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Delivering Development – A multi-choice CPD Day

Tuesday, 22 May 2018 at 10:00AM - 4:30PM
Sandy Park Conference Centre, Exeter EX2 7NN, UK
RTPI South West

This event will be a mix of practical “how to” sessions for both Development Management and Policy Planning from both a public and private perspective.

A programme will be available soon, but there will be 5 rooms running concurrently throughout the day. You will be able to choose 5 workshops sessions to attend from around 10-20 different options. This is a great opportunity to tailor the day to your CPD needs and preferences.

Topics will include:

  • Running the viability gauntlet workshop
    Mark Felgate, Director M.E.D. Planning and Associate at Three Dragon

  • Development Team Approach
    Mark Reynolds at BANES

  • Beyond Policy – An Alternative Approach to Good Design.
    Simon Gould at Mitchell Eley Gould

  • The interface between mainstream planning and minerals and waste
    Andy Hill, Principal Planning Officer - Minerals & Waste at Devon Country Council

  • The good, the bad, the ugly - Enforcement options and how to succeed at Appeal.
    Jon Drew, Enforcement Officer at Cornwall Council 
    Bridget Campbell, PINS

  • Building Regs/Control and Planning
    Anna Thompson, LABC Business Development Director

  • Writing Appeal Statements & Giving Evidence at Inquiries
    Mike Muston, Muston Planning

  • Understanding and analysing retail impact assessments and applying the sequential test for retail development
    Mike Muston, Muston Planning

  • How to Screen and Scope a development for Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)
    Rufus Howard and Caroline Price at Royal HaskoningDHV

  • Flooding – Understand the sequential test
    Marcus Salmon, Environment Agency

  • Assessing Significant and Insignificant Harm to Heritage
    Historic England

  • Permitted development change of use.
    Using recent appeal decision letters for group discussion exercises, this workshop will look at contentious issues in prior approval applications for change of use of offices and agricultural buildings to dwellings.
    Graham Gover, Solicitor

  • Planning Obligations or Conditions This session will comprise an overview of the criteria for including planning requirements by condition or obligation. Delegates will workshop real life cases, and then see how Inspectors have decided the issues involved.
    Graham Gover, Solicitor

Other topics in consideration are:

  • Ecology & Habitat Regulations
  • Transport
  • Flooding
  • Partnership Working
  • Viability Funding Models

Please contact if you have speaker suggestions

How to book
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For multiple bookings accross the 2018 programme, you may download the booking form and email to

Please note that all advertised prices are currently discounted by 15% and will increase on the 1 February 2018.  Book early to secure your place!

Exhibitor Opportunities

We now welcome exhibitors to showcase their firm, recent developments and to further engage with RTPI Members and professionals in planning. Please contact for further information.

0207 929 8190

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RTPI Member £76.50 + VAT: £15.30
Non Member £94 + VAT: £18.80
Retired Member £35 + VAT: £7.00 To book Log In.
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