2017 Event Partners:

Tetlow King Planning www.tetlow-king.co.uk

Tetlow King Planning provides a comprehensive range of planning and development services, with key specialisms in housing and care. Our involvement in the planning process is extremely varied, ranging from influencing strategic policy at the national level through to promoting small scale developments at the local level. We represent a diverse mix of clients including investors, landowners, developers, housing associations, house builders, businesses, local authorities, government organisations, professional bodies and community groups. Our main objectives are to enable sustainable development and high quality planning solutions. We seek to provide imaginative, viable and effective advice.


www.glhearn.com

GL Hearn is one of the UK's leading property consultancies providing trusted commercial property advice to the public sector, developers investors and occupiers. Their goal is a simple one - to understand their clients' business, bring their expertise and enthusiasm to bear and work with clients' to create, develop protect and enhance their business interests. 

GL Hearn has an enviable track record in the delivery of national and local planning projects by providing professional property advice including strategic Environmental Impact Assessments. project co-ordination, town planning and strategic communication services. 

Now as part of Capita Real Estate and Infrastructure the business has grown into one of the country's top five multi-disciplinary consultancies. 


Indigo Planning

www.indigoplanning.com

Indigo is one of the UK's largest specialist planning consultancies. We have been advising clients, from both the private and public sector, on planning matters and assisting with residential developmet projects for over 30 years. Our ethos is to unlock a site's potential by applying our extensive experience and in-depth knowledge of the planning process. We deliver innovative, inteliligent solutions which combine ingenuity with an understanding of commercial and regeneration realities. Indigo has been awarded RTPI Planning Consultancy of the Year in both 2017 and 2015.




www.barratthomes.co.uk

We have been building homes for more than 50 years. In that time we have grown to become the nation's largest housebuilder, a FTSE100 business with 27 divisions throughout Britain.
We build in towns, cities, suburban and rural areas. We provide high quality for all market sectors, plus homes for rent and shared ownership. We are the leaders in urban regeneration with 63% of our completions last year on brownfield land. A third of our completions were on HCA and other surplus public land.

We operate two national brands for house building – Barratt Homes and David Wilson Homes. Our commercial property development business, Wilson Bowden Developments, is focused on retail, leisure, office, industrial and mixed-use schemes, often in conjunction with Barratt or David Wilson.

We are the only housebuilder to have achieved NHBC 5 star status, 5 years in a row. This requires a 90+% customer satisfaction rate. Also, we are the only volume housebuilder to commit all our schemes to be compliant with Building for Life 12, the CABE/Design Council design initiative. Indeed of the first 16 schemes receiving BfL12 status, 9 were from Barratt/David Wilson.

In 2014 our completions were up 12.5% and affordable completions were up 53%. We were also recognised by the Next Generation Benchmarking Scheme as the most sustainable national volume housebuilder.


Bircham Dyson Bell

www.pegasuspg.co.uk

Pegasus Group was established in 2003 and has grown to become a leading independent, national planning consultancy, specialising in town, environmental and commercial planning; urban; landscape and graphic design; public engagement and economic analysis.  Operating from ten offices and with over 230 members of staff throughout the UK, Pegasus provides itself on providing excellent service.  With an acute understanding of the changing nature of planning policy at a local and national level, we inform clients upon the implication of merging, planning and environmental planning policy and offer the most informed and sustainable solution


Bircham Dyson Bell

www.pinsentmasons.com


We have the top ranked planning team in the UK (ranked no 1 by Planning Magazine for the last three years running). We work closely with developers on the delivery of major residential and commercial development projects. With over 100 specialist lawyers we are thought leaders and game changers in the market. We advise on major development projects and over 30 + nationally significant infrastructure projects. Our cutting edge interpretation of new infrastructure and development planning and environment legislation helps clients influence policy and legislative outcomes.


