In a new report 'Living with Beauty - Promoting health, well-being and sustainable growth' the Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission (BBBBC) (link here) declares "Beauty is not an arbitrary addition to the builder’s aims but fundamental to promoting health, well-being and sustainable growth. "Beauty, as Stendhal wrote, [...]
In A–Z of Kingston upon Thames author Julian McCarthy reveals the fascinating and often quirky history behind Kingston upon Thames, its streets and buildings and people connected with the town.
David Kennedy will present "Mayor John William's and the Fairfield Recreation Ground". John Williams, Mayor of Kingston in 1858, 1859 and 1864, was an energetic, public-spirited, self-educated man who had poor and humble beginnings.
Sports Direct is preparing a planning application for the redevelopment of a vacant retail space in Kingston Town Centre, which will become the new home to one or more of the Sports Direct brands in Kingston. The plans will deliver a newly refurbished store that will feature a concept area showcasing the latest [...]
Civic Voice’s Chief Executive Ian Harvey will present on a number of campaigns they are looking at around ‘confidence in the planning system’