Morning, Thursday, 6th February 2020
Royal Over-Seas League, Over-Seas House, Park Place, St James’s Street, London SW1A 1LR
THIS EVENT IS CPD CERTIFIED
This conference will discuss the priorities for developing major infrastructure projects across London and the wider South East.
Areas for discussion include:
- Expanding capacity;
- Addressing planning challenges; and
- Ensuring infrastructure is fit for long-term use and population growth.
Keynote contributions from:
- Jeremy Skinner, Greater London Authority; and
- Alex Williams, Transport for London.
Further speakers include: Gordon Adams, Battersea Power Station Development Company; Rob Gray, Heathrow Airport; John Morrison, BAM Nuttall; Malcolm Orford, Lower Thames Crossing; and Peter Ward, Port of Tilbury London - as well as Dr David Lutton, London First; Kevin McGinley, Network Rail Property; Susannah Stock, Aviva Investors; Tonia Secker, Trowers & Hamlins and Mark Baigent, Housing and Regeneration Consultant.
- Current infrastructure needs and development going forward;
- Large-scale projects, and what London needs in the 2020-2024 mayoral term:
- London’s water system - modernising infrastructure for delivery and waste, managing multi-site completion, and minimising disruption;
- Port capacity - expansion, digitisation, connectivity, and facilities for business; and
- Large-scale redevelopment projects - and realising potential benefits for housing, commerce and public spaces.
- Engagement with partners and stakeholders - business cases, project consent, and the potential role of land-value capture;
- Major projects for the future: development, delivery and ensuring infrastructure capacity is fit for an expanding London:
- Funding - priorities for London projects, and getting them beyond the approval stage;
- Housing infrastructure - delivery priorities for London;
- Lower Thames Crossing - the business case, and wider benefits for London;
- Airport capacity in the South East - growth, and the physical impact and stakeholder engagement challenges for Heathrow expansion; and
- Road connectivity - in Central London and working with local authorities to overcome delivery barriers.
- Expanding transport infrastructure across London.