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Housing for all 2024 - Where are we now? Where do we need to go?

08 July 2024 at 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM / North East England /

08 July 2024 at 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Crowne Plaza Hotel, Hawthorn Square, Stephenson Quarter, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear, United Kingdom, NE1 3SA
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RTPI North East | [email protected]

Planning is crucial for meeting the housing needs of all.  This event will review existing and emerging policies and initiatives and what more needs to be done to meet the housing needs for all within the UK and the North East Region.  This event will use best practice examples and draw upon a range of speakers from all sectors to discuss this vital issue for planning and the country.

The seminar will be chaired my Steve Litherland, Managing Director at Origin Planning Services Limited

Speakers and topics


  • Professor Samer Bagaeen MRTPI FRICS, Technical Director in Town Planning & Stakeholder Capability at Arcadis.
    Future proofing, sustainability and resilience planning for new housing areas and how developer contributions can contribute positively to community infrastructure in new housing development

  • Mario Wolf BSocSci BA(Hons) DipUP MSc MRTPI, Director of Planning & Strategic Engagement at Custom Build Homes
    Planning for and delivering custom build housing

  • Alex J Roberts, Head of Economics Planning Policy & Planning Consultancy at Lambert Smith Hampton
    Local Plan Evidence / Housing Strategies and/or something Census 2021 and what that is showing - tbc 
  • Richard Blyth FRTPI, Head of Policy Practice & Research at the Royal Town Planning Institute
    Housing and Planning: an RTPI view
  • Susie Hartas MRTPI, Senior Design and Planning Manager at Vistry - Northern Home Counties
    Accelerated delivery through Partnership working and MMC - Vistry’s new approach
  • Janice Morphet, Visiting Professor UCL Bartlett School of Planning
    How local authorities are delivering housing - the view from the UCL research

There are a limited number of complimentary tickets available for Local Authority planners. If you are interested, please contact Kim Walker. 


Read the latest Fourth Report on Local Authority Housebuilding by BSP's Professors Janice Morphet and Ben Clifford. 


Thank you to our sponsor - Origin Planning Services Limited






View our full programme of events here.

If you experience any problems when booking, please contact Kim Walker Regional Coordinator for assistance.

Learn more about our speakers

Steve Litherland

Director at Origin Planning Services Limited

Professor Samer Bagaeen MRTPI FRICS

Technical Director

Mario Wolf

Director of Planning & Strategic Engagement - Custom Build Homes

Alex J Roberts

Economics & Planning Policy team at Lambert Smith Hampton

Richard Blyth FRTPI

Head of Policy Practice & Research, RTPI

Susie Hartas MRTPI

Senior Design and Planning Manager at Vistry - Northern Home Counties

Janice Morphet PhD FRTPI FAcSS

Visiting Professor, Bartlett School of Planning UCL