23 Dec 2014

London’s Town Centres and High Streets

London’s high streets and town centres are fighting back; armed with BIDs, a move to create more residential and mixed use environments, transport improvements and pop-up shops to lure people away from their laptops.

17 Dec 2014

How could 3D city modelling improve planning in London?

How could 3D city modelling improve planning in London?
That was the question posed to a group of eminent practitioners in design, planning and 3D simulation techniques, brought together by NLA as part of the Smarter London series.

15 Dec 2014

Midtown: on the rise, key opportunities in the heart of the capital

Midtown is preparing for a step-change in its popularity that will arrive with Crossrail. But it is already becoming a richer and more varied place for tenants – measured by an influx of new creative occupiers and a new ‘beardwatch’ index.

11 Dec 2014

Londonʼs best new home extensions and interiors announced at NLA

Last night, this year’s Don’t Move, Improve! awards winners were announced at a ceremony at NLA

25 Nov 2014

Shaping growth across the South East

London needs a new version of the Abercrombie Plan to reap the advantages of the capital within a wider South East but ‘doesn’t stand a chance in hell’ of meeting its housing targets if it doesn’t look beyond its boundaries.

19 Nov 2014

Social City

London needs to pay as much attention to its ‘emotional economy’ as it does to its bricks and mortar.

12 Nov 2014

Estate Regeneration: How local authorities are responding

Housing experts from the public and private sectors gathered this week for an extended breakfast talk at NLA, sponsored by Tibbalds, to examine new strategies for forging exemplary estate regeneration schemes.

11 Nov 2014

Don't Move, Improve! 2014 - Shortlist announced!

Judging has now taken place for Don’t Move, Improve! 2014 competition.

10 Nov 2014

Nine Elms on the South Bank

Effective teamwork and collaboration between local authorities of different political persuasions was the crucial ingredient to set off the transformation of Nine Elms on the South Bank.

30 Oct 2014

Meeting of the New London Sounding Board

The latest meeting of the New London Sounding Board grappled with subjects as diverse as London’s relationship with the wider south-east; regeneration; and what was branded part of government’s strategy to ‘dismantle the planning system’ via permitted development rights.