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Public London: Cycle tour with Peter Murray

Cycle tours, Saturday 2 May 2015

11:00-13:00 (registration from 10:45)

NLA Chairman and Public London curator, Peter Murray led a unique cycle tour around central London's public spaces.

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

, Saturday 9 May 2015

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

If you are booking a place after 3pm on Friday 7 May please print your booking confirmation and bring it with you tomorrow. 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 eight Central London quarters - each distinct in their character and history.

Is West the new East?

On Location, Tuesday 12 May 2015

09:00 – 16:00 (registration from 08:30)

Old Oak Common, the ‘Canary Wharf of the West’, will become one of the best-connected places in the UK when HS2 and Crossrail arrive in 2026, and is set to deliver 24,000 new homes and 55,000 jobs for London.

10 years of public space in London: Lessons for the next decade

Half-day Conference, Tuesday 19 May 2015

09:00 – 12:30 (registration from 08:30)

This NLA half-day conference, which took place during NLA’s Public London exhibition, examined best practice over the last 10 years, and discussed what London will need to do over the next decade to ensure it continues to design, deliver and maintain quality spaces for all.

Superdensity - the Sequel: Designing high density housing and sustainable places

Breakfast Talk , Friday 22 May 2015

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

London’s population has recently passed its pre-war peak in 1939 of 8.6 million, with projections of 10 million people or higher by 2030. Yet the capital’s success in attracting people as well as economic growth creates a serious challenge for the provision of additional homes and infrastructure, resulting in significant pressure to densify. How can we meet people’s needs, while creating popular and lasting places rooted in our city’s distinctive urban traditions?

New London Walking Tour: The City

Walking Tours, Wednesday 27 May 2015

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

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 eight Central London quarters - each distinct in their character and history.

London’s Knowledge Economy

Free Breakfast Talk, Friday 29 May 2015

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

This free NLA breakfast talk launched a GVA report into London’s knowledge economy and heard from key speakers on how London’s built environment is contributing to this sector’s success.