The Planning Convention has once again drawn on its extensive network of expert practitioners to create a series of four diverse and exciting study tours. Taking place in London, the study tours are a unique way of experiencing the true impact of planning.
Let our inspiring guides share their unique knowledge and insight on how planners have overcome challenges and transformed some of the most iconic and well-known areas of the capital.
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Confirmed study tours:
St. Pancras Chambers - The Renaissance of an 1860s 5 star hotel - NOW SOLD OUT!
St. Pancras Chambers was designed by Sir George Gilbert Scott for Midland Grand in the 1860s. Aedas has completely refurbished and returned it to use as a 245-bed 5 star hotel with 67 apartments, luxury penthouse, spa, restaurants, bars and the iconic Grand Stairs redecorated to the original scheme.
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park: Transforming East London
Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is at the heart of the changing face of East London, creating opportunities for local people and driving innovation. Join the tour of the Park for a chance to see what has been achieved since the London 2012 Games and to explore the opportunities that lie ahead.
Battersea Power Station - NOW SOLD OUT!
Battersea Power Station Battersea Power Station, one of the world’s most iconic buildings, is at the heart of London’s most visionary new development. Work is underway on the construction of a vibrant new neighbourhood comprising homes, offices, shops, restaurants, and a riverside park, served by the River Bus service and new London Underground station.
The City of London streets: planning for future cities
This tour will explore the area between Bank and Aldgate, visiting various projects along the way. Attendees will be able to experience a wide range of the City streets and interventions, including historic lanes and the evolving landscape of the eastern City cluster, ending at the transformational Aldgate project, which is currently under construction.
- The guided tours take place simultaneously so you will only be able to attend one
- All tours are walking tours
- You will be notified of exact timings, meeting points and other administrative arrangements in advance of the tour.