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The importance of planning for an ageing population

Tuesday, 14 January 2020 at 9:30AM - 2:00PM
321 Bradford St (Ground floor), Birmingham B5 6ET
RTPI West Midlands

One hundred years ago, the average life expectancy for men and women was 55 and 59 respectively. Thanks to advances in medicine, technology, diet and lifestyle, things look very different today. As a result, the number of older people in the UK is growing significantly and this rate of growth is projected to speed up significantly over the next 20 years. The latest government data projects that by 2032 there will be five million people over eighty living in the UK.

This seminar will contain presentations from the RTPI, a local planning authority, a leading developer and a university lecturer, who will explore the importance of planning for an ageing population.

Learning outcomes:

  • Gain an understanding of the varying requirements older people may have of their housing
  • Understand the perspectives of local planning authorities and developers on the importance of and challenges in planning for an ageing population
  • Understand planning policy concerning planning for an ageing population

Core CPD Framework:

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  • Health & Inclusive Planning
  • Housing


Delegate fees and how to book

We are pleased to offer early bird rates with 15% off all delegate fees until 28 February.

To take advantage of this offer please book online and pay with a credit/debit card by following the online booking prompts below.

Those wishing to make a purchase of in excess of £500 plus VAT may request an invoice. Please get in touch to request this.