Wednesday 10 July 2019

Alexandra Palace, London

Programme - 10 July 2019


Registration opens in the Panorama Room


Main Theatre Area

Opening Address
Cllr Joseph Ejiofor
, Leader of the Council, Haringey Council 


Welcome to Haringey
Zina Etheridge, Chief Executive, London Borough of Haringey

Morning Keynote 

Sadiq Khan, Mayor, Greater London (invited)

Morning Plenary: What makes a Liveable Neighbourhood?

Speakers include:

  • Will Norman, Walking & Cycling Commissioner, Transport for London

  • Stuart Reid, Interim Director, Vision Zero, Transport for London

  • Councillor Kirsten Hearn, Cabinet Member for Environment, London Borough of Haringey


Tea & coffee served in the exhibition area


Main Theatre Area

Achieving liveable neighbourhoods

Each participating London borough has very different opportunities and challenges when it comes to creating safer, greener and healthier places for Londoners to live. What key outcomes will programme sponsor Transport for London be looking for?

Ben Plowden, Director of Strategy and Planning, Surface Transport, Transport for London


Main Theatre Area

Seminar Area

Liveable Neighbourhoods showcase

Chair - Rob Edwards, Transport for London

A focus on planning and community engagement. Case studies include:

  1. Crouch End: Neil Goldberg, Transport Planning and Town Consultant, London Borough of Haringey 

  2. Croydon Old Town, Ben Kennedy, Strategic Transport Manager, London Borough of Croydon

  3. Tower Hamlets: Margaret Cooper, London Borough of Tower Hamlets

  4. Romford Ring Road, London Borough of Havering: Christopher Smart, Programmes & Projects Manager, London Borough of Havering

  5. Atlantic Road Brixton: Simon Phillips, Transport and Public Realm Strategy Manager, London Borough of Lambeth

  6. The Deptford Parks,  London Borough of Lewisham: Josh Learner, Cycling and Walking Programme Manager and Nick Harvey, Senior Transport Planner London Borough of Lewisham

Developing a Liveable Neighbourhood project

Chair: Sam Monck, Head of Network Sponsorship, Investment Delivery Planning, Transport for London

Successful bid writing: what makes a neighbourhood liveable?
Jacinda Corlett, Principal Traffic Engineer, Project Centre

Funding beyond the Liveable Neighbourhoods programme
Dominic Millen, Group Leader, Traffic and Transportation London Borough of Enfield

Engaging with business partners: parklets and green infrastructure
Habib Khan, Director, Meristem Designs

Operating models and partnering with Councils
Dinika Mahtani, General Manager, JUMP London 

Monitoring & evaulation: recognising and demonstrating success
Tim Hopkins, Principal Portfolio & Benefits Realisation Officer, Transport for London


Lunch served in the exhibition area


Main Theatre Area

Seminar Area

Myth busting and knowledge-sharing

Chair: Rob Edwards, Sponsorship Manager (Regional), Transport for London

  • Liveable Neighbourhoods phase 1
    Sam Neal, planning consultant, London Borough of Haringey

  • Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plans (LCWIPS)
    Kevin McCann, Head of Partnerships in the North of England, Sustrans

  • London Borough Mini Hollands
    Mark Bland, Mini Holland Programme Manager, London Borough of Waltham Forest & Richard Eason, London Borough of Enfield

  • ​Keeping the community onside
    Mike Saunders, CEO, Commonplace

Plus: Establishing a practical knowledge-sharing network for Liveable Neighbourhoods participants


Design for walking and cycling 

Pioneering continuous footways, side road junctions, centre lines, protected cycling infrastructure and more...

Chair: Brian Deegan, Design Engineer, Urban Movement

Speakers include:

  • Lucy Marstrand, Principal Transport Planner, Project Centre

  • Andy Martin, Urban Designer, Transport for London

  • Michael Barratt MBE, Development Impact Manager, Transport for London

  • Gordon Webster, Walking & Cycling Technical Specialist, Transport for London

Issues include:

New cycle route quality criteria

Temporary / non-standard designs

All-inclusive access at roadworks

Engaging deeply with traffic engineers

Designing walkable neighbourhoods 

The essential liveable neighbourhoods toolkit



Tea & coffee served in the exhibition area


Main Theatre Area

Developing Liveable Neighbourhood champions: how do we bring about a change of mindset about streets in order to change behaviour?

Chair: Esther Kurland, Urban Design London

Speakers include:

  • Councillor Clyde Loakes, London Borough of Waltham Forest

  • Cllr Daniel Anderson, London Borough of Enfield

  • Brian Deegan, Design Engineer, Urban Movement

​Summary and closing remarks

Emma Williamson, Assistant Director, Planning, London Borough of Haringey



Networking drinks reception on the Pavillion Terrace, with panoramic views of London


Guided site visit for interested parties: Departure for walking and cycling study tour of Crouch End followed by social event at a local pub / restaurant


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