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.



The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ
Wed, 21/09/2011 - 6:30pm
In 2007 Gordon Brown launched his Big Idea for tackling climate change and dealing with a housing shortage of crisis proportions in a single bound. The Eco Town Prospectus called for first round bids...
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ
Thu, 08/09/2011 - 6:30pm
Never has the traditional high street been under so much threat.  Internet retail is capturing an ever increasing portion of consumer spend, out of town shopping centres continue to expand and...
ICOSS building, University of Sheffield, 219 Portobello, Sheffield S1 4DP
Tue, 19/07/2011 - 6:00pm
Can you smell the Henderson’s Relish factory? A smell walk of Sheffield’s University Quarter followed by a presentation on the role of smell in urban design.   Not to be sniffed at,...
London - The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ
Wed, 13/07/2011 - 6:30pm
India has one of the fastest growing economies in the world (8 percent per annum) and it is the fourth largest by purchasing power parity. It is also rapidly urbanising, with an urban population now...
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ at 6.30 pm
Fri, 01/07/2011 - 6:30pm
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...
London - The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ
Thu, 23/06/2011 - 6:30pm
The current potentially radical re-appraisal of planning is an opportunity to rethink approaches to participation and plan making. John Worthington, Patron of the Urban Design Group and Director of...
Ground level foyer of the Humanities Building, Leeds Met, Broadcasting Place Campus, Leeds
Thu, 16/06/2011 - 6:00pm
6:00pm (for a 6:30 start) to 9:00pm Buffet & Refreshments Provided - Free entry for all! We have some great speakers lined up to give an overview of how landscape architecture, sustainable design...
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...