Planning For Housing is the annual national gathering for key players within the public and private sectors to congregate, debate and discuss their key challenges when it comes to not only planning for housing but also ensuring that planned housing is actually delivered. 

Be at the forefront of changes in the planning for housing landscape, and join your peers in a conference featuring thought-leading debates, practitioner-led workshops and multi-regional case studies, alongside high-profile keynote speakers sharing their insight on topical and complex issues affecting the sector today.

Hear over 35 key speakers from the public and private sectors, including:

Steve Quartermain
Chief Planner
Department for Communities and Local Government

Tony Pidgley  CBE
Berkeley Group

Harriet Fisher
Team Leader - Developer Contributions
Department of Communities and Local Government

Kate Henderson
Chief Executive
Town and Country Planning Association

5 Top reasons to attend

  1. Discover how the infrastructure needed to support housing growth can be financed, in a session featuring National Infrastructure Commission chief executive Phil Graham and Transport for London property development director Lester Hampson

  2. Learn how public and private sector bodies are working together to speed up housing delivery and hear the London Borough of Barking's John East explain how the council aims to build 42,000 homes over 15 years through joint ventures

  3. Hear how to successfully secure site allocations in local plans, explained by the Home Builders Federation Andrew Whitaker and Pegasus Group director Jim Bailey in our new Planning for Development stream

  4. Find out how to engage with elected members in ways that help rather than harm your chances of securing permission, explained by Cherwell Council lead Cllr Barry Wood and Milton Keynes Council leader Cllr Peter Marland

  5. Explore the implications of the new standard methodology for assessing housing need, and the annual agreement of housing land supply, in practical workshops


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