Goodbye Future London Leaders 1

We marked the close of the first cohort of our Future London Leaders with a get together at Southwark Council at the end of May.  Over the last year, 12 people working in regeneration and housing from across London have been to masterclasses, site visits, networking events, participated in our annual conference, and spent a year being mentored by a … [Read more...]

TGLP Seminar – Brief Headlines

Jonathan Kay provides some thoughts from Wednesday's TGLP seminar: • Cllr Michael White: No capital budget allocated to Thames Gateway under CSR2010 however government says commitment to the area remains. What form this takes unclear, albeit Wednesday’s budget announcement on Enterprise Zones awaited. Otherwise, financing of the Thames … [Read more...]

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...]

Future London Leaders – Project Tracker

We joined Urban Initiatives for a knowledge sharing session yesterday, where six of our Future London Leaders - Sharon Strutt, Julia Williams, Shelley Browne, Jodie Yandall, Tom Dewey, Tom King - presented the findings from their work tracking three of London's live major projects. See their presentations from the event below. For more work from … [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...]

Protected: Mentoring Review Session – 8th February

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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...]


Firstly, Here are some presentations from recent RS events: • Simon Bell's 'Imagine' brief from Sustainable Communities Master Class follow-up session (23rd Nov) Presentations from the 'getting the most out of your mentor' session: • Gill Taylor's presentation • Tom Dewey's slides • GROW model information … [Read more...]