How can we achieve inclusive growth? What is community wealth building, really? You’re a local authority and you want to encourage growth as a means of local economic prosperity. Indeed the policy incentives means you need to encourage growth, to fund the crucial services you provide. But not growth at any cost: you want to… Read More »TVOA Webinar: How can we achieve inclusive growth? What is community wealth building, really?
Hertfordshire Growth Board (HGB) is made up of the County Council, the 10 district and borough councils and Hertfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership. Its 12 members have all signed a Memorandum of Understanding, signalling Hertfordshire’s commitment to collaborative working and getting things done. A case study of collaboration in three parts. This second webinar looks the… Read More »TVOA Webinar: Hertfordshire Growth Board and COVID-19 economic recovery planning
We are delighted to be collaborating with Ealing in London and Broadway Living for a special Sitematch365 event. The panel will include Cllr Julian Bell, leader, Ealing CouncilCllr Peter Mason, cabinet member for planning, housing and transformation, Ealing Council Lucy Taylor, director of economic growth and sustainability, Ealing CouncilPhilip Browne, director of housing, Broadway LivingMathew… Read More »The Ealing In London magazine launch event with Broadway Living
For this session, Women in Planning are doing a takeover of TVOA. How are councils responding to the Government’s white paper on planning at a local level? What could the reforms mean for Local Plan timelines and strategies for investment and regeneration? Is the new thinking a help or a hindrance to growth strategies? Do… Read More »TVOA Takeover by Women in Planning: How are councils responding to the Government’s white paper?
The Planning for the Future white paper promises more focus on strategic decisions, clearer designations and simpler, quicker processes. That should increase certainty around development, which is to be welcomed. But will it be to the detriment of design quality, sustainability and other characteristics that create enduringly successful places? And do local authorities have the… Read More »What is good and what is bad in Planning for the Future?
In the best of times, arguably, the planning process can give too much weight to economic growth as opposed to heritage. As councils push forward recovery programmes, is there a danger of consents being granted for the sake of action and progress, which might under-value heritage assets? How important is it to use the past… Read More »TVOA Webinar: How much do we value heritage in the rush to recovery?
Developers, investors, and all other persons and organisations interested in Croydon are invited to register for this free briefing session. Hear from: Cllr Paul Scott, cabinet member for environment, transport and regenerationHeather Cheesbrough, director of planning and strategic transportStephen Tate, director of growth, employment and regeneration as they outline their vision for the borough, key… Read More »Sitematch365: Croydon
HGB and delivery - what is the role of HGB in supporting development and delivery during Hertfordshire’s long-term recovery? Focus on housing delivery, sustainable transport and environmental sustainability. Panel: Mayor Peter Taylor, Mayor, Watford Borough CouncilCllr Sharon Taylor OBE, Leader, Stevenage Borough CouncilAdrian Hawkins, Chair, Stevenage Development BoardCllr Linda Haysey, Leader, East Herts District Council… Read More »TVOA Webinar: What is the role of HGB in supporting development and delivery during Hertfordshire’s recovery?