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RTPI SW Previous Event Details

Please see listed below presentations from the last years RTPI SW events, click the speaker name to download presentations.

Development Management

11 October 2017, Burges Salmon
Robert Griffith and Jamie Wzietek, DCLG
Jon Hertbert, Troy Planning
John Arthur, Burges Salmon
Mark Southgate, PINS
Andy Robbins, Exeter City Council
Martin Goodall, Keystone Law
Jen Ashwell, Burges Salmon
Andy Brown, Historic England

Tourism & Heritage

28 - 30 September 2017
Jim Rowles, States of Guernsey
Notes from Jim's presentation
Dr Jason Monaghan, States of Guernsey
Alun White, States of Guernsey
Tony Crouch, Bath & North East Somerset Council
David Stuart, Historic England
Jim Gillespie, BSG Ecology
Amanda Lumley, Plymouth City Council, Tourism Management Institute
Claire Smith, Ogier
Notes from Claire's Presentation
Andrew Emery, Bournemouth Borough Council
Notes from Andrew's presentation

Conference Report

Securing Good Design

Wednesday 19 July, Weymouth Sailing Academy
Jonathan Braddick, South West Design Review
Simon Bayliss, HTA - Contact for a copy
Julie Tanner, Creating Excellence Panel Manager South West Design Review and Housing Excellence Panels.
Jane Fowles, Novell Tullett
Jon Tricker, Phil Jones Associates
Juliet Bidgood, Juliet Bidgood Architecture + Urban Design - Contact for a copy
Cian Stewart, Jane Hamlyn and David Edmondson

Development Management

Thursday, 22 June 2017, Plymouth University
Paul Barnard, Plymouth City Council
Graham Cridland, Ashfords
Mark Reynolds, BANES
Stefan Boss, Peter Brett Associates
Gideon Amos OBE, National Planning Advisor at GLHearn
John Houghton, Bond Dickinson
Bridget Campbell, PINS
Jon Drew, Cornwall Council

Conference Report

Managing the Planning Process

Tuesday, 23 May 2017, The Rougemont Exeter
Simon Metcalf, WYG
Clare Mirfin, Pinsent Masons LLP
Andrew Ross, Turleys
Mark Axford, Bournemouth Borough Council
Liz Dunster and Rebecca Boyd, Plymouth City Council
Lin Cousins, Three Dragons and Prof. Glen Bramley, Heriot-Watt University
Cristina Howick, Peter Brett Associates
Richard Harwood OBE QC, 39EssexChambers

Conference Report

SW Urban and Rural Planning and the MOD

Wednesday, 26 April 2017, Tidworth Garrison Theatre

Stephen Harness, DIO
Georgina Clampitt-Dix, Wiltshire Council
Paul Labbett, WYG
Dr Sue Jordan, DIO
Martin Brown, WYG
Nick Harrison, GVA

Conference Report

Salisbury Plain Masterplan -

Also the MOD Sanctuary Magazine 2016 (issue 45), which has an 8-page spread on how the environmental challenges of Army Basing on Salisbury Plain are being addressed.

ROOM@RTPI - Housing and Planning Act

24 March 2017, Somerset County Cricket Ground, Taunton

Paul Barnard, Plymouth City Council
David Richardson, Ashfords
Mario Wolf, DCLG
Ian Knight, HCA

NPPF - Five Years ON

15 March 2017, STEAM, Swindon
John Baker, Peter Brett Associates
James Harris, RTPI
Simon Thornley, Teighbridge District Council
Richard Grant, Plymouth City Council
Simon Marsh, RSPB
Mark Plummer, DCLG
Matthew Reed QC, Landmark Chambers
Matthew Reed QC Additional Notes

Conference Report

Development Management

23 February 2017, AFC Bournemouth


Phil Hardwick, Robert Hitchins
Mike Carr, Pegasus Group
Katherine Evans, TLT Solicitors
Glenn Godwin, Pegasus Group
Sarah Matthews, Peter Brett Associates
Roger Tustain, Nexus Planning Ltd
Russell Porter, Peter Brett Associates

