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On Location, Thursday 4 December 2014

On Location Conference, 09:00 - 16:00 (Registration from 08:30)

The increase in capital values and rents in the mid town area over the past five years has led to an increase in development activity which is set to continue for the foreseeable future. The opening of Crossrail stations at Farringdon and Tottenham Court Road in 2018 is already proving a significant driver for investment.

London’s Town Centres and High Streets

Half-day Conference , Thursday 11 December 2014

09:00 - 12:30 (registration from 08:30)

As demand for housing in London continues to grow, what role do London's town centres have to play in delivering housing intensification and a more diverse economy? According to a recent GLA report, London is forecast an additional 1.9 million people in London by 2036, posing the challenge of where to house them and where they will work, as well as how London will provide for the increased consumer expenditure this will bring.

New London Walking Tour: Bankside

Walking Tours, Saturday 13 December 2014

14:00 - 16:00 (meet at 13:45)

Discover London's latest architecture on the New London Walking Tours. Explore how the capital's buildings and streetscapes are changing through a guided walking tour of one of six Central London quarters - each distinct in their character and history.

Smarter London Curator-Led Tours and Late Opening

Curator-led Tours, Tuesday 16 December 2014

18:00 - 18:45 (Tour registration from 17:45, galleries open until 20:00)

As part of the NLA exhibition on Smarter London, NLA are offering a series of late openings and special curator-led tours led by NLA chairman, Peter Murray.