This is a guest post by Chris Keys, Development Manager at L&Q and FoL Alumni Rep. With the UK lockdown beginning to ease, urban practitioners are turning their attention to recovery. To help, Future of London’s Alumni Network hosted its first online Communities of Practice forum in June. These peer-led … Read more
Providing community services, space and connections is getting tougher. Historically the domain of churches and temples and technically a council responsibility, this key element of local support relies on vulnerable funding – and lots of good will. Local trusts have been delivering that support for decades, and it may be time for them to play a bigger role.
This is a guest post from Harry Knibb, Principal Consultant for Sustainable Places, WSP, as part of Future of London’s Workspace for All event. Our climate is changing, resources are finite, society is becoming older, lonelier and facing new health challenges, and technology is evolving at a faster rate than ever … Read more
Co-working spaces, accelerators, incubators, makerspaces and artist studios are essential to London’s start-up and creative communities. Demand for shared and affordable workspace is high and the industry is enjoying fast growth. Future of London is a longstanding champion of SME workspace. Its Workspace That Works programme reached 200+ cross-sector organisations through … Read more