Past UDG Events


The Urban Design Group holds regular events in London at The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, EC1M 6EM unless otherwsie stated. There are usually one or two per month and are open to the general public as well as members.



London - The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ
Wed, 15/06/2011 - 6:15pm
UDG Annual General Meeting runs from 6:15 to 6:45pm The UDG's annual report and accounts can be viewed here. Speakers commence at 6:45pm Over the past 10 years there have been massive changes in...
BDP, 16 Brewhouse Yard, City of London EC1V 4LJ
Wed, 08/06/2011 - 6:15pm
Architect Eduard Bru (of Bru Lacomba Setoain, Barcelona) will draw upon his wide international experience to assess the Olympic Legacy in Barcelona and the lessons which can be learnt by London....
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ
Sun, 29/05/2011 - 4:37pm
Danny Dorling is Professor of Human Geography in the University of Sheffield. His research focuses upon trying to understand and map the changing social, political and medical geographies of Britain...
London - The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ at 6.30 pm.
Wed, 18/05/2011 - 6:30pm
How is design quality to be ensured in the aftermath of CABE and following a radical change in the planning system and a diminution of budgets? Are local design initiatives the only answer?
Wed, 20/04/2011 - 6:30pm
In 1991 Devon County Council published its Traffic Calming Guidelines.  Based on a thorough and extensive study of street design and traffic management practice across Europe it presented...
London - starting from Mornington Crescent Underground Station
Sat, 16/04/2011 - 11:00am
Ian Hingley from Urban Initiatives will be giving this tour of Camden High Street. Urban Initiatives were commissioned by Camden Council to develop design proposals that dealt with a number of issues...
Turley Associates, 10th Floor, 1 New York Street, Manchester, M1 4HD
Thu, 14/04/2011 - 5:30pm
STREET North West in partnership with the NW Young Planners A presentation and discussion with Jackie Potter, Chief Executive of Corridor Manchester Jackie Potter, Chief Executive of Corridor...
The Brunel Museum, Rotherhithe
Wed, 08/12/2010 - 6:30pm
Feeling down? Worried about the economy looking like a black hole? Then come to the Urban Design Group’s annual celebration of the festive season at the Brunel Museum Rotherhithe and see how a...
Crit Space 1 - Architecture Building, Newcastle University
Wed, 08/12/2010 - 5:30pm
MA in Urban Design project exhibition and education event Newcastle University and the Urban Design Group would like to invite you to our 2009-2010 Exhibition of Design thesis projects by students...
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ
Mon, 29/11/2010 - 3:30pm
3.30-6pm, followed by informal reception until 7.30pm. Special event for Urban Design Group Recognised Practitioners giving the opportunity to review the first 18 months of the initiative, talk...
Holiday Inn Express, Main Foyer, Waterfront Quay, Salford Quays
Thu, 18/11/2010 - 5:45pm
Guided by Ed Burrows, Property Director of Peel Media, the tour will take in the sights of MediaCityUk at Salford Quays, including an exclusive studio block tour.  Tour strictly limited to 30...
70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ
Wed, 17/11/2010 - 6:30pm
The Urban Design Group's newest patron Sir Richard MacCormac discusses his recent work on urban form and densities and his new book, shortly to be published.
Fri, 22/10/2010 - 9:15am
  21-23 October 2010 Location: Leeds Metropolitan University   Those who practice and promote urban design have long ascribed to the view that there is a close link between the quality of...
Wed, 13/10/2010 - 6:30pm
  Speakers:  Ed Parham - Space Syntax Prof Nabeel Hamdi - Oxford Brookes Tony Lloyd-Jones - University of Westminster   Three speakers explore the challenges and lessons to be...
Tue, 05/10/2010 - 6:30pm
Time: 18.30 - 20.30 Meeting Point: Sales Suite at Upper Grove Place, off Grove Street at 18.30 This is easily reached from Haymarket Station (5mins walk) and City Centre bus routes. Free on-street...
Wed, 22/09/2010 - 6:30pm
It is now more than 30 years since the Irish Republican threat led to anti-terrorism interventions in the urban environment. However since 9/11 the threat has become more serious and complex;...
Sat, 18/09/2010 - 1:00pm
Come for a pub crawl around the old stereotypical parts of Chelsea off Kings Road, a stroll along the Embankment and Cheyne Walk, and a visit to the slightly newer parts at the '...
Thu, 26/08/2010 - 5:30pm
UDG's STREET North West and Northwest Young Planners present New East Manchester - Walking Tour With Lyn Fenton, regeneration consultant and featuring a tour of ‘Chips’ The walking tour will explore...
Wed, 25/08/2010 - 6:15pm
An Urban Design Group / STREETLondon tour Join us for a free two hour walking tour in the centre of the capital. Paul Reynolds, from Atkins, will guide us around a number of implemented and proposed...