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Future of town centres

The regeneration and re-imaging of high streets
04 March 2021 at 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM / South East England / United Kingdom / England / Online

04 March 2021 at 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
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RTPI South East | [email protected]

COVID-19 has seen communities, businesses and leaders adjust, make plans and take actions for a different kind of new town, which looks at the future of our high streets and town centres.

In this webinar experts will

  • Discuss the recovery and future of town centres in the south east
  • Talk about High Street Task Force COVID-19 Recovery Framework 
  • Delve into what the future of high streets in the region might look like
  • Case law update

Through a combination of expert speakers and discussion, you will learn:

  • How the High Task Force COVID-19 Recovery Framework can be populate with the local plans towards recovery.
  • Planning for sustainable new town centres  and
  • Case law update

Confirmed speakers:

  • Chair: Simon Taylor MRTPI, Senior Planning Officer, MHCLG
  • Our town centres in 2021 and beyond – Impact of COVID and the road to recovery from a private sector perspective - Cat White, Associate Director, Turley
  • A COVID-19 Recovery Framework - Simon Quin, Director, High Streets Task Force
  • Retail in local plans: the future of high streets a public sector perspective - Shelly Rouse, Principal Planner, Planning Advisory Service
  • Permitted Development: The new regime and some implications for Town Centres - Andrew Fraser-Urquhart QC, Barrister, Francis Taylor Building

The link to the webinar will be sent out a day before the event.

This event forms part of RTPI Online series 2021