The South East Region meeting held on 11th December 2015 at Bracknell
1. Welcome and Introductions - Sarah Platts welcomed everyone to the meeting, thanked those coming to present and thanked Max Baker and Bracknell Forest Council for hosting the event, providing lunch and arranging the site tour. Paul Druce was unable to attend and had requested that his apologies be noted.
2. Chris Lamb, Design South East - Facing the Pressure of Growth: Delivering Design Quality- Chris examined the pressures of growth and how to ensure that there is high quality design in new developments. He explained that Design South East is an independent multi-disciplinary design organisation that works alongside Local Authorities on large projects. The design team is made up of urban designers, so is focused on planning issues and giving local design advice.
members on the site visit of the new Bracknell town centre re-development