New London Architecture

Waltham Forest: opportunity through adversity


Friday 24 July 2020
14:00 - 15:00

Waltham Forest Council and Barts NHS Trust invite you to learn about their innovative plans to counter the Covid-19 crisis at this webinar.

With its economic recovery action plan, Waltham Forest Council will help to re-open the borough and support businesses and high streets to do so safely. They will look to the future, to set out the measures they intend to take over the next year and beyond, working with partners to build their way to a better future. 

Barts NHS, working closely with the council, plans to deliver a new state-of-the-art world class hospital at Whipps Cross, with plans for a new community, including circa 1,500 new homes, jobs, other health care facilities, a new High Street and a connected high quality public realm. Speakers include Cllr Simon Miller, LB Waltham Forest, Stewart Murray, Strategic Director Economic Growth & Housing Delivery, LB Waltham Forest and Deborah Sinclair-Day, Associate Director of Development, Barts Health NHS Trust.

Join this webinar to look at a key moment in the history of Waltham Forest with a shared ambitious vision.

14:00     Welcome 
Benjamin O’Connor, Director, NLA  
14:05     Presentations  
14:05     Growth ambitions and economic recovery
Cllr Simon Miller, Cabinet member for Economic Growth and Housing Development, LB Waltham Forest 
14:10    Housing development and opportunity areas 
Stewart Murray, Strategic Director Economic Growth & Housing Delivery, LB Waltham Forest
14:17    Opportunities at Whipps Cross
Alastair Finney, Whipps Cross Redevelopment Director, Barts Health NHS Trust
Deborah Sinclair-Day, Associate Director, Planning & Development, Whitechapel & Whipps Cross, Barts Health NHS Trust
14:27    Panel discussion 
Speakers above plus
Jonathan Martin, Director of Inward Investment, LB Waltham Forest
Jane Custance, Director of Planning, LB Waltham Forest
14:45    Q&A 
15:00    Close

Speaker biographies

Cllr Simon Miller

Cabinet Member for Economic Growth and Housing Development, London Borough of Waltham Forest

Stewart Murray

Strategic Director for Economic Growth & Housing Delivery, London Borough of Waltham Forest

Jonathan Martin

Director of Inward Investment, London Borough of Waltham Forest

Alastair Finney

Redevelopment Director, Whipps Cross Hospital, Barts Health NHS Trust

Deborah Sinclair-Day

Barts Health NHS Trust, Associate Director of Planning and Development for Whitechapel and Whipps Cross

Benjamin O’Connor

Director, New London Architecture

Jane Custance

Director of Planning and Development, London Borough of Newham

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