‘Building for Life’ in the Northwest

Organiser: CABE and Places Matter!
Location: Avenham Park Pavilion, Avenham Park, Preston, Lancashire, PR1
Phone: 0151 703 0135

We are pleased to inform you that Places Matter! the Architecture and Built Environment Centre for the Northwest is acting as partner to CABE (the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment) in the Northwest to promote and deliver specific training on the adoption and use of the Building for Life standard. Full information regarding the Building for Life standard can be found at

CABE is working to embed Building for Life as an assessment tool within the planning process to help improve residential design quality. As of December 2009 Building for Life is now an indicator used in Annual Monitoring Reports to CLG.

Places Matter! is committed to providing Building for Life training to each local authority in the Northwest. This training is targeted at professionals from planning departments who have the relevant skills. The day will include experiencing the on-site assessment process as well as the pre-planning assessment process.

Please note: the cost for this event is £100.00 + VAT per person. Once you have made a booking an invoice for your place will be sent via post to the address provided on your booking form.

For further information or assistance using our online booking system please contact Michael Sullivan on 0151 703 0135 or email

Price per Delegate: 100.00 + VAT
Places: 20