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Fri 26/06/20
Related Events: Streets

Our lockdown streets series delves into the details and looks at the range of materials and street furniture designers can specify when reallocating highway space to provide social distancing for people who walk, cycle and use our public transport system in response to the Covid-19 pandemic as we move from emergency to temporary and permanent improvements to our streets

Speakers Include:

  • John Worley, TfL
  • David Moores, Project Centre
  • Catherine du Toit
  • Seth Scafe-Smith, Director, Resolve
  • Howard Gray, GreenBlue Urban
  • Habib Khan, Meristem Design
  • Charlotte Markey, Polypipe

Past Event

Fri 19/06/20, 9.30–11am
Related Events: Streets

Considering how best to ensure changed public spaces are inclusive and inviting for all.


  • Inclusive street design 
  • Current street experiences
  • Helping VIP use changed streets 
  • Streets and inclusive health and wellbeing
  • Streets and social inclusion 
Past Event

Fri 12/06/20, 9.30–11am
Related Events: Streets

Looking at the location, extent and design of new cycling infrastructure being put in now, to help prevent a car dominated recovery.


Planning the cycle space network - Gordon Webster (TfL)

A whistle stop tour of current changes in cycle spaces - Giulio Ferrini (Sustrans)

How people are using new cycling spaces - Michael O’Hanlon and Seyi Adewole (DSDHA)

Designing new cycle spaces: junctions to delineators - Brian Deegan (Urban Movement) & Mark Strong (Transport Initiatives)

Past Event

Fri 05/06/20, 9.30–11am
Related Events: Streets

This session will focus on changes made in the often complex environment of our town centres and look at how deliveries and parking have been operating during lockdown and what might happen during recovery.


Town Centre Needs, Steve Norris

Designing Multi-use High Streets, David Makenna

How Leicester is making streets better for people, Cllr Adam Clarke

East Street, Bristol, Michael Cowdy

The Lambeth Approach, Joel de Mowbray

Bringing high streets back at the heart of our communities, Saskia Huizinga

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Past Event

Fri 22/05/20, 9.30–11.30am
Related Events: Streets

Fourth in our series on streets during the Corona Virus pandemic.  This time we will look at the design options for temporary changes. 

Agenda includes:

  • How travel and streets might change - Chris Williamson
  • Understanding how people use changed streets and design options to support best behaviour - Deborah Saunt, DSDHA
  • Update on current approaches and design lessons - Sophie Thompson, LDA Design
  • A collection of design ideas - Public Practice Associates
  • TfL guidance and response to ideas presented - Rana Ilgaz & Paul Lavelle, TfL

Past Event

Fri 15/05/20, 9.30–10.30am
Related Events: Streets

Third in our series on streets during the Corona Virus pandemic.  This time we will look at the importance of play for children at this time, and consider how streets can be managed to support this, particularly during lock down release phases.

Speakers to include:

  • ·      Dinah Bornat, ZCT Architects
Past Event

Fri 01/05/20, 9.30–10.30am
Related Events: Streets

A network meeting for those who wish to share ideas and experiences. In this session we will look forward, discussing ideas about managing streets during potential lockdown release stages

Past Event

Fri 24/04/20, Half day, 9.30–10.30am
Related Events: Streets

A network meeting for those who wish to share ideas and experiences. Some places such as New Zealand, Oakland and New York have apparently been thinking of ways to help make streets safer and more attractive for essential journeys by active modes, and to create more space for safe exercise.   We will discuss whether similar conversations happening in London.

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