Design Review Panel Events

Design Review Panel CPD Workshop Salisbury - Guidance for Developers, Local Authorities & Design Teams

 

29th October 2019, from 09:00 to 17:00

 

Mercure White Hart Hotel
1 St John's St, Salisbury SP1 2SD

 

 

09:00 - Registration and Welcome Refreshments including Bacon Rolls

 

10:00            Welcome

 

10:05            Introduction - Graham Devine, Architect & Director at LHC & Vice Chair of The Design Review Panel

 

10:20            Local Authority Viewpoint, The importance of good design in the planning process’ (with a focus on Mid Devon’s Garden Village work and new design guide) - by Jenny Clifford – Head of Planning, Economy & Regeneration at Mid Devon District Council & Paul Brockway - Project leader for the Culm Garden Village Hyas Associates

 

11:00            Housing in the Countryside & NPPF Paragraph 79 Houses -  Richard Hawkes, Chartered Architect & Director at Hawkes Architecture  

 

11:40            Audience Questions

 

11:50            Refreshment Break in room

 

12:10            ‘Ecology in Planning & Place Making’ (with a look at new/upcoming  legislation & example case studies) - Dr Matt Cowley, Director EAD Ecology

 

12:45            Audience Questions

 

12:50            Design Review Panel Workshop Introduction

 

13:00            Lunch (provided)

 

14:30            Afternoon Introduction

 

14:40            Local Authority Design Guides in Planning - David Hawes, Urban Designer, DHUD

 

15:00            Groups Exercise / Mock Design Review Panel Discussion,  Questioning & Conclusions  - David Hawes, Urban Designer, DHUD Urban Design

  

15:50            Conclusions

                      

16:00            Refreshments & Networking

 

17:00            Departure

Design Review Panel Training / CPD 2019

The Speakers

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Jenny Clifford

Mid Devon District Council ​- Head of Planning, Economy & Regeneration 

Paul Brockway

Project leader for the Culm Garden Village Hyas Associates

Richard Hawkes

Chartered Architect & Director at Hawkes Architecture

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Matt Cowley

Dr Matt Cowley, Director EAD Ecology

Graham Devine

Chartered Architect, Director at LHC & The Design Review Panel vice chair

David Hawes

Urban Designer & Director at DHUD Urban Design

Following these three excellent speakers and before lunch was served, there was an introduction to a mock design review panel session, that was to be undertaken in the afternoon, using a project that had previously been reviewed by The Design Review Panel.  

 

After lunch delegates were shown a presentation of the mock design reveiw panel session scheme by  David Drummond (Architect & Director at Reed Holland Architects & Designers)

 

Delegates then took part in a workshop session, undertaking the role of a Panel in groups, focusing on different aspects of the scheme. David then, bravely, made himself available to answer questions, as if at a real session.

 

Following the discussion excercises and mock design reveiw panel session, David Drummond and the local authority case officer Gareth Clifford revealed how the scheme had benefited from engagement with the Design Review Panel when it had been submitted to the Panel and subsequently the planning process for real. The day concluded with drinks and canopes.

The Design Review Panel were delighted to hold a CPD /  workshop day in Taunton on the 2nd October 2018

 

The fully booked event was held at the Somerset County Cricket Ground in Taunton. The day included an introduction on the Design Review Panel process by the Design Review Panel Manager, Jonathan Braddick. This was followed by three excellent speakers, who spoke to their experieences regarding Garden Towns and also gave a different perspective on the benefits of an independent, multidiciplinary Design Review Panel. The speakers included:-

 

  • Tim Burton (Assistant Director Planning & Environment Taunton Deane Borough Council & West Somerset Council), whose talk was entitled: ‘Taunton Garden Town; Raising the bar in terms of place-making’ 

 

  • Jane Fowles, (Landscape Architect, Urban Designer, Director at Novell Tullett), whose talk was entitled: ‘Place Making, Landscape & Urban Design – The Value of Green Infrastructure' 

 

 

 

2nd October 2018

Design Review Panel & Taunton Garden TownCPD / Workshop Day 

Design Review Panel CPD Workshop & Taunton Garden Town - Guidance for Developers, Local Authorities & Design Teams

 

2nd October 2018, from 09:00 to 17:00

 

Somerset County Cricket Club
The Cooper Associates County Ground 
TA1 1JT Taunton

 

09:00 - Registration and Welcome Refreshments including Bacon Rolls

 

10:00 - Introduction – Jonathan Braddick, Design Review Panel Manager

 

