CPD + Networking: Revitalising Rural Places

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Kent’s countryside and villages are unique and beautiful places with a rich history. Rural places face challenges in accommodating new development and maintaining a thriving local economy while preserving their character. 

This CPD+Networking event combines an educational masterclass with in-person project showcase and networking. Expert guest speakers will explore the challenges and opportunities in managing and revitalising rural places, including rural masterplanning and placemaking. It will feature presentations and project showcase followed by time for Q&A and networking. 

Topics and Speakers

  • Strategies for Revitalising Rural Communities: Tim Riley - Founding Director,  RCKa    

  • VeloCity: Annalie Riches - Founding Director, Mikhail Riches

  • Rural Co-Housing: Charles Holland -  Principal, Charles Holland Architects 

  • Rural Masterplanning: Robert Rummey -  Managing Director, Rummey Design 

  • Heritage project showcase of Manor Farm Barn, Medway: Seb Willett - Associate, Clague Architects 

  • Landscape design project showcase: Eleanor Trenfield and Donald Roberts -  Directors, EDLA 

  • Village transport and public realm strategies: Ben Coleman - Associate Director, PJA

Key details

  • Date: Tuesday 11 July 2023
  • Time: 2:00 – 5:30pm
  • Venue: Sevenoaks District Council offices

What’s included:

  • Light refreshments
  • Presentations + other resource material (Kent Design members-only).

Not included: Public transport costs to/from the venue. Parking fees/charges. 

Booking details

Kent Design members:
4 places for Key Partners
3 places for Partners and Standard Members
For a members free booking code please check with your Key Contact or email us at: [email protected]
(£71.25 pp +VAT per additional place)

There are a limited number of places available for non-members. Places are priced at £95.00 pp + VAT.

The following organisations will be attending:

Clague Architects / Corstorphine + Wright / Dartford Borough Council / EDLA / Esquire Developments / Hollaway Studio / London Borough of Bexley / Louise Hooper Landscape Architect / Lustre Consulting Ltd / Mikhail Riches / Millwood Designer Homes Ltd / Offset Architects / PJA / RCKa / Robin Buckle Urban Design Ltd / Rother District Council / Rummey Design / Sevenoaks District Council / Thomson Snell & Passmore LLP 

Cancellation policy information: 

Notification of ticket cancellation for an event must be submitted to us in writing 14 days before the date of the event. We will not invoice cancellation charges if we receive this notice. The  attendee/registrant can transfer their ticket to a colleague within their organisation, or transfer the ticket to attend a future event with a ticket price of the same value or less. 

A cancellation fee will be applied: 

- between 8 and 14 days prior to the event, a cancellation charge of 25% of the ticket fee will be applied; 

- within 7 days prior to the start of the event, a cancellation charge of 50% of the ticket fee will be applied, plus any expenses incurred as a result of the cancellation. 

The Supplier reserves the right to cancel/postpone/rearrange events, and will notify ticket buyers via email at their earliest convenience. 

Image credit: RCKa

Event finished
In person
Tue 11th Jul 2023
2:00pm BST
210 mins