The City of London - a global leader

Wednesday 19 September 2018


Exchange House, Primrose St, EC2A 2EG

Tickets £329+VAT, members discounted - Click here to book Go!

Exchange Square House © British Land

The Eastern Cluster © City of London Corporation

100 Liverpool Street © British Land

Premier Inn Farringdon © Whitbread

Farringdon Station © PLP Architecture

The Minster Building © Buckley Gray Yeoman

22 Bishopsgate © PLP Architecture

As global competition increases to attract and retain business, the City of London is embarking on major investment in innovations, technologies and initiatives that will keep it ahead of the pack. Join NLA for this City on Location event, hearing from key stakeholders and industry experts as we explore the changing trends and demands of occupiers in the City.

What steps can be taken now to ensure we are delivering the correct commercial building stock for the future? How can cutting edge design and engineering help deliver places and spaces which are flexible, adaptable and sustainable for changing needs? 
As populations grow, we explore the crucial updates and enhancements needed to our infrastructure to sustain the City’s place as a global leader, including transport, smart technology, public realm, energy and broadband connectivity. 

A networking lunch will be followed by the conference session, with tours and networking drinks by British Land at 3FA, Finsbury Avenue Square.  

12:30 Arrivals and networking lunch
13:30 Conference session
16:30 Afternoon tours
18:30 Networking drinks, hosted by British Land at 3FA, Finsbury Avenue Square 

Study Tours:
A) Eastern Cluster 
Walk through The City of London’s iconic Eastern Cluster as we explore the numerous signature schemes under construction and in planning set to transform the Square Mile, including 22 Bishopsgate, 1 Leadenhall, 100 Bishopsgate, and the recently approved 100 Leadenhall. 
B) Broadgate & Moorgate 
Broadgate is undergoing huge change, delivering new office, retail and leisure spaces including the 42,000 sq ft new Eataly set to open in 2020. At Moorgate, explore major developments as this area prepares for the arrival of Crossrail later this year.
C) Bart’s & Smithfield 
With updates on the massive institutions of St Bart’s Hospital and the future Museum of London at Smithfield Market, explore how the west of the Square Mile is changing, with a range of major mixed-use schemes, including Bart’s Square and Charterhouse Square. 
D) Transport in The City 
Strategic development and enhancement of transport, infrastructure and connectivity is vital for the continued success of the City. Hear updates on the many major transport projects underway within Square Mile including entrance upgrades at Bank Station, and development around Liverpool Street and Farringdon Elizabeth Line stations. 
E) Repurposing for the future 
Explore the transformation and rejuvenation of some of the City’s most iconic buildings, demonstrating the adaptability and innovation required to maintain the City’s continued success, including 1 King William Street, No 1 Poultry and The Minster Building. 
F) 22 Bishopsgate building tour 
Join us for a unique opportunity to explore the construction of 22 Bishopsgate, with updates on office and social amenity spaces including a restaurant and bar occupying the upper levels, a public viewing gallery offering free entry, and art enriching the public realm experience.
Please note that this tour will require PPE and so may not be suitable for those with mobility issues. Please contact us if you have any concerns or queries. 

You will be asked to indicate your first preference for the afternoon tours when booking. We will do our very best to accommodate you on your first preference tour, but please note that places on tours are limited and subject to change.

We reserve a number of places for representatives of local amenity groups at our on location events. If you are a part of a community group and would like to attend this event please contact Mark at

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Christopher Hayward, Chairman of the Planning and Transportation Committee, City of London Corporation
Ed Atterwill, Asset Manager, British Land 
Harry Badham, Head of Development, AXA
Gareth Banner, General Manager, The Ned 
Lucy Britton, Architect, Sheppard Robson 
Matthew Brown, VP Real Estate, Europe, Israel and Australia,WeWork
Renos Chariot, Director, PLP Architecture
Karen Cook, Founding Partner, PLP Architecture 
Dr Laura Davison, Head of Research, City of London Economic Research
Carolyn Dwyer, Director of the Built Environment,City of London Corporation 
Carlin​ Fier, Director, Marketing & Communications, Brookfield Properties
Rajdeep Gahir, Founder & Managing Partner, CoCreations
James Greenaway, Associate Director, Buckley Gray Yeoman 
Chris Grigg, Chief Executive, British Land
Annie Hampson, Chief Planning Officer and Development Director, City of London Corporation 
Kathryn Harrison, Business Partner for CIB, Regional Business Partner UK/I, Americas & Asia Pacific, Deutsche Bank  
Catriona Henderson, Head of Facilities, Bloomberg, EMEA
David Horkan, Assistant Director Planning Development, City of London Corporation
Gerald Kaye, Chief Executive, Helical plc 
Catharin Knuth, Project Architect, Eric Parry Architects 
Kent Jackson, Partner, SOM 
Jonathan Langdon, Acquisitions Manager, Central London, Whitbread Group Plc 
Ben Leach, Senior Architect, AHMM
Peter Mayhew, Associate, AHMM 
Gavin McLaughlin, Principal Planner, TfL Spatial Planning
Daniel Moore, Partner, PLP Architecture
Kate Murphy, Partner, Foster + Partners
Peter Murray, Chairman, New London Architecture (Chair)
Francesca Palmano, Property Executive, Helical plc 
Tanya Parkin, Associate Director, Eric Parry Architects 
Sam Potter, Architect, Make Architects
Jeremy Randall, Partner, Gerald Eve LLP
Gwyn Richards, Assistant Director, Department of the Built Environment, City of London Corporation 
Oliver Rippier, Development Executive, Helical plc
John Robertson, Director, John Robertson Architects
Iain Simmons, Assistant Director, City Transportation, City of London Corporation
David Taylor, Partner, Sheppard Robson 
Jane Wentworth, Founder and Director, Jane Wentworth Associates 

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Ticket Cost:
Partners - £165+VAT
Members - £245+VAT
Non-members - £329+VAT 
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If you would like to become a member, and would like to discuss membership options please contact Aurelia Amanitis

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

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