On 9th December, we partnered with the GLA to explore SME workspace provision, and how local authorities can link small business support to wider regeneration goals.
Last week, Trust for London and the New Policy Institute [NPI] released the fourth edition of London’s Poverty Profile. This independent report draws on official government data to paint a picture of poverty and inequality across the Capital. By compiling statistics from across a range of government agencies, the report … Read more
One of the benefits of Future of London now operating from Farringdon is being surrounded by innovative architecture and design practices, both in our own building on Cowcross Street, and in the neighbouring workshops and studios of Clerkenwell. Before his internship with us ended in late May, Carl McConnell took … Read more
The Mayor of London announced yesterday that £50m is being made available to to regenerate town centres in outer London. This will be welcome news for the outer boroughs that Boris has been accused of neglecting in favour of high profile projects – the Olympics and Crossrail in particular. One … Read more
The Centre for Cities launched its annual Cities Outlook on 24 January in the scenic setting of London’s Living Room at City Hall. Here we take a look at what the report says about London. Contrary to early predictions that this recession would be a ‘white collar’ one (where cities … Read more
Today I had the opportunity to hear some lively debate around the subject of the digital economy driving regeneration in the Thames Gateway hosted by Thames Gateway London Partnership (TGLP). Illustrious names such as Will Hutton and Chairs Lord Falconer, and Chief Executive of TGLP, Ros Dunn, led an informative … Read more
Interesting report from the BBC on the number of local people employed in the construction of the Olympic Park. Whether you think one in five is a respectable figure or not, finding ways of retaining and maximising the economic benefits of the Olympic developments is of critical importance for local … Read more