LEAP Board Meeting in the Royal Docks
28 June 2017
The second LEAP Board meeting took place in the Royal Docks on Wednesday 28 June. The meeting was hosted by APB, the GLA’s development partner on the Royal Albert Dock site, and coincided with the groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of construction on this £1.7bn commercial development.
Following the meeting, lunch provided an opportunity for LEAP members to learn more about this key development site and meet with ABP Board Chairman and President, Mr Xu Weiping, and members of the Royal Docks Advisory Board whose membership brings together private and public sector stakeholders in the Royal Docks.
Development of the Royal Docks Enterprise Zone is a key priority for LEAP, which has has strategic oversight of the Enterprise Zone and is due to retain business rates growth generated within the Zone for reinvestment in local economic growth. This will provide a significant income stream for LEAP to reinvest in securing jobs and growth for London over the coming years.