Regeneration Committee's letter to the Mayor on the Royal Docks
On 5 February, the London Assembly Regeneration Committee met with a number of experts to discuss the regeneration of the Royal Docks. Guests included:
Eric Sorensen, former Chief Executive of the London Docklands Development Corporation from 1991-97 and former Chief Executive of the London Thames Gateway Partnership
Dan Bridge, Principal Development Manager, Housing and Land, GLA
Debbie Jackson, Assistant Director - Regeneration, GLA
Jonathan Seager, Housing and Olympic Legacy Policy Lead, London First
Paul Swinney, Senior Economist, Centre for Cities
The meeting discussed the lessons that could be learned from the development of Canary Wharf and how well the Greater London Authority (GLA) is managing the regeneration of this major east London site. As a result of the information given, the Regeneration Committee has written a letter to the Mayor with a short review of proposals to accelerate regeneration of the Royal Docks. Read the Committee's letter to the Mayor below and the Mayor's response.