Spotlight: Crossrail impact tops predictions; more to come

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 to Heathrow in the … [Read more...]

Future of London welcomes new BIDs

On Thursday, 5th May, Future of London and research partners Rocket Science held an event to showcase three new central London BIDs and consider the impact they might have on their areas. Following the launch of The Evolution of London’s Business Improvement Districts in March, Future of London director Lisa Taylor and report authors Jo Wilson … [Read more...]

Drawing – and seeing – the city

This autumn, we introduced a new introductory session to both our Future London Leaders and Leaders Plus career development programmes: a guided drawing exercise, led by artist and instructor Ilga Leimanis. Using drawing as a medium, the exercise was focused on the process rather than the output. How can drawing be used to communicate the urban … [Read more...]