London 2007

The National Retail Planning Forum
Local Government Association

Biennial review of Retail Planning

Local Government House, Smith Square, London, SW1
27th November 2007 – (9.30am – 4.30pm)

Click on the titles of underlined presentations to view them [pdf files – some are large]

09.30 Registration
10.00 Introduction – Chris Brearley CB, Chairman, NRPF
10.05 Keynote 1: Professor Leigh Sparks, Stirling University – Planning for Retail or Town Centre Planning?
10.45 Keynote 2: Andrew Smith, Deputy Managing Director, Goodman UK – What do the facts tell us – part 2
11.30 Coffee
11.50 Mario Wolf, Planning Directorate, DCLG, PPS6 & Beyond
12.20 Discussion
13.00 Lunch
13.45 John Burton, Development Director, Westfield, The UK in a Global context.
14.15 Miles Davis, NRPF/UCL: 30 years of Town Centre Change
Anne Findlay, Stirling University: NRPF Knowledge Base
Mark Thursain Goodwin, Geofutures: Retail Statistics
15.15 Panel Discussion with; Scott Cordrey, IKEA; Michael Bach, BCSC; Robin Butler, Lend Lease; Simon Birnbaum, Tesco; Cllr Mike Haines, LGA; Ruaridh Jackson, Co-op; Bill Boler, USM
16.15 A review of the Day
16.30 Closing remarks & Drinks