Future of London engages with a number of external partners who contribute to individual work streams and our wider programme. As a not-for-profit organisation, we depend upon sponsorship contributions to support our work.If you or your organisation are interested in sponsoring our work, please contact Future of London’s Director Lisa Taylor via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone on 020 7251 6752See a list of other organisations who have supported us
Our partners in 2014-15
Core and ongoing supportLewis Silkin‘s recognised experts provide legal services in all major service areas. Their clients range from small businesses to FTSE 100 companies, all who value their personal touch, their effective communication, and their individual style.Lewis Silkin supports our Steering Group dinners and Leaders Plus programme. Lewis Silkin also sponsored our Living Legacies series, and has hosted events including our breakfast seminars and the launch of our ARM report. Lovell inspires transformation in communities. Lovell is the nation’s complete housing solutions specialist by combining industry expertise, unrivalled local knowledge and a willingness to think innovatively and ambitiously. They provide their partners with the most comprehensive service in the industry – they fund the purchase of land, design and build new homes, refurbish existing homes, regenerate communities and provide the maintenance and service to keep homes in perfect condition. Lovell sell homes and help create successful, sustainable mixed tenure neighbourhoods, settling for nothing less than excellence in the service they offer.Lovell supports Future London Leaders, our career development programme for London’s most promising regeneration, housing and economic development practitioners. RE (Regional Enterprise) Limited, or Re, is the new Joint Venture between London Borough of Barnet and Capita plc. Re will provide development and regulatory services (DRS) to residents in Barnet and the South East. Re formed under the 10-year contract between the Council and Capita to deliver development and regulatory services, and has guaranteed the council a cost saving of £39 million. In addition to financial savings, the Barnet based company will be investing £8.2 million in new technology, improving facilities, and training staff.Re supports Future London Leaders, our career development programme for London’s most promising regeneration, housing and economic development practitioners. Arup is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists offering a broad range of professional services. They help their clients meet their business needs by adding value through technical excellence, efficient organisation and personal service. They provide the engineering and related consultancy services necessary to every stage of a project, from inception to completion and after. Throughout the world they provide a consistently excellent multi-disciplinary service, which also incorporates a concern for the environment. Arup is committed to sustainable design, to its increasing incorporation in their projects and to industry-wide sustainability initiatives.Arup is a major supporter of Future of London’s London 2050 series and research project on regeneration around Crossrail stations and contributed expertise to that project. Arup also hosts events, including our low pay seminar and our breakfast seminar series on public health.
Bilfinger GVA is the UK’s largest independent commercial property consultant. Headquartered in London and with 12 offices and 700 fee earners across the UK, Bilfinger GVA offers the country’s largest and most diverse multidisciplinary property consultancy outside of the capital.Bilfinger GVA supported our Delivering Estate Renewal conference, and was a major supporter of and contributor to Future of London’s research project on regeneration around Crossrail stations. Bilfinger GVA has also provided senior level involvement in FoL programmes. Pollard Thomas Edwards (PTE) specialises in the creation of new neighbourhoods and the revitalisation of old ones. Their projects embrace the whole spectrum of residential development and other essential ingredients which make our cities, towns and villages into thriving and sustainable places: schools and nurseries, health and community centres, shops and workspaces, places to recreate, exercise and enjoy civic life.Pollard Thomas Edwards supported Future of London’s Delivering Estate Renewal conference. They also host our FutureTalk Steering Group events and Future London Leaders policy discussions.
Project supportTrust for London is a charitable organisation that exists to reduce poverty and inequality in London. They do this by funding the voluntary and community sector and others, as well as by using their own expertise and knowledge to support work that tackles poverty and its root causes.Trust for London is supporting our research programme looking at engaging with the private rented sector.
