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Dr. Bob Colenutt

  • Job title: Senior Lecturer
  • Department: Social Sciences - Institute of Urban Affairs

General information

Formerly, Bob was a community planner and local government regeneration manager. Bob is currently leading research into new housing development "Tensions and future prospects for sustainable housing growth: a case study of Northamptonshire and Milton Keynes" funded by the ESRC 2011-2013. Holder of Leverhulme Emeritus Fellowship 2011 for study of "Community Led Property Development" Member of Planners Network UK (PNUK) Founding Member of International Network of Urban Affairs (INURA)

Teaching

Teaching on the Sustainable Communites module for MA Youth and Community Work 2013, University of Northampton.

Publications

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2016

  1. Colenutt, B., Field, M. and Cochrane, A. (2016) The myth of spatial planning: housing markets, cartels and housing delivery in a global urban region. Invited Presentation presented to: Regional Urbanism in the Era of Globalisation, University of Huddersfield, 03-05 February 2016.

2015

  1. Cochrane, A., Colenutt, B. and Field, M. (2015) Governing the ungovernable: spatial policy, markets and volume house-building in a growth region. Policy & Politics. 43(4), pp. 527-544. 0305-5736.
  2. Colenutt, B. (2015) How development viability is undermining the English planning system - written evidence (BEN0027). Online: Parliament House of Lords Select Committee, National Policy for the Built Environment.
  3. Colenutt, B. (2015) Interrogating viability assessments in planning and housing. Invited Presentation presented to: The Critical Corporation Seminar Series, Cass Business School, City University, London, 24 June 2015.
  4. Cochrane, A., Colenutt, B. and Field, M. (2015) Living on the edge: building a sub/urban region. Built Environment. 41(4), pp. 567-578. 0263-7960.
  5. Colenutt, B. (2015) The viability attack on social and affordable housing. Forethought: The University of Sheffield, Department of Town & Regional Planning Research Blog. 02/06/2015
  6. Colenutt, B. (2015) Viability assessment and Freedom of Information appeals. Invited Presentation presented to: Information Commissioners Office, Wilmslow, Cheshire, 23 February 2015.
  7. Colenutt, B. (2015) Why viability assessment must be scrapped. The Planner. 15/05/2015 0309-1384.

2014

  1. Field, M., Colenutt, B. and Cochrane, A. (2014) Context and findings of ESRC research, Project presentation to ATLAS 20 May 2014. (Unpublished)
  2. Colenutt, B. (2014) Delivering major strategic growth: lessons from a case study of strategic growth in Northamptonshire and Milton Keynes 2003-2013. Invited Presentation presented to: Royal Town Planning Institute (RTPI) Centenary Event, Sunley Management Centre, The University of Northampton, 14 November 2014.
  3. Field, M., Colenutt, B. and Cochrane, A. (2014) ESRC Tensions and future prospects Briefing Note 6: Response to the Lyons Housing Review. Online: Open University.
  4. Field, M., Colenutt, B. and Cochrane, A. (2014) Old planning and new governance: the changing nature of residential development. Invited Presentation presented to: Regional Studies Association Winter Conference 2014: Sustainable Recovery? Rebalancing, Growth, and the Space Economy, Bloomsbury, London, 27-28 November 2014.
  5. Field, M., Colenutt, B. and Cochrane, A. (2014) Tensions and future prospects for sustainable housing growth: a case study of Northamptonshire & Milton Keynes - context of research. Seminar Presentation presented to: Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Project Seminar, The University of Northampton, 20 March 2014.
  6. Field, M., Colenutt, B. and Cochrane, A. (2014) Tensions and future prospects for sustainable housing growth: a case study of Northamptonshire & Milton Keynes - findings and policy implications. Seminar Presentation presented to: Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Project Seminar, The University of Northampton, 20 March 2014.
  7. Field, M., Colenutt, B. and Cochrane, A. (2014) Tensions and future prospects for sustainable housing growth: a case study of Northamptonshire & Milton Keynes: making up a new urban region. Seminar Presentation presented to: Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Project Seminar, The University of Northampton, 20 March 2014.
  8. Field, M. and Colenutt, B. (2014) The use of public interventions to meet the five-year land supply requirement. Invited Presentation presented to: An Examination of Coalition Policy for ‘Five-year Land Supplies', The University of Northampton, 30 October 2014.
  9. Colenutt, B. (2014) Witness statement on Viability Assessment for Heygate Development, Southwark. (Unpublished)

