Regeneris has been appointed by London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC) to undertake research into the economy of the its area including the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and surrounding area.
Formed in April 2012, the London Legacy Development Corporation’s purpose is to use the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity of the London 2012 Games and the creation of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park to develop a dynamic new heart for east London, creating opportunities for local people and driving innovation and growth in London and the UK.
LLDC adopted its Local Plan in July 2015. Due to the rapidly changing nature of the area and the lasting impacts of the 2012 Games the local strategic and economic context has evolved. In line with the London Plan review, the Legacy Corporation is now due to review its Local Plan during 2018 and 2019. Therefore, LLDC requires an update to the its economic, retail and leisure evidence to determine the overall economic strategy and the direction of future Planning policy. The study will also look at the changing cultural functions of places, the night time economy and the emergence of new cultural and creative hubs. In particularly, it will look at the potential roles of the Centres at Stratford and Hackney Wick to support these activities.
To help carry out the work Regeneris are leading a wider team of experts including; We Made That, Carter Jonas and Tom Fleming Creative Consultancy. The work will be carried out in close partnership with LLDC and the neighbouring London Boroughs including; Newham, Hackney, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest.
If you would like to hear more about the LLDC Combined Economy Study, please contact Chris Paddock on 07826 551 418.