Croydon on Location

Wednesday 23 September 2015

14:00 – 20:00 (registration and lunch from 13:30)

Schroder UK Real Estate Fund (SREF), AMP House, Dingwall Road, Croydon CR0 2LX

Croydon © Hayes Davidson

With Tech City Croydon one of London's fastest growing TMT clusters, Boxpark opening up, and calls for the creation of an innovative new ‘Growth Zone', has Croydon's time finally come? Strategic plans are in place to deliver a £5.25bn regeneration programme for 23,600 new jobs and 8,300 new homes by 2031. So what is the vision for Croydon? And how is it perceived in the marketplace?

This afternoon conference brought together local stakeholders, including council representatives, developers and occupiers to present forward strategies, major developments and future investment opportunities. The briefing also includeed a session of fresh thinking presented by those who are working to shape the future of Croydon. The briefing was then followed by afternoon study tours of the surrounding developments where there will be opportunity to hear directly from key developers. Discussions continued with networking drinks in the evening.

View photos from the event on our flickr page here

Programme as follows:
13:30    Arrivals and lunch

14:00    Afternoon development briefing

16:30    Walking tours (delegates to chose one of the following):
    - East Croydon
       - Croydon Retail Quarter
        - Mid Croydon

18:00    Networking drinks at RISE Gallery

20:00    Close

Tour Information

Tour A: East Croydon
Led by Matthew McMillan, LB Croydon
At over 7m sq.ft, Croydon’s commercial office district is the biggest in London outside the City & West End. In recent years, this cluster has been augmented with new residential schemes at the fringes to make it a mixed use centre. Hear from developers including Menta, London and Continental Railways and GL Hearn about how this new urban quarter is taking shape.

Tour B: Croydon’s retail quarter
Led by Carolyn Kennedy, Assistant Director of Retail Development, Hammerson PLC and Janet Davies, LB Croydon
Explore the £1.5bn Croydon Partnership site and hear about it’s catalytic role in transforming Croydon as a place to work, live and visit. This tour group will be joined by representatives from Westfield, Hammerson and Allies and Morrison.

Tour C: Mid-Croydon
Led by Vincent Lacovara and Ed McDemott, LB Croydon
With the creation of a new cultural quarter in motion, this tour will look at the Fairfield Halls and the College Green Masterplan. This tour group will hear from Turley, Rick Mather Architects and to provide a tour of the cultural quarter will be RISE gallery owner Kevin Zuchowski-Morrison.

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Ticket Cost £299 +VAT 

NLA members are entitled to discounted rates at NLA On Location conferences.

If you experience any issues whilst making a booking please contact Molly Nicholson or call 020 7636 4044

If you would like to become a member, and would like to discuss membership options please contact Laura Bushby