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SW Retail Planning

Thursday, 14 December 2017 at 9:30AM - 4:30PM
Bath Guildhall, High St, Bath, BA1 5AW, UK
RTPI South West

Conference Information
This conference will consider the current trends in the demand for retail space, in particular the likely effect on town centres drawing in research and relevant industry experience from planning practitioners and those involved in retailing at local and national level.

Topics include:

  • National Trends in Retailing and Effects on Town Centres
    David Lowin, RTPI South West Chair
  • Planning for Retail Development in a period of High Street Crisis
    Serena Page, Partner at Dalton Warner Davis LLP

  • Private Sector Retail Consultancy to the Public Sector
    Rob Pearson, Nexus Planning Ltd

  • Retail trends and implications for planning policy – A retailer’s perspective.
    Bruno Moore, Head of Planning at Sainsbury’s

  • Bath Christmas Markets
    David James, CEO at Bath Tourism
  • Bedminster - How Shop Vacancies fell 33% in Five Years 
    Bedminster in South Bristol was one of the first Portas Town Teams, promising to create a BID and turn the area around by exploding the gap between art, advertising and entertainment. Five years and £400K later the area is thriving with new and innovative independent shopping and leisure offerings opening on a regular basis.
    George Grace, TownCentred

How to book
Follow the Online Booking links below - you can pay online or request an invoice. We ask that you try to complete the purcahse order number field at point of booking or forward soon after.

If you are booking more than 5 places on this or accross our 2017 conference programme then you can benefit from multibuy discounts.

To read more about how you can save up to 26% on delegate places please click here.

Exhibitor Opportunities
We now welcome exhibitors to showcase their firm, recent developments and to further engage with RTPI Members and professionals in planning. Please contact for further information.


0207 929 8190