The Strategic Design Group (SDG)

The Strategic Design Group (SDG) is endorsed and supported by the Departments for Infrastructure and Communities. It is jointly chaired by Alistair Beggs (Chief Planner & Director of Regional Planning Policy and Casework - DfI) and Andrew Haley (Chair of the Ministerial Advisory Group).

About the SDG

The collective SDG membership is passionate about making places better and maximising the wider economic, cultural and community benefits of the built and natural environment. The group was instrumental in the successful delivery of the multi-award winning 'Living Places' - Urban Stewardship and Design Guide for Northern Ireland.

The Aim of the Strategic Design Group

"Working together to promote successful, inclusive, well designed places which inspire civic stewardship and have an enduring positive impact on people’s lives".

Key Work Areas

Key work areas of the Strategic Design Group include:

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