Healthy neighbourhoods case study: Building health on the Havelock Estate

People in canoes

At the Havelock Estate in LB Ealing, housing association Catalyst, the council and Let’s Go Southall are working with partners to bring about a ‘healthy transformation’ for its residents. As part of Catalyst’s Healthy Neighbourhoods Programme, this case study explains how the partnership has put wellbeing and tackling inequality at … Read more

Spotlight: Can data save the high street?

A new data service from the GLA seeks to transform the way we use data to make the most of our high streets and town centre. We take a look at how access to good and affordable data can help our communities, and how the GLA is paving the way for a data-led recovery.

Spotlight: Our Heroes – a poem

Matt Kelly is a GM Leaders Plus Round 2 candidate. His poem reflects on the last year, paying tribute to our wonderful NHS staff and shows that talents of our Leaders candidates go way beyond the built environment!

#LearningFromCrisis: Creating better use of public assets

Hackney Wick. #LearningFromCrisis: Creating better use of public assets

Many public-sector organisations tend to focus on the short term when developing property asset strategies. Increasing financial pressure forces them to prioritise a quick sale or lease at market rates over the long-term social and economic value these assets could generate. Yet maximising public asset value can be a vital … Read more