Book your place | Development Partnership Forum Yorkshire: Building Homes for Growth

27 August 2019




The Housing Forum is holding its next Development Partnership Forum in the Leeds City Region. It will be relevant to all working on house building and regeneration in Yorkshire and the North, focusing on Building Homes for Growth.


The Forum will cover Housing Partnership Policy and a case study featuring Dewsbury Riverside Delivering 4,000 New Homes, as well as a walking tour before concluding with a networking lunch.


Date and Time:


Friday 20 September from 09:30 - 13:00




Dewsbury Town Hall, Wakefield Old Road, Dewsbury WF12 8DG






Registration, coffee and networking




Housing partnerships building growth

    Dilys Jones, Head of Home Ownership and Supply, Homes England
    Tom Stannard, Corporate Director, Regeneration and Economic Growth, Wakefield District Council


Steve Hoey, Director of Community Lands Trust, Leeds Community Homes 



Forum discussion chaired by Shelagh Grant





Coffee break




Dewsbury Riverside delivering 4,000 new homes and communities 

    Naz Parkar, Director of Growth and Housing, Kirklees Metropolitan Council,
    Adrian Spawforth, Spawforths 
    Andy Gamble, Development Director, Yorkshire Housing 



Design-led regeneration – bringing quality home


Andy von Bradsky, Head of Architecture, MHCLG




Forum discussion chaired by Shelagh Grant




Networking lunch 

Followed by walking tour of Dewsbury Town Centre and commentary on Regeneration Proposals



The Development Partnership Forum was set up to bring government and industry together to share best practice and support new entrants into housing development. A resource pack is published for each Forum including a report, presentations and resources.


These events are extremely popular and a good number of places have already been booked.


Register here




Coffee break