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2017 Events

RTPI NE Conference Papers

Papers are copyright protected and are only for the use of the delegate registered to attend a particular seminar.  It is an offence to reproduce, circulate or copy these documents.



Shaping successful, healthy and inclusive places - Urban Design from Strategy to Delivery Seminar

Colin Haylock, Haylock Planning and Design
Tom Perry, Design Council CABE
Tim Crawshaw, Darlington Borough Council - To follow
Hilary Hall, Darlington HNT Programme

Kings Chambers Planning Breakfast Seminar

Killian Garvey, Kings Chambers
Ian Ponter, Kings Chambers

Achieving the sustainable delivery of minerals, renewable energy and waste management

Naren Deen, Watson Burton LLP
Donald Wilkins, Cemex
Eddie Halstead, Environment Agency
Niall Kelly, SUEZ Recycling and Revovery UK Ltd
David Forsythe and Mary Campbell, Stephenson-Halliday
Gillon Dobie, Estover Energy Ltd 

Rural Matters

Jed Griffiths, Griffiths Environmental Planning
Ross Lillico, Lichfields
Calum Gillhespy, GSC Grays
Stuart Timmiss, Durham County Council (to follow)
Nicola Allan, Trinity Chambers
James Copeland and Suzanne Clear, NFU


Environmental Impact Assessment

Gayle Black, Lichfields

Ruth Fain, Golder Associates
Helen Ashby-Ridgway, Lichfields
John Hunter, Kings Chambers
Dr Tony Martin, E3 Ecology
Kevin Tilford, Weetwoods


Spring Planning Law Update - Monday 12 March

Antonia Murillo and Rachel Sykes - Womble Bond Dickinson
John Hunter - Kings Chambers
Jenn Holgate - Womble Bond Dickinson
Gary Grant - Kings Chambers
Ruth Stockley - Kings Chambers
Kate Ashworth - Womble Bond Dickinson


How do we get there? Planning and Transporation - Wednesday 28 February

Andrew Dorrian, North East Combined Authority
John Hacker, TPS Transport Consultants
Graham Grant, Newcastle City Council
Dr Nick Bunn, WYG
Gareth Wakenshaw, WYG

Development Management and Enforcement - Monday 5 February

Joe Nurgent, Northumberland County Council
Ben Parkins, Wardell Armstrong
Mark Ketley, Northumberland County Council 
Dave Westhead, Stockport Council
Juan Lopez, Francis Taylor Building 
John Bradley, Gateshead Council



20:20 Vision; The Future of our town Centres

Jon Bower, Womble Bond Dickinson 
Stephenson Pattinson, NE1
Daniel Gregg, Lichfields
Chris Myers, Durham County Council
Mike Evans, The Retail Group
Sasha White and Anjoli Foster, landmark Chambers
Richard Lindsay, NEMS Market Research


The Technicalities of Planning - 2nd November

Darren Varley, Newcastle City Council
Dr Helen Simpson, Wardell Armstrong - Presentation to follow
Simon Smales, HCA
Neil Cole, Redcar and Cleveland Council
Andrew Bradshaw, Fore Consulting
Steve Betts, BSG Ecology

Planning Law Autumn Update - Monday 9th October 

Mitch Brown, Ward Hadaway
Julia Thomson, Ward Hadaway
Andrew Smith, Savills (UK) Ltd
Gregory Jones QC, Francis Taylor building
Andy Buckley, AB Heritage
Michael Salmon, DCLG
Kamran Hyder, Ward Hadaway


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