November 2017 Toggle

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 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 - 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.

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.

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.

London’s Hotel Sector - responding to change

Breakfast Talk , Friday 17 November 2017

08:30-09:30

Changing demands from international visitors and a potential increase in domestic ‘staycations’ are forcing London’s hotel sector to respond to future-proof its supply.

London’s Towns curator led tour

Curator-led Tours, Friday 17 November 2017

13:15-13:45

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?

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 transforming centres outside the CAZ?

Free London Model Talk

Model Talk, Friday 24 November 2017

12:30-13:00

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

London's Towns events programme

Programme of events

The London’s Towns events series will delve deeper into some of the key issues affecting the growth of the capital’s outer centres.

Public Assets: Enabling growth in London’s Towns

Half-day Conference, 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. Aiming to enable essential growth and maintain local vitality, new mechanisms are shaping the development of outer London – from Tottenham to Barking, Croydon and Barnet – but what is the role of joint ventures, public/private partnerships, local development companies, and so on?

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.

Abercrombie’s Legacy and the new London Plan

NLA Evening Event, Wednesday 29 November 2017

18.30 – 21:00

On the day that Sadiq Khan reveals his new London Plan we mark the 60th anniversary of the death of Sir Patrick Abercrombie, as well as the 50th anniversary of two of his great legacies, Milton Keynes and the Lea Valley Park with a discussion about how Abercrombie’s plans compare to modern city making.

NYLON #12 Comeback Cities

NY-LON, Thursday 30 November 2017

13:30-15:00 (lunch from 13:00)

Dan Doctoroff, former deputy Mayor of New York, will join experts in New York and London for a discussion on resiliency, based on Dan's new book "Greater than Ever, New York's big come back." With Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Doctoroff developed an ambitious development plan to transform New York's economy.

NYLON #12 Comeback Cities (NY)

NY-LON, Thursday 30 November 2017

08:00-10:00 (NY time)

Dan Doctoroff, former deputy Mayor of New York, will join experts in New York and London for a discussion on resiliency, based on Dan's new book "Greater than Ever, New York's big come back." With Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Doctoroff developed an ambitious development plan to transform New York's economy.