Bircham Dyson Bell

www.w-ecd.com


WECD (www-w-ecd.com) is a fast-growing multi-disciplinary consultancy. Within the six years since our establishment, we have developed a strong national and international reputation based on our technical excellence - communicated in an accessible way to technical and non-technical audiences and decision makers bringing clear policy and business insight, with a pioneering and resourceful approach and assured delivery. Our project teams bring together expertise in economic research and analysis, economic and physical regeneration, place and sites development, property related issues, business support and innovation, education and science, community engagement and partnerships development. Examples of work include: assessment of economic and spatial development needs to inform review of SEPs, Strategic Planning, Functional Economic Market Areas and Employment Land Reviews e.g. currently working for the Black Country to assess needs to 2036; Growth Deal evaluations e.g. a 3-year evaluation of the Lancashire LEP Growth Deal; research and evaluation to support Business Growth Programmes and Growth Hubs e.g. a comprehensive piece of research into business support needs and provision of 11 key sectors of the Greater Birmingham and SolihullLEParea; education and skills e.g. a formative 2-year evaluation of the Degree Apprenticeships Development Fund (HEFCE); and, innovation e.g. the Economic Impact Assessment of High Value Manufacturing Catapult (HVMC) and the production of a comprehensive economic case for the development of a new institute related to Advanced Propulsion Systems in the South West.WECD (www-w-ecd.com) is a fast-growing multi-disciplinary consultancy. Within the six years since our establishment, we have developed a strong national and international reputation based on our technical excellence - communicated in an accessible way to technical and non-technical audiences and decision makers bringing clear policy and business insight, with a pioneering and resourceful approach and assured delivery. Our project teams bring together expertise in economic research and analysis, economic and physical regeneration, place and sites development, property related issues, business support and innovation, education and science, community engagement and partnerships development. Examples of work include: assessment of economic and spatial development needs to inform review of SEPs, Strategic Planning, Functional Economic Market Areas and Employment Land Reviews e.g. currently working for the Black Country to assess needs to 2036; Growth Deal evaluations e.g. a 3-year evaluation of the Lancashire LEP Growth Deal; research and evaluation to support Business Growth Programmes and Growth Hubs e.g. a comprehensive piece of research into business support needs and provision of 11 key sectors of the Greater Birmingham and Solihull LEP area; education and skills e.g. a formative 2-year evaluation of the Degree Apprenticeships Development Fund (HEFCE); and, innovation e.g. the Economic Impact Assessment of High Value Manufacturing Catapult (HVMC) and the production of a comprehensive economic case for the development of a new institute related to Advanced Propulsion Systems in the South West.


Bircham Dyson Bell

www.landmarkchambers.co.uk

Landmark Chambers is ranked by the legal directories as the UK’s leading set in planning law.  Chambers & Partners 2017 states that the set is "at the top of the market", whilst the latest edition of  The Legal 500 states that Chambers has "a stable of top-notch barristers and is the clear leader for planning work".

The planning group is led by no fewer than 24 silks whose names are synonymous with the country’s most high-profile cases in this area. Landmark’s strength and depth means that they advise on all aspects of planning law no matter how big or small the development. The set’s work covers all sectors of planning including housing, retail, transport, energy, regeneration, minerals and waste. Landmark’s planners have regularly been and are continually instructed in major infrastructure inquiries and challenges of national importance. The team’s expertise in public, property, environmental and EU law makes them uniquely placed to advise on the many planning matters that overlap in these areas.


Bircham Dyson Bell

www.curtinandco.com

Political engagment is at the heart of successful development. Curtin&Co is a specialist consultancy founded on a solid track record of proactive political liason and community involvment. We devise bespoke campaigns for each project to provide the greatest chance of success; working across the political spectrum to inform and mediate discussions to enable genuine engagment. 

From Parliment and Whitehall, through all layers of the democratic system, including parish councils and community organisation, Curtin&Co has a breadth of specialist expertise. The result is an enhanced repuration, a sense of ownership of the project amongst decision-makers and, ultimatly, successful projects. In short, Curtin&Co can measurable increase your chances of success at planning committee by ensuring that both government guidlines for consultation are met, and by finding the key players and gaining ground level support for your project. 

Media Partners:


www.ied.co.uk

The Institute of Economic Development (IED) is the leading professional body representing economic development and regeneration practitioners. Established over 30 years ago, the IED provides a valuable network for economic development professionals and a wide range of support services including continuous professional development activities.

Funded entirely through member contributions, the IED is a genuinely independent voice. The Institute represents the interests of the profession through responses to government consultations, submissions to parliamentary select committee inquiries and participation in national initiatives.

We have introduced a development standard, Excellence in Economic Development, which is freely available to download from our website at www.ied.co.uk. A Self Assessment Toolkit to enable a baseline and development needs to be identified is also available.

We are represented on the Expert Panel of the What Works Centre for Local Economic Growth and we Chair the Professional Institutes Commission into Under-performing Towns and Cities.


Border Archaeology

Planning Officers Society

www.planningofficers.org.uk

The society represents planning professionals in the public sector serving English Local Authorities. We are rightly styled as the credible voice for public sector planners.

We set out to:

  • enable public sector planners to work together with Government and partners

  • be a strong and united voice for public sector planners supporting and shaping planning policy and practice in local communities

  • be a preferred point of contact for public sector planners where they can access learning, support and networking opportunities

  • find common ground with other disciplines, organisations, and the media to improve the planning process, policy, and implementation

  • broaden our membership and create a strong cohort of young planners, representative of the ethnic and gender diversity of the UK

The society's aim is to make planning more effective in delivering sustainable development to support the well-being of our communities.



www.worldarchitecturenews.com 

World Architecture News officially launched in September 2005 rapidly establishing itself as a key online resource and one stop shop for the latest architecture project news across the globe. WAN is now established as the leading supplier of news and information to the global architectural community.
WAN also runs the WAN AWARDS, the largest international architecture awards programme, and NEWS REVIEW, a weekly round up of latest project news from around the world. In addition the site features regular podcasts with leading industry figures, a Tech Spot feature which focuses on breaking technology news and a constantly updated jobs board displaying current vacancies from across the globe.

www.lepnetwork.net


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