Morning, Thursday, 6th February 2020
THIS EVENT IS CPD CERTIFIED
This conference will discuss the priorities for developing major infrastructure projects across London and the wider South East.
We expect discussion on:
- Expanding capacity;
- Addressing planning challenges; and
- Ensuring infrastructure is fit for long-term use and population growth.
There will be keynote contributions from: Jeremy Skinner, Greater London Authority; Alex Williams, Transport for London; Julie Davis, Crossrail; Gordon Adams, Battersea Power Station Development Company; John Morrison, BAM Nuttall; Rob Gray, Heathrow Airport and Peter Ward, Port of Tilbury London.
- 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;
- Large-scale redevelopment projects - and realising potential benefits for housing, commerce and public spaces; and
- The Elizabeth Line - remaining challenges, and prospects for approving Crossrail 2.
- 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.