3rd Annual: UK Rail Station Development and Regeneration 2017

Practical solutions to delivering successful station developments which improve connectivity and unlock regeneration

Thu 22nd June 2017 Addleshaw Goddard, London Directions
  • How can you ensure the success of your station development?

    The UK Station Development and Regeneration conference returns for its third year, with an all new programme for 2017, focusing on practical solutions to help optimise delivery of your project. The day will provide you with the guidance needed to ensure maximum operational and commercial returns from your scheme.

    Join 120+ senior professionals in the rail, property and investment sectors gathering to hear industry leaders share guidance on the biggest challenges facing development. From establishing cross-industry partnerships, improving pedestrian flows, to the latest innovation in funding, you will explore how to ensure the best possible outcome for your current and future developments.

    The day will analyse future trends that will affect on-going station development and regeneration projects, updating you on the changing nature of the sector, making sure your development surpasses customer expectations both now and in the future.

    Take a look at the 3rd Annual: UK Rail Station Development and Regeneration 2017 programme.

    To register for updates on this conference please email us. To find out about sponsoring or exhibiting at this event, please get in touch by email or call 0207 067 1597.

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    Attend to ensure you:

        • Hear practical, applicable solutions for your projects, regardless of scale
        • Receive guidance from Network Rail on the best practice for delivering improvement and maintaining operations
        • Learn innovative solutions to potential funding gaps
        • Explore the changing role of the station and what to consider for your future projects
        • Take away strategies to keep passenger satisfaction at the forefront of change
        • Understand the importance of property partnerships and how to utilise land to deliver additional housing and retail opportunities
        • Plus much more...

    Keep up to date with the latest conference announcements and industry news by following us @WFrail. Join the conversation by using the hashtag #Stations17, or join the UK Rail Network LinkedIn group.

    Just some of the key organisations who have attended previously:

    AHR Global
    Arriva UK Trains
    Birmingham City Council
    Bouygues Development
    Buckinghamshire County Council
    Canary Wharf Contractors
    Capella Estates
    Capita Property and Infrastructure
    Carillion Developments
    Department for Transport
    Essex County Council
    First Great Western
    Gatwick Airport
    Great Western Railway
    Homes & Communities Agency
    Land Securities
    Leeds City Council
    London Borough of Enfield
    London Borough of Haringey
    Mount Anvil
    Muse Developments
    Network Rail
    Newcastle City Council
    Newcore Capital Management
    Office of Rail & Road
    Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation
    Plymouth Council
    Rail Delivery Group
    Rushmoor Borough Council
    Sydney & London
    Transport for Greater Manchester
    Transport for London
    Transport Scotland
    UK Power Networks
    Virgin Trains East Coast


    Download the full list of previous attendees here.

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    08:45Registration and refreshments
    09:30Chair’s welcome and opening remarks
    Part 1: Analysing the value of investing in stations
    09:40Keynote address Fully achieving the benefits of station development
    • Stations’ role in connectivity and acting as a gateway
    • Meeting and surpassing passenger expectations
    • The wider impact of station regeneration on the community
    • Regeneration of stations as a catalyst for regeneration of surrounding areas
    • Economic benefits of regenerating stations

    David Biggs Managing Director Network Rail Property

    10:05Case study Development of Manchester Victoria and Piccadilly
    • Grade II listed building respected and restored – working with the existing station
    • Delivering projects on time and within budget
    • How this unlocks wider northern hub regeneration
    Part 2: Practical solutions to delivering successful station development projects
    10:30New solutions to gaining funding for station improvements
    • New Stations Fund
    • Alternatives to Government funding
    • Methods for land value capture
    • Using CIL for station development
    • Generating funding from retail opportunities
    10:55Morning refreshments
    11:25Case study Innovation in funding transport schemes
    • Workplace Parking Levy: implementation and execution
    • Benefits of the controversial ‘green tax’ on transport facilities
    11:40Case study Property Partnerships: creating successful relationships to deliver development projects
    • Utilising your commercial estate for financial gain
    • Mutually beneficial relationships and how you can both profit
    • Reinvesting profits into new and existing infrastructure
    • Generating non-fare commercial revenue from property partnerships
    • Resolving housing deficit through property partnerships

    Peter Elliot Head of Property Development Transport for London

    12:05Network Rail: Creating successful stations and maximising surround development opportunities
    • Improving passenger access and connectivity
    • Maintaining operations during regeneration
    • Working with Network Rail
    • Recent development led by Network Rail
    • Unlocking land to meet the UK’s growing housing needs

    Norrie Courts Stations Director Network Rail

    12:50Networking lunch
    13:50The development of passenger focused stations
    • Key aspects of station design, how passenger focus fits in and why it is vital
    • The micro and macro needs of passengers at a station
    • How design influences safety and behaviours
    • Managing interfaces between train service and station design
    • Passenger-focussed analysis and assumptions

    Julian Ross Head of Development IP Great Western & Crossrail

    14:15Strategies for improving the movement of people, in and around stations
    • The importance of understanding pedestrian flows
    • Thinking beyond the station and movement outside the building
    • Using data to generate commercial sponsorship
    • How to use smart technology
    Part 3: Lessons of redevelopment looking towards the future: key takeaways for station projects
    14:40Panel discussion Overcoming the different challenges facing stations of varying sizes
    • Lessons learned: the successes and pitfalls of station regeneration projects
    • With hindsight, would development have been done differently?

    Peter Jenkins Architect Director, Head of Transport BDP

    Simone Bailey Asset Management Director Abellio Greater Anglia

    Further speakers to be confirmed

    15:20Afternoon refreshments
    15:45The changing role of the station – creating the station of the future
    • The rise of stations as destinations
    • Improving multimodal access – the move away from stations as monofunctional entities
    • Keeping up with technology advances to plan for the long term
    • Planning for increased active transport
    • Stations fulfilling public functions

    Jonathan Chatfield Head of Policy (Freight & Stations) Rail Delivery Group

    16:10Legal challenges facing development and how to overcome them
    16:35Chair’s closing remarks
    16:45Close of conference and networking drinks
    *All sessions include time for Q & A*
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    For up-to-date programme news and speaker announcements, follow us @WFrail. Join the conversation by using the hashtag #Stations17.
    If you are interested in getting involved with the programme, please email us.
  • Biographies

    Network Rail

    David Biggs

    Managing Director

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    Rail Delivery Group

    Jonathan Chatfield

    Head of Policy (Freight & Stations)

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    IP Great Western & Crossrail

    Julian Ross

    Head of Development

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    Network Rail

    Norrie Courts

    Stations Director

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    Transport for London

    Peter Elliot

    Head of Property Development

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some of this year’s speakers:

David Biggs

Managing Director
Network Rail

Jonathan Chatfield

Head of Policy (Freight & Stations)
Rail Delivery Group

Julian Ross

Head of Development
IP Great Western & Crossrail

Norrie Courts

Stations Director
Network Rail

Peter Elliot

Head of Property Development
Transport for London

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media partners:

“Excellent event, lots of information and inspiration.”

K. Brown, Sadler Brown

“Very good - excellent cross section of station development issues.”

S. Wisby, Hoare Lea LLP

“Worth attending. Lot of relevant content.”

N. Harrison, Harrogate Borough Council

“Good location well organised event with a programme full of interesting speakers.”

C. Larmouth, TfL

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