Ocean Estate and The Blackwall Reach

The next half-day FoL Major Project Site Visit takes us to the Ocean Estate & The Blackwall Reach projects, LB Tower Hamlets, on Wednesday 15 December. The £222million Ocean Estate scheme will bring transformational change to one of the most deprived estates in the UK. 819 residential dwellings will be developed on the Ocean Estate, … [Read more...]

Brent Cross Cricklewood: a truly major project

Brent Cross Cricklewood certainly lives up to its major projects title – as one of London’s largest regeneration schemes, Barnet Council’s vision is one of 7,500 new homes, a major extension to Brent Cross Shopping centre, the creation of 27,000 new jobs as well as 3 schools, new health care facilities, parks and open spaces and £400m in transport … [Read more...]

Housing reforms and major project delivery

Last week saw the final Major Projects Delivery Group session of 2010. Hosted by SNR Denton, the session focussed on the potential impact of the Coalition Government's new housing reforms on the delivery of major projects across London. Representatives from a range of London Boroughs, including Barnet, Barking, Camden and Waltham Forest, as well as … [Read more...]

Building Partnerships: Housing Delivery

Following on from the Future of London Conference, the latest FoL Policy Focus Paper examines one of the key areas of discussion from the day; that of housing delivery. Here, Anita Rivera of SNR Denton, considers the implications for London of proposed housing reforms and recommends a range of practical steps that London practitioners should … [Read more...]

Lord Heseltine at FoL Conference 2010

Lord Heseltine was a keynote speaker at the Future of London Conference, and here he discusses with Regeneration and Renewal the liklihood of the Regional Growth Fund being used in a London context, as well as the future of the Thames Gateway. … [Read more...]

Retail-led regeneration prospects

Last week saw the latest session of the Major Projects Delivery Group focus on the future of retail-led regeneration in the capital. CBRE hosted the session, and presented to senior regeneration practitioners from across London on their latest analysis of the state of the retail-market and prospects for the future.We were also joined by Tony … [Read more...]

MPDG – The Future of Retail-led Regeneration

In addition to the next Breakfast Seminar looking at intermediate tenure, we're also finalising arrangements for the next Major Projects Delivery Group, that will be considering the future of retail-led regeneration in London on 9th September.CBRE will be hosting the session, and will give us their view of the market going forward. There will then … [Read more...]

Retail and Regeneration

The next Major Projects Delivery Group in September will be focussing on the prospects for retail-led regeneration across London going forward. Major retail schemes such as Brent Cross in Barnet and the Westfield Centre in Stratford City represent some of the most significant regeneration developments in the capital. This session will ask given … [Read more...]

Major Projects Delivery Group – Presentation

The latest Major Projects Delivery Group was held on 8th July 2010. As well as hearing from Hackney as to the progression of their major regeneration schemes in Dalston and Hackney town centre, Chris Webber and Kieran Larkin of the Centre for Cities gave the group a presentation on the current state of the London economy, and regeneration … [Read more...]