The Future High Street Fund: inspiration for success

The Gallery, 70 Cowcross St., London EC1M 6EJ
Thu, 28/02/2019 - 2:15pm - 5:00pm


An intense afternoon of presentations from a cross section of the UK’s leading experts on regeneration, public realm and design aiming to inspire councils and communities to create successful bids for the £675 million future high streets fund, and the success of their own communities.   Featuring original research, UK and international best practice, and case studies.

Presentations include

    • Historic England : Clive Fletcher

    • Academy of Urbanism : David Rudlin

    • High Streets and Markets – what past can tell us about the present : David Harrison

    • The Pedestrian Pound : Rachel Lee, Living Streets

    •  How Low Traffic Neighbourhoods can revive local shops : Paul Gasson, Living Streets

    • The Future of mixed-use town centres : Stefan Redfern, Turley

    • Evolve or die – a new future for High Streets’ : Neil Bennett, Farrells

    • Revitalising Swindon town centre – Case Study : Paul Joliffe, Nicholas Pearson Associates

    • Reshaping town centres for people and place: case studies from the Northwest, Yorkshire and Midlands : David McKenna, IBI

    • Regenerating areas next to the town centre – case study : Aart Koning, BE1

    • Using local assets and energy to create diverse High Streets – Mel Clinton, Director of Planning and Regeneration, Nash Partnership

    • Retail landscapes for increased footfall -  retrofit and new build : Philip Cave, Philip Cave Associates

    • Future high streets need green infrastructure : Helen Taylor, Hosta Consulting

    • Urban Heart Surgery - Urban Heart Surgery: Global best practice on creating successful high streets and urban centres:  Danny Crump, Broadway Malyan

    • Quality community facilities - the secret to successful high streets - case study : Richard Crutchley, Tibbalds Planning and Urban Design

    • Claudia Carter, Metropolitan Workshop

    • Brentwood High Street – A design-led vision for the town : Glyn Tully, Levitt Bernstein


Tickets available on Eventbrite

  • Local Authorities, AoU UDG, Living Streets Members, civic societies and not for profits £7
  • General tickets £14