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The UK should introduce a flexible zoning system to build more homes and end the housing crisis argues Anthony Breach in the final paper in his series critiquing the planning system.
How should the Government roll back its support in a way that allows growth to occur across the country?
Nowhere is feeling the economic and social impact of Coronavirus more than UK’s cities and largest towns. In under ten minutes, Senior Analysts Elena Magrini and Kathrin Enenkel explain why the economic impact of the pandemic will be bigger in some places than others.
Interventions to get unemployed people back to work must be timely, tailored and localised.
Many expect the Coronavirus pandemic to bring about a working from home revolution. In this podcast Jonathan Reades and Martin Crookston join Andrew Carter to discuss face-to-face interaction and why cities still matter in the information age.
Twenty years ago the economist Frances Cairncross predicted that communications technologies would lead to the spreading of jobs away from cities. In the decades since precisely the opposite has happened. But is Covid-19 about to change all that?
Social distancing in the workplace will be easier in northern cities, where workers have more space than those in the south.
Sunday’s announcement from the Prime Minister encouraging workers who cannot work from home to go back to work will be felt most in the North and Midlands.
The Government has urged more people to cycle and walk, rather than drive, in response to the limits on public transport capacity that COVID-19 imposes. This would require a dramatic change in behaviour.
After some initial adjustments, cities will continue to play a central role in the national economy.