Regenerating New Southgate

The regeneration of Ladderswood is one of the key projects in the New Southgate masterplan which was adopted in February of this year (2011). The visit was on a bright and sunny day and many attending where principally from other boroughs. The site visit started with a walk around, followed by a presentation by Suzanne Johnson from the Planning … [Read more...]

Private sector renewal

Thursday June 9, 2011 - Thursday June 9, 2011 London’s Living Room, City Hall … [Read more...]

Retail led regeneration

Thursday March 31, 2011 - Thursday March 31, 2011 GVA Map and Directions | Register Description: The fourth event in our Funding and Delivering Development and Renewal series turns to retail and its role in shaping physical and economic development at a range of spatial scales in London. We’ll have a panel of experts from the retail, … [Read more...]

New Ways to Pay

Tuesday April 5, 2011 - Tuesday April 5, 2011 Navigant Map and Directions | Register Description: This event will look at the tools available to the public and private sector to sustain housing and regeneration delivery using TIF, the New Homes Bonus and more. Places for the event are now fully booked. Register … [Read more...]

The Vision of The Royal Docks

For someone who hasn’t ventured into this corner of East London before, I wasn’t sure what to expect. For many years we’ve been hearing about master plans and grand designs to regenerate these parts, most of which came to nothing. As a result, my “default” position as I entered Newham Council offices on that morning was to be a bit sceptical about … [Read more...]

Digital economy seminar

Today I had the opportunity to hear some lively debate around the subject of the digital economy driving regeneration in the Thames Gateway hosted by Thames Gateway London Partnership (TGLP).  Illustrious names such as Will Hutton and Chairs Lord Falconer, and Chief Executive of TGLP, Ros Dunn, led an informative debate focusing on London and east … [Read more...]

Site Visit Report: Blackwall & Ocean Estate

Yesterday Future of London took the opportunity to visit two transformational regeneration schemes in Tower Hamlets. Blackwall Reach regeneration area covers 8.5 hectares of mainly public land just north of Blackwell DLR Station, west of the Blackwell Tunnel Approach and east of Poplar. Tower Hamlets have set up a joint venture with the HCA and … [Read more...]