The Thames Gateway Sussex Housing Conference

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Date(s) - 21/11/2016
9:30 am - 3:30 pm

On behalf of the Thames Gateway South Essex Housing Group and Developers Forum, you are cordially invited to The Thames Gateway South Essex Housing Conference

9.30 – 3.30 pm, Monday, 21 November 2016, Wat Tyler Centre, Pitsea Hall Lane, Pitsea, Basildon, SS16 4UH

This year the conference will be focusing on “how to build more homes, faster and deliver healthy communities”; in the morning session you will hear from the Housing Finance Institute, HCA and Essex County Council on house building and infrastructure. This will be followed by a session on Older Person’s  Housing and how the County and Local Authorities are addressing the needs of an aging population with a local case study focusing on the award winning scheme at Bruyns Court, Derry Avenue, Thurrock. After lunch you will have the choice of attending one of four workshops covering the Housing Business Ready Programme, Housing and Health, Construction Skills or Housing Needs of Older People. This will be followed by a session on homelessness and how local authorities are addressing the issue in South Essex.

Key speakers confirmed to date include: Natalie Elphicke, OBE – Housing Finance Institute, Chris More – Homes and Communities Agency, Jeremy Porteus – Housing LIN, Tim Bell – Bell Phillips Architects. The conference will conclude with a key note speech from Mark Henderson CE of Home Group and National Housing Federation Board Member.

Whether you have a housing, planning, regeneration, skills or health background and are from either the public, private or voluntary & community sector, we do hope you will be able to attend this free event.

If you wish to attend, simply email Alastair at with your contact details and any special dietary or other requirements by 9 September. A detailed conference programme will be circulated nearer the event.