Programme Announced for Estate Regeneration: What Next?

03 October 2018

Estate-Regeneration-What-Next-2018

 

We are delighted to announce the confirmed programme for the upcoming symposium, hosted by Birmingham City Council and supported by MHCLG, 'Estate Regeneration: What Next?'

 

The Estate Regeneration National Strategy was launched in winter 2016 under the last administration and attracted interest from 100 places that received Government support. This event will consider the way forward for the Estate Regeneration programme and will examine the challenges faced by different programmes across England. 


This free event will take place on Monday 15 October (10:00 - 16:00) at the Banqueting Suite at the Council House, Victoria Square, Birmingham, B1 1BB.

 

 

Who should attend:

  • Local Authority professionals delivering Estate Regeneration Programmes
  • Contractors and other construction professionals
  • Housing Association partnership specialists
  • Architects and consultants

 

Register Here

 

 

 

Programme:

 

 

09:45 

 

Registration, coffee and networking

     
     

10:15

 

Opening Session

     
     
    Welcome:
    Shelagh Grant, Chief Executive, The Housing Forum
     
   

 

   

View from the MHCLG:

   

Anton Draper, Head of Estate Regeneration, MHCLG

   

 

     
    Building on Success: 
    Clive Skidmore, Assistant Director, Housing Development, Birmingham City Council
     
     

11:00

 

Community Engagement and Managing Expectations

     
     
   

This session will consider some examples of great community engagement and the challenge of dealing with increased community expectations.

     

 

 

Moderated by Helen Nicol, Director, Blue Chula

 

 

 

 

 

Speakers:

 

 

 

 

 

Vicky Miller, Head of Regeneration, livin

 

 

 

 

 

Kathryn Eames, Head of Regeneration, Milton Keynes Council 

 

 

 

 

 

Barry McCullough, Partner, Levitt Bernstein

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Followed by Q&A

     
     

11:50

 

Coffee break

     
     

12:10

 

Measuring & Maximising the Social Impact of Estate Regeneration

     
     
   

This session will examine the different ways Estate Regeneration delivers social impact, how it can be factored in to programmes and the best ways to measure success

     

 

 

Moderated by Paul Clark, Director, Fairground Ventures

 

 

 

Speakers:

 

 

 

Leigh Scott, Head of Regeneration, Home Group 

 

 

Robert Pollock, Director, Social Finance 

 

 

 

Clare Tostevin, Director of Communities, Rochdale Borough Homes

 


 

 

 

Followed by Q&A

 

 

     

13:00

 

Lunch

     
     

13:45

Finance – The Art of the Possible

     
     
   

In areas of lower demand securing funding for regeneration is challenging. This session will look at specific issues and possible solutions to financing projects.

     

 

 

Moderated by Ian Winslet, Director, ARK Consultants

 

 

 

 

 

Speakers:

 

 

 

 

 

Steve Partridge, Director Housing Consultancy, Savills

 

 

 

 

 

Delia Beddis, Partner, Newbridge Advisers

 

 

 

 

 

Claire Herbert-Golden, Programme & Project Co-ordinator, Bristol City Council

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Followed by Q&A

     
     

14.35

 

Vehicles for Delivery

     
     
   

This session will look at the innovative legal and partnering arrangements that are available to secure the resources and skills required to deliver results with some practical examples.

     

 

 

Moderated by Scott Dorling, Partner, Trowers & Hamlins

 

 

 

 

 

Speakers:

 

 

 

 

 

John East, Strategic Advisor, Melton Borough Council

 

 

 

 

 

Carl Brazier, Director of Housing and Customer Services, Stoke City Council

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Followed by Q&A

     
     

15:25

 

Closing Remarks and Final Q&A

     
     

 

 

Closing Remarks:

 

 

Andy von Bradsky, Chairman, The Housing Forum

     
     
   

Followed by networking lunch and depart