Research & best practice
Connection & facilitation
Upcoming Future of London events
26 Mar: Council-Led Housing Forum – Feasibility & initial analysis
10 Apr: Mentor drinks reception
Thamesmead field trip
Constructed in the late 1960s on low-lying marshland criss-crossed by decommissioned military canals, Thamesmead was designed around water. Today, the estate’s 7km of canals and 32ha of lakes are an anchor for Thamesmead’s regeneration. Read the field trip write-up.
Historically the domain of churches and temples and technically a council responsibility, local trusts across London and the UK are taking on growing responsibility for providing vital community services, space and connections. With funding vulnerable, is it time for them to play an even bigger role? Read the post.
FLL20 Proposals for London
Under the theme of culture, FLL20’s Proposals for London ranged from the use of local cultural anchors to catalyse regeneration to community-led housing as a model for meaningful cultural expression to the decentralisation of London’s cultural mega institutions. Read about the proposals and winners here.