BECGconversation episode 17: Garden Communities and creating places that work
The podcast discussed the ongoing importance of garden communities in meeting Britain’s housing need, and what must be done to bring them to fruition, bringing together those at the forefront of driving new garden communities forward.
The expert panellists included councillors and professionals who have first-hand experience of navigating the planning and political issues which surround new the design and delivery of new garden communities. They discussed sustainable infrastructure needed to connect new garden towns and villages, the importance of good design, and the community benefits needed to bring residents on-side with the plans.
- Councillor Duncan Enright, Interim Chair of Didcot Garden Town Advisory Board
- Councillor Seán D T Woodward, Executive Leader at Fareham Borough Council
- Paul Lemar, Head of Strategic Land at Clarion Group
- Daniel Fryd, Associate Director at BECG (Chair)