Women in Planning London When Women Plan London – Housing: From Application to Occupation – 04/09/18 @ City Hall

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When Women Plan London – Housing – From Application to Occupation

London’s housing crisis is the biggest issue facing the capital. At a minimum, London needs 66,000 new homes each year for at least twenty years. There is no silver bullet that will solve the capital’s housing crisis and recent housing strategies haven’t been effective. So, what can we learn from women who have successfully delivered housing from “Application to Occupation?”

Venue: London’s Living Room City Hall

Date: 4 September 2018


  • 16:30 – Registration and Networking
  • 17:30 – 17:35 – Welcome
  • 17:35 – 17:40 Chairs address – Sara Sweeney, Planning Manager, Kitewood and Women in Planning London
  • 17:40 – 18:00 Presentation “Women’s role in delivering housing in London” – Claire Bennie, Director, Municipal
  • 18:00 – 19:00 “From Application to Occupation” a panel discussion considering housing delivery in the round
  • 19:00 – 20:30 – Networking
  • 20:30 – Close

Event Chair:

  • Sara Sweeny, Planning Manager, Kitewood and Women in Planning London

Speakers and panellists:

  • Claire Bennie, Director, Municipal and Mayor’s Design Advocate
  • Liz Connell, Associate Director (Planning), Countryside
  • Michela Hancock, Senior Development Director, Greystar
  • Pooja Agrawal, Principal Project Officer, GLA and Co-Founder, Public Practice

Further panellist will be announced shortly.

It is free to attend but booking is essential, reserve your place at the following link:

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