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NLA Cycling Summit

Half-day Conference, Tuesday 4 August 2015

14:00 – 20:00 (registration from 13:30)

This NLA half-day conference brought together policy makers, representatives from the boroughs and design and planning experts to discuss the latest cycling strategies that are being implemented in London, with a focus on cycle safety. Updates were provided on plans for quietways, the London Cycling Design Standards, mini-Hollands and the provision of cycle parking across the capital. The conference also launched the Construction Industry Cycling Commission’s latest research into the link between the construction industry and cycle safety.

New London Walking Tour: The City

Walking Tours, Saturday 8 August 2015

14:00-16:00 (registration from 13:45)

Discover London's latest architecture on the New London Walking Tours, now taking place twice a month! Explore how the capital's buildings and streetscapes are changing through a guided walking tour of one of six Central London quarters - each distinct in their character and history.

Culture Triumphs: New London Awards winners

Breakfast Talk , Tuesday 11 August 2015

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

The New London Awards recognizes the capital’s best projects – both completed and on the drawing board – from across all sectors of the built environment. With the 2015 overall winner awarded to the Black Cultural Archives and with a special award of Outstanding Contribution to London created for the National Theatre, cultural buildings prevailed.

New London Walking Tour: St Giles, Regent Street and Soho

Walking Tours, Wednesday 26 August 2015

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

Discover London's latest architecture on the New London Walking Tours. Explore how the capital's buildings and streetscapes are changing through a guided walking tour of one of six Central London quarters - each distinct in their character and history. Discover major new architectural landmarks alongside lighter touch interventions, and how these projects are being embedded into and are adding new dimensions to the fabric of the city's historic urban context.