Redeveloping the TfL estate


London Festival of Architecture


Graeme Craig

TfL’s Director of Commercial Development

Gareth Powell

Director of Strategy and Services

TfL is one of London’s largest landowners. It owns 5,700 acres of land — nine square miles, larger than the entire London Borough of Camden that includes 500 potential development sites.

In an exclusive talk as part of the London Festival of Architecture, TfL will explain why redeveloping its estate has become a priority. Graeme Craig, TfL’s director of commercial development will talk about the process so far and the selection of sites and commercial partners, what impact redevelopment could have on London’s housing shortage and TfL’s architectural ambitions.

In the second half of the talk, Gareth Powell, director of strategy and service development at TfL, will explain the challenges facing the network, including the need to increase capacity to cope with London’s burgeoning population and the opportunities for good design to help change customer expectations. The talk was held at Studio Egret West, commissioned by TfL to write a new “design idiom” for the network covering both new and existing stations.