Parish and neighbourhood workshop
Time & Location
About The Event
A Suffolk wide initiative to improve design quality in the built environment.
In partnership with Suffolk Association of Local Councils (SALC), we are hosting a workshop to give you an opportunity to help shape Suffolk Design. This is an invitation only event and is exclusive to parish councillors and all parish and neighbourhood representatives. Places are limited in number and will be allocated to ensure fair geographical coverage from across the County.
Please register your interest no later than Wednesday 20th February and we will allocate places by return.
Arrival time: 09:45
Event start time: 10:00
Garry Hall, Design South East
Daniel Swift-Gibbs, Hudson Architects
Discussions to include:
We want to hear about how villages and neighbourhoods in Suffolk are changing and the challenges you are facing.
We want to learn from your experience of:
- Engaging with developers and the planning system.
- neighbourhood Planning and other parish/neighbourhood policy and guidance.
- Working with district and borough councils, and the County Council.
We will discuss:
What shared principles would ensure design and planning in Suffolk, was it as good as it could have been?
09:45 - Arrival and registration
10:00 - Welcome and introduction - Garry Hall
10:10 - Presentation: Suffolk Design so far
10:25 - Workshop 1: Better engagement
10:45 - Feedback: What works and what doesn’t
11:00 - Break
11:20 - Workshop 2: Current approaches to design
11:45 - Feedback: What approaches can we share?
12:00 - Workshop 3: Better working
12:25 - Feedback: How can we improve practices?
12:45 - Discussion: Making Suffolk Design deliver
13:00 - Close
Please note: this event is by invitation only to Suffolk parish and neighbourhood representatives, + Suffolk Design Group Stakeholders.
For any queries please email