Knowledge Exchange events are about showcasing projects, sharing knowledge and sparking connections. This event is an opportunity to find out what is happening in the county and engage with colleagues in the public and private sectors. It will feature a series of short presentations showcasing key town centre developments and projects along with networking sessions to discuss the issues facing town centres.


Guy Hollaway, Principal Partner, Hollaway Studio
Holly Lewis, Co-founding Partner, We Made That
David Godfrey, Policy Adviser, Kent County Council
Liz Gibney, Partner, & Sammy Bikoulis, Architect,   Lee Evans Partnership
Sonia Collins – Head of Planning Services, Dartford Borough Council
Wendy Lane – Assistant Director – Planning, and Tom Reynolds, Assistant Director – Strategic, Gravesham Borough Council
Dave Harris, Head of Planning, & Duncan Berntsen, Senior Urban Design Officer, Medway Council

The event will include:

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

Key details:

Date: Wednesday 14th September 2022
Time: 9:30 – 12:30 (Arrival from 9:00)
Venue: Civic Centre, Gravesham Borough Council, Gravesend

Booking Details

Kent Design member organisations:

This event is included in your membership package. Ask us for a members booking code / check with your Key Contact prior to booking online. Click here to book your place.

Non-Kent Design members:

There are a limited number of places available to non-members. The cost of individual places is £95+Vat pp. Click here to book your place.

The following organisations will be attending:

Ashford Borough Council / Barratt David Wilson Homes / Betteridge & Milsom / BPTW / Canterbury City Council / Curl la Tourelle Head Architecture / Dartford Borough Council / Disruptive Urbanism / Ebbsfleet Development Corporation / Fabrik / Folkestone & Hythe District Council / Gravesham Borough Council  / Hollaway Studio / Kent County Council / Medway Council / Pentland Homes / Sevenoaks District Council / The Hyde Group / Tonbridge & Malling Borough Council / Woking Borough Council & more!

Venue information:

Seating: This will be arranged with extra space between seats and rows, or at tables. Hand sanitiser gel will be available.

You can check out the venue’s current Covid-19 guidelines at



Image credit: Hollaway Studio