2024 ELST references/notes

Pre-reading

Working lunch at the House of Lords
The business of levelling up and the role of business in shaping and advocating for places.

Presentations

The Intersection of Arts and Technology
The London Legacy Development Corporation is the Mayor of London’s development corporation for Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and the surrounding area. East Bank is the UK’s newest cultural quarter at the heart of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. East Bank is a unique collaboration between cultural institutions, world leading universities and the people of the Olympic boroughs. UCL was the first of the East Bank partners to open, with its UCL East Campus formally launched in 2023. The London College of Fashion (part of the University of the Arts London) also opened in late 2023, and the other partners (BBC, Sadlers Wells and V&A) will open in the next two years.

 

Developing the urban fringe – accelerating growth in Barking & Dagenham
Barking Riverside is an iconic regeneration project in an outer borough, alongside the former Ford Factory in the middle of East London’s former industrial rustbelt.

 

The role of public health in CALD communities
One of Europe’s biggest hospitals, the Royal London, then join in a discussion of NHS’ role in public health, urban form, economic development and social cohesion, in a post-Covid environment and in an ethnically diverse community.

 

Elephant Park – a housing and artistic collaboration
The most high-profile affordable housing project in London, developed by Lendlease as a
public private partnership in urban regeneration. See how Elephant Park has engaged the
community through artistic partnerships