The NLA Programme

NLA’s year-round programme examines all sectors of London’s built environment from housing to commercial development, regeneration to infrastructure, as well as major areas of opportunity across the capital.

A carefully curated mix of research, events and exhibitions provides comprehensive coverage of the issues affecting London’s changing physical environment.

Download our programme topics and a more detailed 3 month programme, October - December 2018 here.

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NextGen Christmas Party

NextGen, Tuesday 11 December 2018

18:30-20:30

A chance for young professionals to build their network and bring in the festive season with a mince pie or two! Marking the third year of the NextGen programme.

What next for Westminster?

Breakfast Talk , Wednesday 12 December 2018

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

Westminster City Council is currently working on a complete review of its City Plan and has developed new proposals for the Oxford Street District.

Estate Regeneration: what do we mean by quality?

Working Group , Thursday 13 December 2018

08:30-10:00

Examining the estate regeneration sector, we ask how quality is evaluated by residents and how public and private sectors can work together to achieve successful outcomes.

Checking in: London hotel update

Breakfast Talk , Friday 14 December 2018

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

With 2019 forecasts predicting slower growth due to economic and political uncertainty, we explore trends and demands for the coming year and look at key projects.

New London Neighbourhood Tour - The City

Walking Tours, Saturday 12 January 2019

14:00-16:00

Traditionally the historic and financial heart of the capital, The City of London continues to experience ongoing regeneration. Home to some of London’s tallest and most high-profile skyscrapers, this ever-changing neighborhood offers bustling excitement alongside creative public realm projects and cultural buildings.

State of the Market 2019: what the New Year holds for London’s built environment sector

Evening Discussion, Wednesday 16 January 2019

18:30-21:00

This industry-critical briefing will provide key insights into the challenges and opportunities for London’s built environment community in the coming year.

New London Neighbourhood Tour - Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

Walking Tours, Wednesday 30 January 2019

10:30-12:30

Following the huge success of the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and surrounding areas continue to grow as one of London’s newest neighbourhoods, adapting the sustainable legacy of the park's buildings and transport links to meet future needs.

NLA On Location – Wembley: urbanising suburbia

On Location, Thursday 7 February 2019

12:30-19:00

World famous for its football stadium, Wembley is no stranger to fast-paced development. The Wembley of today however, takes a more long-term, mixed-use outlook – evidenced by its role within the winning vision for an inclusive Borough of Culture in 2020.

New London Neighbourhood Tour - Canary Wharf

Walking Tours, Saturday 9 February 2019

14:00-16:00

Just 30 years after construction began, Canary Wharf is one of London’s planning success stories. This walk will explore new developments in the area as it prepares for the arrival of Crossrail in 2019.

Top of the POPS: the future of privately-owned, publicly-accessible space

Half-day Conference, Tuesday 12 February 2019

09:00-12:30

What is the future of public space in London? As more of London’s private land opens for public access, what are the key challenges being tackled to ensure places function for all? How will these new places be managed and maintained and how is good quality public space designed and delivered?

Careers Advice and Networking: Property Careers (14-19 yrs)

Learning event , Monday 18 February 2019

16:30-18:00

A chance for young people interested in property careers to hear from and network with a range of professionals including planners, surveyors, agents and developers about careers in the property industry.

Half Day Digital Design Workshop (14-19 yrs)

Learning event , Monday 18 February 2019

10:30-13:00

NLA houses a unique 1:2000 scale model of central London that shows its development past, present and future.

New London Neighbourhood Tour - Shoreditch

Walking Tours, Wednesday 27 February 2019

10:30-12:30

Join NLA as we explore Shoreditch, London’s creative urban neighbourhood with an ever-changing supply of start-ups, independent cafes, underground clubs, event spaces and pop-up retail. Discover an area of east London undergoing unprecedented transformation through infrastructure, innovation and mixed-use development.

New London Neighbourhood Tour - Covent Garden

Walking Tours, Saturday 9 March 2019

14:00-16:00

Join NLA as we explore one of London’s most exciting and densely populated residential, retail and office neighbourhoods, anchored around one of London’s most visited sites, Covent Garden Market.