Wednesday 16th November – 9am to 5pm
London’s population could reach 11 million by mid-century. Drawn in by London’s economic opportunities, its culture and its status as an international city, this rising population will need homes, employment, transport, energy, healthcare, education and a range of other services.
The river Thames is a prime development area with huge amount of building work already taking place at Nine Elms, Battersea and at Canary Wharf. We want to address issues around rapid and extensive development on the Thames, which is why our theme is Sustainable Development on the river.
Aaron Burton, Waterwise: Water sensitive cities
Piers Gough, Archirect CZWG: River Deep Mountain High
Stephen McKenna, the Land Trust:Green Infrastructure delivering better places
Giles Pink, Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP: Promotion of sustainable development in a commercial context
Phil Briscoe,Newington Communications: The relationship and importance of politics in the planning process
Collaborating for Sustainable Growth Workshop:Collaborating for sustainable growth
Speakers included experts in planning and development to provide a commercial and a regulatory perspective on development on the river.
Tony Pidgley CBE, Chairman Berkeley Group
UCL Professor Peter Rees CBE, Professor of Places and City Planning at the Bartlett Institute
Piers Gough CBE, Partner CZWG Architects
A full list of speakers is here