2013

  1. Field, M., Colenutt, B. and Cochrane, A. (2013) Building an affordable utopia. Invited Presentation presented to: Royal Geographical Society with the Institute of British Geographers (RGS-IBG) Annual International Conference 2013, Royal Geographical Society, London, 28-30 August 2013.
  2. Cochrane, A., Field, M. and Colenutt, B. (2013) Building vulnerable suburbs on the edge of the South-East. Invited Presentation presented to: Centre for Research on Socio-Cultural Change (CRESC) Annual Conference 2013, SOAS, London, 04-06 September 2013.
  3. Field, M., Colenutt, B. and Cochrane, A. (2013) Can the development of sustainable urban extensions help to stabilise house prices? Invited Presentation presented to: Housing Studies Association Annual Conference 2013: Changing Political, Socioeconomic and Institutional Landscapes: What are the Consequences for Housing?, University of York, 10 - 12 April 2013.
  4. Cochrane, A., Colenutt, B. and Field, M. (2013) Developing a sub-regional growth strategy: reflections on recent English experience. Local Economy. 28(7-8), pp. 786-800. 0269-0942.
  5. Colenutt, B. and Field, M. (2013) House-builders’ profits – where is the public interest? Town & Country Planning. 82(4), pp. 168-169. 0040-9960.
  6. Cochrane, A., Field, M. and Colenutt, B. (2013) Living on the edge: rethinking suburbia in the London city region. Invited Presentation presented to: International Sociological Association Research Committee 21 (Urban and Regional Development) Conference, Berlin, 29-31 August 2013.
  7. Colenutt, B. and Field, M. (2013) The challenge of sustainable urban extensions in the UK: resurrecting quality from austerity. Seminar Presentation presented to: European Urban Research Association Conference 2013: Cities as Seedbeds for Innovation, Enschede, Netherlands, 03-06 July 2013.
  8. Field, M., Colenutt, B. and Cochrane, A. (2013) The changing nature of planning new dwellings for sustainability: insights from research around Northamptonshire & Milton Keynes. Invited Presentation presented to: Housing Forum Midlands Networking Conference, Birmingham Botanical Gardens, 05 December 2013.
  9. Field, M., Colenutt, B. and Cochrane, A. (2013) The changing politics of planning: from sustainability to viability. Invited Presentation presented to: Policy & Politics Annual Conference 2013: Transforming Policy & Politics: the Future of the State in the 21st Century, University of Bristol, 17-18 September 2013.
  10. Colenutt, B. and Field, M. (2013) The crisis of housing supply: the role of urban extensions. (Unpublished)
  11. Field, M., Colenutt, B. and Cochrane, A. (2013) Will strategic housing market assessments in England be given an appropriate role? In: Conference Proceedings of the Regional Studies Association RSA Winter Conference November 2013: Summary of Presentations. Sussex, UK: Regional Studies Association. 9781897721452.

2012

  1. Colenutt, B. (2012) A conditional right: the Localism Act and Neighbourhood Plans. In: Dykes, M. (ed.) Localism: Threat or Opportunity?: Perspectives on the Localism Act for Union and Community Organisers and Activists. London: Trades Union Congress. pp. 14-16.
  2. Colenutt, B., Field, M. and Cochrane, A. (2012) Communities and growth – lessons from a case study of Northamptonshire and Milton Keynes. Invited Presentation presented to: Garden Cities for Tomorrow – A Challenge for the English Midlands, Moulton College, Northampton, 18 December 2012.
  3. Field, M., Cochrane, A. and Colenutt, B. (2012) Creating sustainable communities in a ‘growth area’ : identifying tensions between sub-regional policy, sub-regional governance, and wider market appetites. In: Proceedings of RSA European Conference. Seaford, UK: Regional Studies Association.
  4. Field, M., Colenutt, B. and Cochrane, A. (2012) ESRC Tensions and future prospects Briefing Note 1: The National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF). Online: Open University.
  5. Field, M., Colenutt, B. and Cochrane, A. (2012) ESRC Tensions and future prospects Briefing Note 2: Does the idea of 'Sustainable Urban Extensions' still have a future? Online: Open University.
  6. Field, M., Colenutt, B. and Cochrane, A. (2012) ESRC Tensions and future prospects Briefing Note 3: The tyranny of viability. Online: Open University.
  7. Field, M., Colenutt, B. and Cochrane, A. (2012) ESRC Tensions and future prospects Briefing Note 4: Thoughts on opposition to new housing development. Online: Open University.
  8. Field, M., Colenutt, B. and Cochrane, A. (2012) ESRC project: "Tensions and Prospects for Sustainable Housing Growth”. Seminar Presentation presented to: Meeting of Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) Advisory Group "Tensions and Future Prospects for Sustainable Housing Growth", Open University, Milton Keynes, 29 March 2012.
  9. Field, M., Colenutt, B. and Cochrane, A. (2012) ESRC “Tensions and Prospects for Sustainable Housing Growth - a case study of Northamptonshire and Milton Keynes" interim report October/November 2012. (Unpublished)
  10. Colenutt, B., Edwards, M., Ainch, A. and Marshall, T. (2012) Planning Network UK (PNUK): a manifesto for planning and land reform. Online: Planners Network UK (PNUK).
  11. Colenutt, B. (2012) Planning and the politics of housing growth: a case study of Northamptonshire and Milton Keynes. Invited Presentation presented to: Postgraduate Lecture, Oxford Brookes University, School of Planning, 01 November 2012.
  12. Cochrane, A., Field, M. and Colenutt, B. (2012) Tensions and future prospects for sustainable housing growth. Invited Presentation presented to: The Housing Forum's Winter Networking Conference for the Midlands, Birmingham, 14 November 2012.
  13. Field, M., Colenutt, B. and Cochrane, A. (2012) Tensions and future prospects for sustainable housing growth: a case study on Milton Keynes and Northamptonshire. Workshop presented to: Half-day Workshop Seminar, The University of Northampton, 04 December 2012.
  14. Colenutt, B., Field, M. and Cochrane, A. (2012) Tensions and future prospects for sustainable housing growth: a case study on the MKSM spatial plan for sustainable development. Invited Presentation presented to: Planning Symposium, University of Westminster, London, 20 November 2012.
  15. Colenutt, B., Field, M. and Cochrane, A. (2012) Tensions and prospects for sustainable housing growth: ESRC interim findings. Seminar Presentation presented to: ESRC Advisory Group Meeting, Open University, Milton Keynes, 18 October 2012.
  16. Colenutt, B. (2012) The contemporary politics of rights in UK planning and development. Invited Presentation presented to: International Academic Association on Planning, Law and Property Rights (PLPR) 6th Annual Conference: Rights, Responsibilities and Equity in Land Use Planning, University of Ulster, Belfast, 08-10 February 2012.
  17. Colenutt, B. (2012) University, localism and neighbourhood planning in Northampton. Invited Presentation presented to: Higher Education Authority (HEA) Seminar on Community Planning and Community Led Development, Leeds Metropolitan University, 17 May 2012.
  18. Colenutt, B. (2012) What localism means for civic organisations: the case of Neighbourhood Planning. Invited Presentation presented to: Outsourcing and Austerity: Civil Society and the Coalition Government, TUC, Congress House, London, 05 October 2012.
  19. Cochrane, A., Colenutt, B. and Field, M. (2012) Whatever happened to sustainable communities?: living on the edge of the London city region. Invited Presentation presented to: Regional Studies Association Winter Conference 2012, Holiday Inn, London, 23 November 2012.
  20. Colenutt, B. (2012) Who will benefit from Neighbourhood Plans? Town and Country Planning. 81(3), pp. 116-117. 0040-9960.

