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Development Management - how to make development work! 2013

Booking reference: 165 6604 17 3004

Wednesday, 17 April 2013 at 9:30AM - 4:00PM
Ward Hadaway Law Firm, Sandgate House, 102 Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE1 3DX, UK
From £90.00 + VAT
RTPI North East

If you are at the sharp end of planning this is a must attend event for you and your colleagues.

The Development Management process has a vital role in delivering sustainable development and the achievement of spatial planning objectives.  Shadow Cabinet Minister, Local Goverment Officials, Leading Lawyers and planners deliver upto the minute presentations on this topical subject.

This event is not to be missed - read below for a full agenda.


9:30        Registration and refreshments:

10:00     Positive Planning and Development Management. How LPA's are meeting the provisions of the NPPF including the presumption in favour of sustainable development

Stephen Reed, Planning Development Manager, Durham County Council 


10:45     Pre-application process: The LPA perspective

 Billy Browell, Team Manager Development Management, Newcastle City Council


11:30     Refreshments  


11:45     Pre-application process: The Private sector perspective              

David Brocklehurst, Associate, Chartered Town Planner, Ward Hadaway


12:30     LUNCH


13:30     Case Law updated in the context of NPPF and Development Management.

Neil Robson, Partner, Head of Property, Ward Hadaway,


14:15     Planning conditions: Problems they solve and those they create

Andrew Hickie, Development Manager, Gateshead Council


15:00     Refreshments


15:15     Political involvement in Development Management 

Roberta Blackman-Woods,  MP for the City of Durham, Shadow Communities and Local Government Minister  


16:00     Summary and close.      


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  • The RTPI reserve the right to amend the programme at short notice.

Ward Hadaway (2)

RTPI NE, wish to extend their thanks to Ward Hadaway for their support and for providing this venue for our event.