Neighbourhood Development Plans

1 February 2017, @Bristol


Steve Havers, Cornwall Council
Paul Bradburn, Old Market Community Association
Cleo Newcombe-Jones, BANES
Ian Potts, ADG Architects Design Group
Chris Balch, Plymouth University
Hannah Sloggett, Plymouth City Council
Daniel Stone, Centre for Sustainable Energy
David Stuart, Historic England 

Planning and Land

2 December 2016, Bath Guildhall


John Baker, Peter Brett Associates

Deborah Heenan, Forward Swindon Ltd (n/a)

Greg McGill, RTPI SW Research Officer

Joseph Kilroy, RTPI

Dave Wetzel (n/a)

Mark Wadsworth, Young Peoples Party

Stephen Ashworth, Dentons

Pete Jefferys, Shelter


Development Management

Thursday 10th November 2016, Burges Salmon Offices, Bristol



Cathryn Tracey, Burges Salmon

Craig O'Brien, Head of Planning, Savills

Simon Bird QC

Mike Deaton, Devon County Council - 1

Mike Deaton, Devon County Council - 2

Bruce Braithwaite, Exeter Waste Plant

Adrian Middlewick, Exeter Waste Plant (n/a)



Planning in Perspective - National Challenge, Global Context

11 October, Salisbury City Hall



Michael Harris, RTPI

Richard Summers, Spatial St Edmunds

Clive Harridge, AMFWE&I UK Ltd

Hugh Ellis, Town & Country Planning Association

Mike Fox, Nash Partnership

Janet Askew, RTPI Immediate Past President 

Robin Hambleton, UWE


Planning and Heritage

14 September, Gloucester Rugby Club



Simon Robertshaw, Historic England

Nigel Hewittson, BrookStreet Des Roches

David Martyn, Bristol City Council

Nick Bishop, Nathaniel Lichfield & Partners

Daniel Dodds and Zoe Edwards, AB Heritage

Claire Dovey-Evans and Anne Cranston, Gloucester

Tony Crouch, City of Bath


ROOM@RTPI: Housing and Infrastructure

7 Sept 2016 Younghayes Centre, Cranbrook



Andrew Wood, Exeter Growth Point (n/a)

Barbara Shaw, Westward Housing, and Paul Hickson, Heart of the SW LEP


Infrastructure: Issues and Impacts

8 July 2016, @Bristol



James Harris, RTPI

Joe Turner, National Grid

Andrew Goodchild, Taunton Deane Borough Council and West Somerset Council

Paul Raglan, Mining Searches UK

Andy Boucher, Headland Archaeology

Christian Silk, Simmons & Simmons LLP

Gideon Amos, Amos Ellis Consulting Ltd


Planning and Transport - Another Turn of the Wheel?

30 June 2016, Rowland Levinsky Building, Plymouth University



George Lang, Chair CILT Devon and Cornwall

James Harris, Royal Town Planning Institute

Ian Harrison, South West LEP

Steve Melia, University of the West of England

Andrew Seedhouse, Plymouth University

James Adamson, Sustrans

Mike Garratt, MDS Transmodal

Philip Heseltine, Peninsula Rail Partnership

Michael Watson, Stagecoach UK Bus


ROOM@RTPI: Practical Solutions to Barriers to Housing

23 June 2016, Gloucester City Council Offices, Gloucester



Paul Barnard, Chair, ROOM South West

Mike Felgate, EPD Parkwood Consultancy Services

Andrew Whitaker, Home Builders Federation 


Development Management - Practical Solutions to Current Issues              

24 May 2016, AFC Bournemouth

Mary Crew, Peter Brett Associates

Nick Davies, Teignbridge District Council 

David Richardson, Partner, Ashfords LLP

Mark Fox, Teignbridge Distrcit Council

Tamsin Wray, AECOM EMEA


The Rural Environment – Why planning matters In association with RICS Devon and Cornwall Rural Group

28 April 2016, The Eden Project, Cornwall

Paul Cottington, NFU South West Environment Advisor
Cllr George Trubody
Gordan Seabright, Eden Project
Karin Taylor, National Trust
Cate Le Grice-Mack MBE & Sophie Spencer, CPRE
Lisa Turner, Blackdown Hills AONB
Richard Barnes, The Woodland Trust
Corine Dyke & Carol Reader, Natural England
Elizabeth Spedding, WYG