UCL Circularity Hub



Circular Cities Hub

Williams, J (2021) Circular Cities:  a revolution in urban sustainability, Routledge: London. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429490613 (link) 

Williams, J. van Buren, E., van den Berghe, K and Dabrowski, M. (2023) Going circular: unlocking the potential of regions and cities to drive the circular economy transition, RSA Book. (Forthcoming) 

Book chapters

Williams, J and Hintz, M (2023) Catalysing a circular transition in Brixton, Transitions in Circular Economy, Routledge Handbook. (Forthcoming)

Williams, J (2023) After COVID: a circular recovery in European cities, in The Future of Liveable Cities, Springer. (Forthcoming)

Williams, (2023) Are we moving towards a regenerative, circular urban future post-pandemic? in Pandemic, Recovery and Climate Change, Edward Elgar Publishing. (Forthcoming)

Journal papers

Williams, J (2022) Challenges to implementing circular development – lessons from London, International Journal of Urban Sustainable Development  (forthcoming)

Marjanović, M., Wuyts, W., Marin. J and Williams, J. (2022) Uncovering the Holistic Pathways to Circular Cities—The Case of Alberta, Canada, Highlights Sustainability. 2022, 1(2), 65–87; https://doi.org/10.54175/hsustain1020006  

​Williams, J. (2022): Circular cities: planning for circular development in European cities, European Planning Studies, DOI: 10.1080/09654313.2022.2060707   

​Williams, J., 2021. Williams, J., 2021b. Circular cities: the benefits of circular development, Sustainability 2021, 13(10), pp.5725. https://doi.org/10.3390/su13105725  

Williams, J., 2020. The role of spatial planning in transitioning to circular urban development. Urban Geography, pp.1-5. https://doi.org/10.1080/02723638.2020.1796042  

​Williams, J (2019) The Circular Regeneration of a Seaport. Sustainability, 11(12), 3424; https://doi.org/10.3390/su11123424  

Williams, J.  (2019) Circular Cities: Challenges to Implementing Looping Actions. Sustainability, 11(2), 423; https://doi.org/10.3390/su11020423  

​Williams, J., 2019. Circular cities. Urban Studies, 56(13), pp.2746-2762. https://doi.org/10.1177/0042098018806133


Williams, J (2021) Towards Circular Urban Development Post-COVID: CIODB Policy Briefing, CIOB Think Tank, Barcelona: Spain. 

Williams, J (2017) Circular Cities: Strategies, Challenges, Knowledge Gaps, Report by the Circular Cities Hub, UCL.