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RTPI London Summit 2018: Growing up in the suburbs

Wednesday, 28 November 2018 at 8:30AM - 5:00PM
TMRW, 75-77 High Street, Croydon, CR0 1QE, UK
RTPI London

Join us at our Annual Summit to where we will be discussing how the London Plan shapes good growth in the suburbs.


Plenary 1 - Good growth:

Have you ever wondered what good growth is? How should planners be responding? Or what the issues are delivery?

Speakers for this plenary include:

James Murray, Deputy Mayor, GLA |Cllr Paul Scott, LB Croydon | Heather Cheesbrough, LB Croydon|Tom Venables, Priors & Parnters

Plenary 2 - Housing - Design and Delivery

Housing remains the most pressing issues in London. We are now seeing new ways and mechanisms for delivery. What constitutes best practice?


Lisa Taylor, Future of London | Ed Thomas, The Collective | Chloe Phelps, Brick by Brick | Kevin Logan, Maccreanor Lavington | Caroline Halper, Be First

Plenary 3 - what ingredients will make our suburbs flourish in the 21st Century?

Discussion points will cover: poverty in the suburbs, economy in the suburbs, technology and the future of the green belt. 


Paul Hunter, The Smith Institute | Chris Paddock, Hatch Regeneris| Kat Hanna, Cushman + Wakefield|Jon Manns, FRTPI, Rockwell Property

Workshops morning and afternoon:

  • Air quality in the suburbs (REC) x2
  • Implications of London Plan Sustainability Policies on Outer London (Lesley Treacy) x2
  • The Outer London Commission – A Decade On (Hatch Regeneris) x2
  • The Character of Intensification (MLA) x2



Town Centre Placemaking Tours will take you around the sights of Croydon town centre.  More details to follow.

We could not run this Summit without the support of our sponsors and parters:





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