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New Towns, Garden Cities and Utopian Masterplanning - Cities of the Past, Cities of the Future

Historic Towns Forum Annual Conference
Milton Keynes - 28/29 November 2013

Speakers' Presentations:

Built around the car - but is it the answer? (293KB)
Nigel Brigham, east of England Regional Director, Sustrans

From Metro-land to Milton Keynes: The Making of a later Twentieth-Century Utopia (781KB)
Dr Christine Garwood, University of Hertfordshire

Creating Garden Cities and suburbs today - how to unlock the future (1MB)
Katy Lock, Garden Cities and New Towns Advocate

Good design – historic centres and the new town (182KB)
Tony Wyatt, HTF Vice Chair and Director @ +Plus Urban Design Ltd

 

 

 

Rebooting historic centres: public/private engagement and post recession success - 9 November

Session One: Context, Policy and Planning

Is planning really a block to large-scale development? (812KB)
Steven Bee, Principal, Steven Bee Urban Counsel

Recent developments in Government Planning Law and Heritage (177KB)
Mark Challis, Partner, Bircham Dyson Bell

Government agency planning position post Localism, Portas, and the NPPF (381KB)
Steve Carr, Head of Economic Development, Homes & Community Agency

Session Two - Recent Case Studies and the Heritage Context

Regeneration on a European scale - redeveloping Kings Cross St Pancras – pitfalls and progress
Robert Evans, Director, Argent

Retail development then and now – engaging with the past while planning for the future, Canterbury and Exeter (4.70MB)
Nick Davis, Development Director, Land Securities

Compulsory Purchase Orders, the NPPF and Silver Hill (4.52MB)
Martin Perry, Director of Retail Development, Henderson Global Investors

Session Three – London/Kings Cross/St Pancras – background and study tour

Keynote: Planning for public and private commercial success - how do you do this in a recession? (579KB)
Stuart Robinson, Executive Director, CBRE

Managing change and the role of the design team in historic towns (1.40MB)
Iain Rhind, Director, Nathaniel Lichfield & Partners

Rebooting historic centres - 9 November 2012

Session 1: The National Planning Policy Framework: policy and practice

The NPPF, the National Heritage Protection Plan, and where is PPS5? (858KB)
Charles Wagner, Head of Planning and Urban Advice, English Heritage

Preparing the NPPF Historic Environment Practice Guide (415KB)
Brian Human, Consultant, BRH Associates and HTF Executive Committee Member

The NPPF, growth and the protection of the historic environment (248KB)
Haydn Morris, Director, Terence O’Rourke Ltd

Session 2: Cathedral City case studies and how they relate to other historic towns and cities

Cathedral Cities: a special case? (4.77MB)
The Very Reverend Nicholas Frayling, Dean, Chichester Cathedral

Winchester: the Local Authority perspective (1.7MB)
Steve Tilbury, Corporate Director (Operations), Winchester City Council

Winchester and its setting: should it curb growth? (1.51MB)
Richard Baker, Retired Architect, City of Winchester Trust

Salisbury: the Maltings redevelopment project (6.2MB)
Richard Deane, Vice Chairman, Salisbury Civic Society

 

The National Planning Policy Framework - 20 June 2012

Session 1: The National Planning Policy Framework: policy and practice

The NPPF, the National Heritage Protection Plan, and where is PPS5? (858KB)
Charles Wagner, Head of Planning and Urban Advice, English Heritage

Preparing the NPPF Historic Environment Practice Guide (415KB)
Brian Human, Consultant, BRH Associates and HTF Executive Committee Member

The NPPF, growth and the protection of the historic environment (248KB)
Haydn Morris, Director, Terence O’Rourke Ltd

Session 2: Cathedral City case studies and how they relate to other historic towns and cities

Cathedral Cities: a special case? (4.77MB)
The Very Reverend Nicholas Frayling, Dean, Chichester Cathedral

Winchester: the Local Authority perspective (1.7MB)
Steve Tilbury, Corporate Director (Operations), Winchester City Council

Winchester and its setting: should it curb growth? (1.51MB)
Richard Baker, Retired Architect, City of Winchester Trust

Salisbury: the Maltings redevelopment project (6.2MB)
Richard Deane, Vice Chairman, Salisbury Civic Society

 

Community Asset Transfer - 31 May 2012

Speakers' Presentations:


Why Transfer? (254KB)
Dave Chetwyn, Managing Director, Urban Vision Enterprise CIC, and Vice Chair, Historic Towns Forum

Community Asset Transfer and the Localism Act - what this means for you (224KB)
Mark Challis, Partner, Bircham Dyson Bell

Asset Transfer Guidance (574KB)
Karen Mellanby, Director of Programmes, Asset Transfer Unit

The Local Authority experience – theory and practice (660KB)
Julian Read, Regeneration Manager, Stoke-on-Trent City Council

How to become a Buildings Preservation Trust and facilitate the Asset Transfer process (1MB)
James Moir, Director, Association of Preservation Trusts

Prince's Regeneration Trust (533KB)
Ros Kerslake, Chief Executive, The Prince's Regeneration Trust

The Churches Conservation Trust (2MB)
Neil Rushton, Conservation Project Manager and Isabel Assaly, Regeneration Officer

Oxford Preservation Trust (948KB)
Debbie Dance, Director and HTF Chair

Retail, the high street review and the revivification of historic cores - 23 March 2012

Speakers' Presentations:


Government focus and direction (104KB)
Philip Cox, Director, Regeneration and European Programmes, Communities and Local Government

The BIS and LEP perspective (no PowerPoint presentation available)
Davina Tanner, General Manager, Chapelfield Shopping Centre, Norwich; New Anglia LEP

