Joint Networks Conference November 2023

Date:20 November 2023 10:30 am - 3:30 pm

Start time: 10.30

The programme included:

Introduction - Rob Bristow, President, POS

Birmingham's growth agenda - Ian McLeod, Director, Planning, Transport & Sustainability, Birmingham City Council

Update from Marsham Street - David Waterhouse,  Head of Planning Capacity & Capability, DLUHC

Planning law update - Hugh Richards and Jessica Allen, No 5 Chambers

Climate change challenge for planning - Celia Davis, Projects & Policy Manager, Town & Country Planning Association 

St Cuthbert's Design Code - Neil Cole, Head of Planning Policy, Cumberland Council

Design Code Panel 

  • Anna Rose, Head, Planning Advisory Service
  • Neil Cole, Cumberland Council
  • Stephen Hill, Hyas Associates
  • David Waterhouse, DLUHC

 Depending on weather conditions, the event will conclude after lunch with a guided walking tour of developments between the venue and New Street Station.


Further information: Linda Durtnal, POS Secretariat