The National Policy Planning Framework: planning for growth in our historic towns and cities - implications, instigation and information

20 June 2012


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About the seminar

This one day seminar will look in detail at the implications of the recent National Planning Poilcy Framwork for our historic towns and cities, and how they will be affected by growth, the change in planning law, and accompanying legislation.


The Lecture Hall, Salisbury and South Wiltshire Museum, The Kings House, 65 The Close, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 2EN

Who should attend?

All interested in the NPPF: Local Authority elected members and officers from all disciplines; community leaders and representatives of community groups, civic and amenity societies; professionals concerned with all aspects of planning, conservation, tourism, traffic management, urban design and economic development.


10.00 Registration/coffee  
10.25 Welcome and Introduction Noël James, Director, Historic Towns Forum

Session 1: The National Planning Policy Framework: policy and practice
10.30 Government focus and direction tbc CLG/LGA
11.00 The NPPF, the National Heritage Protection Framework, and where is PPS5? tbc English Heritage
11.30 The NPPF, growth and the protection of the historic environment Haydn Morris, Director, Terence O'Rourke Ltd
12.00 Q & A  
12.30 Lunch and networking  

Session 2: Cathedral City case studies and how they relate to other historic towns and cities
13.30 Cathedral Cities: a special case? The Very Reverend Nicholas Frayling, Dean, Chichester Cathedral
14.00 Winchester: the Local Authority perspective Steve Tilbury, Corporate Director (Operations), Winchester City Council
14.30 Winchester and its setting: should it curb growth? Richard Baker, Retired Architect/Planner, and City of Winchester Trust
15.00 Salisbury: the Maltings redevelopment project Richard Deane, Vice Chairman, Salisbury Civic Society
15.30 Q & A  
16.00 Plenary and future action  
16.30 Tea/Coffee and networking  
17.00 Ends  

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Delegate 1 £109 Early bird fees available until 11 June
£129 Early bird fees available until 11 June
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Delegate 2
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£89 Early bird fees available until 11 June
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This course carries CPD certification