Dr Iqbal Hamiduddin

Lecturer in Transport Planning and Housing

Iqbal Hamiduddin (B.A. Dunelm, Ph.D UCL) is Lecturer in Transport Planning & Housing in the Bartlett School of Planning, University College London), where he is Course Director for the Housing & City Planning MSc programme. His specific research interests are on housing development processes, transport and land use interactions, and community-led planning. He has been PI, Co-I or a team member of ten research projects spanning the fields of transport, planning for housing, governance of planning, and rural development. Recent outputs include the edited volume Self-Build Homes (with Michaela Benson, UCL Press, London) and the co-authored books New Money in the Countryside (with Nick Gallent, Meri Juntti, Nicola Livingstone and Phoebe Stirling; Palgrave, London) and Introduction to Rural Planning (with Nick Gallent, Meri Juntti, Sue Kidd and Dave Shaw; Routledge, London).

Recent London posts

The Geographies of Viability Planning

The Geographies of Viability Planning

In a recent new publication Whig researchers Jess Ferm and Mike Raco explore the geographies of viability-driven planning reform in England.Drawing on interviews and fieldwork in London and the North East region, the paper reflects on the variable outcomes and...

Towards an understanding of the role of debt

Towards an understanding of the role of debt

Given our focus on investment into residential real estate, an essential dimension is understanding how housing fits more broadly within the financialized economy of the UK (and the Netherlands and France).  An important but under engaged within urban studies part of...

Community Led Regeneration: the London Case

Community Led Regeneration: the London Case

UCL has a long-standing relationship with Just Space, an umbrella organisation for community groups across London. Whilst the WHIG project is not explicitly working with them at this stage, their work is highly relevant to understanding the planning context of London...