Briefing and Discussion with TfL Property Development Team

This webinar focused on TfL’s commercial property development activity; its considerable retail holdings and how improvements to these assets can deliver social and community benefits; its approach to jobs, skills and training; and the role that innovation will play in its property development programme.

Launch of the London First Housing Partnerships Publication

A London First publication in partnership with AECOM considers the delivery of homes through local authority and private sector collaboration. The briefing looked specifically at the Joint Venture model, and members heard from both London borough representatives and private developers on their view to such partnerships and the benefits of partnership working.

Back On The Move: Public transport challenges as London Unlocks

London First, Network Rail, Transport for London, the Rail Delivery Group (which represents all regional operators) and London & Partners discuss the latest operational, communications, and funding challenges across the capital, and how they are collaborating to encourage passengers back on to public transport in the coming months.

Briefing and discussion with TfL property development team

The first in a series of two briefings, this webinar focused on TfL’s significant residential development plans including its future pipeline; its approach to design; the importance of sustainability and how it engages with local communities, with a particular focus on a site in Ealing where they received resolution to grant planning permission earlier this year.

The Future of the CAZ

The Future of the CAZ is a study undertaken by Arup, Gerald Eve and the London School of Economics for the Mayor of London on the economic future of the Central Activities Zone. This was a panel discussion with the authors of this important piece of work discussing their thoughts on the impact of both COVID-19 and Brexit on the CAZ.

Transport in London: The future and funding of TfL

The pandemic has broken TfL’s funding model and the traditional levers are unlikely to be sufficient to fill the gap. Arup and London First have proposed four new ideas to help. This briefing discusses these options and the future of transport in the capital and how we fund it.

Who lives in Build to Rent?

This event saw the formal launch of the ​‘Who lives in Build-to-Rent’ report. This report provides an insight into who lives in Build-to-Rent homes in London using a sample of 10 developments from Grainger PLC, Be:here, Hayes (managed by Apo Group) and Get Living.