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ROOM@RTPI Seminar: Delivering More Homes with Small Builders

Thursday, 04 October 2018 at 10:00AM - 4:30PM
The Copthorne Hotel, Plymouth, PL1 1AR, UK
RTPI South West

How can you help small builders make a meaningful contribution to housing delivery in your area? This seminar will draw upon the national research by the Federation of Master Builders and local case studies to explore what you can be doing to maximise housing delivery by smaller builders. The popular interactive seminar format will allow for facilitated discussion sessions and question time with the speakers.

What is ROOM@RTPI?

Speakers & topics include:

Discussion Session 1: How Government Policy is supporting a greater role for Small Builders
Lisa Sandercock, Policy Adviser in Planning Policy and Reform at the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

Discussion Session 2: The Challenges and Opportunities of “Small is Beautiful"
Phil Hodge, Director of FMB South at the Federation of Master Builders

Discussion Session 3: How Planners can help Small Builders Deliver More Homes
Steve Smith, Elliot Design and Build

Case Studies from across the South West on Working with Small Builders
Paul Barnard, South West ROOM@RTPI Chair and Service Director for Strategic Planning and Infrastructure at Plymouth City Council

Discussion Facilitators: Stuart Palmer, Managing Director at SPA Ltd and Paul Barnard, Plymouth City Council

Supported by

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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 purchase order number field at point of booking or forward soon after.

For multiple bookings accross the 2018 programme, you may download the booking form and email to

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