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, and get in touch using the contact page details tab on this web site.

Preparing and Presenting Applications

Do you need planning advice? In the current period of swiftly changing planning law, with Core Connections Ltd 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 well on the new mixed-use High Street? How can the uniqueness of a place be captured?

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 townspeople with preparing the plan and getting it approved.

Sustainable, biodiverse development

Elizabeth regularly convenes meetings and newsletters for Our Green Group, we are an informal consortium of firms with a lively interest in implementing new sustainable solutions to construction problems, and we meet regularly. See here for some background. If you are interested in joining the debates, either by 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 that update the original Arts & Crafts schemes in the early 20th century. For more information see the NGCA 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 my blog pages in the blog tab for discussions on what a 21st Century Garden City could be like.


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