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Design Governance

Coding and other tools to help shape great places through planning
25 March 2024 at 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM / North East England / Conference

25 March 2024 at 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Ouseburn Farm, Ouseburn Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom, NE1 2PA
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RTPI North East | [email protected]

This event has been postponed and may be rescheduled for later in the year. An update will be provided soon. If you would like to receive more information when it becomes available, please let me know.   

The Government is promoting coding as a prime tool for economically introducing quality and certainty into place shaping. 

This seminar  will explore coding alongside other tools to guide place shaping through the planning system.

Part of the day will be site based interactive work which will allow delegates to critically compare the performance of coding against other tools in economically producing desired outcomes.

Speakers (additional speakers to be confirmed soon)

  • Colin Haylock, Haylock Planning and Design - Seminar Chair
    Welcome and an introduction to the Ouseburn and the emerging character assessment for it
  • Hugh Stolliday, Manager, Ouseburn Farm Charity Limited
    Introduction to the City Farm and the wider City Farm movement
  • Professor Matthew Carmona, Professor of Planning and Urban Design at The Bartlett School of Planning (Urban Design Research Group, Urban Design Governance)


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


View our full programme of events here.

If you have any questions or issues with booking please contact Kim Walker.