Registration and coffee
How to Drive Extra Care Housing Development through the Planning System
Thu 10 October 2019
The Caledonian Club 9 Halkin Street London SW1X 7DR
Answers to 11 Thorny Questions: Directly from 7 Planners, Lawyers and Policy Makers of Outstanding Ability
5 hrs CPD
£249 + VAT
How to drive specialist housing development through the planning system
Chaired by: David Brock, Director, David Brock Consulting
David's projects include Canary Wharf, King’s Cross and the East Kettering Urban Extension. He writes the influential David Brock Planning Blog.
How much specialist housing for older or disabled people is required?
Where does it need to be and with what unit mix?
What is the opportunity?
Answered by: Simon Drummond-Hay, Director, HDH Planning and Development
Simon helped to prepare PAS's Technical Guidance on Assessing Housing Need. He is actively advising on CIL and Local Plan Viability Studies. He is a former Director of Northern Homes.
When do specialist housing providers need to make affordable housing contributions?
What if the product they are marketing is unaffordable to most people?
Answered by: Sue Bridge, Director, Sue Bridge Consulting
Sue is Chair of the Planning Policy and Research Committee. She is a former Head of Planning for Northampton Borough Council and Director of Planning for Bellway Homes.
C2 or C3
How are you to reconcile inconsistent appeal decisions over the C2 and C3 elements of specialist housing, e.g. Sidmouth vis a vis Heythrop College and Gondar Gardens?
Answered by: Tim Leader, Barrister, St John's Chambers
Tim is one of the UK's premier planning lawyers. He brings a huge number of the most closely watched cases to the table. He is a former Chief-Executive of a Metropolitan borough council.
Discounted market sales
What are the pros and cons of a discounted market sale for older people who don’t have the equity to downsize into a high value specialist apartment?
Answered by: Matthew Spry, Senior Director, Lichfields
Matthew is an expert in housing and local economic growth. Projects include securing an allocation for 3,500 homes at Long Marston Airfield. He advised the DCLG Local Plans Group.
CIL and SIO6
Drawing on real-life projects, what is the impact of S106 and Coil payments on viability of land coming forward for specialist housing for older people?
Answered by: Anthony Lee, Head of Development, BNP Paribas Real Estate
Anthony advised 60 local authorities on the viability of CIL and the consequent ability of residential schemes to provide affordable housing and other planning obligations.
Space and amenity standards
What are the golden rules of creating high quality, high density specialist accommodation, with reference to (1) space standards and (2) amenity space on constrained sites?
Answered by: Matthew Johnson, Director of Planning, Dominic Lawson Bespoke Planning
Matthew has delivered a new specialist care facility in Oxfordshire and, most recently, planning permission for a total of 190 bedrooms in care homes across the UK.
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