Placemaking field trip: Thamesmead

With two housing zones, a committed DLR extension, a Crossrail station, over £1bn of investment and a place within the GLA’s Thames Estuary Production Corridor, Thamesmead appears set to overturn its negative reputation linked to the perceived failures of post-war planning. Previous Future of London programmes have reviewed estate renewal and … [Read more...]

Civic spaces underpin housing growth in Barking

On 22nd July, Future of London’s Communities in Transition field trip series visited Barking town centre, to hear about the role of civic institutions in supporting regeneration. Starting at the Barking Enterprise Centre, David Harley, Group Manager, Economic Development and Sustainable Communities at LB Barking & Dagenham, outlined the … [Read more...]