10:20 – Local Authority Viewpoint; The importance of good design in the planning process (with a focus on Taunton’s garden town status)’ - Tim Burton (Assistant Director Planning & Environment Taunton Deane Borough Council & West Somerset Council)

 

11:00 – ‘Place Making, Landscape & Urban Design – the value of green infrastructure' – Jane Fowles, (Landscape Architect, Urban Designer, Director at Novell Tullett)

 

11:50 – Refreshment Break

 

12:05  –  ‘The Essential Role of Highways Design in Place Making; with a look at the proposals around Taunton & the wider sub region' (Jon Tricker, Director (South West), Phil Jones Associates

 

12:50 - Mock Design Review Panel Workshop Introduction 

 

13:00 - LUNCH 

 

14:30 - Afternoon Introduction

 

14:40 - Video Presentation; David Drummond, Director, Reed Holland Associates

 

15:00 - Groups Exercise

 

15:20 - Mock Design Review Panel Discussion, Questioning & Conclusions - Jonathan Braddick, The Design Review Panel & David Drummond, Director, Reed Holland Architects & Interior Designers

 

15:50 - Conclusions 

                  

16:00 - Refreshments & Networking

 

17:00 -  Departure

Design Review Panel CPD - Taunton

The Speakers

Tim Burton

Taunton Deane Borough Council & West Somerset Council ​- Assistant Director Planning & Environment 

Jane Fowles

Landscape Architect, Urban Designer, Director at Novell Tullett

Jon Tricker Director at Phil Jones Associates
Jane Fowles Urban Designer & Director at Novell Tullett
Tim Burton Taunton Deane Borough Council
David Drummond Director & Chartered Architect at Reed Holland Associates Taunton
CG Fry & Son Builders

Sponsored By:- 

Jon Tricker

Director (South West), Phil Jones Associates

David Drummond

Director, Reed Holland Architects & Interior Designers

Event Sponsored by:-

CG Fry & Son Builders

C G Fry and Son work with many housing providers on frameworks and stand alone projects from small rural schemes through to major affordable housing projects, including section 106 sites across the South West region.

 

Their partnership housing experience includes: Traditional Housing, Timber Framed Housing, Multi Storey Flats, Working with Community Land Trusts, Passivhaus Schemes and Eco Homes using new innovative systems

Design Review Panel CPD / Workshop Day 

4th December 2017

The Design Review Panel were delighted to hold a CPD /  workshop day in Exeter at the end of 2017.

 

The fully booked event was held in the Southernhay Mercure in Exeter. The day included a brief introduction on the Design Review Panel process by the Design Review Panel Manager, Jonathan Braddick. This was followed by three excellent speakers, who each gave a different perspective on the benefits of an independent, multidiciplinary Design Review Panel. The speakers included:-

 

 

 

 

Following these three excellent speakers and before lunch was served, there was an introduction to a mock design review panel session, that was to be undertaken in the afternoon, using a project that had previously been reviewed by the Panel.  During the lunch break delegates undertook a site visit of the proposal site ready for the afternoon workshop.

After lunch delegates were shown a presentation of the mock design reveiw panel session scheme by Tony Pollintine Director of Grainge Architects.

 

Delegates then took part in a workshop session, undertaking the role of a Panel in groups, focusing on different aspects of the scheme. Tony then, bravely, made himself available to answer questions, as if at a real session.

 

Following the discussion excercises and mock design reveiw panel session, Tony Pollintine revealed how his scheme had benefited from engagement with the Design Review Panel when he had presented for real. The day concluded with festive mince pies and mulled wine.  

Design Review Panel CPD Workshop - Guidance for Developers, Local Authorities & Design Teams

 

4th December 2017, from 09:00 to 17:00

 

Mercure Exeter Southgate Hotel
Southernhay East, 
Exeter, EX1 1RS

 

09:00 - Registration and Welcome Refreshments including Bacon and Egg Rolls

 

10:00 - Introduction – Jonathan Braddick, Design Review Panel Manager

 

10:10 – ‘The Need for an Independent DRP Service from a Local Authority Perspective’ - Andy Robbins – Exeter City Council, Service Lead City Development 

 

10:50 – ‘Benefits of The Design Review Panel Process from a Major House Builders Perspective’ – Elaine Olphert, Architect, Persimmon Homes/Redrow Homes

 

11:45 – Refreshment Break

 

12:05  – Mock Design Review Panel Session Introduction – Tony Pollintine, Architect, Director Grainge Architects & Andy Robbins

 

13:00 - LUNCH & Site Visit

 

14:30  – Group Mock Design Review Discussions Following Site Visit

 

