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Professor Philip Allmendinger

Departments and Institutes

Department of Land Economy:

Research Interests

  • Planning Theory and Practice
  • Governance and Regional Planning
  • Development and planning regulation

Phil Allmendinger has published extensively in the areas of property and planning, planning theory, policy and practice, land and property regulation, housing and local government. His research thus spans across several of the Department‘s interests, especially in planning, property and housing. Professor Allmendinger is a chartered planner and surveyor. He initially trained as a spatial planner and has also worked in local government. He is a member of the Economic and Social Research Council Research Grants Board and a member of the Communities and Local Government Housing Markets and Planning Expert Panel.

Key Publications

Allmendinger, P. and Haughton, G. (2012) Post-political Spatial Planning in England: A Crisis of Consensus? Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers, 37(1): 89-103

Allmendinger. P (2011) New Labour and Planning. From New Right to New Left, Routledge

Haughton, G. and Allmendinger, P. (2010) Spatial Planning, Devolution and New Planning Spaces, Environment and Planning C, Government and Policy, 28(5):  803-818

Allmendinger, P. and Haughton, G. (2010) Critical Reflection on Spatial Planning, Environment and Planning A, 41: 2544-2549

Allmendinger, P. and Haughton, G. (2009) Soft spaces, fuzzy boundaries and metagovernance: the new spatial planning in the Thames Gateway, Environment and Planning A, 41: 617 - 633 

Haughton, G, Allmendinger, P., Counsell, D. and Vigar, G (2009) Integrated Spatial Planning, Devolution and Governance in the British Isles, Routledge

Allmendinger, P. (2009) Planning Theory (2nd Edition), Palgrave