NWDA sustainable buildings conference

Organiser: Pat Davies, Centre for Construction Innovation
Location: Southport Theatre & Convention Centre
Phone: 0161 295 5076

The programme’s goals are to make public and private sector developers, Local Authorities, architects and contractors aware of the policy and practice in the region, thus helping the region deliver a more sustainable built environment. This conference will look at construction projects in the region that have delivered environmental, economic and/or social sustainability, providing evidence of policy being put into practice. The projects presented will all be shortlisted projects for the North West Regional Construction Awards that relate to the Sustainable Buildings Agenda. As part of the conference an exhibition of all shortlisted projects will take place providing an opportunity to speak to people involved in projects. Taking place between 1.30pm-5pm. Agenda on the day: Chair – Emma Kyng 1.30 Registration 1.45 NWDA: The policy and the importance of practi ce 1.55 NW Regional Best Practice Clubs: The role of best practice clubs in the regions Projects Presented: Places for People, Heritage • Liverpool City Council: Liverpool City Centre Movement Strategy – Public Realm Works (Rosey Paul) • Rochdale Metropolitan Borough Council: Middleton Arena (John Percival) • Forestry Commission: Newlands Community Forest (Chris Waterfield and Adam Davidson) • Blencowe Hall Partners: Cumbria, Blencowe Hall (Christine Rowley) Break: refreshments Environment and Sustainability • Lancaster University: Student Accommodation (Louisa Malkin) • Taylor Woodrow (part of VINCI UK): Cheetham Hill, Tesco (Andrew Besant-Roberts) • Wilmott Dixon : Longsight, St Agnes Primary School (Lauren Hodges) Business, Local People Local Jobs, Skills and Education • IMPACT: Manchester Decent Homes Refurbishment (Steve Fanning) • Rider Levett Bucknall: Four Dimensional Cost Model (Melanie Fox) • Conlon: Training and Development Strategy (Michael Conlon) Project Exhibition: Shortlisted projects will be exhibited with champagne and canapés 5.00 Conference End