Oak Foundation is a group of philanthropic organisations which, since its establishment in 1998, has given more than 2,400 grants to not-for-profit organisations around the world. The Foundation commits its resources to address issues of global, social and environmental concern, particularly those that have a major impact on the lives of the disadvantaged. Programmes include housing and homelessness, environment and international human rights.The Oak Foundation is supporting our research programme looking at engaging with the private rented sector. The foundation also supported our major research project on the use and viability of the Affordable Rent Model for delivering affordable housing in London. EDF Energy is one of the UK’s largest energy companies and its largest producer of low-carbon electricity. A wholly-owned subsidiary of the EDF Group, one of Europe’s largest energy groups, EDF Energy generate around one fifth of the UK’s electricity and employ around 15,000 people. They supply electricity and gas to around 5.5 million residential and business customers, making them the biggest supplier of electricity by volume.EDF Engery support Future of London’s research programme on Engaging Private Landlords in Energy Efficiency. EDF Energy previously supported our Delivering Energy Efficiency series which has looked at the impact of the Green Deal and the Energy Company Obligation, with a particular focus on knowledge sharing and best practice among practitioners.Lend Lease is a world leader in delivering end-to-end property solutions, building on their core strengths in development, construction, infrastructure, fund management and asset management. Their vision is to create the best places. They specialise in developing large, mixed-use regeneration schemes and have particular strengths in partnering with the public and private sector, naturally targeting complex projects with long term duration.Lend Lease supported Future of London’s 2014 Delivering Estate Renewal conference.British Land is one of Europe’s largest publicly listed real estate companies. They own, manage, develop and finance a portfolio of high quality commercial property, focused on retail locations around the UK and London Offices & Residential. Their objective is to deliver long-term and sustainable total returns to their shareholders and they do this by focusing on Places People Prefer. People have a choice where they work, shop and live and British Land aim to create outstanding places which make a positive difference to people’s everyday lives.
Countryside works in partnership with public and private sector organisations to regenerate housing estates and secure the provision of high quality mixed-use and mixed-tenure schemes. Their projects are developed with local authorities, housing associations and local communities, and, they regard partnering as key to delivering this. They have undertaken more than 35 estate regeneration schemes since the 1980s and have been building new homes in London and the South East since 1958.
Countryside supported Future of London’s 2014 Delivering Estate Renewal conference.
Campbell Tickell is a multi-disciplinary management consultancy focusing on the fields of housing, care and support, regeneration and social care. Their team of highly experienced and committed consultants and associates deliver services extend across: strategic planning, governance, performance review, HR, recruitment, public relations, housing management, property services, regeneration and community development.Campbell Tickell support Leaders Plus, our career development programme for London’s senior housing and regeneration practitioners.New London Architecture is an independent forum for discussion, debate and information about architecture, planning, development and construction in the capital. Their core mission is to bring people together to shape a better city. A busy year-round programme of events, research and exhibitions examines all issues affecting London’s built environment and attracts all those with a stake in the future of the city – politicians, professionals and the public. London Communications Agency are an award-winning specialist consultancy focusing on London and London issues. From the Olympic Legacy to health service change, major transport projects to long term regeneration schemes, they are experts in communicating change and shaping opinion. Their team brings together 30 talented professionals with experience of journalism, politics, business and government – all of whom have a passion for London.LCA supported Future of London’s 2014 Delivering Estate Renewal conference and previously supported our research project on regeneration around Crossrail stations. Crossrail was established in 2001 to promote and develop vital transport links to meet the needs of people and businesses throughout the South East, and to ensure that London continues in its role as the Europe’s leading financial and business centre.Crossrail supported Future of London’s research project on regeneration around Crossrail stations. Urban Graphics are a multidisciplinary team of creative cartographers, graphic designers and visualisers. With over 25 years experience, they deliver the tools to secure investment; attain planning permissions; and influence the regeneration of major projects. Regeneris is a specialist economic consultancy with offices in Manchester and London. Their work is research-based and rooted in economic analysis. They provide a wide range of services to public and private sector clients, responding to client needs, generating evidence, helping forge consensus and focusing at all times on clear and concise reporting.Regeneris supported Future of London’s series of briefing papers on the London Infrastructure Plan 2050. Alan Baxter – Engineering, Urbanism, Conservation – is a multidisciplinary design consultancy serving clients across the private and public sectors throughout the UK. They are independent, free thinking, inventive and pragmatic. Their work is highly regarded and is at the forefront of creative endeavour in the built environment and development industry. Joseph Rowntree Foundation is an endowed foundation funding a UK-wide research and development programme. Established over 100 years ago to provide housing in communities and to understand the root causes of social problems. In the twenty-first century they continue to do just that. They are independent, on the side of people and places in poverty.Joseph Rowntree Foundation partnered with Future of London to produce a report on affordable housing in London [PDF] which assessed the impact of recent policy reforms on housing need in the capital.