Lea River Park — new breakfast talk, tours & exhibition
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Lea River Park — a london exemplar for landscape-led development?
Extending for 3 miles along the banks of the River Lea, stretching from Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park to the Thames at Blackwall, The Lea River Park is an established project to create a major new park for London. This breakfast talk will hear from key stakeholders on what lessons for wider London can be learnt from the Lea River Park. What are the key drivers for landscape-led development projects across the capital? Part of 'Lea River Park: a new landscape for London’, an exhibition by London Legacy Development Corporation and the London Boroughs of Newham and Tower Hamlets. Programme Champions: Broadgate Estates, Capco / Programme Supporters: LLDC Friday 07 April, 08:30-09:30
Free - CPD Accredited Register Here
Lea River Park Walking Tours
Visiting recently completed landscape works at Three Mills Green, Twelvetrees Crescent and Bow Creek. Hear updates on next stage projects and the impact on regeneration in the wider Lower Lea Valley area. Wednesday 12 April Book Here Saturday 22 April Book Here
Lea River Park Lunchtime Talk
Curator led tour of the ‘Lea River Park’ exhibition, exploring recent and future landscape works and the future benefits and value of landscape-led development in London. Friday 21 April, 13:15-13:45
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Borough Update: Barking & Dagenham In the first episode of a new video series, NLA visits Barking & Dagenham for an update on development across this key east London borough. Hear from Darren Rodwell, Leader of the council on plans to deliver of 50,000 new residential units over the next 20 years and the launch of Be First, Barking & Dagenham’s new regeneration company. Watch here
COMING SOON Lea River Park:
a new landscape for London This exhibition from the London Legacy Development Corporation and LB Newham and Tower Hamlets showcases current and planned landscape works leading the evolution of this former industrial backland. 06 April - 27 April Free entry More Details
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