Abercrombie +70: Revisiting the 1944 Greater London Plan

Wednesday 5 February 2014

18:30 - 21:00 (registration from 18:00)

Published in 1944, Abercrombie's Greater London Plan was designed to set out a grand vision for London's future development, espousing the benefits of a planned city and dealing with its growing population.

As London today is predicted to grow by over a million people within the next decade, NLA and RTPI London are inviting a series of speakers to review the lessons of Abercrombie's approach, and put forward their thoughts on what Abercrombie might do today to set out a long-term vision for London's future.

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Sir Terry Farrell, Principal, Farrells
Professor Sir Peter Hall, Professor of Urban Regeneration and Planning, The Bartlett School of Planning
Kathryn Firth, Chief of Design, London Legacy Development Corporation
Stewart Murray, Assistant Director - Planning, Greater London Authority
Marc Stringa, Principal, AECOM
Stephen Wilkinson, Head of Planning & Strategic Partnerships, Lea Valley Park Authority 
Peter Murray, Chairman, NLA (Chair)

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