'urban extensions'

Resource Pack: Building Homes for Growth in Yorkshire

Date: 04/11/2019




The Housing Forum hosted a Development Partnership Forum in the Leeds City region in September focusing on ‘Building Homes for Growth’ – providing insights to the supply chain working on housing and regeneration in Yorkshire.


Delivered in partnership with Kirklees Council, the event included an update on the Homes England Strategic Plan, the housing strategy for Wakefield and the growth of community housing initiatives.


It also featured an ...

The Housing Forum's International Study Trip to Freiburg with CIH

Date: 07/10/2019




From 16-18 October, The Housing Forum will be joining forces with CIH SE for a study trip to Freiburg, Germany.


One of the greenest cities in the world with a record of sustainable housing development, Freiburg is a must-visit destination for those interested in how we develop places and homes to meet the challenges of climate change, affordability, health and wellbeing.


The agenda for the trip is full of insights; from Freiburg’s environmental and urban ...

Growth of Housing in Cambridge - CEO Forum hosted by calfordseaden

Date: 28/10/2015

In his opening remarks, Ben Furr introduced calfordseaden, a multi-disciplinary practice with a range of Cambridge projects now supported by a local office. The practice is committed to playing its part in making the development of Cambridge and the surrounding Eastern Region a success.


The focus of the forum is on both private and public sector development - are adequate numbers being delivered? - are we delivering in terms of affordability? – and, are we ensuring that new ...

Planning to Deliver Housing- Plymouth 23rd April 2015

Date: 08/05/2015


Shelagh Grant spoke to the RTPI South West Conference  on Making the Case for Low Cost Housing- 130 delegates attended on 23rd April.


“Making the Case for Low Cost Housing” RTPI South West “Planning to Deliver Housing" presentation


Land availability is a critical issue and holding back progress   in the  South West ,and in cities like Plymouth and Bristol, it is often private sites in  poor condition but with potential for ...