Planning Successful Garden Communities and New Settlements

  • Key issues in creating successful, sustainable developments 
  • Garden town principles and delivery, and the work of the Town and Country Planning Association 
  • Learning from existing garden towns and communities 
  • Focus on plans for Gilston Garden village planned near Harlow
  • Successful design and the critical stage of effective delivery.

This workshop will examine sustainable approaches to long-term housing growth and the creation of sustainable Garden Communities and new settlements.  This includes locational decisions, the timely delivery of new infrastructure and facilities, delivery of high quality communities, and integration with employment and economic growth. 

Newhall Site Visit - 11.30am  to 1pm
With Annemarie deBoom, Newhall designer and Director - deBoom Urban Design.

Afternoon Workshop - 2pm to 5pm

Harlow Council Chamber, Harlow Civic Centre, The Water Gardens, College Square, Harlow CM20 1WG 


Ben Hunt, New Homes & Communities, Countryside Properties

Katy Lock, Projects & Policy Manager - Garden Cities & New Towns

Sarah Pullin, Principal Project Planner - Harlow and Gilston Garden Town, Epping Forest District Council 





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