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Growth, infrastructure and the Natural Environment

24 May 2023 at 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM / Yorkshire / Conference

24 May 2023 at 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
St George's Conference Centre, 60 Great George Street, Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom, LS1 3DL
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RTPI Yorkshire | [email protected]

All growth, whether large scale housing, or new road, rail, transport works and energy infrastructure, has to be fitted into our crowded island. How we eventually deal with these aspects of growth and development is central to a resilient and sustainable future. With the Government’s growth agenda, planners, particularly those in the North of England, will need to find ways of resolving many of these conflicts.


You can also view the full programme here.

  • Infrastructure, biodiversity net gain (BNG) and decarbonisation Julia Baker, Head of Nature Services, Mott MacDonald
  • Leeds Local Plan Update;  Designing for quality, growth and sustainability. Victoria Hinchliff-Walker, Group Manager, Environment & Design and John Stonard, Design & Projects Leader Planning, Leeds City Council
  • Climate Change challenges in the development sector, Jo Holden, Sustainability & ESG Director, Peel L&P
  • Rail infrastructure and decarbonisation, Kelly Worthington - Principal Consultant, Sustainability & Climate Change, WSP Global
  • Land for renewable energy versus land for agriculture, Mark Topping, Director of Landscape and Urban Design, Lanpro

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