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Planning Law and Practice Update HYBRID Seminar

12 June 2024 at 10:00 AM - 04:30 PM / England / South West England / United Kingdom / Online / Conference

12 June 2024 at 10:00 AM - 04:30 PM
Lanhydrock Hotel & Golf Club, Lanhydrock, Bodmin, Cornwall, United Kingdom, PL30 5AQ
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RTPI South West | [email protected]

RTPI South West welcomes to you their CPD Seminar series for 2024. This is a HYBRID Seminar so you may opt to attend in-person or virtually. We hope this enables the event to be as inclusive as possible.

As part of our long running series of Planning Law updates we’re pleased to announce an early summer update on the latest changes to planning law and practice. As this event takes place in Cornwall, the regions largest unitary authority, we hear their latest updates on delivery and planning policy guidance around housing, BNG, renewables and transport etc. With sustainability high on everyone’s agenda, we utilise the afternoon to discuss its delivery through transport, housing, renewables including a solar focussed workshop.

Speakers and topics

  • Case Law Update
    Richard Kimblin KC, No 5 Chambers

  • Latest changes to planning law including PD Rights and BNG
    Gareth Pinwell and Liz Osborne, Ashfords

  • Cornwall Planning Authority update
    Welcome to Cornwall with an update on key issues/updates in planning for the authority including approaches their Climate Emergency DPD, Solar Farms and other renewables and transport (Metro project) etc.
    Robert Lacey, Planning Policy Manager at Cornwall Council

  • Delivering Electric Vehicle charging for the rural community 
    Ben Smith Laing,Technical Director at Hydrock

  • Solar Planning Applications - Developer perspective
    Speaker TBC

  • Solar Planning Applications Workshop
    Steve Kirby, Principal Development Officer at Cornwall Council

Please note that the programme is still in draft stage. We reserve the right to update and amend the programme accordingly. We will do our best to keep the event programme current and reactive to any key legislation or guidance changes. 

This event is kindly sponsored by 







Please follow the booking links below.

If you wish to complete a group booking for one or more events / people then please contact [email protected] 

RTPI South West are also happy to support RTPI Members and Students who are unemployed or financially precluded from attending local CPD events. Please contact us to discuss opportunities. 


Speakers needed

If you would like to speak at this or other events, please do get in touch.

Sponsorship opportunities

RTPI South West have a range of sponsorship opportunities for a number of events in the year, so please do get in touch to discuss. As well as supporting events which raise the profile of planning, they are a great way of aligning to your organisation values and goals.