Friday 12 October 2018

Guildhall, London

Programme - Healthy Streets 2018

Please note that the programme is currently under development and subject to change


Registration - Tea & Coffee Served in the Exhibition area in the Livery Hall


The Livery Hall

Welcome Address

 From Session Chair: Alastair Moss, Deputy Chairman, Planning and Transportation Committee, City of London

Morning Keynote

Maria Vassilakou, Deputy Mayor, and Executive City Councillor for Urban Planning, Traffic and Transport, Vienna

Morning Plenary Session – Leadership for Healthy Streets

  • Heidi Alexander, Deputy Mayor for Transport, Greater London

  • Dr Jon Lamonte, Chief Executive, Transport for Greater Manchester

  • George Gillespie, Executive Director, Neighbourhoods & Sustainability, Glasgow City Council



Morning Break - Tea & Coffee Served in the in the Livery Hall


The Livery Hall

West Crypt

Meet at reception

Healthy Streets in Practice: Case Studies

Chair: Peter Jones, Professor of Transport and Sustainable Development

Pecha Kucha: 20 slides, 20 seconds per slide, maximum 6 mins, followed by a Q+A session

  • Mark Artis, Lead Design Engineer, Transport for London Engineering: the Healthy Streets checklist applied

  • Laura Balzanella, Principal Transport Planner, London Borough of Hackney: Shoreditch Triangle ULEV streets

  • Ryland Jones, Sustrans Wales, and Patrick Wiliams, Sustrans: Parc Y Rhos Community Design Street

  • David McKenna, IBI Group: Pedestrian Priority Schemes

  • Gillian Howard, City of London: Bank on Safety

  • Tom Bailey, Director, Almere Consulting: Vision Sensors as a Tool for Street Design & monitoring

  • Gareth Morris, Director, what if: projects: Mini-Holland Waltham Forest Projects – Joined-Up, Gentle Interventions 

  • Tom Holcroft, Senior Transport Planner, WSP: London Mayor’s School Air Quality Audits

  • Charles Butler, Founder, Freebike: Dockless Electric Bike Sharing

Healthy Streets Beyond London

Chaired by: Rebecca Fuller, Assistant Director, Urban Transport Group 

Nicola Kane, Head of Strategic Planning and Research, Transport for Greater Manchester

Stephen O’Malley, Founding Director, Civic Engineers, and Derek Dunsire, Principal Officer for City Centre Regeneration, Glasgow City Council

Andy Salkeld, Co-ordinator, Cycling, Leicester City Council

Jess Read, Senior Engineer, Witteveen + Bos

Johan Diepens, Director, Mobycon

Session sponsored by:
Urban Transport Group

Walking Tour: Aldgate Square and the East of the City

Led by Iain Simmons, Assistant Director, City Transportation, City of London

An opportunity to visit Aldgate Square, the City’s newest public space that used to be four lanes of traffic, and consider the challenges of delivering Healthy Streets among the towers of the City Cluster

Please sign up on the day at the registration desk


Lunch Break - Lunch Served in the Exhibition area in the East Crypt


The Livery Hall

West Crypt

Meet at reception

Enabling Healthy Streets

Chair: Iain Simmons, Assistant Director, City Transportation, City of London

A Strategic Approach to Freight
Bruce McVean, Strategic Transportation Group Manager, City of London

Small Change, Big Impact –  Temporary, Light Touch, Low-Cost Interventions
Andy Martin, Transport Planner, Transport for London

A Development Framework to Increase Active Travel
Gulio Ferrini, Senior Engineer, Sustrans

Improving and Monitoring Safety and Low Emission Operations
Glen Davies, Technical Adviser, FORS (Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme)

Preparing for Enjoyable and Healthy Streets
Christopher Martin, Urban Designer + Planner, Urban Movement

Healthy Streets for all 

Chair: Chris Bristow, COO, Betterpoints

  • Safer, Healthier, Active Travel for Children
    Amy Foster, Dulwich & Herne Hill Safe Routes to School Fourm

  • Achieving Accessible and Inclusive Environments
    Julie Fleck, Expert in Accessible and Inclusive Design

  • Beyond the Bicycle: a Practical Guide to Creating Inclusive Streets
    Isabelle Clements & Neil Andrews, Wheels for Wellbeing

  • Creating Low Emission Neighbourhoods
    Matt Croucher, Associate Director & Sustainable Transport Lead, WSP, and Bethiah Humphrey, Air Quality Officer, City of London

    Designing Inclusive Healthy Streets: Lessons from the Oxford Street Transformation
    Neil Taylor, Director, Integrated Transport Planning

Walking Tour: Holborn Circus and the West of the City

Led by Leah Coburn, Major Projects (Transportation)

Visit a diverse range of projects, including Holborn Circus and Cycle Superhighway 6, and explore how the City Corporation works with developers and occupiers, such as Bloomberg and Goldman Sachs, to deliver high quality public realm

Please sign up on the day at the registration desk


Afternoon Break - Tea & Coffee Served in the Exhibition area in the East Crypt


The Livery Hall

Closing plenary session: Taking it personally - how Healthy Streets make a difference

Chaired by: Lucy Saunders, Consultant in Public Health, Transport for London and the Greater London Authority

  • Caroline Russell, Assembly Member, Green Party, London City Hall

  • Dr Zoe Williams, 'This Morning' doctor and former TV Gladiator 

  • Cllr Clyde Loakes, Deputy Leader, Waltham Forest Council

  • Lucie Beeston and Tiff Howick, Co-founders / Directors, Venner Store

  • Mike Saunders, CEO and Co-Founder, Commonplace

  • Steve Wilson, London Metropolitan Police




Comfort break 


The Livery Hall

Healthy Streets Awards

Healthy Streets Awards 2018

Hosted by: Val Shawcross, former Deputy Mayor for Transport, London

The Healthy Streets Awards recognise and reward excellence in the planning and delivery of Healthy Street improvements in towns and cities in Great Britain & Ireland. 

Healthy Streets is an approach to how we design and manage our public spaces and transport systems so that they serve the needs of people, their health and their happiness. A set of 10 evidence-based indicators identify the key elements necessary for public spaces to improve people’s health, make urban places socially and economically vibrant, accessible and environmentally sustainable.

View the Entries | About the Judges


Celebratory Drinks Reception in the East Crypt


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