London’s commercial retrofit market


With a predicted 6.3 million workers in the capital by 2026, the demand for commercial space is ever increasing. London’s competitiveness as a leading world city depends on the need to accommodate this growth. Is retrofit the sustainable answer to unlocking more office space for London? What are the approaches to retrofitting London’s buildings that are ensuring London’s office stock competes globally and continues to evolve with new work styles.

This NLA half-day conference will hear from developers, architects, engineers and industry experts to discuss the major issues in retrofitting and recycling London’s commercial buildings, from energy standards to working within London’s historic fabric.

Speakers include:

-Sarah Cary, head of sustainable places at British Land

-Richard Griffiths, senior policy and business development advisor at UK Green Building Council

- Emily Gee, head of designation at Historic England

-Victoria Lockhart, wellbeing and sustainability specialist at Arup Associates

- Rob Partridge, partner at AKT II

- David Hurst, senior associate director at CallisonRTKL

- Jackie Heath, project associate at Ramboll

- Oliver Bayliss, associate director at BuckleyGrayYeoman

- Simon Tranter, senior sustainability manager at Willmott Dixon Interiors

- Peter Murray, chairman of New London Architecture (chair)

Cost:  £149 +VAT please click here for more details or to book this event.