Linking London: A New Generation of Crossings to Revitalise the East Thames
New river crossings are the key to unlocking the potential of the East Thames. This report from the Commission on East Thames Crossings, chaired by Andrew Adonis, provides a robust plan for delivering the new connections which will unify and bring new life to the area.
How London fails modest earners and what should be done about it
New research from Charles Leadbeater examines the increasing pressures facing London's 'Endies' - Employed with No Disposable Income or Savings - and how the capital can provide a better quality of life for workers and families on modest incomes
The Towers debate
To mark the London Festival of Architecture 2014, Centre for London and New London Architecture brought together a panel including Sir Simon Jenkins, Rowan Moore and Sir Eddie Lister to discuss how tall buildings are changing the London skyline. Full video and audio is now available.
Connecting Tech City
We are helping London's young people access work and training opportunities whilst addressing the skills shortage in our city's growing digital sector. Huge thanks go to all who helped make our crowdfunding drive such a success - the next stage starts here!
4th November 9:00 - 17:00h
London Conference 2014
Our annual con London Conference 2014 will be taking place six months before the 2015 General Election.This year’s Conference will provide a platform for discussion about what London should be looking for from a new national government and what a new government should be looking for from London.
- Commission on East Thames Crossings: Linking London report discussion22nd October 2014 5:00 pm
The Commission on East Thames Crossings, set up by Centre for London to investigate connectivity in the East Thames region, reports its findings.
- What Shape Is Your City?3rd November 2014 6:00 pm
Centre for London and New London Architecture bring together leading voices from London, Paris and New York to discuss what makes a successful city.
- The London Conference 20144th November 2014
The London Conference is the annual gathering of London and international city leaders. The London Conference 2014 looks ahead to next year's general election and how it might affect the capital.
- The Big Smoke? Air Quality in London20th November 2014 8:30 am
Should Londoners be concerned about the levels of air pollution in the city? What should policymakers be doing to improve air quality?
- Linking London: A New Generation of Crossings to Revitalise the East Thames
13th October 2014
The Commission on East Thames Crossings, chaired by Andrew Adonis, put forward a robust plan to deliver new crossings to transform the East Thames
- Hollow Promise
15th September 2014
Hollow Promise shows how London is failing the 'Endies' - 1/5th of London's workforce who are Employed with No Disposable Income or Savings - and what can be done to help them
- Local Owners: Promoting Employee Ownership Locally
4th July 2014
Employee Ownership gives staff a stake in their work, and makes for more resilient and productive businesses. Policymakers are also increasingly growing aware of the potential EO holds in invigorating local economies. But what can be done to support its growth?
- Lessons from London Schools
27th June 2014
Over the last decade London schools have improved dramatically, having gone being one of the worst-perfoming regions in the country to the very best. We ask what we can learn from the rise.
- Call for four new river crossings
14th October 2014
"Four new river crossings should be built in east London and Kent, from the Thames Barrier to Dartford, to unlock a wave of regeneration, according to a new report..."
- The London state school success story
29th September 2014
John McDermott in the FT looks at our report on the dramatic rise of London's schools
- Rosamund Urwin: Meet the capital's new tribes
22nd September 2014
"They are the London twentysomethings still housed with their parents, or scratching a living at the wrong end of zone five"
- Sophie Heawood in Guardian Weekend: An Englishman's home is his prison
20th September 2014
"Our lives and our cities are turning themselves outside in. The more of your income you spend on having a home, the more time you have to spend inside it"