Parks for London held its first networking evening on 21st November, at City Hall. The aim was to bring together representatives from the public, private and voluntary sectors, including: planning & architectural consultancies, developers, private landowners, businesses, local authorities & voluntary organisations, in order to discuss future of London’s green infrastructure and how organisations can contribute to making it more sustainable.
The event was hugely successful with more than 70 attendees, the evening consisted of networking and informal presentations from speakers including Shirley Rodrigues the newly appointed Deputy Mayor for Environment & Energy.
Speakers from left to right:
Jessica Gibbons, Director of Community Services, LB Camden; Sue Ireland, Director of Open Spaces, City of London Corporation & Chair of Parks for London (PfL); Tony Leach, CE PfL; Shirley Rodrigues, Deputy Mayor, Environment and Energy; Mike Fitt OBE, President, PfL; Dave Morris, Chair, London Friends Group Network; Merrick Denton-Thompson, President of the Landscape Institute; Tom Armour, Director & Landscape Architecture Leader, Arup.