Opening in 1837, Euston was the first station to connect London with another city. At the same time, the station and the railway tracks leading to it have created a physical north-south and east-west barriers through the neighbourhood for decades. Over the next 15 years the station will be redeveloped, bringing high-speed rail … Read more
Borough input emphasises planning, placemaking, leadership Crossrail’s potential is just coming to the fore, according to a GVA report produced with input from Future of London. The Elizabeth line, a.k.a. Crossrail, will bring new rail service to stations in 12 London boroughs, linking Abbey Wood and Shenfield in the east … Read more
As Crossrail draws closer to its launch date, Future of London is returning to our research on how Europe’s largest construction project is affecting development activity in the capital. Our 2014 report, Crossrail as Catalyst explored the ways local authorities were rising to the challenge of making sure areas with … Read more
For their first site visit, our current cohort of Future London Leaders headed to Canary Wharf and its Crossrail development.
This was the third in a series of Future of London events on the London Infrastructure Plan, looking at the challenges of delivering, managing – and avoiding – underground infrastructure.
This excerpt from our Crossrail as Catalyst report explores the importance of perception along the route — especially for stations new to London’s Tube map.