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!
Nations and the Wealth of Cities: A New Phase in Public Policy
Greg Clark, international cities advisor, George Ferguson, Mayor of Bristol, and Rt Hon Greg Clark MP, Minister for Cities at the launch of Nations and the Wealth of Cities: A New Phase in Public Policy
- Feeling the squeeze16th September 2014 9:00 am
Centre for London launches new research looking at life in London's 'squeezed middle'. How can we resolve the financial pressures of the capital with middle incomes?
- Diverse Identities: 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.
- Generation Gap: Youth and policing 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.
- Brand: London23rd October 2014 8:30 am
How is London being marketed on the global stage, and how is it shaping life in our city? What should the future hold for London's global identity?
- 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
- Show me the money: Was London's success all about extra funding?
16th July 2014
Education policy researcher Loic Menzies looks at the factors behind the rise of London's schools
- Employee Ownership: The Case for Metro Action
9th July 2014
Richard Reeves blogs for the Brookings Institution on Centre for London's new Local Owners report
- Big policy ideas must not get lost amidst the noise
7th July 2014
Sam Sims, co-author of our Local Owners report, calls for politicians to embrace Employee Ownership
- Big ideas must not get lost amidst the noise
7th July 2014
Sam Sims writes for Progress on the role that Employee Ownership could play in creating a more inclusive capitalism.