Issue 39

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New London Quarterly is NLA’s magazine about built environment issues as they affect the capital. Edited by David Taylor, it includes news, views, ideas and interviews of and by the architectural, planning, political and construction professions, alongside features about locations and themes and the policy decisions behind them. It also includes coverage of the NLA events programme, as well as building reviews and interviews.


Need to know 

The quarter – our potted summary of all the key news events this term


The NLA charity dinner in Greenwich's Painted Hall


We ask: what single thing would you do to improve public housing?


Who said what at the main NLA events this quarter

Murray Mint

Peter Murray takes a trip to China to see what London might learn 

New Londoner 

Mapmaker - TfL's Stuart Robinson sets out London's biggest developer's vision

From the team

Tamsie Thomson previews this summer's LFA

The new teams

U+I is enlisting new - and familiar - blood to take forward its future. By David Taylor


Opinions this quarter from Sheppard Robson and the Illuminated River's artist Leo Villareal 

Top of their game 

HOK's new London head tells David Taylor how the firm is working hard to change perceptions

Letter from the boroughs 

Wandsworth leader Ravi Govindia on the rapidly changing borough


Ceire O'Rourke on Laing O'Rourke's drive for off-site and residential. By David Taylor

Old Kent Road special 

Planning, consultation and the Old Kent Road

Project preview

In the mix - SEGRO's Alan Holland on plans for the former Nestle building in Hayes

Briefing notes 

The low-down on all of NLA’s recent conferences and events

Coffee break

The Bartlett Real Estate Institute's Yolande Barnes answers our questions

Building review EXTRA

A bonus piece this issue looks at Hugh Broughton's award-winning Painted Hall in Greenwich

Building review 

We take a look at Floral Court, KPF's work for CAPCO in Covent Garden

The directory

Our guide to the companies and properties in London, complete with agents’ views on specific areas

My London 

Croydon's Heather Cheesbrough sings the praises of Greenwich

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