Peter Burke's sculptural group called 'Iron Man' guards the entrance to Royal Arsenal Woolwich from the river. The former munitions 'city within a city' is celebrating its 500th anniversary this year.
We are holding our 11th Future Cities Forum in the former Fire Power Museum on site and all attendees are welcome to visit the Woolwich Print Fair which opens on the same day.
Our forum on infrastructure, arts and culture-led regeneration and place-making, takes place on 22nd November 2018 (morning) at Building 17, Cartridge Place, Royal Arsenal Woolwich, SE18 6ST from 9am to 1 pm.
Coffee and networking at 0900 hours followed by
0930 Sadie Morgan, National Infrastructure Commission and Thames Estuary Growth Commissioner and Partner, dRMM Architects will present on 'Connecting City Regeneration', followed by four panel discussions:
0950 “Airport and rail connectivity, smart infrastructure and urban regeneration”, with Huw Lewis (Managing, Director, Bexley Co), Liam McKay (Director of Corporate Affairs, London City Airport), Adam Mason (Director of Infrastructure Strategy and Funding, KPMG LLP) and Sadie Morgan (National Infrastructure Commission and dRMM)
1030 “Arts-led regeneration and tourism driving city economies”, with Stephen Wingfield (Estates Director / CFO: TATE), Paul Williams (Chair: Stoke-on-Trent Cultural Partnership), Fran Sanderson (Director of Arts Programmes and Investments, NESTA) and Gavin Miller (Co-founder, MICA Architects)
1110 “Planning and place-making and for mixed-use and creative city districts” with Andrew Cobden (Managing Director, Vastint Services UK), Robin Cooper (Head of Regeneration, London Borough of Newham), Ian Anderson (Senior Director – Planning and Development, Cushman & Wakefield), and Neil Manthorpe (Associate, Landscape Architecture & Urban Design, SNC-Lavalin Atkins).
1150 “Future housing provision: place-making and modular construction” with Phil Collings (National Senior Land Manager - HOMES ENGLAND), Sir Steve Bullock (Director Housing & Finance Institute and Chair of the Sutton Housing Partnership Board of Directors), Anne Clements (Planning Director, WYG) and Sharon Strutt (Head of Regeneration, London Borough of Redbridge)
Close at 1230 to 1245