Planning Infrastructure - Frameworks for Growth?


Programme (subject to change)


08.45 Registration and coffee


09.15 Welcome and introduction

Jan Molyneux, Jan Molyneux Planning

Adam Sheppard, UWE Bristol


Main Papers


09.25 Housing delivery and the forces of change

Jon Neale, Head of UK Research, JLL

[Followed by Q&A]


10.10 Property politics: Crystal ball gazing for planners and property professionals

Nick Keable, Chairman, Development Intelligence

[Followed by Q&A]


10.55 Tea and coffee


11.10 Transport and infrastructure – The challenges

‘Housing expansion and sustainable transport: The right way, and the British way’

Steve Melia, Senior Lecturer, Transport and Planning, UWE Bristol

‘Strategic Planning:  Navigating unchartered waters’

Laura Ambler, Head of Planning and Housing, West of England Combined Authority and Local Enterprise Partnership


12.00 The Challenges of delivering infrastructure on a major development

Ralph Hawkins, Managing Director, Taylor Wimpey Bristol


12.25 Morning plenary


12.40 Lunch


13.40 NPPF2 – Will it deliver?

Steve Quartermain CBE, Chief Planner, Ministry of Housing Communities and Local Government

Philip Barnes, Group Land and Planning Director, Barratt Developments Plc

Claire Pearce, Assistant Director of Inward Investment and Growth, Sedgemoor District Council

[Followed by Q&A]


15.00 Tea and coffee


15:15 Infrastructure planning: Legal update

James Maurici QC, Landmark Chambers

[Followed by Q&A]


16.15 Current reviews of the planning system - Raynsford and the Labour Party

Chris Shepley, Director,

Chris Shepley Associates


16.40 Conference close




18.45 Drinks reception


19.30 Dinner and welcome


Host – Simon Peacock (Lead Director- South and Wales Region, JLL)


After dinner speaker  


Mark Steel