Tim Gill

Urban Planner, Author, Independent consultant

Tim Gill is an independent scholar, writer, and consultant based in London, and a global advocate for children’s outdoor play and mobility. A Design Council Ambassador, Tim is the author of Urban Playground: How child-friendly planning and design can save cities (RIBA publications' best-selling title in 2021) and No Fear: Growing up in a risk-averse society (which the New York Times called 'a handbook for the movement for freer, riskier play'). Tim is a former director of the Children's Play Council (now Play England). In 2002-3 he was seconded to Whitehall to lead a major review into children's play. He is a Churchill Fellow, and holds degrees in philosophy and psychology from Oxford and London Universities, and an honorary doctorate in education from Edge Hill University.

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Tim Gill

Urban Planner, Author, Independent consultant

Tim Gill is an independent scholar, writer, and consultant based in London, and a global advocate for children’s outdoor play and mobility. A Design Council Ambassador, Tim is the author of Urban Playground: How child-friendly planning and design can save cities (RIBA publications' best-selling title in 2021) and No Fear: Growing up in a risk-averse society (which the New York Times called 'a handbook for the movement for freer, riskier play'). Tim is a former director of the Children's Play Council (now Play England). In 2002-3 he was seconded to Whitehall to lead a major review into children's play. He is a Churchill Fellow, and holds degrees in philosophy and psychology from Oxford and London Universities, and an honorary doctorate in education from Edge Hill University.

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