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2019 Saturday Morning Planning School - The 2000s

12 October 11:30 - 12:30
Organized by: The London Society
The Old Waiting Room
Peckham Rye Station
SE15 4RX

How did we get here today?

This year’s London Society Planning School sheds light on the city’s last fifty years of urban development. How did we get to where we are today, and what do we owe these various eras? Each week, we’ll explore a decade - its policies, its battles, its formative projects - from the mouths of those who know them best.


Joanna Averley on the 2000s - London had a mayor, a plan and an urban task force. Kings Cross finally got developed and all over the city we saw the start of an urban renaissance… until there was a crash.


Join The London Society for this informative series of Saturday morning talks with some of London's leading experts and discover how the system works and what planners try to achieve.