Events

Local Plans: Moving from Strategy to Sites

Date:
Organiser: Bev Watson, RTPI
Location: Gateley, Manchester
Email: beverley.watson@rtpi.org.uk
Phone: 0161 604 7799

This event will consider how site allocations, development management policies and other designations can be used to achieve the objectives of a Local Plan. It will consider the most efficient ways to prepare sound, positive, viable and deliverable plans. It will take a closer look at: the processes used to select and assess sites, including those for gypsies and travellers; the relationship between Neighbourhood Plans and the Local Plan; and the duty to cooperate.

Sound, Positive, Viable and Deliverable Plans; Keith Holland, PINs

An Overview of the Statutory and Regulatory Framework; Andrew Piatt, Gateley

Viability Assessment of Policies and Allocations; Ged Massie, Keppie Massie

The Home Builders Perspective; Andrew Whitaker, Home Builders Federation

Case Study: The South Ribble Site Allocations DPD; Debra Holroyd-Jones, South Ribble Council

Gypsy and Travellers; Alison Heine, Heine Planning Consultancy

Considering Neighbourhood Plans; Carol Weaver, Cheshire Community Action

Policies, Designations and Allocations for Green Infrastructure; Tom Ferguson, Mersey Forest

Book your place now

Please contact beverley.watson@rtpi.org.uk or Bev Watson, RTPI NW, 2nd Floor, Emerson House, Albert St, Eccles, Salford, M30 0TE

Programme

9.30am Registration & Refreshments

10am Welcome and Introduction by the chairman

10:15am An overview of the statutory and regulatory framework; Andrew Piatt, Partner, Gateley (Manchester) LLP

10.40am Considering Neighbourhood Plans; Carol Weaver and Graham Spencer, Cheshire Community Action

11am Coffee break

11.30am Sound, Positive, Viable and Deliverable Plans; Keith Holland, PINS

12pm Viability Assessment of Policies and Allocations; Ged Massie, Partner, Keppie Massie

12.30pm Discussion Session

1pm Lunch

1:45pm Policies, Designations and Allocations for Green Infrastructure; Tom Ferguson, Mersey Forest

2.10pm Policies and Allocations for Gypsies and Travellers; Alison Heine, Heine Planning Consultancy

2.30pm Coffee break

3pm Case Study: The South Ribble Site Allocations Development Plan Document; Debra Holroyd-Jones, South Ribble Council

3.25pm Site Allocations and Development Management Policies: the Home Builders Perspective; Andrew Whitaker, Home Builders Federation

3.45pm Discussion Session

4pm Close

Booking your place

Please fill in the form below, indicating payment method preferred.

  • RTPI members – £95 +VAT (£114.00)
  • Non-RTPI members – £100 +VAT (£120.00)
  • Retired RTPI members – £47.50 +VAT (£57.00)
  • Limited subsidised places are available for unwaged members and students on full time RTPI accredited courses – £30.00 +VAT (£36.00)

Cancellations must be received at least 7 days before the event or may be subject to a £20 cancellation fee. No refund will be given for non-attendance but substitutions are acceptable at any time.

Ring Bev Watson on 0161 604 7799

Email beverley.watson@rtpi.org.uk or post to:

Bev Watson, RTPI NW Regional Co-ordinator, 2nd Floor, Emerson House, Albert St, Eccles, Salford, M30 0TE

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