TCPA Spring Conference, 23 March 2017 ‘Let’s get building! Financing and delivering new large-scale communities – innovation and opportunities’ This conference, attended by more than 110 people, considered how we can fund the development and infrastructure for new large-scale communities, and what we can learn from the way that the post-war New Towns were delivered. The following presentations are available: Kate Henderson, Chief Executive, TCPA ‘Update from the TCPA’ ‘The Housing White Paper’ Paul Marsh, Head of Development & Finance, Capital Investment Directorate, Department for International Trade ‘Attracting investment from the international institutional investor market into UK housing and infrastructure’ Scott Black, Managing Director, Crest Nicholson Regeneration ‘Financing housing and community infrastructure in new developments – a private sector view’ Pete Redman, Managing Director, TradeRisks “‘Is the bond market the key to local authority housing finance post BREXIT?’” John Lewis, Executive Director, Thamesmead, Peabody ‘Transforming Thamesmead’ Richard Jolley, Director of Planning and Regulation, Fareham Borough Council ‘Creating a new community - Welborne Garden Village’ Learning from the past – what worked? This session started with a short film about Stevenage, ‘Heart of the new town’, [ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nyCEK8k7jjg ] followed by a conversation between Cllr Sharon Taylor OBE, Leader of Stevenage Borough Council and Lee Shostack OBE, former Director of Planning at Milton Keynes Development Corporation, and TCPA trustee. The TCPA would like to thank the following organisations for supporting this conference: Peabody, TradeRisks, Crest Nicholson plc; Bevan Brittan; and the Lady Margaret Patterson Obsorn Trust.