Hastings-St Leonards on Sea – Study Visit - "15 Minute Place?"
£6 UDG and IHBC Members £10 Non-members
An opportunity to test the 15-minute place, and trial of a range of appraisal systems with friends and colleagues. And to answer the question is St Leonards on Sea a good 15 minute model.
About this event - Organised by UDG and IHBC
11.00 Meet -At the Goat Ledge – seafront café
Part 1 – Guided tour of Burtons’ St Leonards – “Regent’s Park on Sea”
We will reflect on how the area is functioning in the 21st century.
Part 2 - A walk around, appraisal, and assessment of St Leonards on Sea as a 15-minute place using a range of tools
Each participant will be given assessment materials to fill in based on:
- 15 Minute Journey Purpose Checklist
- Building for a Healthy Life
- Jane Jacobs/Jan Gehl
- National Planning Policy Framework S130 + National Design Guide
- Building Design Criteria
Afternoon Break - and a discussion of findings of walk around.
Part 3 – Is St Leonards a model for the 15-minute city? – creating a design code
A discussion on what a design code for a 15 Minute St Leonards would look like, following the National Model Design Code guidance
Part 4 – Evening walk around Hastings including the Old Town and the Stade with possibility of evening meal
Stade is a Saxon term meaning landing place. Hastings is home to Europe’s biggest fleet of beach launched fishing boats.
UDG and IHBC Members £6
(does not include food or drinks)
Train leaves Charing Cross at 9.00am arrives St Leonards Warrior Square at 10.44