Affordable Housing Seminar (November 2011)

Steve Watson speaking at Bridport Affordable Housing Seminar, November 2011

Affordable Housing Seminar, Bridport Nov. 2011

On 29 November 2011 a public Seminar on the future of Affordable Housing in the Bridport area was held at Bridport Arts Centre, jointly sponsored by the Bridport Area Development Trust and the Bridport Local Area Partnership (BLAP).  More than sixty people attended the seminar, and heard presentations by senior Housing and Planning officers from West Dorset District Council, Dorset County Council, Magna Housing Association, Shelter UK and the Somerset, Devon and Dorset Community Land Trust Project.  The event was chaired by Richard Nicholls, chair of the BLAP Affordable Housing Working Group.  Proceedings of the seminar are available and the working group has developed a series of recommendations which have been submitted to West Dorset District Council as the Local Housing and Local Planning Authority.

Download Proceedings of Affordable Housing Seminar (.pdf)

Download Recommendations of Working Group (.pdf)