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We aim to help practitioners create and maintain well-designed, good quality places. We do this by offering training, advice, networking events, design surgeries and online resource.

UDL is supported by Transport for London and we work very closely with these organisations, helping to ensure our training and networking services reflect the most up to date policies, research, best practice examples and funding criteria.

We have been effective in playing a significant role in increasing skills and directly improving the quality of places. We are not a commercial training provider and work hard to ensure all income we receive is used to support our members.


Site Visit 29 May

Site Visit: Street Improvements and changes around Battersea Reach 29th May – 10am-1pm A morning site visit hopefully in the sunshine, as we saunter down Battersea Reach. Looking initially at the work being undertaken to re-invent Nine Elms Lane and Battersea Park Road as a new London street, we will then hear about the innovative […]

Introducing the New National Housing Standards – 20th May

Introducing the New National Housing Standards 20th May, now fully booked This half-day event will introduce attendees to the new national housing standards. The trainers will consider the strategic issues and then home in on the detail of the standards themselves and how they differ to the existing London Housing Standards. A GLA representative will […]

30 April Cycling talk – Dr Glen Koorey @ Sustrans London

  UDL is pleased to inform you that Dr Glen Koorey will be giving a lunchtime talk about light segregation research from trials in New Zealand.  Dr Koorey is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Canterbury and recently published a paper titled “Assessment of the effectiveness of narrow separators on cycle lanes.  Given London’s […]

UDL Electronic Communications Code Response

  London’s streets are getting busier with ever greater demands placed on them to provide a safe and welcoming environment for our residents and visitors alike. Well designed, clutter free streets help people to move around easily and enjoy the sights and attractions the capital has to offer. TfL and the boroughs have been working […]

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