With the possible extension of the Bakerloo Line and a projected 13,500 new homes and 4,000 new jobs across the Opportunity Area of New Cross, Lewisham and Catford, the London Borough of Lewisham is witnessing a huge amount of growth. NLA are going to the borough for the first On Location event of 2018, exploring key issues such as housing delivery, new infrastructure, and uplift in the public realm.
Deptford and New Cross
Led by Michael Forrester, Major and Strategic Projects Manager and David Syme, Strategic Planning Manager
Setting off from the Laban Building, this tour will first stop off at Number One Creekside before exploring the transformation of Deptford, including the high street and Market Yard, before heading to New Cross Gate to hear about the plans for this new hub.
Lewisham Town Centre
Led by Emma Talbot, Head of Planning
Focusing on the developments currently shaping Lewisham’s growing town centre, this tour will start with an update on Lewisham Gateway before exploring key public realm improvements, including Cornmill Gardens, as well as the Lewisham Station interchange. We will also look at new local amenities such as the leisure centre and visit the new Barratt scheme, Renaissance, where there is an innovative approach tolocal power supply.
Led by Jeff Endean, Housing Strategy and Partnerships Manager in Strategic Housing and Kplom Lotsu, Capital Programme Delivery
Covering key sites such as Milford Towers, Laurence House, the Town Hall and Civic Centre, and Plassy Island, this tour will provide an overview of Catford’s opportunities, before heading to PLACE Ladywell to look at the transformative scheme by RSHP and AECOM.
Speakers and tour contributors include Toggle
Sir Steve Bullock, Mayor, LB Lewisham
Chris Fletcher, Development Director, Grainger
Holly Lewis, Co-founding partner, We Made That
Sophie Lau, Head of Marketing, Fizzy Living
Mike Saunders, Founder, Commonplace
Emma Talbot, Head of Planning, LB Lewisham
Jeff Endean, Housing Strategy and Partnerships Manager in Strategic Housing, LB Lewisham
Catriona Boulton, Director of Estates and Facilities, Goldsmiths
Andy Collyer, Business Development Director, ENGIE
Andrew Partridge, Senior Associate, RSHP
Debbie Jackson, Assistant Director of Regeneration, Greater London Authority
Further speakers to be announced...
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