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.

Click here to see our quarterly programme September to December 2017

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New London Neighbourhood Tour - Shoreditch

Walking Tours, Wednesday 25 October 2017

10:30-12:30

A new walk for 2017, join NLA as we explore Shoreditch, London’s creative urban neighbourhood with an ever-changing supply of start-ups, independent cafes, event spaces and pop-up retail. Discover an area of east London undergoing unprecedented transformation through infrastructure, innovation and mixed-use development.

Free London Model Talk

Model Talk, Friday 27 October 2017

12:30-13:30

NLA’s giant interactive model of central London brings the story of London’s historical and physical development to life.

Work/in London: Can we mix resi with productive workplaces?

Half-day Conference, Tuesday 31 October 2017

09:00-12:30

London’s built fabric has to work harder than ever to support the capital’s many varied needs – from housing and leisure to workplaces and servicing, all within a constrained footprint. The importance of securing London’s economy has never been more apparent, so how do we ensure adequate provision of workplaces?

What next for the Square Mile?

On Location, Wednesday 1 November 2017

09:00–18:00

NLA’s annual City of London event at the Guildhall will examine the future for development and infrastructure in the City of London. What does the City of London Corporation need to do to make sure that the City remains the world’s top financial and business centre? What impact is the political uncertainty of major recent events such as Brexit and the General Election having on current occupiers?

Free London Model Talk

Model Talk, Friday 3 November 2017

12:30-13:30

NLA’s giant interactive model of central London brings the story of London’s historical and physical development to life.

Free London Model Talk

Model Talk, Friday 10 November 2017

12:30-13:30

NLA’s giant interactive model of central London brings the story of London’s historical and physical development to life.

London’s Towns Walking Tour - Walthamstow

Walking Tours, Saturday 11 November 2017

14:30-16:30

A special walking tour of Walthamstow, led by our professional Blue Badge Guides, exploring this unique outer London town centre, as part of NLA’s London’s Towns programme.

London’s Towns Walking Tour - Brixton

Walking Tours, Saturday 11 November 2017

10:30-12:30

A special walking tour of Brixton, led by our professional Blue Badge Guides, exploring this unique outer London town centre, as part of NLA’s London’s Towns programme.

Free London Model Talk

Model Talk, Friday 17 November 2017

12:30-13:30

NLA’s giant interactive model of central London brings the story of London’s historical and physical development to life.

Undergraduate Architecture: Portfolio Advice Surgery

NLA Learning event , Monday 20 November 2017

16:30-18:00

If you’re applying to study architecture in September 2018 this portfolio surgery is your chance to get advice from practising architects before the January UCAS deadline.

London’s Towns PechaKucha

Pecha Kucha, Tuesday 21 November 2017

18:00-20:30

How can London’s outer town centres be activated to create sustainable places to live/work/shop/socialise? What are the projects and ideas that are transforimg centres outside the CAZ?

Free London Model Talk

Model Talk, Friday 24 November 2017

12:30-13:30

NLA’s giant interactive model of central London brings the story of London’s historical and physical development to life.

New London Neighbourhood Tour - Victoria

Walking Tours, Wednesday 29 November 2017

10:30-12:30

Book-ended by Buckingham Palace to the west and Westminster Abbey to the east, Victoria is a truly unique neighborhood, experiencing unprecedented new developments and rebuilds.

Public assets: Enabling growth

Half-Day Conference as part of the London’s Towns series within the London Boroughs programme, Wednesday 29 November 2017

09:00-13:00

London’s local authorities are seeking to balance the unprecedented growth of the city with the wants and needs of their communities, set against a backdrop of decreasing government financial support.

Outer London Station Sites

Breakfast Talk as part of the London's Towns series within the London Boroughs programme, Friday 1 December 2017

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

How can we unlock the potential of station sites in supporting growth? Hear the key ideas from our Next Gen Charrette teams, introduced by TfL’s Commercial Development Director Graeme Craig.

New London Neighbourhood Tour - Bloomsbury & Fitzrovia

Walking Tours, Saturday 9 December 2017

14:00-16:00

Join us as we discover the historic estate neighbourhoods of Fitzrovia and Bloomsbury. Traversing either side of the Tottenham Court Road artery in the heart of central London, we explore the area’s diverse mix of hospitality, workspace, education, retail and residential uses.