Real Estate & Planning Undergraduates visit London
12 June 2014
A group of second year Real Estate & Planning students visited London for the annual summer field trip as part of their BSc Real Estate course.
A group of second year Real Estate & Planning students visited London for the annual summer field trip as part of their BSc Real Estate course. The first day of the three day field trip included: briefings from JLL on the London property market and visit to the top of One Canada Square to visit Canary Wharf Group and hear about their exciting plans for Wood Wharf the next stage of the development of Docklands.
The second day started with a walking tour of the new Queen Elizabeth II Olympic park, a site visit and briefing to Westfield Stratford. In the afternoon, students broke into two groups depending on their chosen pathway. Development and Planning students visited Southbank Tower, an exciting residential conversion of a 1960s tower block in Waterloo being developed by CIT. Briefings were provided by the project architects KPF and MACE the main contractor. AAM students visited BNP Real Estates office in the city.
The final day was based in Newham were students were able to visit the offices of the London Borough of Newham and be briefed by John East Director of community infrastructure on the councils ambitious plans for the borough. The trip finished with a visit to Simmens Crystal Sustaibaility centre and a journey acoss the Thames on the cable car.
We would like to thank everyone who assisted in making the day so valuable and enjoyable. For more photos of the trip see our Facebook page.