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Solving the Housing Crisis: Accelerating the Delivery of High-Quality Homes; Sponsored by DCW Group

Tuesday, 15th September 2020 1330hrs – 1530hrs

This free-to-attend online event is brought to you in partnership with DCW Group.

In this online event we’ll be gathering a number of key decision makers from a number of housebuilders and housing associations to discuss the urgent need to accelerate the delivery of new homes across the UK.

Through a series of short presentations and audience-led Q&A we’ll see details on new development projects, ambitious visions for the future, and information on how these companies are delivering and funding affordable housing.

Speakers for this event include:

Dean Ward Dean Ward,
Managing Director
Louise Attwood,
Executive Director
Elfed Roberts,
  • DCW Group – the organisation is set to launch a new innovative solution for the housing and residential sector, and they’ll be sharing intel into how this tool enables new homes to be delivered quicker, whilst helping to save valuable costs.
  • Linc Cymru Housing Association – as one of Wales’ largest social housing providers, Louise is responsible for their extensive property portfolio. The company plans to build 1700 new homes by 2026 and as part of this session Louise will talk about how those plans fit in with the wider South Wales home acceleration plan.
  • POBL – are Wales’ biggest social housing developer with a footprint across the entire country. Recently appointed to a newly created role which focuses on creating innovative, never-before-used solutions to accelerate their development programme, Elfed is extremely passionate about solving the housing crisis.

Our online webinars will merge our face-to-face events with a virtual platform – providing networking opportunities, an exceptional panel discussion and debate, speaker presentations and an exhibition hall. The agenda runs as follows:

13:30-14:00 – Speed Networking

14:00-15:00 – Main Stage Discussion – with speaker presentations, Q&A, discussion and more

15:00-15:30 – Speed Networking

Here’s a little video highlighting what to expect

And here’s a bit more information of key areas of our online webinars…

You’ll receive unique log-in details to join our online event via computer or phone – and you’ll be greeted with an easy navigation tool. You’ll be able to navigate to:

Main Stage

Where the webinar will take place with excellent speakers and content. You’ll be able to get involved, asking questions and taking part in live polls.


Just like a real event you’ll be able to meet and connect with new people in our forum. You can directly request to chat with someone or you can enter our ‘speed networking’ area to meet numerous new people within the industry. Get your elevator pitch ready!

Sponsor / Exhibitor Area

Meet our partners and sponsors – view what they’re all about, video chat with them and download their literature and product information.

DCW Group is launching a new approach to residential and commercial property development – the DCW Insights Cloud based Web App.

DCW Insights is an innovative and automated project identification app, with a built-in due diligence checker and a suite of wider management and information services to transform project timescales and productivity.

Investment viability checks that typically take up to 6 months are now available in minutes.

Highly secure, automated, and cloud-based, the portal provides a single interface for all property development activity and information, increasing business agility and speed of decision-making.

The service includes:

  • Latest planning information and guidelines
  • Speedy identification of viable development opportunities
  • Instant local planning feedback, based on your project data
  • Polygon mapping tool for details local build site analysis
  • Detailed demographic analysis of all UK postcodes
  • Multiple project management functionality
  • Dynamic financial metrics and cost to build modelling
  • Property template creation with schedules based on local data
  • Land purchase tracking, and preliminary build costs as a percentage or per unit
  • On-going project cost control, monitoring and final value calculator

DCW Insights is a subscription-based service delivering incredible value. For more information and to request a demonstration, please visit


Tickets are not currently available for this event.


Tuesday, 15th September 2020

1330hrs – 1530hrs


Online – Hopin

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