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Knowledge Exchange: East Kent Development Showcase

Knowledge Exchange events are about showcasing projects, sharing knowledge and sparking connections. Join us for an afternoon in historic Canterbury to learn about new and upcoming developments in east Kent and connect with the key players in the county.

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about what is 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 developments, Q&A with speakers, and the opportunity to network with speakers and attendees.


  • Student Living Proposal – Sturry Road, Canterbury
    – Chris Bath – Partner, BPTW
  • South East Faversham Masterplan
    – Peter Lacey – Poundbury Project Manager, Duchy of Cornwall
  • Inland Surf Lagoon, Deal
    – Alex Richards – Partner, Hollaway
  • Haddo Yard, Whitstable
    – Murray Kerr – Director, Denizen Works
  • Building with Nature
    – Emma Waller – Planning & Policy Officer, Kent Wildlife Trust
  • Renewable Energy Development in East Kent
    – Simon Ryan – Investment Director, Locate in Kent

The event will include:

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

Key details:

Date: Thursday 27th April 2023
Time: 1:30 – 4:45 pm (Arrive from 1:00 pm)
Venue: Canterbury Cathedral Lodge, The Precincts, Canterbury, CT1 2EH

Booking Details:

Kent Design members:

This event is included in your membership package. Ask us for a members booking code / check with your Key Contact prior to booking online. To book – please use the ‘Members Book Now’ button.


There are a limited number of places available to non-members. The cost of individual places is £95+Vat pp. Please use the online booking button to redirect you to the event booking page.

The following organisations will be attending:

Barratt David Wilson Homes / Barry Shaw Associates / BPTW / Canterbury City Council / Clague Architects / Communications Potential / Dartford Borough Council / Denizen Works / Dover District Council / Duchy of Cornwall / Folkestone & Hythe District Council / Gravesham Borough Council / Hobbs Parker Property Consultants LLP / Hollaway Studio / JTP / Kent County Council / Kent Wildlife Trust / Locate in Kent / Lustre Consulting / Millwood Designer Homes Ltd /  Modus Construction Consultants / Offset Architects / On Architecture Ltd / OSG Architecture / Oval Partnership / Planning Potential / Purcell / Robin Buckle Urban Design Ltd / West Kent Housing Association

Venue information:

Canterbury Cathedral Lodge is situated in the grounds of Canterbury Cathedral.

Visit: Canterbury Cathedral Lodge for information on parking and travel options.


Event image credit: BPTW


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