RTPI: Development Viability & Finance in Planning

Organiser: Bev Watson, RTPI
Location: Manchester Meeting Place, University of Manchester
Phone: 0161 604 7799

Development viability remains a key consideration within the planning process. Understanding the fundamentals of development viability and financial appraisal are therefore a prerequisite for planning professionals operating within the current policy and economic context. This event will explain the importance of viability within the planning process, consider the practical application of relevant policy and guidance, offer an understanding of financial viability appraisal methods, and consider the role and influence of Section 106 planning obligations and the Community Infrastructure Levy.

The Economic and Market Context – Matt Spilsbury, Turley

The Role of Viability within the Planning Process – Sam Ryan, Turley

The Legal Perspective – Joanne Hannah, Winckworth Sherwood

The Private Sector Perspective – Victoria Carr, Barratt Developments

Development Viability and Heritage Assets – Tammy-Jo Whitaker, English Heritage

Financial Viability Assessment – Matt Spilsbury, Turley

Delivering Major Schemes – The Public Sector Perspective – Jon Sandford / Alan Millington, ATLAS

The Transition to CIL – The LPA Perspective – Melanie Craven, Trafford Council

Regeneration & Development in the North West – Ian Fletcher, Keepmoat

Booking your place

  • 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.

To book contact Bev Watson on 0161 604 7799, email or write to Bev Watson, RTPI NW, 2nd Floor, Emerson House, Albert St, Eccles, Salford, M30 0TE