Our Partners

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 lisa@futureoflondon.org.uk or by phone on 020 7251 6752

See a list of other organisations who have supported us

Our partners in 2013-14

Core and ongoing support

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Lewis 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 sponsored our Living Legacies series, and has hosted events including our breakfast seminars, the launch of our ARM report, and various Leaders events.



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 and Leaders Plus, our career development programmes 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.


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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 research project on regeneration around Crossrail stations and is contributing expertise to that project. Arup also hosts events, including our breakfast seminar series on public health.



GVA is the UK’s largest independent commercial property consultant. Headquartered in London and with 12 offices and 700 fee earners across the UK, GVA offers the country’s largest and most diverse multidisciplinary property consultancy outside of the capital.

GVA is a major supporter of Future of London’s research project on regeneration around Crossrail stations, and is contributing expertise to that project. GVA has also provided senior level involvement in FoL programmes.


Project support


EDF Energyis 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 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.



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 is supporting Future of London’s research project on regeneration around Crossrail stations.


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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 is supporting Future of London’s research project on regeneration around Crossrail stations.


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 has supported our major research project on the use and viability of the Affordable Rent Model for delivering affordable housing in London.



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 are supporting the launch of the October 2013 Future London Leaders programme.


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.