15:15 -  What Happened on the Real DRP Session- Tony Pollintine, Architect, Director Grainge Architects

 

15:45 – Afternoon Christmas drinks (mulled wine, mince pies and sausage rolls)

 

17:00 - Departure

Design Review Panel CPD Day Exeter

Speakers

Andy Robbins Exeter City Council
Elaine Olphert Redrow Homes & Design Review Panel Member
Tony Pollinte Grainge Architects & Design Review Panel Member

Elaine Olphert
Redrow Homes South West
Design Manager

Andy Robbins
Exeter City Council
Service Lead for City Development

Tony Pollintine
Grainge Architects
Director

The Design Review Panel Exeter Launch Event   

25th September 2013

The Devon Design Review Panel launch event took place on Wednesday 25th September 2013, at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum (RAMM) in Exeter.

 

The launch event was extremly well attended with around 60 delegates in attendance. The event included an introduction by Andy Robbins, the Development Manager at Exeter City Council, who introduced the Design Review Panels and the great benefit that they will provide to local authorities and applicants throughout Devon and Somerset and across the South West. The Design Review Panels have initially been established with the support of 11 Local Authorities across Devon and Somerset, although additional local authorities are welcome to apply to participate. Click here for a full list of participating local authorities. 

The presentation by Andy Robbins was followed by a presentation on the new local Design Review Panels, by Architect Jonathan Braddick, this was inturn followed by a lively  question and answer session.

 

The evening concluded with a champage drinks reception.  

 

The event was attended by construction industry professionals from a wide range of professions, Planning Officers, Councillors and developers.

 

The new panel was extremely well received by all in attendance with the first panel session in Devon scheduled for early November 2013.

The Design Review Panel Somerset Launch Event   

23rd September 2013

The very well received Somerset Design Review Panel launch event took place on Monday 23rd September 2013, at the Somerset County Cricket Ground in Taunton.

 

The launch event included an introduction by Tim Burton, the Planning & Development Manager at Taunton Deane Borough Council, exploring the background to design review in a historic and national context and explaining the need for local authorities to provide access to local design review in the context of the NPPF.

 

Tim also set out the aspirations of Taunton Deane Borough Council in regard to an independent design review process and the benefits that the Somerset Design Review Panel represents for local authorities across the South West.

 

This was followed by a presentation on the new Design Review Panel, by Architect Jonathan Braddick, followed by a question and answer session.

 

The evening concluded with a drinks reception.  

 

The event was attended by construction industry professionals from a wide range of professions, Planning Officers, Councillors and developers.

 

The new panel was extremely well received by all in attendance with the first panel session in Somerset scheduled for the 14th November 2013.

The Design Review Panel Plymouth Launch Event   

17th September 2013

The hugely successful, fully booked, launch of the Plymouth Design Review Panel took place on Tuesday 17th September 2013 in the Commercial Atrium of Mills Bakery in the Royal William Yard in Plymouth.

 

The launch event formed part of the RIBA Plymouth Branch AGM and included an introduction by Peter Ford, Head of Development Management at Plymouth City Council,  a presentation on the new Design Review Panel by Architect Jonathan Braddick, followed by a question and answer session.

 

The evening concluded with a drinks reception.  

 

The event was attended by Panel Members, from a  wide range of professions, Planning Officers and Plymouth City Councillors. The new panel was extremely well received by all in attendance with the first panel session scheduled for late October 2013.

The Design Review Panel Somerset - The Launch - 23rd September 2013

 

The County Ground 

 St James St, Taunton, Somerset TA1 1JT

 

Event Programme:-

17.30 

  • Arrival - tea and biscuits.

18:00 

  • Welcome and Introduction - Jonathan Braddick.

  • A Background to The Somerset Design Review Panel - Tim Burton, Planning & Development Manager, Taunton Deane Borough Council.

  • Structure and Format of The Design Review Panel - Jonathan Braddick.

18:45 

  • Q & A.

19:00 

  • Drinks Reception.

19:45 

  • Close.

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The Design Review Panel Devon - The Launch - 25th September 2013

 

Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery

Queen St, Exeter, Devon EX4 3RX


Event Programme:-

17.30 

  • Arrival - tea and biscuits.

18:00 

  • Welcome and Introduction - Jonathan Braddick.

  • A Background to The Devon Design Review Panel - Andy Robbins, Development Manager, Exeter City Council.

  • Structure and Format of The Design Review Panel - Jonathan Braddick.

18:45 

  • Q & A.

19:00 

  • Drinks Reception.

19:45 

  • Close.

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