I am the latest ‘New Londoner’ – after living in Central London for over 40 years! - to be featured in the New London Quarterly, which looks at issues surrounding architecture, planning, development and construction in the capital. My interview with architectural journalist Peter Murray examines the crisis surrounding much of London’s housing provision, the challenges caused by increasing demand for our properties and changes to the welfare benefits regime that have placed increasing pressure on our residents and communities.
I also discuss our architectural competition to build 150 new homes in Newham, East London, and our continuing work to meet George Peabody’s original aim of alleviating the condition of the poor and needy in London, by creating opportunities for people in our communities, by promoting a real sense of purpose and a strong feeling of belonging.
You can read the full article here
Our 150th anniversary exhibition at the NLA