The Next Steps for Developing Brownfield Sites

Confirmed Speakers:

  • Tim Hull, Technical Manager, Contaminated Land, BWB Consulting
  • Rebecca Pullinger, Land Use Campaigns and Policy Officer, CPRE
  • Further speakers to be announced


Developing brownfield sites delivers a number of key benefits. Not only does brownfield development recover desirable locations whilst reducing potential environmental damage and greenbelt spawl, but in the process can help regenerate urban areas and renovate derelict sites. With the Campaign to Protect Rural England's 2019 report stating that there is enough brownfield sites in England to build over one million new homes, two thirds of which could be delivered in five years; what are the next steps for developing brownfield sites in the U.K.?

Join this Westminster Briefing on 17th September 2019 to understand the latest policy initiatives and how to overcome barriers when developing brownfield sites. You will learn from good practice examples how to effectively decontaminate and develop brownfield sites, which you can implement within your own setting.

Key issues to be addressed:

  • The Housing White Paper, revised NPPF and current brownfield policy
  • Challenges to overcome when developing brownfield sites
  • Meeting housing need in your area through developing brownfield sites
  • Granting and utilising permission in principle via brownfield registers
  • Effective identification and decontamination of sites
  • Learning from examples of successfully developed brownfield sites

The event:

The morning session will give an overview of the policy surrounding brownfield sites and look into overcoming obstacles to brownfield development

The afternoon session will examine how current good practice in developing brownfield sites

Who should attend?

Anyone with an interest in permitted development rights, including but not limited to: Local authorities; Developers; Planning Authorities; Planning Solicitors & Consultants; Surveyors; and Representative Groups.

Further information:

Our events are CPD certified. This event is equivalent to 3 CPD points.
A certificate is available on request post-event to all attendees.

Please note that all speakers and the agenda are subject to change without notice.

For registration enquiries please contact: | 0207 593 5657

To discuss event sponsorship, speaking opportunities and agenda content, please email:

Tuesday 17th September 2019

11.00am - 3.30pm (including networking lunch)


Event to be held in Central London. The venue will be announced closer to the date.

Private Sector | 1 Place: £345 | 2+ Places: £295 each


Public Sector | 1 Place: £255 | 2+ Places: £205 each


Above prices exclude VAT


If you require a booking form, please contact | 0207 593 5657

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