London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games : Legacy, Regeneration and Participation? A major objective of the 2012 Olympic Games in London was to provide a legacy for sport and recreation throughout the country. The half day event will look at the how sporting events and facilities have contributed to regeneration and increased participation both nationally and across the region. It will also explore the subsequent potential and challenges for improvements to planning for sport and recreation in the region.
This event has been organised with the support of Signet Planning and Sport England.
To book a place at this event please access the booking form link below and return the form to firstname.lastname@example.org -
9.30 am Registration and refreshments
10.00 am Introduction from the Chairperson
Sandra Manson, Director, Signet Planning
10.10 am The Olympics and London --- Reshaping perceptions and place through the conception and delivery of two great sporting events. Colin Haylock – Haylock Planning and Design, RTPI Past President and member of London Mayor’s Design Advisory Group.
10.45 am A Sporting Habit for Life - Community Sport Legacy From the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Mike Diaper Executive Director Sport England and Judith Rasmussen Strategic Lead Sport England
11.20 am Refreshments
11.35 am The Legacy of Hosting the Olympics for a Host City - Mark Jackson, Head of 2012 operations, Corporate Projects Manager, Newcastle City Council
12.10 pm The Legacy v Planning Reform – Planning Positively for Sport in the post NPPF era.
Dave McGuire, Planning Manager, Sport England
12.45 pm Open Forum (with Afternoon Speakers)
1.00 pm Finish
n.b. bring your camera we hoping to have an Olympic Torch on display - its your chance to have your photo taken with this iconic symbol.