Historic Towns and Smarter Growth: Cambridge

Speakers' presentations:

The following presentations can be downloaded as pdf files:

The National Perspective (472KB)
Trevor Beattie, Corporate Director, Strategy, Policy, Performance and Research, Homes and Communities Agency

New models and learning from Europe (1.7 MB)
Dr Nicholas Falk, Founder Director URBED

Strategic approach to growing historic towns whilst protecting and enhancing their distinctive character (1.1MB)
Peter Studdert, Director of Joint Planning, Cambridge Growth Areas & Northstowe

Growth and the impact on town centres, services, transport and historic character and fabric, with reference to Cambridge (1.3MB)
Simon Payne, Director of Environment and Planning, Cambridge City Council
John Preston, Historic Environment Manager, Cambridge City Council

Delivery:- sustainable mixed use vs the housebuilders' model (280KB)
James Hulme, Director of Public Affairs, The Prince's Foundation

Developing community engagement to achieve positive and proactive, contributory, buy-in to the growth agenda (169KB)
Andrea Pellegram, Andrea Pellegram Town and Community Planning

Learning from the past: defining place and identity and using it to shape and manage growth (1MB)
David Grech, Historic Areas Advisor, English Heritage, East of England Region

Partnerships, capacity building and prioritisation to deliver quality outcomes (165KB)
Alex Plant, Chief Executive, Cambridgeshire Horizons

Structuring principles for good design (1.3MB)
Ben Bolgar, Director of Design Theory & Networks, The Prince's Foundation