Kent Design Knowledge Exchange: Garden Communities and Urban Extensions Showcase

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Knowledge Exchange events are about showcasing projects, sharing knowledge and sparking connections. Join us at the beautiful Turner Contemporary in Margate for this Garden Communities Showcase. It’s a chance to learn about the latest developments at Ebbsfleet Garden City, Otterpool Park (Folkestone) and Heathlands Garden Community (Maidstone) + Ashford Garden Village Projects, and connect with the key players in the county.   

New garden communities are earmarked to accommodate tens of thousands of new homes in Kent over the coming years, representing an exciting opportunity to create liveable, sustainable and beautiful new places. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn what’s happening in the county and connect with other professionals in the planning, design and development sectors. 

The event will feature a series of presentations showcasing key garden community developments, Q&A with speakers, and the opportunity to network with speakers and attendees. 


Otterpool Park Garden City:
Julia Wallace - Senior Project Manager, Folkestone & Hythe District Council
Katja Stille - Director, Tibbalds

Heathlands Garden Community:
William Cornall - Director of Regeneration & Place, Maidstone Borough Council

Ebbsfleet Garden City Update:
Simon Harrison - Head of Design, Ebbsfleet Development Corporation

Alkerden Heights, Ebbsfleet:
Chris Bath - Partner, BPTW

Ebbsfleet Harbour Village:
Richard Knight - Associate, BPTW

Alkerden Gateway, Ebbsfleet:
Olivia Pfeil - Architect, BPTW

Ashford Garden Communities:
Dan Daley - Senior Project Officer, Ashford Borough Council

The event will include:

  • Live speaker presentations and Q&A
  • Networking opportunities
  • Members-only resource library of presentations and further reading

 Key details:

Date: Tuesday 12th July 2022
Time: 9:30 - 12:30 (Arrival from 9:00)
Venue: Foyle Rooms, Turner Contemporary, Margate

Booking details

Kent Design member organisations:

This event is included in your membership package. Ask us for a members booking code / check with your Key Contact prior to booking online. 

Non-Kent Design members:

There are a limited number of places available to non-members. The cost of individual places is £95+Vat pp.

Venue information:

Seating: This will be arranged with extra space between seats and rows or at tables.
Hand sanitiser gel will be available.

You can check out the venue's current Covid-19 guidelines at:

Travel information & directions:


Image source: BPTW

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In person
Tue 12th Jul 2022
9:00am BST
240 mins