Virtual Conference

Local Plan Masterclass

Thursday 08 October 2020

Virtual Conference

Local Plan Masterclass

Practical guidance on developing, updating and adopting local plans that address housing needs
Thursday 08 October 2020 Virtual Conference
Now taking place as a virtual conference: This practical virtual event will provide you with expert advice on developing, updating and the examination of local plans. Whatever stage your local plan, receive practical guidance to speed up the delivery which will enable you to meet housing targets in your local area. Attend to hear detailed guidance on all aspects of local plan development including the for assessing housing needs, reviewing green belt release and conducting viability assessments which will enable quicker plan and housing delivery.

Some of the organisations who have attended similar events:

Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils
Barratt London
Bruton Knowles
Bracknell Forest Council
Burges Salmon
Cambridge City Council
Canon House Properties
Carter Jonas
Dacorum Borough Council
Devon County Council
Dorset County Council
Drax Power
East Hampshire District Council

East Sussex County Council
Elmbridge Borough Council
Enfield Council
Essex County Council
Falcon Chambers
FHP Property Consultants
Greater London Authority
Horsham District Council
Huntingdonshire District Council
Legal and General Homes
Lincolnshire County Council
London Borough of Bexley
London Borough of Bromley
London Borough of Hackney
London Borough of Havering
London Borough of Newham

London Borough of Waltham Forest
Mott MacDonald
Planning Advisory Service
Somerset County Council
South Gloucestershire Council
South Norfolk Council
The Planning Inspectorate
Transport for London
Urbanist Architecture
West Sussex County Council
Wokingham Borough Council
Worcestershire County Council
Wycombe District Council


Virtual conferences add flexibility – watch online from wherever is convenient whether it’s from home or the office. Join and watch live, or all content will be made available after the event on demand.

Benefits of attending

  • Join the discussion on the proposed changes to the planning system and what these mean for local plans 
  • This is a live, virtual event – opportunities to ask your questions to all the speakers
  • Explore how you can develop, update and review your local plan, in line with the NPPF guidance, to meet your housing targets
  • Understand how to use the Housing Delivery Test and new standard methodology for assessing housing needs
  • Discover how your local plans will be examined and what requirements will need to be met to allow for a successful plan adoption, avoiding common pitfalls and delays
  • Network and interact with attendees – range of networking options from seeing who is attending to arranging 1:1 and group call

Interested in being involved?

To find out more about sponsoring, exhibiting or speaking opportunities, please click on the link below.

Who attends?

  • Local authorities
  • The planning Inspectorate
  • Developers
  • Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local
  • Government
  • Planning consultants
  • Planning lawyers

Good opportunity to network and catch up on the latest developments.

Very informative, up to date guidance provided and great range of speakers from both sectors.



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