28 Apr 2010

Re-launch of Major London Issues

NLA’s Major London Issues exhibition was re-launched last night with a private view for NLA supporters and their guests. The new permanent exhibition studies twelve sectors that play a part in development and construction in London, and will be updated as government policies and developments progress.

15 Apr 2010

Where There's Muck There's Value

The publication of the Draft Waste Strategy in January proposed ambitious targets for dealing with London’s waste, with the aim to work towards ‘zero waste to landfill’ by 2031, and to manage as much as 80 per cent of London’s waste within London by 2020. A half-day conference, in association with SITA UK, examined the challenges and opportunities this presents for London, as we address the need to build new waste facilities within the urban realm, and alter our approach to waste as a resource.

31 Mar 2010

Retail-led Regeneration

Speakers from Westfield UK, Sainsbury’s and Jones Lang LaSalle debated and discussed the future of retail development in London at an NLA conference this morning.

12 Mar 2010

The Changing Face of Retail

Two leading experts in retail trends and design spoke at an NLA breakfast talk on the changing face of retail this morning.

11 Mar 2010

Bob Neill speaks at NLA Nights

Bob Neill, Shadow Minister for Local Government, spoke at this month's NLA Nights event on the Conservative Party's recently-unveiled plans to reform England's "broken planning system''.

24 Feb 2010

'NLA on Location' in Westminster

NLA’s second ‘on location’ event took place this week in Westminster, with an impressive line-up of speakers including senior Westminster planning officials, developers, estate managers and architects working in the area.

23 Feb 2010

US Ambassador unveils KieranTimberlake's winning scheme for new US Embassy in London at NLA

US Ambassador Louis Susman unveiled KieranTimberlake as the winning architect for new US Embassy in London at NLA this evening.

18 Feb 2010

Sir Simon Milton launches new hotels guidance at NLA

Deputy Mayor, Sir Simon Milton launched new guidance on London’s hotel development at NLA this morning.

12 Feb 2010

Upcoming hotels presented at NLA

Concluding a busy week at NLA this morning was a breakfast talk examining three current and upcoming hotel designs – Park Plaza Westminster Bridge London which opens this month, and the Trocadero 'Pod' Hotel and Art'otel London Hoxton – both of which gained planning permission earlier this year.

10 Feb 2010

Gene Kohn speaks at NLA Nights

At this month's NLA members event, Gene Kohn, founder and chairman of Kohn Pedersen Fox, spoke to an audience of NLA members and their guests.