Lee Bennett appointed to Quality Review Panel of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park

19th April 2016

Fourteen additional experts, including Sheppard Robson partner Lee Bennett, have been appointed to join the independent Quality Review Panel that helps shape the future design of Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and the surrounding area.

The Quality Review Panel has 32 members and tests the fundamental design principles of planning proposals both at pre-application stage and as part of the application process itself. They support the work of the Legacy Corporation’s Planning Decisions Team which has considered new developments for the Park and the surrounding area since 1 October 2012.

The new panel members are:
• David Lindsey - Max Fordham
• Graham King - City of Westminster
• John O’Mara - Herzog & de Meuron
• Johnny Winter - Cullinan Studio
• Kelvin Campbell - Smart Urbanism
• Lee Bennett - Sheppard Robson
• Michál Cohen - Walters & Cohen Architects
• Mike Martin - Turkington Martin
• Rachel Haugh - SimpsonHaugh and Partners
• Russell Curtis - RCKa
• Steven Bee - Steven Bee Urban Counsel
• Sue Rowlands - Tibbalds Planning and Urban Design
• Teresa Borsuk - Pollard Thomas Edwards
• Toby Johnson - Haworth Tompkins
Peter Studdert, Chair of the Quality Review Panel, said:

‘The Legacy Corporation is experiencing very strong growth, with development coming forward both in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and in surrounding areas such as Hackney Wick and Bromley-by-Bow. The new members will add unrivalled expertise to the work of the Quality Review Panel, and will help the Legacy Corporation ensure that high standards of design quality are secured in all new developments.’