Urban Design - Its not just for towns and cities - Making Small Towns Great Places

Location: 
Chesterfield
Date: 
Fri, 30/09/2016 - 9:30am - 2:00pm
Agenda Friday 30th September 2016
Venue: North East Derbyshire District Council, District Council Offices,
2013 Mill Lane, Wingerworth, Chesterfield S42 6NG
 
9.00 - 9.30 am Registration and Coffee
 
9.30 – 9.40 am Welcome and Introductions – Cllr Michael Gordon
• Robert Huxford, Urban Design Group – Event Chair
 
9.40 – 10.10 am The National Context and applying Best Practice to make sure Urban Design is not just for cities 
• Matthew Carmona - Professor of Planning & Urban Design, The Bartlett School of Planning
 
10.10 – 11.00 am National Presentations on Garden Villages and Healthy Towns initiative followed by Q and A
• Kevin McGeough – Head of Strategy and Place Making, Ebbsfleet
• David Rudlin - Director, URBED (Urbanism Environment Design)
 
11.00 - 11.20 am How do we make great places in areas of lower value –
Mark Rees, Technical Director, Kier Living
 
11.20 – 11.30 am Coffee break
 
11.30 – 12.10 pm Panel presentations – Using expertise to make small towns
great places
 
12.10 – 1.10 pm Discussion Groups
• Engaging Communities, Laura Alvarez – Nottingham Trent University / Alkiki
• ‘Landscape: the whole place’, Tom Lonsdale – Placecraft
• Community Wellbeing, Prof Rhiannon Corcoran - Heseltine Institute University of Liverpool
• Sustainable Regeneration Frameworks, Graham Marshall - Prosocial Place
 
1.10 – 1.20 pm Urban Design Academy - Allison Westray-Chapman
 
1.20 - 1.30 pm Closing Remarks - Cllr Michael Gordon
 
1.30 - 2.00 pm Lunch and networking