stakeholdergroups
at consultations and other keyevents. We build
bridges betweendifferent interest groups
within andoutside the Council by showing incollaborative workshops how people can
unite around the issue of space
What are the bene
Using the UrbanValue toolkit, SpaceSyntax provides Local Authorities with an
effective framework for Local SpatialPlanning
.Local Spatial Planning is a requirementfor Local Planning Authorities who mustproduce planning documents that meet
the Planning Inspectorate’s tests ofsoundness
and the guidance set out in
.With Space Syntax support, LocalPlanning Authorities have the ability to
verify and support their decisions
in consultations and negotiations withstakeholders, especially community groupsand developers.UrbanValue gives Local Authority staff,executives, and councillors con
their strategies are achievable andworth achieving.
An evidence-based toolkitUrbanValue is the product of over20 years’ research and practice in thefield of spatial planning.
“We realised Space Syntax were light years ahead ofeverybody else. This scheme will last for 200 years.We need the best and the best is what we’ve got.”Councillor John Jowers, Colchester Borough Council