Video: The London Recipe
What makes London the great city that it is? Charles Leadbeater narrates this short video exploring the ideas in his essay, 'The London Recipe: How Systems and Empathy Make The City'
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!
- Trapped: London on a Modest Income16th September 2014 6:30 pm
Centre for London launches new research from Charles Leadbeater on London's low- to middle-income households
- Divided City: Integration in London18th September 2014 8:30 am
With the Integration Commission reporting that London is proportionally less integrated than the rest of the UK, we look at the factors shaping London's neighbourhoods.
- 21st Century Capital22nd September 2014 12:00 pm
What can the next government do for London? And what national policies will mean London making a better contribution to the UK?
- Generation Gap: Police and Young People in our cities23rd September 2014 8:00 am
Centre for London brings together panels at the Labour, Conservative and Lib Dem conferences to discuss police interaction with London's young people.
- 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.
- City Views
13th May 2014
London’s relationship with the rest of the nation — particularly its perceived dominance over other parts of the country — has long been a key feature of the UK economy, politics and cultural life. City Views analyses new data to find out how the rest of the UK perceives the ...
- The London Recipe: How Systems and Empathy Make The City
29th April 2014
Acclaimed thinker Charles Leadbeater assesses the ingredients vital to ensuring London's success, and outlines how the city could be better made to work for its people
- Stratford or the Royal Docks: the race to be London’s third business district
7th August 2014
London's centre of gravity is shifting eastwards, but will two of the capital's new business districts be competing against each other?
- Boris Johnson to question Britain’s EU membership
5th August 2014
Financial Times speaks to Centre for London Director Ben Rogers prior to the launch of Mayor's Europe Report
- London is setting out its vision as a world city - it can't forget that it is a capital city too
4th August 2014
The Mayor's London Infrastructure Plan 2050 provides a great platform for facilitating the capital's growth. But seeing these plans come to fruition is reliant on keeping the rest of the country on board.
- Rising in the East: the growth of Olympicolopis
25th July 2014
In a week of big announcements on the development of East London, the future looks promising. But bringing business eastwards can only be considered a success if it meets the needs of local people.