Infrastructure Planning

Organiser: Bev Watson, Royal Town Planning Institute
Location: Gateley, Ship Canal House, 98 King Street, Manchester M2 4WU
Phone: 0161 604 7799

Making Sure Planning for Infrastructure Delivers the Best for all Communities


9.15 am Registration & refreshments

9.45 am Welcome and Introduction by the Chairman, Jane Healey Brown, Arup

10.00 am Getting infrastructure developments right for communities: Gudrun Cartwright, Business in the Community

10.30 am Community Infrastructure: The role of Children's Centres: Victoria Watson, Sedgley Children's Centre

11.00 am Q&A

11.20 am Coffee Break

11.45 am What business needs from Infrastructure Planning and why investment
in infrastructure is critical to business growth: Phil Cusack & Clive Memmott, Manchester Chamber of Commerce

12.30 pm Q&A

12.45 pm Lunch

1.45 pm Legal Perspectives: CIL, Infrastructure Plans, etc: Andrew Piatt, Gateley LLP

2.15 pm Integrating Infrastructure and Plan Making: A Local Authority Perspective: Rachel Hiorns, Trafford Council

2.45 pm Break

3.00 pm Private Sector Perspective on Infrastructure Planning: Case Studies from
Peel Ports: Warren Marshall, Peel Ports

3.30 pm Northern Hub: The rail industry response to support economic growth: Duncan Law, Network Rail

4.00 pm Q&A

4.30 pm Finish