As a companion to the Future of London 3-2-1 Living Legacies session on Olympic Park regeneration on July 11th, Interim Director Lisa Taylor contributed an article to Baselines London.
Three years since the election, two years since the riots, one year since the Olympics – this lecture series will look at the legacies of these events.
Read on for Simon Cavanagh’s report of the Future London Leaders visit to the Olympic park on 28 October: “It’s Friday afternoon in late October and I am being driven around the Olympic site with my Future London Leaders colleagues. The experience is strangely akin to the first act of … Read more
On a day of dramatic downpours accompanied by thunder and lightening in an otherwise unprecedentedly dry and sunny Spring, Future of London were taken on a tour of the Olympic Park by Stephen Wells, Operations Director of Mace. Mace are part of a partnership delivery vehicle for the Olympic Site … Read more
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 … Read more
An overcast September afternoon saw about 10 rising stars from across London arrive at the Stratford Olympic Site in Newham. Armed with two forms of identification (strict security controls!), we boarded the designated bus and were whisked away towards the Olympic site. Our guide was Delia Beddis form the Olympic … Read more
On Friday, 17th of September the first group of Rising Stars were treated to an informative tour of the Olympic Park site by Delia Beddis from the Olympic Legacy Company and a thought provoking discussion by Dr Simon Bell, whom will be leading the much anticipated Sustainability Masterclass in October. … Read more
FoL are headed to Stratford to see how things are progressing at Olympic Park. Over the next week, we’ll be taking our Rising Stars around the site, as the case study for their Sustainable Communities Master Class.
Interesting report from the BBC on the number of local people employed in the construction of the Olympic Park. Whether you think one in five is a respectable figure or not, finding ways of retaining and maximising the economic benefits of the Olympic developments is of critical importance for local … Read more