2011

  1. Colenutt, B. (2011) Coalition housing strategy for England. NatCAN website.
  2. Colenutt, B. (2011) Housing: the market has failed. Red Pepper online.
  3. Field, M. and Colenutt, B. (2011) Implications for ‘community influence’ following the instigation of the Coalition Government’s National Planning Policy Framework. In: Conference Proceedings: Planning Resilient Communities in Challenging Times. Birmingham: Centre for Urban and Regional Studies (CURS), University of Birmingham.
  4. Colenutt, B. and Quinn, P. (2011) Sustainable development has peaked - Discuss. Invited Presentation presented to: Royal Town Planning Institute, Bristol City Council, 05 November 2011.
  5. Colenutt, B. (2011) Who controls planning and construction? INFO: Magazine of the French Chamber of Commerce in Great Britain. June, pp. 50-51.

2010

  1. Colenutt, B. (2010) Co-operatives in Switzerland. Invited Presentation presented to: The Regeneration Academy - New Options for Housing, Bradford, England, 15 September 2010.
  2. Colenutt, B. and Quinn, P. (2010) Community assets and urban extensions. Invited Presentation presented to: Development Trusts Association Annual Conference, Derby, England, 13-14 September 2010.
  3. Colenutt, B. (2010) Community-led property development. In: Report of the Leverhulme Trustees 2009. London: Leverhulme Trust. p. 34.
  4. Colenutt, B. (2010) The new politics of community action. Red Pepper. 171, pp. 45-47. 1353-7024.
  5. Colenutt, B. and Quinn, P. (2010) Why we need a new politics of sustainable communities. Paper presented to: Sustainable Communities Symposium, University of Westminster, London, England, 28 April 2010.
  6. Colenutt, B. and Quinn, P. (2010) Why we need a new politics of sustainable communities. Town & Country Planning. 79(9), pp. 371-375. 0040-9960.

2009

  1. Colenutt, B. (2009) Emeritus Research Fellow. Emeritus Fellowship, Leverhulme Trust.
  2. Colenutt, B., (ed.) (2009) Sustainable Growth - Facing New Challenges and Opportunities. Northampton, England: Northampton Institute for Urban Affairs, University of Northampton.
  3. Pilkington, A. (2009) Sustainable growth and community cohesion. In: Colenutt, B. (ed.) Sustainable Growth: Facing New Challenges and Opportunities. Northampton: Northampton Institute of Urban Affairs, University of Northampton. pp. 66-78.
  4. Colenutt, B. (2009) Winners and losers from urban growth in south-east England. In: Porter, L. and Shaw, K. (eds.) Whose Urban Renaissance? An International Comparison of Urban Regeneration Strategies. London, England: Routledge. pp. 60-71.
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