October 2016 Toggle

New London Walking Tour - The City

Walking Tours, Saturday 8 October 2016

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

IF YOU ARE BUYING A TICKET AFTER 12:00 ON FRIDAY 7 OCTOBER PLEASE PRINT YOUR CONFIRMATION AND BRING IT WITH YOU. Starting inside ‘The City Centre’, we will explore the City’s ongoing regeneration and the interaction of the historic past with its cluster of 21st century tall buildings.

The West End: What is the future for London's heartland?

On Location, Thursday 13 October 2016


How will the pedestrianisation of London’s busiest street really work? What movement strategies and public realm improvements are in the pipeline to accommodate the influx from Crossrail and potentially Crossrail 2? How are London’s Estates updating their offer and thinking long term about placemaking - what new retail, public realm and office stock is being provided? What role are cultural institutions playing in shaping the area?

WRK / LDN: Shaping London's future workplaces - Curator-led tour with Peter Murray

Free Event, Wednesday 19 October 2016


WRK / LDN looks at how the future of the workplace is changing, explores where we will be working and what we will need in the future. Peter Murray, the curator, will lead a tour of the exhibition, explaining the key themes to come out of the NLA Insight Study WRK / LDN and analysing the future of work in the capital.

Spoken Word at ‘Step Out Store Street’ - Bloomsbury Festival 2016

NLA Evening Event, Friday 21 October 2016

18:00 – 20:30

Bloomsbury Festival is back for 2016 with a jam-packed line-up of art, music and science, events and performances, celebrating this year’s theme of ‘language’ in one of London’s most culturally exciting neighbourhoods.

Housing for the third age

Breakfast Talk , Friday 21 October 2016

08:30 – 09:30 (Registration from 08:00)

According to recent ONS figures, the 65 and over age group is projected to grow twice as fast as the working age population over the next 10 years. By 2035, the number of over 60s in London is expected to increase to nearly 2 million. Yet London is still lagging far behind most of the rest of Europe in the variety and quality of housing provision for those later in life, meaning that many older people are weighing up whether they want to and can stay in the capital later in life.

New London Walking Tour - Midtown

Walking Tours, Wednesday 26 October 2016

10:30 - 12:30 (registration from 10:15)

Midtown, linking the City and the West End, is the historic heart of the legal profession and home to long-standing estates as well as new developments like Bennetts Associates' New Street Square. Discover this rich slice of the city as it gears up for the changes that Crossrail will bring in 2018.

Adaptable, open and smart – the future workplace

Half-day Conference, Wednesday 26 October 2016


London's future as an adaptable, open and smart city is critical in ensuring it remains a thriving centre for business which can compete globally. How do we build for this future? How do we shape a resilient city that can adapt and prosper in the face of fundamental shifts?

Work Well – improving health and well-being at work

Free Event, Friday 28 October 2016


How can innovative ergonomic furniture design and creative office design improve workplace health and well-being? Join us as we test out physical full-scale products which aim to enhance mood, productivity and general happiness in the workplace. What are the long-term economical effects of investment in health and wellbeing – happier staff, less sick days, lower staff turnover?