Welcome to Core Connections Ltd

Urban Designer

About us
Are you searching for an urban designer, a town planner or an expert in consultation? Core Connections Ltd is run by Elizabeth Wrigley, an experienced urban designer and town planner, who has worked in public, private and voluntary sectors. Our services include Urban Design and planning services for clients. We offer community-based design methods, and flexible master planning tools. Please have a look around the web site and contact Elizabeth for more information or to discuss your own ideas, see contact page details tab on this web site.

Preparing and Presenting Applications
Do you need planning advice? In this context of swiftly changing planning law, Core Connections Ltd can help your project so you can always be assured of having the best advice. We work on Action Areas, Neighbourhood Plans, Local Plans, development briefs and input to site design, as well as on individual planning applications. What works in the new mixed-use High Street? How is it done in Europe? How can the uniqueness of a place be captured? Townscape is a way of looking at the environment and creating a sense of place.

Local action and Neighbourhood Plans
With changes in the planning legislation, it is now more possible than ever to express your ideas and aspirations whether you are local stakeholders, owners or users. Core Connections Ltd is now working with a town council to implement its Neighbourhood Plan, having helped the town with preparing it.

Sustainable, biodiverse development

Our Green Group, an informal consortium of firms with a lively interest in implementing new sustainable solutions to construction problems, meets regularly. See here for some background. If you are interested in joining the debates, either attending a future meeting or being included by electronic communications, please contact Elizabeth, see contact page details on this web site.

Garden Cities
The New Garden City Alliance is campaigning on the principles for designing a new wave of UK Garden Cities, Towns and Villages. For more information see the web site. Our aim is to work in partnership with existing bodies to establish standards for Garden Cities that Britain can be proud of, and to establish exemplars for an environmentally sustainable society that promotes the wellbeing of all citizens. See blog page for discussions on what a 21st C Garden City could be like.


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