Day 1 – Agenda


Housing and Regeneration


Elvin Box, Performance Management Consultant, Mace


10am Keynote: What Are the Next Steps for London's Construction Industry and How Do We Get There?

  • Potential challenges surrounding Brexit

  • Maintaining momentum in the market

  • Investment opportunities for upcoming projects

  • Current contractor opportunities and future potential 2017-22


10.30am Panel Discussion: London Housing Debate


Councillor Kevin Davis, Council Leader, Kingston Development Company and London Borough of Kingston

Mr John East, Strategic Director, Growth & Homes, London Borough of Barking and Dagenham

Kent Taylor, Managing Director, Red Door Ventures


11.30am Homes for London - Is It Possible to Profit from Delivering Affordable Homes?

  • Can we successfully create affordable homes for London?

  • What are the implications for the city of London if we don’t succeed?

  • Are there opportunities to profit in the delivery of affordable homes?

  • Case study examples


12.00pm – Lunch


1.00pm Panel Discussion: Showcasing Major Housing Developments and Projects

  • Old Oak & Park Royal

  • Newham – Canning Town

  • Greenwich Peninsular

  • Nine Elms

  • Barking Riverside


Cllr Averil Lekau, Cabinet Member for Housing and Anti-Poverty, London Borough of Royal Greenwich

Senior Representative, Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation


1.30pm Panel Discussion: Master-planning and Regeneration

  • £775 Million Regeneration of Paddington Quarter

  • Southall Masterplan: Creation of 3,750 Homes

  • Developments and challenges

  • Contractor and tender opportunities


David Baptist, Head of Housing Development, London Borough of Ealing

Peter George, Assistant Director for Regeneration, London Borough of Enfield

Mary Morrissey, Strategic Director Environment, Housing and Regeneration, London Borough of Sutton

2.00pm Panel Discussion: Contractors and Developers

  • The latest developments and planning for residential and commercial buildings in London

  • Overcoming the challenges

  • Project opportunities


Craig Murray, Commercial Manager, Taylor Wimpey


2.30pm Panel Discussion: Above and Beyond: London as a Highrise City

  • Is building upwards the answer to designing space-efficient buildings?

  • Getting the community to engage with tall buildings

  • Project opportunities – residential and commercial developments

  • Health, safety and regulation


Rob Leslie-Carter, Director, Arup


3.00pm – Break


3.30pm Construction Health & Safety

  • The latest update and discussion around regulation and policy


Keith Prince, Infrastructure - HSE Leader, Laing O'Rourke

Martin Coyd, Head of Health and Safety, Mace Group

John Dunne, Group Health, Safety, Environment and Quality Director, Wates Group

Alana Paterson, Health and Safety Manager, Costain Skanska JV Paddington Station


4.00pm The future of Tall Buildings. How to change the normal to the extraordinary

  • What is happening to the towers after their "expiry date"?

  • Is Demolition sustainable? Is renovation a better approach?

  • Could new methods combined with the older methods?

  • How old buildings can look new and fresh and keep London on the map?


Debbie Flevotomou MA, PG Dip Arc, Dip Arc, BA (Hons) ARB, RIBA, Director, Chair, South London Society of Architects, RIBA, Debbie Flevotomou Architects


4.30pm Joint Venture Project Opportunities with Southern Housing Group


Oliver Boundy, Head of New Business, Southern Housing Group


5.00pm Close of Conference