The Portas Review, the 10 point manifesto, and what happens next? (127KB)
Ojay Mcdonald, Research and Policy Manager, ATCM

Retail trends and the review (1.04MB)
Matt Corrigan, Chief Executive, Lincoln BIG

Destination Management, historic cores and the tourism perspective (335KB)
Jason Freezer, Destinations Manager, VisitEngland

The English Heritage perspective (129KB)
Tim Brennan, English Heritage

An introduction to the planning perspective (428KB)
Mike Straw, Director, CgMs

Does retail design have a place in an historic setting? (749KB)
Judith Kelly, Project Manager – Retail Delivery, Land Securities
Sara O'Rorke, Founder, CORD Ltd

The private/public development relationship (257KB)
Tony Wyatt, Director, +Plus Urban Design Ltd

The parking perspective: Park it! - Sensibly and with Sensitivity' (394KB)
Kelvin Reynolds, Director of Operations and technical Services, British Parking Association

Keynote speech - Alternative high street (173KB)
LGA publication: Alternative high street - rethinking the towncentre challenge (835KB)
Councillor Mike Haines, Vice-Chair, Local Government Association, Economy and Transport Board

Retail publication update (1.34MB)
Peter Bishop, Director, Allies and Morrison Urban Practitioners

Culture-Heritage-Tourism: Developing the Product - 16 March 2012

Videos:
Tourism Benefits Everyone, Everywhere, Everyday -
The Tourism Alliance
Official VisitEngland TV advert - VisitEngland
Diamond Jubilee - The Thames Pageant - VisitEngland

Speakers' Presentations:


Message from His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales (1.38MB)

Keynote Speech
Penelope, Viscountess Cobham – Chairman, VisitEngland

The Battle for Blenheim – developing a successful business model (2.25MB)
John Hoy, Chief Executive, Blenheim Palace

Training, customer service, visitor experience (432KB)
Gerry Brown, Head of Strategic Training & Operations, People1st

The Bigger Picture (427.26KB) -  A bespoke training play by Yorkshire Passions
Understanding the bigger picture - Janet Reuben, Chief Executive Visit Hull and East Yorkshire
Service and self belief: The Bigger Picture - John Godber, Playwright and Chair of Visit Hull and East Yorkshire
Training and tourism: What really works - Prof John Lennon, Moffat Centre, Glasgow Caledonian University


Panel: Local tourism - information as a product - how to develop and deliver
A discussion followed three short presentations:

Shared Story (2MB)
Michele Grant, Director, Blue Sail

tripbod.com (570.25KB)
Sally Broom, Co-founder and CEO, TripBod

A Destination Management Organisation for Oxford and Oxfordshire (250KB)
Susi Golding, Director, Visit Oxfordshire


Panel: Where culture, heritage and tourism connect - 3 case studies
A discussion followed three short presentations:

The Cultural Olympiad (1.81MB)
Paul Brookes, Cultural Olympiad London 2012, East Midlands

Culture24 (1.49MB)
Jane Finnis, CEO, Culture24

Ludlow Food and Drink Festival (758KB)
John Fleming, Director, Ludlow Marches Food and Drink Festival

Understanding Localism London 21 February 2012

Conference overview - tweets from the day

Speakers' Presentations:


Session 1: The Localism Act – update – from Bill to Act of Parliament

Localism – where we are now (110KB)
Michael Bingham, Deputy Head of Division, Department of Communities and Local Government

The Localism Act – the Public Affairs perspective (211KB) 
Stuart Thomson, Public Affairs Consultant, Bircham Dyson Bell

Lobbying for Localism: making the heritage case (1.7MB)
Henry Russell, Chair, Spatial Planning Advocacy Group, Heritage Alliance


Session 2: The realities of the Act and how they may affect you

What this now means for Neighbourhood Planning (968KB)
Mark Challis, Partner, Bircham Dyson Bell

What this now means for Community Engagement (718KB)
John Qualtrough, Partner, Bircham Dyson Bell

Neighbourhood Planning and Community Engagement on the ground (1.5MB)
Andy Perkin, Development Officer, Locality

Economic Vision in Historic Towns - planning and regeneration York 20 October 2011

Conference overview - tweets from the day

Speakers' Presentations:

York's success as an historic town (851KB)
Prof Sir Ron Cooke
, Chair, York Civic Society

Vision into practice in historic cores of Great Places (2.23MB)
Kevin Murray
, Chairman, Academy of Urbanism

Future planning for regeneration and wider economic issues in historic towns (1.05MB)
Matthew Spry
, Director, Nathaniel Lichfield and Partners

Derry's historic walled town - traffic, parking and people: towards a balance (1.15MB)
Kevin McGovern
, Principal, RPD Consulting (Derry)

Marketing an historic town's USP by foot (2.08MB)
Sue Manley
, Director, PlaceMarque

Regenerating redundant heritage buildings and making them pay (420KB)
Rosi Lister
, Director North, Churches Conservation Trust

THIs and future funding (451KB)
Charlotte Dodgeon
, Programme Manager, Heritage Lottery Fund

THI - a suitable case for regeneration (752KB)
Anna McPherson
, Partner, Drury McPerson Partnership

THI case study - Shepton Mallet (494KB)
Paul Tomlinson
, Conservation Project Officer, Mendip District Council

Regeneration of a spa town case study - Scarborough (1.18MB)
Chris Hall
, Conservation Officer, Scarborough Borough Council

Lincoln Connect case study (1.42MB)
Adam Partington
, Townscape Character Projects Manager, City of Lincoln Council

Prince's Regeneration Trust case study - Sowerby Bridge (1MB)
Fred Taggart
, Projects Director, Prince's Regeneration Trust