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Paul spooner presentation
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Paul spooner presentation
Paul spooner presentation
Paul spooner presentation
Paul spooner presentation
Paul spooner presentation
Paul spooner presentation
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    • 1. Paul Spooner Executive Director, HCA Midlands March 2011 Neighbourhood Planning – will enough houses get built?
    • 2. Contents
      • HCA’s drivers for localism
      • Our partners
      • Incentives for Neighbourhood Planning
      • The impact on housing delivery
      • Challenges and opportunities
      • HCA – supporting Neighbourhood Planning
      • Summary
    • 3. Our key drivers
      • Localism – responding to the ambitions of local authorities and their communities, for growth and regeneration
      • Enabling – practical advice and support on local planning, design, procurement and delivery
      • Investment – using government investment in affordable homes to leverage investment by others
      • Land and property assets – coordinating the release of public sector land assets to support local plans
      • A local agency with national influence
    • 4. Our key partners for localism
      • Local authorities
        • Land and property assets (including in many cases housing stock)
        • Housing needs and housing market assessments
        • Supporting people
        • Core strategies and local planning and housing policies
        • Local investment plans – spatial and thematic priorities
        • Investors in infrastructure and placemaking
        • Community engagement
        • Professional teams
        • Leadership
    • 5.
      • Housing associations
        • Land and property assets
        • Community and tenant management and engagement
        • Investors and developers
        • Long-term stewardship
        • Placemaking role
      • Private sector house builders
        • Land and property assets
        • Investors and developers
        • Placemaking role
        • Market knowledge
      • Institutional investors – possible investors in housing
      • Other public sector partners – e.g. LEPs
      • Local communities – local needs, local knowledge and local skills
    • 6. The key is to optimise the combination of the strengths, assets and know-how of all parties – to plan for growth
    • 7. Incentives for Neighbourhood Planning
      • Direct benefits for local communities – New Homes Bonus
      • Building communities as well as houses
      • Empowering communities – capacity and skills
      • Building consensus – alignment of Neighbourhood Plans and Local Plans
      • For government – a community-led/bottom-up approach
    • 8. Neighbourhood planning before Neighbourhood Planning…?
    • 9. Camp Hill, Nuneaton
      • Regeneration scheme in former mining community to deliver 1500 new homes
      • Shops and community hub already built with residents already in new homes in phase one
      • £8.2m of NAHP to deliver 813 homes in current phase
      • Kickstart investment of £1m was provided to enable scheme to regain momentum
      • Supporting public and private sector partners to deliver long term training, employment and social development programme
      • Strong community involvement in the scheme through Pride in Camp Hill project
    • 10. Lightmoor, Telford
      • Joint venture between HCA and Bournville Village Trust, in partnership with Telford and Wrekin Council, Sanctuary Housing, Crest Nicholson, Persimmon and Taylor Wimpey
      • HCA site delivering 800 new homes – 160 complete
      • Extra care facility, new school and recreational facilities completed
      • New village centre nearing completion
      • All partners signed up to long-term quality and sustainability
    • 11. North Solihull
      • HCA multi-programme investment over 10 years (NAHP, P&R, Growth, Kickstart, Decent Homes, First Time Buyers Initiative)
      • Demolitions, masterplanning, infrastructure and land assembly, new homes, primary schools, community facilities, village centres
      • Integration of all funding programmes
        • Building Schools for the Future
        • Grace Academy and City Technology College
        • JobCentre Plus
        • ERDF
        • Other funding - PCT and LIFT
      • Partnership between Solihull Council, West Mercia Housing, Solihull Community Housing, HCA and InPartnership
    • 12. WEHM, North Coventry
      • 3300 new homes – first 154 underway
      • £11m HCA investment to date – total public and private investment circa £120m
      • HCA investment into broad spectrum school
      • Significant tenure change over long term
      • Community infrastructure supported by NDC programme – schools, neighbourhood centre…
      • Partnership between HCA, Coventry City Council, Whitefriars Housing, NDC and developers Bovis, Keepmoat and Westbury
      • Community-led scheme with strong community support and involvement
    • 13.
      • Will increase supply – additional housing beyond that in the Local Plan
      • Meeting local needs – priorities and housing preferences determined at ‘very’ local level
      • Community buy-in to local growth – building understanding of the link between homes and local economy in an area (e.g. shops, business, schools…)
      The impact on housing delivery
    • 14.
      • Implications of a move from regional decision making to ‘very’ local level
      • Resources and skills implications for partners in working with this new tier of decision making (private sector in particular)
      • Proactive vs reactive – communities planning ahead or being nimby/yimby led
      • Balancing community aspiration and viability
      • Ensuring the benefits of the New Homes Bonus is directed to local communities
      • Community capacity to deliver
      Challenges and opportunities for Neighbourhood Planning
    • 15. All points to Neighbourhood Planning at the heart of localism
    • 16. The HCA – supporting Neighbourhood Planning
      • Commercial awareness and economic appraisals
      • Specialist advice on meeting the needs of specific groups
      • Appraisal tools and procurement panels
      • Coordinating the public sector ‘offer’
      • Support through the bringing forward of public sector land (through Local Land Initiative)
      • Removing blockages using national influence
      • Supporting partners on delivery within the new affordable rent model
    • 17. Summary
      • Must combine strengths, assets and know-how of all parties to support growth in local areas and ensure homes get built
      • Clear and tangible incentives for local communities who plan for growth
      • Alignment of Neighbourhood Plans to Local Plans
      • The challenge of community aspiration and financial viability
      • Capacity to support and deliver Neighbourhood Planning – across all sectors (including communities) will be tried
      • The importance of private/community sector relationships
    • 18. www. homesandcommunities .co. uk Follow us on twitter: HCA_UK