Birmingham officer to set out the planning implications of council housebuilding at Planning's conference next week

A senior planning officer at a city council with its own social housing construction arm will lead a session on delivering public sector homes at next week's Planning for Housing conference.

Richard Cowell, assistant director, planning at Birmingham City Council, will speak at a session looking at best practice for councils looking to deliver more social homes.

Birmingham City Council has its own council house construction arm - the Birmingham Municipal Housing Trust.

Other local authority officers that will be speaking at the event, organised by Planning, are:

  • Hana Loftus, Special Projects Officer, Greater Cambridge Shared Planning Service
  • Andy Moffat, Head of Development, Huntingdonshire District Council
  • Councillor John D Rigg FRICS, Deputy lead for sustainable transport, transformation, regeneration and economic development, Guildford Borough Council
  • Councillor Marianne Overton MBE, Independent Group Leader, North Kesteven District Council and Vice-Chair, Local Government Association
  • Louise Wyman, Design Lead, West Midlands Combined Authority
  • Joy Anibaba, Principal Housing Development Officer, Birmingham City Council
  • Alex Bushell, Manager, Development Management, London Borough of Camden
  • Ian Rae, Head of Planning, London Borough of Hackney
  • Alice Lester, Operational Director Regeneration, Growth and Employment, London Borough of Brent
  • Steffan Saunders, Head of Neighbourhood and Prosperity, Broxtowe Borough Council

For full details and to book your place at the conference, click here.


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