Organiser: Place North West
Location: Museum of Science & Industry, Manchester
Phone: 07811 987023
Hear from Dave Roscoe of Manchester City Council, Greystar’s James Pargeter alongside speakers from Farrells, Max Fordham, Create Streets and more at this year’s conference. Themes include planning policy, delivery programmes, green cities and modular construction.
Sponsored by Lovell, Newgate, Barton Willmore and Trowers & Hamlin, Place RESI is due to be held at Museum of Science & Industry Manchester on Thursday 29 March from 8am to lunch around midday.
Politics, planning, public consultation
- Dave Roscoe, planning development manager, Manchester City Council. Manchester’s population increased by more than 80,000 between 2001 and 2011, a rise of nearly 20%, and the highest of any town or city in the UK
- Rebecca Eatwell, managing director at Newgate, specialist communications consultancy engaging audiences from the grassroots to the boardroom
- Dan Mitchell, partner at Barton Willmore, planning advisor involved in some of the UK’s largest new communities
- Jackie Copley, planning manager, Campaign to Protect Rural England, lobbying for more homes on brownfield land
Delivery and modular methods
- Katie Saunders, partner at Trowers & Hamlin, specialising in projects and construction at the international law firm
- Gwen Beeken, managing director at Procure Plus, the framework collective for procuring on behalf of registered providers
- Michael Swiszczowski, associate director at Chapman Taylor, global architecture practice specialising in modular design
- Michael Crane, technical director, CIMC Modular Building Systems, improving construction speed, quality and reliability of returns on investment through offsite manufacture
- James Pargeter, projects director, Greystar Real Estate Partners, currently delivering £150m proposal including world’s tallest modular tower in Croydon
Innovative masterplanning, quality of life, conversions
- Nicholas Boys-Smith, founding director of Create Streets, a research institute which promotes the delivery of urban homes in terraces rather than towers
- Max Farrell, partner at Farrells, recently appointed to masterplan Manchester’s £1bn Northern Gateway, which is set to include 10,000 homes around green space, cycle ways and walking trails
- Pete Stringer, green infrastructure planning & technical manager, City of Trees, the charity aiming to transform Greater Manchester’s landscape by renovating underused, unloved woodland, and planting three million trees within a generation – including thousands in Manchester city centre
- Hero Bennett, senior sustainability consultant, Max Fordham, working on a range of sustainability issues from materials used in a private house to developing a masterplan’s sustainability and energy strategy
- Ed Ferrari, director, of the Centre for Regional Economic & Social Research at Sheffield Hallam University
This event is aimed at developers and housebuilders keen to stay ahead of the market with the latest intelligence and lessons from figures at the forefront of the residential sector.