Free Talk

Wednesday 13th April, 7:30pm

“Adapting Market Towns to the Needs of the 21st Century”

by Ben Hamilton Baillie at the Beaumont Hotel

Free Event,  All welcome!


Ben Hamilton-Baillie is one of the leading exponents of integrated street design in the UK. He worked with the late Hans Monderman, former Head of Road Safety in the north of The Netherlands, to steer the European Union’s four-year research project on shared space. His consultancy practice in Bristol continues to research, monitor and develop innovative approaches to traffic in towns, addressing issues of speed, road safety, accessibility, walking & cycling and economic vitality. Ben is working with Northumberland County Council in Bamburgh, Hexham and Morpeth. He also advised CABE, the  Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment, on street design, and helped English Heritage produce the regional “Streets for All” guides.