The Town Planning Review

Provides articles on urban and regional planning.

Articles from Vol. 80, No. 1, 2009

Centenary Papers: An Introductory Note
In 1908 the industrialist and founder of the model settlement of Port Sunlight, William Hesketh Lever, made an important benefaction to the University of Liverpool which has had a remarkable impact. Lever's gift enabled three things to happen: the founding...
Centenary Paper: V. Gordon Childe and the Urban Revolution: A Historical Perspective on a Revolution in Urban Studies
'The Urban Revolution' by V. Gordon Childe (Town Planning Review, 1950) is one of the most heavily cited papers ever published by an archaeologist. The intellectual context and influence of Childe's paper are examined here. Childe was the first to synthesise...
Conference Report: Planning, Law and Property Rights the Third Annual Conference of the International Association of Planning, Law and Property Rights (PLPR), Aalborg, 2009
Notwithstanding what the Association's president called the 'Aalborg in February' factor (short daylight in a grey and cold North Jutland port city surrounded by pig farms), some 80 delegates, a similar number to the previous two PLPR conferences (Amsterdam...
Editorial Note: A Centenary in Prospect and a Development Programme
The purpose of this Note is to provide readers with an introduction to some new and some continuing developments in the Town Planning Review as it reaches the centenary of its first publication in 1910. Such occasional moves have happened periodically...
Integrating Ballymun? Flawed Progress in Ireland's Largest Estate Regeneration Scheme
Urban regeneration in the Republic of Ireland takes place in the context of the rapid, 'Celtic Tiger' economic growth of the 1990s. The boom transformed Irish society and led to greater affluence for many people, along with continuing and arguably worsening...
Reflections on the 2008 United Kingdom Research Assessment Exercise for Town and Country Planning and Closely Associated Disciplines
This article reflects on the 2008 Research Assessment Exercise conducted in the UK for Town and Country Planning and closely associated disciplines. It explains the pattern of submissions from different UK universities, and the organisational structure,...
The Territorial Agenda of the European Union: Progress for Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation?
The Territorial Agenda of the European Union (Territorial Agenda) document agreed by EU Member States at Leipzig in May 2007 aims at strengthening territorial cohesion in Europe and supporting the growth and jobs and sustainable development objectives...