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CABE-backed design report unveiled by Raynsford

New government guidelines on urban design were issued this week in an effort to end conflict between planners and architects. By Design sets out simple advice for planners on achieving better urban design. Planning minister Nick Raynsford said copies of the 100-page document were already on their way to all planning inspectors, while leaflets summarising the main points will go to all councillors who sit on planning committees.

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