Beyond the O2 Effect – Greenwich Peninsula Site Visit

Candidates from Round Five of the Future London Leaders programme recently got a first-hand look at progress on the Greenwich Peninsula, home to the O2 entertainment venue, during a borough-led site visit. One of the GLA’s “opportunity areas”, the peninsula has a masterplan for redevelopment which includes 13,000 homes, a new business district and … [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...]

Greenwich Peninsula Update

Quintain Estates and Development has sold Pier Walk at Greenwich Peninsula to Deka Immobilien, a subsidiary company of the DekaBank Group, Germany’s largest manager of open-ended property funds. The disposal is in line with Quintain’s funding strategy for its urban regeneration business, whereby assets are sold once value has been created from … [Read more...]

Kidbrooke and Greenwich Millennium Village site visit – impression from a Rising Star

Berkeley Homes have taken brave steps to regenerate a small corner of South London which was suffering from the streets-in-the-sky aspirations of the 60s and 70s. Future regeneration leaders be warned that your award-winning schemes of today could be the slums of tomorrow – as the Ferrier Estate has shown. Berkeley Homes and the London Borough … [Read more...]

Major Projects Site Visit

The latest Major Project Site Visit is taking place on 29th July as Future of London explores the Greenwich Pennisula and Kidbrooke Development Area. The day starts with a discussion lead by Mike Hows and we have John Anderson from Berkeley joining us. This is followed by a walking tour of both Kidbrooke and Greenwich. There maybe a couple of … [Read more...]