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Old Oak & Park Royal: Smart strategy interim report

Old Oak & Park Royal: Smart strategy interim reportThis report, produced by Hypercat, is one of the outcomes out of thirty-seven workshops across six domains bringing together over 300 experts from a wide range of industries, academia and government. These workshops were used to crowdsource information and captured a wealth of information on how existing and future technologies, digital systems and/or other smart city solutions and approaches could transform Old Oak & Park Royal into a global leading location where people would want to live, work and visit.

The six workshop domains were:

  1. Access to data
  2. Clean and green environment
  3. People centric cities and community services
  4. Smart utilities infrastructure
  5. Safe and smart transport
  6. Smart energy

This document is an interim report of the Smart Strategy developed to inform the draft OPDC Local Plan and, according to the authors, should be read alongside the Smart London Plan and the draft Local Plan. This report sets out a recommended smart vision and objectives, supported by a series of identified key elements, opportunities, challenges and potential use cases for key themes and provides recommendations for the draft Local Plan policy.
The key themes are:

  • Transport and public realm
  • Utilities infrastructure
  • Smart sustainability

You may dowload the report from here

Hypercat is an open collaboration funded by InnovateUK. Hypercat is a consortium and standard driving secure and interoperable Internet of Things (IoT) for Industry and cities.

Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation (OPDC) is, a major construction project, developing a whole new centre and community for west London.