The Challenge & the Opportunity

London's future will see ongoing growth across the City in the East, but the critical skills, training and recruitment shortages across the built environment sector have been widely reported. The Place & Making Institute would be a centre of excellence for built environment related learning, research, innovation and enterprise where a confederation of learning providers come together in one place to tackle these challenges.

200,000 new homes

Opportunity areas across the City in the East have the potential to create 200,000 new homes

280,000 new jobs

And those new homes will help to accommodate workers in the 280,000 news jobs that could be created

One amazing opportunity

This scale of growth presents an amazing opportunity to build new homes, neighbourhoods and work spaces

Outlining Our Proposals

Thoughts and Reactions

Proposals for the Place and Making Institute were launched at an Information Event at City Hall, London on Wednesday 1 November 2017. The video below provides some of the thoughts and reactions of those who attended the event.

Information Event Transcript and Slide Pack

A transcript of the audio from the Information Event, along with the slides used by speakers, is now available to download here (5Mb).

Below are more thoughts from individuals who attended the Information Event at City Hall on 1 November 2017. Click on their pictures to hear from them.

Download our proposals document

Initial Partners

The London Borough of Bexley

The London Borough of Bexley

The London Borough of Bexley is home to the site of the Place & Making Institute and ideally placed to support the needs of London and the South East



The proposed site for the Place & Making Institute is Thamesmead - one of Europe's largest regeneration projects, spearheaded by Peabody

London South East Colleges

London South East Colleges

London South East Colleges is the further education provider in both Bexley and Royal Greenwich

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