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Place Making

Delivering Successful Places - From Concept to Reality

Thursday, 21 April 2016 at 9:30AM - 4:15PM
The Fielder Centre, Hatfield Business Park, Hatfield Avenue, Hatfield, Hertfordshire AL10 9TP, UK
RTPI East of England

Univ of Herts logoThis one-day conference is being kindly hosted by the University of Hertfordshire at their Hatfield Campus.

Booking Information

Please go to the BOOK HERE section below to reserve places online.  Payment can be made by credit/debit card or an invoice can be requested.

Details of this event, including aims and objectives - download full programme here

This conference will look at the key ingredients of successful place making.  It will use good practice examples, from Europe and the UK, to explore how we can learn from others to plan and deliver strong sustainable communities.  Delegates will hear from experts on the value of community engagement, the role of sustainability, and funding and delivery mechanisms. It will use good practice examples to deliver some pragmatic learning for delegates to relate to their role in shaping and delivering good places, whether in the public or private sector.

We are delighted that this event will include a presentation by the RTPI President, Phil Williams.


The full programme of speakers will be available shortly.  Confirmed speakers are:

  • Dr Stéphane Sadoux, Director of the Centre for Research in Building Cultures, Grenoble School of Architecture;
  • Joe Doak, Associate Professor of Urban Planning and Development, Henley Business School, University of Reading;
  • Cllr Helena Fickling, Thame Town Council;  
  • Tom Venables and Patrick Clarke, AECOM;
  • John Walker, Garden City Developments;
  • Jo Mills, South Cambridgeshire District Council;
  • Phil Williams, President, RTPI

Further Information

Please contact Tina Palmer, the Regional Co-ordinator, at