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Garden Communities & New Towns Development Conference

Thursday, 29th October 2020 0900hrs – 1430hrs

The UK is facing a housing crisis. New garden cities, towns and villages are seen as a way of aiding the ever growing issue, whilst they’re seen as the perfect example of best practice within placemaking – developing a community that’s sustainable, connected, integrated and thriving.

At this event we’ll be gathering those at the forefront of bringing forward new garden cities and new towns across the UK. We’ll discover the details on how these schemes will be delivered, discovering unknown intel into each and every garden city/new town on display. Some of the schemes and subjects which will be discussed include:

  • What actually qualifies ‘Garden’ community status
  • Carlisle City Council’s 10,000 home St Cuthbert’s Garden Village
  • Eastern Quarry where over 6,000 new homes are planned in Ebbsfleet
  • Two new garden communities planned by a private sector firm in the South East
  • Garden community including new stadium and 4,000 homes in Cornwall
  • Grosvenor’s 2,200-home project in Oxfordshire as they plan 30,000 homes by 2023
  • Numerous others including: Halsnead, Dunton Hills, Tresham….

Speakers include:

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Agenda and Programme:

09:00-10:00 Doors Open & Networking

Enjoy some networking time with those also attending the conference and visit the exhibitors – with the ability to video chat with attendees, enter the speed networking area or visit the booths of our sponsors.

10:00-11:00 Session 1: Developing Successful Garden Villages and New Towns – Best Practice and Expert Insights

With a plethora of large scale sites earmarked for garden village status over the next ten years, our expert panel of policy makers, development delivery experts and investors deliver thought leadership on challenges such as planning, partnerships creation and placemaking via a series of high level presentations and interactive Q&A.

Chair: Session Sponsor: (Available – click for details)

Henley Camland; Peter Nelson, Director

Dunton Hills Garden Village; Coby Tomlins, Project Lead

Centre for Cities; Anthony Breach, Chief Housing & Planning Analyst

11:00-11:30 Networking & Exhibition

During the break period you’re able to move around the event – with a speed networking area to allow you to video chat at random so get your elevator pitch ready. 

You can also invite any other attendee to video chat, direct message.

And you can visit our exhibitions, chatting directly to them or watch their brand video and register your interest.

11:30-12:30 Session 2: Private Sector Lead Garden Villages and New Town Development Plans

Experts from a host of developers and investors unveil their multi-million pound garden village development strategies through a series of presentations and interactive Q&A

Chair: Session Sponsor: (Available – click for details)

Oxfordshire Cotswold Garden Village at Grosvenor Group; Silvia Lazzerini, Project Director

Fawley Waterside & Tresham Garden Village; Aldred Drummond, Director

CEG; Jon Allen, Head of Strategic Development (South)

12:30-13:00 Networking & Exhibition

During the break period you’re able to move around the event – with a speed networking area to allow you to video chat at random so get your elevator pitch ready. 

You can also invite any other attendee to video chat, direct message.

And you can visit our exhibitions, chatting directly to them or watch their brand video and register your interest.

13:00-14:00 Session 3: Public Sector Lead Garden Villages and New Town Development Plans

Local authorities are often the catalyst for proposing major new communities across the UK, in this session delegates will hear about the timeline for collaboration opportunities on a host of forthcoming new town developments and the positive economic impact they will have in the regions they are created.

Chair: Session Sponsor: (Available – click for details)

West Carclaze Garden Village; Phil Mason, Strategic Director for Economic Growth & Development

St Cuthbert’s Garden Village; Jane Meek, Corporate Director for Economic Development

Knowsley Council/Halsnead Garden Village; Tony Clark, Assistant Director of Regeneration and Economic Development

14:00-14:30 Networking, Exhibition & Close

We’re set to have an exceptional line-up of speakers who’ll be sharing intel into the future of garden communities in the UK. From future projects to lessons learnt, we’ll hear from the leaders at the forefront of these large-scale residential developments. Here’s an overview of the confirmed speakers:

Fawley Waterside/Tresham Garden Village – Aldred Drummond, Director

Spanning a 600 acre site and with the development of up to 1500 homes, community facilities, shops, business premises and generous green spaces, Deenethorpe Airfield presents a once in a lifetime opportunity to create truly inclusive economic growth for Northamptonshire. Aldred is the Director acting on behalf of the Deene Estate and will deliver a comprehensive update on the project’s progress.

Aldred Drummond Fawley Waterside

Oxfordshire Cotswold Garden Village at Grosvenor Group – Silvia Lazzerini, Project Director

Grosvenor are working towards submitting their outline planning application for the Oxfordshire Cotswold Garden Village scheme which is a new neighbourhood of 2,200 homes plus community infrastructure and a raft of commercial development aimed at attracting businesses to the region. As one of the UK’s most advanced Garden Village initiatives, Silvia is better placed than most to talk about the future development timeline and also gather her thoughts on Grosvenor’s approach to creating this new, inclusive and vibrant place.

 

Henley Camland – Peter Nelson, Director

Henley Camland is a joint venture bringing together the financial resource of The Henley Group with the experience of land purchase structure and placemaking of Camland.

