The new NPPF: Landscape Led Planning in Practice
21 Feb 2019
6. The ‘rural’ elephant in the room: Landscape-led planning can stand and deliver
The session will focus on the seeds of planning once again being seen as a force for good in managing land and resources in a coherent fashion whilst enabling growth.The key learning outcomes covered will be:
- Understand the shifts and direction of travel in the new NPPF and how it interacts with other Government initiatives.
- Importance of Tools – New and Old and how they can guide if accessible toward a more integrated ‘green’ approach
- Learn from examples of a landscape-led approach and the need for multiple benefits
Tim is the first Director of Planning for the South Downs National Park Authority, setting up and overseeing the National Park’s planning service including the unique ‘shared’ development management arrangements with other Local Authorities. He is responsible for the first single Local Plan across the whole of the South Downs National Park, adopting a landscape-led approach to growth across a sub-region in a designated landscape.
Prior to that, he worked at the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead as Head of Planning and Development. He led on planning, highways, building control and regeneration of the town centres as well as other corporate projects within and beyond the area.
Tim has worked in a number of urban and rural District and Unitary authorities in technical and leadership roles throughout the south west and south east. Highlights include introducing a ground breaking tariff based S106 service whilst raising DM performance, 2 major town centre regeneration schemes against adopted Area Action Plans, leading joint working on creating safe places for the elderly and ensuring a commitment to customer service and efficiency.
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