3rd Annual (2018)

Transport-Led Development in London and the South East

Tuesday 16 January 2018


Registration and refreshments
Chair’s welcome and opening remarks
Richard Brown
Research Director
Centre for London
Part 1: Forward plans for London and the South East
Understanding TfL’s priorities for investment across London
  • Which areas of London are due to benefit from transport investment?
  • How will Crossrail 2 unlock exponential opportunities for development across London and the South East?
  • How the Bakerloo Line Extension will encourage the much needed regeneration of South East London
  • TfL’s priorities for transport in Zones 3-6 – supporting development outside of central London
Alex Williams
Director of City Planning
Transport for London
PROJECT UPDATE: Forward plans to increase connectivity, growth and transport infrastructure investment in London
  • Planned upgrades and areas that will receive investment
  • What will future successful development look like?
  • How will development unlock housing and growth opportunities?
  • How can we make better use of existing infrastructure? Considering options such as staggered working hours to reduce congestion on public transport
  • Hear from Network Rail on which stations from their London portfolio are due to benefit from development
  • Listen to Heathrow Airport and their plans for expansion

Each speaker will provide a 10 minute project update followed by panel discussion 

Chris Joyce
Head of Surface Access
Heathrow Airport
Mark Farrow
Director, London Rail
Network Rail
Michèle Dix
Managing Director
Crossrail 2
Nick Brown
Chief Operating Officer
Govia Thameslink Railway
Morning refreshments
Over station development unlocking housing, growth and regeneration across London
  • Stations role in connectivity and acting as a gateway
  • The wider impact of station regeneration on the community
  • Regeneration of stations as a catalyst of regeneration of surrounding areas
David Biggs
Managing Director
Network Rail Property
Part 2: Opportunities and identifying key areas for development
AREA DEVELOPMENT AND REGENERATION UPDATE: Practical insight into planned development, current construction, and key lessons from completed transport-led schemes in London and the South East
  • Key takeaways for transport infrastructure professionals
  • Multi-disciplinary analysis of previous and current project delivery
  • What opportunities are still available in current projects?
Colin Wilson
Head of Old Kent Road Regeneration Project
Southwark Council
Helen Fisher
Director of Regeneration
Haringey Council
Simon Catton
Head of Masterplanning
Matthew Carpen
Project Director
Barking Riverside
Networking lunch
Part 3: Successfully executing the delivery of new transport infrastructure and overcoming the challenges associated with development
Exploring innovative and alternative projects to improve South Eastern connectivity: The Windsor Link Railway
  • Creating an ‘M25 rail route’ for Greater London
  • The creation of the link as a catalyst for new infrastructure, housing and growth
  • Alternatives to Government funding to improve local transport
  • What the scheme means for others considering third party infrastructure investment
George Bathurst
Windsor Link Railway
How can public/private collaboration facilitate growth and regeneration associated with transport led development
  • How can the private sector collaborate with the public sector more successfully to benefit London’s transport needs?
  • Transport’s fundamental role as a key driver for growth and why investment is necessary
  • Should the private sector step in to allow for more transport investment?
Liam Harrison
Market Director for Infrastructure
Atkins, member of the SNC-Lavalin Group
Afternoon refreshments
Forecasting London’s changing transport trends and future place making
  • Disruption to traditional transport patterns affecting development plans
  • Changing commuter trends and new technology increasing the availability of developable areas
  • The rise of autonomous vehicles and understanding what London must do to accommodate them
  • How AV could dramatically increase urban and rural connectivity
  • Planning for the rise in active transport
Neil Bennett
Answering the funding dilemma: A privately funded rail track between Heathrow and Surrey
  • Improved connectivity between London and Surrey
  • Benefits the line brings to the local community and to London
  • AECOM's involvement in the project
  • Lessons learned from Airtrack
  • Forward plans for the project and next steps
Graham Cross
Executive Director
Heathrow Southern Railway
Legal considerations when delivering new transport infrastructure
Duncan O'Connor
Senior Associate
Pinsent Masons
Chair’s closing remarks
Close of conference and networking drinks

*All sessions include a short Q & A*