They’re currently working on numerous residential-led projects including the first phase of Eastern Quarry – a development which will see 6,250 homes being built in Ebbsfleet, Martello Lakes in Kent where 1,050 dwellings are planned and a 30-hectare project in King’s Lynn where 2,500 homes are planned.

With so much experience in large scale residential led developments they’ll be well placed to share their thoughts, learnings and opinions on the UK garden community agenda.

Carlisle City Council – Jane Meek, Corp Director – Economic Development

Carlisle City Council are bring forward a new 10,000 home community – the largest garden village in the country.

St Cuthbert’s will be host to numerous community facilities, employment zones and infrastructure, and Jane will set the scene for which sites the council will be bringing forward for development, the timelines for delivery and the council’s desire to meet with the private sector and form partnerships to bring forward this ambitious vision.

Cornwall Council – Phil Mason, Strategic Director – Economic Growth & Development

The Council are bringing forward two exciting garden communities across the region. Firstly West Carclaze Garden Village will soon be the location of 5000 new homes which will be built around an area described as a place of wilderness, wetland and wonder in Cornwall. Priding itself on wanting to become an eco-town inclusive of a new marina at Par, Phil will be on hand to discuss progress with the plans and unveil key timelines for development to begin and how our delegates can get involved.

He’ll also reveal the latest developments at Langarth Garden Village – once the home to numerous separate planning applications this has now been focused into on single project that could deliver up to 4,000 new homes on the outskirts of Truro whilst also being home to a new Community Stadium for Truro FC and the Cornish Pirates.

 

Phil Mason Cornwall Council

Homes England – Fionnuala Lennon, Head of Garden Communities

One of the most important voices in the UK Garden Communities sector, Fionnuala is at the forefront of the promise to deliver over 300,000 per year.

She will talk about what qualifies as a ‘Garden Community’, funding structures and give an update on which of these new style settlements are on the road to actual development.

 

Homes England Fionnuala Lennon

Centre for Cities – Anthony Breach, Chief Housing & Planning Analyst

Anthony works as part of the research team at Centre for Cities and is a respected voice on topics of how the planning system can create housing shortages and drive wealth inequality. With publications across the UK media- including the Times and the Daily Mail- Anthony will be on hand to give insight on the viability and potential these new garden communities will unlock for localities across the UK.

 

Knowsley Council/Halsnead Garden Village – Tony Clark, Assistant Director of Regeneration and Economic Development

Covering 430 acres, Halsnead Garden Village is the largest combined housing and employment site in Liverpool with 1600 proposed houses and 55 acres of proposed commercial development. As one of the key voices leading the scheme, Tony will go into detail about development timelines, positive local economic impact and the further development opportunities it could unlock.

Dunton Hills Garden Village – Coby Tomlins, Project Lead

Dunton Hills Garden Village is a new settlement proposed in Brentwood Borough that will help to meet the needs of a rapidly growing population. The proposal will be self-sustaining; providing up to 4,000 homes, new schools, job opportunities, health and community facilities and new public spaces. Currently at draft masterplan phase, Coby will be outlining the next steps as Brentwood council move into co-design phase which they hope will significantly involve the Brentwood Youth Forum and the Community Forum

Coby Tomlins Dunton Hills Garden Village

CEG – Jon Allen, Head of Strategic Development (South)

CEG are the master developer delivering one of the government’s first official garden villages at Dunton Hills in Essex. The development will consist of 4000 new homes and community facilities, shops and business space. Jon will talk in depth about the development timeline and also touch on the concepts behind the scheme.

 

Associate your brand with the virtual Garden Communities & New Towns Development Conference and position your brand at the forefront of one of the UK’s biggest discussions and debates around developing garden communities.

Package Exhibition Stand Chair/ Speaking Opportunity Tickets VIP Backstage Access Cost (+VAT)
Conference Partner Yes Yes 15 Yes £2,500 View Details
Session Partner Yes Yes 10 Yes £1,500 View Details
VIP Room Sponsor Yes Yes 10 Yes £1,500 View Details
Best Practice Presentation Package Yes Yes 10 Yes £1,000 View Details
Exhibitor Packages Yes 5 Yes £500 View Details

We have various partnership packages available, including packages with speaking opportunities, exhibition space and those that will drive brand awareness, allowing you to address your whole target audience for maximum brand awareness and impact. Our partnership packages will put you at the forefront of the industry discussion allowing you to be there, be active and be an expert within the construction and property sector, the garden communities sector and the whole built environment industry.

