New London Plan Seminar – Changes to Sustainability Strategies

Introducing a programme of CPD’s regarding upcoming changes to the London Plan.

The London Mayor has released a new draft London Plan, which has now completed the consultation process and awaiting its final implementation date.

Since October 2018, the Greater London Authority (GLA) has enforced several changes to Planning Sustainability Strategies in line with the upcoming changes to the London Plan.

New London Plan Seminar – Changes to Sustainability Strategies

Source: The Draft London Plan December 2017 (london.gov.uk)

Stroma Built Environment's latest seminar will review the key design and strategy changes you'll need to apply at planning stage in order to meet new GLA sustainability targets.

This event is worth up to 3 hours of CPD. Certificates will be issued for each segment of the day attended.


What will the CPD's cover?

  • Overview of the New London Plan, highlighting the core planning design and information uplift
  • Detailed review of the requirements for the following, highlighting the technical documentation required by the GLA:
    • Energy Strategy
    • BREEAM pre-assessments, LCA and circular economy
    • Summer Overheating, CIBSE TM52 & TM59 methodology
    • Air Quality Assessments

Full details of the event programme below.

Book your place for the New London Plan seminar.


Event Programme

SESSION 1: 10:30 - 11:30

  • Introduction to the core changes within the London plan, highlighting the technical uplift pre-planning
  • Energy & Carbon Strategy – Operational:
    • New Carbon Factors - what this means
    • Result change in design strategy
    • Additional design input at planning stage

SESSION 2: 12:00 - 13:00

  • Embodied Carbon - additional requirement
    • LCA assessment - how this works and the level of design input
    • Circular economy - how this works and the level of design input
    • BREEAM pre-assessment on commercial elements and how to secure pre-planning credits
  • Summer Overheating - TM52 & TM 59
    • Detailed review of the assessment process
    • Key design requirement to mitigate overheating risk, pre-planning
    • Report requirement to the GLA

SESSION 3: 14:00 - 15:00

  • Air Quality Assessments - GLA requirements
    • Requirement across the London Boroughs
    • Construction and post construction mitigation measures
    • Report requirements for the GLA
  • Closing summary
    • Summary of the day
    • Review on how all assessments link together

Where and When?

We will be holding this event on 7th November 2019 at Siobhan Davies Studios:

  • Session 1: 10:30 - 11:30
  • Session 2: 12:00 - 13:00
  • Session 3: 14:00 - 15:00

Getting there:

Siobhan Davies Studios, 85 St. George’s Road, Elephant & Castle, London SE1 6ER

By public transport:

  • Follow directions to the Imperial War Museum
  • Nearest tube: Elephant & Castle, London South Bank University exit
  • By bus: All to Elephant & Castle: 12, 53, 148, 344, 360, 453 or C10 to Imperial War Museum
  • You can also walk from Lambeth North and Waterloo stations

Book your place today

To attend, please fill out the registration form below or click here.




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