Dr Tim Marshall

Professor of Planning
Research Staff OISD: IAG and OISD: SPG

Teaching interests

Planning at national, regional and local levels in the UK and in Europe. Urban and regional regeneration.

Research interests and consultancy expertise

Regional planning in England and in western Europe. Governing arrangements and the politics of planning. Infrastructure, environment and planning.

Examples of recent projects

  • 2008-2010. Infrastructure and Spatial Planning, Research Fellowship, September 2008 to December 2010. Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).
  • 2003 – 2008. Researching key dimensions of new English regional planning system - without external funding.
  • Realising the full economic potential of London and the Core Cities. Analysis of the economic potential of London and the Core Cities. (with James Simmie, John Glasson, Sue Brownill) With Cambridge University, Experian Business Strategies and UCL. Manchester and the GLA. Funded by Core Cities Group.
  • 1999 Evolving Regional Planning Guidance and Regional Governance (with Professor John Glasson). Research project 1999-2001 on the changing regional planning process in English regions. Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).
  • 1999 Regional planning and governance in England. Research seminar series, 1999- 2000. Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).

Journal and book publications

2012, Swain, C., Marshall, T. and Baden, T. eds, English Regional Planning 2000-2012: Lessons for the Future, Abingdon: Routledge.

2012, Marshall, T. Planning Major Infrastructure: A Critical Analysis, Abingdon: Routledge.

2012, "The Barcelona Regional Plan", Papers: Regió metropolitana de Barcelona: Territori-Estrategies-Planejament, Barcelona: Institut d’Estudis Metropolitans.

2012, “Planning, regions and academia”, Town and Country Planning, September 2012, 369-371.

2012, “Infrastructure planning UK style”, Town and Country Planning, February 2012, 74-76.

2011, 'Reforming the process for infrastructure planning in the UK/England 1990-2010', Town Planning Review, 82, 4, 441-467.

2011, 'Planning at the national level in Europe in relation to major infrastructure', European Planning Studies, 19, 5, 887-905.

2009, 'Planning and New Labour in the UK', edited with Andrew Inch, the theme issue of Planning Practice and Research, Volume 24, Number 1, pages 1-144.

2009, 'Planning and New Labour in the UK', Planning Practice and Research, 24, 1, 1-9.

2008, 'Regions, economies and planning in England after the Sub-national review', Local Economy, 23, 2, 99-106.

2007, 'A review of recent critical studies of UK planning', with Andy Inch, International Planning Studies, 12, 1, 77-86.

2007, 'After structure planning. The new sub-regional planning in England', European Planning Studies, 15, 1, 107-132.

2007, Marshall, T., Glasson, J., Regional Planning, Routledge, London.

2004, Marshall, T. ed, Transforming Barcelona, Routledge, London.

2004, 'Regional planning in England. Progress and pressures since 1997', Town Planning Review, 75, 4, 447-472.

2003, 'Regional governance in the United Kingdom', Informationen zur Raumentwicklung, 8/9, 523-534.

2003, 'English regional planning: Recent Progress and current government proposals', Planning Practice and Research, 18, 1, 81-93.

2002, Marshall, T., Glasson, J., Headicar, P. eds, Contemporary Issues in Regional Planning, Ashgate, Aldershot.

2002, 'The re-timing of English regional planning', Town Planning Review, 73, 2, pp 171-195.

2000, 'Urban Planning and Governance - Is there a Barcelona Model?', International Planning Studies, 5, 3, pp 299-319.

Examples of other publications

Outputs from Infrastructure and Spatial Planning, ESRC funded research fellowship, all available on project webpage.

Germany Working Paper, November 2010

Netherlands Working Paper, May 2009

France Working Paper, June 2009

Spain Working Paper, January 2010

UK Working Paper - Planning and infrastructure sectors – a history, September 2010

UK Working Paper - Reforming infrastrucure planning in England, September 2010

Published in Town and Country Planning journal

2010, Dissecting the first stab at a National Infrastructure Plan, December 2010, 529-533.

Infrastructure and spatial planning – legitimacy under challenge, September 2009, pages 386-388.

Infrastructure planning in the Netherlands – the benefit of long-term thinking, October 2009, pages 429-432.

Infrastructure planning in France – context is critical, November 2009, pages 487-491.

Infrastructure planning in Spain – a complex dynamic, December 2009, pages 536-540.

Not set in stone, January 2010, pages 18-21.

Published in Planning magazine

More ports in a storm, January 8th 2010, page 6.