Conference Partner

£2,500+VAT

Become the headline partner of this conference and get mass awareness and brand visibility. This package is the ultimate – with a prime location during the event, a speaking opportunity, logo positioning on the top of the logo and your name in the event title – “Garden Cities & New Towns Conference; Sponsored by YOUR COMPANY NAME”

  • The conference will be called the xxx Conference in association with your company name
  • Ability to help shape the conference agenda and content to bring your strategic thinking to the event
  • Option to recommend speakers
  • Inclusion with pre-conference speaker communications
  • Access to the speakers and panellists; an excellent opportunity to establish rapport and build commercially rewarding relationships
  • Prime branding for the whole conference
  • Option to do a keynote speech
  • One speaking position on one panel during the conference
  • Online exhibition space allowing you to video chat with delegates and share downloadable content such as literature
  • 15 online delegate passes for your team or guests
  • Digital media branding: your logo will appear prominently on the website, marketing emails, social media etc
  • Master of Ceremonies “thank you” in the opening and closing speeches
  • Social media – pre, during and post-conference activity
  • Inclusion with all PR and outreach to regional, national and industry press
  • Access to video of the conference after the event

Session Partner

£1,500+VAT

The role of the session partner provides an opportunity for you to participate in one of the sessions to build brand awareness, loyalty and trust amongst hundreds of civic and business leaders from across the industry. You’ll be seen to be a thought leader within your area of expertise and showcase your company in front of key decision-makers from across the industry. Benefits include:

  • Ability to help shape the session agenda and content to bring your strategic thinking to the event
  • Option to recommend speakers for the session
  • Inclusion with pre-conference speaker communications
  • Access to the speakers and panellists; an excellent opportunity to establish rapport and build commercially rewarding relationships
  • Branding for the whole conference and your session
  • One speaking position on your panel
  • Option to do a five minute introduction to your panel or thought leaders presentation
  • Online exhibition space allowing you to video chat with delegates and share downloadable content such as literature
  • 10 online delegate passes for your team or guests
  • Digital media branding: your logo will appear prominently on the website, marketing emails, social media etc
  • Master of Ceremonies “thank you” in the opening and closing speeches
  • Social media – pre, during and post-conference activity
  • Inclusion with all PR and outreach to regional, national and industry press
  • Access to video of the conference after the event

VIP Room Sponsor

£1,500+VAT

This package gives you an opportunity to sponsor the VIP Room – an exclusive invite only area of the event where speakers, invited VIP guests and sponsors can gather. This room enables all to actively video chat – and as the VIP Room Sponsor you’ll be able to host all of those who enter and manage the conversation throughout the day. It includes:

  • Become the official Host of the VIP Room
  • Branding within the VIP Room
  • Option to invite selected guests to the VIP Room alongside speakers and sponsors
  • Branding across the rest of the conference
  • Online exhibition space allowing you to video chat with delegates and share content
  • 10 online delegate passes for your team and/or guests
  • Digital media branding: your logo will appear prominently on the website, marketing emails, social media, etc
  • Master of Ceremonies ‘thank you’ in the opening and closing speeches
  • Social media – pre, during and post-conference activity
  • Inclusion in any PR and outreach to regional, national and industry press
  • Access to video of the conference after the event

Best Practice Presentation Package

£1,000+VAT

During the breaks delegates are able to speed network and visit the exhibitors – but with this package you can also give them the option of coming to see your company deliver a 15-minute thought leadership presentation, enabling you to play a key role in the conference. Build brand awareness, loyalty, trust and new business leads amongst numerous civic and business leaders from across the industry. Benefits include:

  • Ability to deliver a 15-minute presentation during one of the break periods
  • Access to the VIP Room – a green room for speakers, VIP guests and sponsors
  • Branding across the rest of the conference
  • Online exhibition space allowing you to video chat with delegates and share content
  • 10 online delegate passes for your team and/or guests
  • Digital media branding: your logo will appear prominently on the website, marketing emails, social media, etc
  • Master of Ceremonies ‘thank you’ in the opening and closing speeches
  • Social media – pre, during and post-conference activity
  • Inclusion in any PR and outreach to regional, national and industry press
  • Access to video of the conference after the event

Exhibitor Package

£500+VAT

If you’re looking for access to the event and a space to meet online delegates and chat with them – then our exhibitor package is perfect. Some people can be reluctant to approach exhibition stands – but online it’s different and you’ll be inundated with enquiries and questions about your brand. Benefits include:

  • Online exhibition space allowing you to video chat with delegates and share downloadable content such as literature
  • 5 online delegate passes for your team or guests
  • Digital media branding: your logo will appear prominently on the website, marketing emails, social media etc
  • Master of Ceremonies “thank you” in the opening and closing speeches
  • Social media – pre, during and post-conference activity
  • Inclusion with all PR and outreach to regional, national and industry press
  • Access to video of the conference after the event

If you’re interested in any of the packages above or if you’re interested in finding out additional information then contact us on:

0113 390 4700

keith.griffiths@built-environment-networking.com

Our online conferences will merge our face-to-face conferences with a virtual platform – providing networking opportunities, exceptional panel discussions and debates, speaker presentations and an exhibition hall.

Here’s a little video highlighting what to expect

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

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

Networking Area

Just like a real conference 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.

Tickets

Event Ticket: Garden Communities & New Towns Development Conference £45.00

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Bulk buying? Buy five or more webinars / online events and get 20% off – simply use discount code WEBINAR5 at the checkout.

Details

Date:
Thursday, 29th October 2020

Time:
0900hrs – 1430hrs

Cost:
£45 – £45

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