CABE annual report 2009-10

Annual report and accounts

Covering our performance in areas including housing, education, public space and sustainability. CABE met or exceeded every one of its targets last year.

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  • Our design review team offered advice and support to 236 major new developments across the country through 324 separate reviews.
  • Our public space team directly supported more than 40 local projects, and helped lead the Skills to Grow partnership.
  • We worked with 82 per cent of local authorities in England to increase their knowledge about good design and their skills to deliver it.
  • We trained 250 officers from 170 local authorities as Building for Life assessors to help improve the quality of new housing.
  • We continued to help schools design the campus and teach the curriculum.  We also ran Green Day, a project which helps teachers and pupils make their school sustainable.
  • More people than ever used the CABE website, which attracted 560,000 unique visitors. Publication downloads from the site rose by 29 per cent, to 208,000, which illustrates the scale of demand for this kind of practical advice.


Published on 19 July 2010

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