September 2016 Toggle

Visit NLA for Open House

Free Event

Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 September 2016

Join us for a special series of New London Walking tours and model talks to celebrate Open House 2016.

Let's Get Quizzical - Charity Quiz Night

Charity Quiz, Tuesday 6 September 2016

18:00 - 21:00

Bring together your winning team of five for the second instalment of our popular series of Charity Quizzes on the night of Tuesday 6 September as we raise funds for Maggie's Cancer Care Centres.

Old Street and Shoreditch On Location

On Location, Friday 9 September 2016


The significance of this particular area within The City Fringe to London’s economic growth and wider knowledge economy is vast. Home to the most diverse range of digital and creative businesses, what new occupiers is this cluster attracting?

New London Walking Tour - Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Walking Tours, Saturday 10 September 2016

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

IF YOU ARE BOOKING FOR THIS TOUR AFTER 15:45 ON FRIDAY 09 SEPTEMBER PLEASE BRING YOUR BOOKING CONFIRMATION WITH YOU TO SHOW THE TOUR GUIDE AT THE START OF THE TOUR Four years after that momentous summer, our Olympic Park walk will focus on the sustainable legacy of the park's buildings, public space and transport links.

Crossrail: Unlocking opportunities in Outer London

Breakfast Talk , Friday 23 September 2016

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

Crossrail is transforming London’s town centres from Havering to Hillingdon supporting an estimated total of 57,000 homes and 3.25 million square metres of commercial space. With the first service running in 2018, we look at the impact of Crossrail on outer London areas and how has it is set to serve these communities.

NextGen Speed Mentoring

NLA Evening Event, Monday 26 September 2016


Marking the first NLA speed mentoring evening, this event forms part of the NextGen initiative, bringing together the built environment’s next generation of talent with more established professionals for a night of encouragement and inspiration, creating an opportunity to discuss a particular challenge or seek career advice.

New London Walking Tour - Victoria

Walking Tours, Wednesday 28 September 2016

10:30-12:-30 (Registration at 10:15)

IF YOU ARE BOOKING A TICKET AFTER 17:30 ON TUESDAY 27 SEPTEMBER PLEASE PRINT YOUR TICKET AND BRING IT WITH YOU. A new walk for 2016, we will explore new developments and rebuilds taking place in this unique part of London, book-ended by Buckingham Palace to the west and Westminster Abbey to the east.

Creative placemaking

Half-day Conference, Thursday 29 September 2016

09:00 – 13:00

This half-day conference will look at ‘creative placemaking’ across London and examine placemaking strategies across the capital. Is culture and creativity essential for successful long-term places to thrive and flourish, or is it just a ‘nice-to-have’?

Are we facing a construction skills crisis in housing?

Breakfast Talk , Friday 30 September 2016

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

Sadiq Khan allegedly pledged to build 80,000 homes a year in his election campaign; yet London (as well as the rest of the UK) has a widely acknowledged skills shortage in the construction industry, which is only set to get worse as more and more skilled labourers retire.