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Before you listen to the talk by Nicholas Boys Smith read the excellent article by Jules Birch which nails him and his organisation to the floor.

“As usual in a Policy Exchange report it starts with a grain of truth and then adds a range of questionable assertions to advance a political agenda.”


Jules Birch nails Create Streets to the floor



The Gallery, 70/75 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ

Wed, 23/04/2014 – 6.20pm for 6:30pm – 8:30pm

Demolition? Selective reconstruction? Adaptation? Alternative management and housing allocation policies?

Paul Reynolds will be joined by a range of speakers to consider the best ways to improve the attractiveness and quality of life offered by large housing estates.

Alex Ely, Mae Architects & one of the authors of the Mayor’s Housing Design Guide – Mae are working on a number of estate regeneration projects and have recently secured planning for two schemes in Camden and Westminster

Nicholas Boys SmithCreate Streets – Nicholas established the Create Streets research group to lobby for change in housing design and delivery.  Last month they published ‘Better Regeneration’ looking at ideas for improving the delivery of Estate Regeneration.

http://www.udg.org.uk/events/london-and-south-east/estate-regeneration

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Access: As you walk up Cowcross Street from Farringdon tube station the venue is on your right hand side, look for a wrought iron gate enclosing a cobbled courtyard. (See photo below). Walk to the far end passing the glass reception area, past aluminium tables and chairs, then to your right down a few steps you will find the Gallery.

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Entrance to courtyard leading to The Gallery

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