Engagement

This month we've curated a series of events with Roland Karthaus of Matter Architecture for The London SocietyDiane, our director is a Trustee at The Society whose mission is to value the past whilst looking to the future.The 2021 programme is on the theme of...

Back in January 2019, our director, Diane embarked on an MSc in Place Management and Leadership with the Institute of Place Management based at Manchester Metropolitan University.Diane has now reached the final stage of the course which is the dissertation. This has been through various development...

As a trustee at The London Society, we hosted a panel discussion last week on London’s high streets. We know that the lockdown has affected current patterns of working, shopping and eating out. Local high streets are reporting some recovery, but central areas are still seeing footfall...

Over the past 12 months, we’ve been managing several stakeholder engagement projects. Whilst talking to business owners, BID members, workers, market traders and high street users in very different places, we’ve uncovered interesting findings on how these places work and what interventions might be needed...

2019 has been a busy year at the Assembly Line. We have worked on a number of interesting and diverse projects and we are now planning ahead for 2020.We have capacity for new projects from March onwards. If you would like to collaborate on a...

Last month, I attended a placemaking regeneration event and book launch titled: ‘Our city: countering exclusion by designing cities for all’ in London.The event was held to provoke a discussion and to mark the launch of the book, which looks at how public spaces can...

This project involved oversight of a 13-week public consultation, working with the council’s Insight Team to devise a trader and customer survey, run drop-in sessions and use the response data to produce a three year strategy that recommended a way forward for all five of...

The traders’ and residents’ association for Chatsworth Road in Hackney, east London was founded in 2009, when a group of shop owners (most of whom were also residents) got together to see what could be done to offset the decline of the local high street....