"New retail opportunities: the key to town centre regeneration ?"
Longstock House, Leckford: 2 April 2009


Programme
   

Thursday 2 April

VENUE: Longstock House, Leckford, Hampshire SO20 6JF

9.00am

REFRESHMENTS ON ARRIVAL

   

   
9.30 Introduction and welcome   Nigel Keen, Director of Development, Waitrose

   
9.45 "Jewel in the crown or cuckoo in the nest?"
- Economic and social impacts of town centre retailing
  Sam Howes, Chair HTF and Deputy Chief Executive, Chichester District Council

   
10.05 Supporting retail development - new planning policy statements   John Aldworth , Team Leader: LDFs
Government Office South East
10.30 Q&A

   

10.45

REFRESHMENTS

   
11.15 PPS6 - practical implications
  Ian Anderson, Senior Director CBRE

   
11.35 Develping the market town format including policy on local producers and farmers   Mark Price, Managing Director, Waitrose

   
12.00 Q&A.
   

   
12.15 Facilitated discussion
 

1.00pm

LUNCH

   
2.00pm Guided study tour of Waitrose Farm, Leckford Estate
(approx 1 hour)
   
       
 

Map and details of Leckford Estate