26 Sep 2013

Funding PRS – how the government, mayor and market are responding to increased demand in the private rented sector

Government, the mayor and the market are all working hard to kick-start the private rented sector as part of the answer to the housing crisis in London and the rest of the country. But the image of renting housing must change from a sector where people ‘end up in’ to one which is the tenure of choice.

25 Sep 2013

Old Oak Common Strategic Visioning Group

The Old Oak Common area of west London needs inspired leadership, Government support, money and a clear-sighted plan of action over land ownership issues if it is to avoid becoming a disappointing patchwork of disparate development projects.

20 Sep 2013

Streets are places too – the Mayor's vision for world-class streets and roads in London

London’s streets are an important part of its public realm and deserving of far more than the ‘dramatic underinvestment’ they get at present.

12 Sep 2013

London Development Update

Billions of pounds’ worth of central London developments were on show at the NLA this morning as key figures from Helical Bar, Lend Lease and Land Securities talked through their schemes.

5 Sep 2013

How do we create places where people want to live?

How do we create places where people want to live?
That was the question grappled with by an elite panel of built environment and local government professionals at the NLA this morning as part of an event marking the 50th anniversary of housing association L&Q.

4 Sep 2013

New Ideas for London's Schools

There was a lot of talk about pushing playspace onto underutilised school roofscapes, a fair bit about sharing and co-locating other uses and services, and a smattering about context – even the crucial need to provide good teaching above good buildings.