April 2014 Toggle

Thames Tideway Tunnel Update

Free Breakfast Talk, Thursday 11 April 2013

08:30 - 09:30

The Thames Tideway Tunnel is one of the biggest engineering projects in the UK. Running beneath the River Thames at approximately 15-miles in length and 7.2-metres in diameter, this ‘super-sewer’ has been proposed to tackle the 39 million tonnes of untreated sewage that currently overflows into tidal stretches of the river in a typical year. Preparatory construction work is scheduled to start in 2015 and completion is targeted for 2023.

Sir Terry Farrell’s Review of Architecture and the Built Environment

Free Breakfast Talk, Thursday 11 April 2013

Culture Minister Ed Vaizey announced that Sir Terry Farrell CBE is to conduct a new independent review of architecture and the built environment, which will help to shape government thinking around its role in promoting high quality design.

London Development Update

Briefing , Tuesday 23 April 2013

08:30 - 10:30

The first of a new bi-annual series of morning briefing sessions, in which leading London developers provide an update on their current development activity and their investment and development pipelines in the capital.

The London Office Market: Protecting London’s diverse workplace mix

Half-day Conference, Thursday 25 April 2013

09:00 - 13:00

While demand for office space from the banking and manufacturing sectors has fallen over recent years, London has seen a significant increase in job creation from a more diverse range of sectors including technology, media, law, accounting, education and health, with a notable growth in small and start-up businesses.

Masterplanning the Modern City

Free Breakfast Talk, Friday 26 April 2013

08:30 - 09:30

Marking the launch of The Urban Masterplanning Handbook, by Eric Firley and Katharina Grön, this NLA breakfast talk examined the role of masterplanning in shaping the development of the modern city.