4th Annual (2019)

Northern Transport and Infrastructure Development Forum

Tuesday 05 March 2019

4th Annual (2019)

Northern Transport and Infrastructure Development Forum

Unlocking housing and growth in the North – exploring the latest transport-oriented projects in the region
Tuesday 05 March 2019 Shoosmiths, Manchester
Transport-Led Development in the North of England focus on the latest transport development opportunities, including rail, road and airports major projects, that will unlock further regeneration opportunities, housing and promote more sustainable growth in the North. The day offers unique, detailed insight on how projects are progressing with a focus on how to increasing the North’s economic growth through the delivery of new and enhanced transport infrastructure.

Highlights of attending: 

  • Receive from Transport for the North the latest insight on establishing a new Strategic Transport Plan
  • Hear the latest update on the Leeds Bradford Airport terminal extension and the wider growth opportunities this creates
  • Take away the most recent update on major projects coming forward, including HS2 Phase 2, Northern Powerhouse Rail and TransPennine rail improvements.
  • Find out more about the new road investment strategy plan (RIS2) and the plans for improving connectivity and congestion on the roads
  • Discover the latest the plans for transport infrastructure delivery in the region

Just some of the organisations who have attended this event previously:

Associated British Ports
Broadway Malyan
Darlington Borough Council
East Japan Railway Company
First TransPennine
Gateshead Council
Highways England
Hitachi Rail
Home and Community Agency
Hull Trains

Keolis UK
Leeds City Council
Manchester Airport
Manchester City Council
Mott MacDonald
Muse Developments
Network Rail
North East England Chamber of Commerce
Ordnance Survey
PD Ports
Peel Ports

Staffordshire County Council
Stockton Borough Council
Transport for Greater Manchester
Transport for London
Transport for the North
Transport Systems Catapult
Unite the Union
Urban Transport Group
Waterman Infrastructure & Environment
West Yorkshire Combined Authority

Register more than one attendee and receive a 15% discount

WSP's director for transport discusses priorities for the North of England

Ahead of Transport-Led Development in the North of England on the 5th March 2019 in Manchester, Kevin Riley, WSP’s Director for Transport, shares his thoughts on transport development opportunities, future investment and the skills gap in the North.

Really interesting content with a very engaged audience.

Why should I attend?

Attend the 4th Annual Transport-Led Development in the North of England Conference to receive a complete update on key projects that will deliver regional growth and unlock further regeneration opportunities.

Attendees will receive the latest updates and case studies on leading projects, including Phase 2 of HS2 and Northern Powerhouse Rail, and explore how to overcome the major challenges and barriers when planning and delivering transport infrastructure improvements.

The day will also bring the opportunity to address the current key issues, including the lack of a skilled young workforce, new areas due to benefit from investment in the North and the next steps to prepare for Brexit.  

Who will I meet?

  • Transport for the North and other transport authorities
  • Local authorities in the North
  • Transport, planning and property consultants
  • Property owners and developers
  • Environmental groups and environmental consultancies
  • Project management companies
  • Bankers and financiers
  • Transport, planning and property lawyers
  • Rail freight operators and users
  • Airports and ports
  • Highways England

Very informative with a range of high quality speakers.

Interested in sponsoring?

To find out more about sponsoring Transport-Led Development in the North of England, please click on the link below.

Good focus on relevant topics for the development of transport in the north.




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