SEARCH IN BRIEF

 
Farrell to lead outer London Commission

Sir Terry Farrell has been appointed by London Mayor Boris Johnson to lead on design issues on the Mayor's new Outer London Commission currently being set up under the chairmanship, William McKee.

The remit of the Outer London Commission is to advise the Mayor on the London Plan and other policies to ensure outer London “realises its full potential”.

The new Commission will identify up to five areas to become outer London growth hubs. The aim is to pinpoint successful town centres with the potential to improve further and support their development through the Mayor's London Plan and other policies. This will ensure existing vibrant town centres play their full role in guaranteeing the continued success of London’s economy.

The Commission will also showcase examples of town centre excellence, by looking at best practices which have contributed to the success of our existing outer London town centres, to inform the Mayor’s future policy development. It will report back to the Mayor in 2009.

Sir Terry Farrell said:
“I am delighted to have been appointed by the Mayor to this important position. London’s outer boroughs cannot afford to be overlooked as they contain some of the most important drivers of London’s future success."

IN BRIEF
Thursday 20 November 2008
Faculty member Hernan Diaz Alonso announced as the next Director of SCI-Arc
Fri 19 Sep 2014
East County Hall of Justice breaks ground in Dublin
Fri 19 Sep 2014
Mott MacDonald acquires Bentley Holdings
Fri 19 Sep 2014
Shedkm receives planning for Circus Street scheme
Thu 18 Sep 2014
Writers Theatre in Illinois to break ground in October
Thu 18 Sep 2014
WAN Civic Buildings Award winners revealed in Amsterdam
Fri 12 Sep 2014
Chris van Duijn, Ippolito Pestellini Laparelli, Jason Long and Michael Kokora promoted to partner at OMA
Wed 10 Sep 2014
Groundbreaking held for Johnson Fain-designed residential towers in Jakarta
Wed 10 Sep 2014