08.30 – Registration
17.30 – End of event
Join us at the Planning for Housing 2019. Now in its 6th year, Planning for Housing is the annual event for local authorities, developers and central government figures to come together and share their initiatives. Discover fresh solution strategies to battle the housing crisis and overcome the challenges currently facing planning and development.
BECG Managing Director, Andrew Howard will be chairing a session on Winning Community Support for Housing Allocation and Development:
- Engaging with the silent majority to increase local support for house building
- Leveraging technology and social media for effective community engagement
- Co-creating design principles with local communities to reduce opposition to development
He will be joined by Hana Loftus, special projects officer at Greater Cambridge Shared Planning Service, Guy Palmer, regeneration director at Metropolitan Thames Valley, and Jon Allen, head of strategic development – south at Commercial Estates Group.