Wasted Space

Creating a '21st Century Domesday Book’ for London

In February, George Osborne announced the creation of the London Land Commission in a joint speech with London Mayor Boris Johnson. The Chancellor went further in the Budget, committing £1m a year to...

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Lord Sheppard of Didgemere (1932 - 2015)

Following the death of Lord Sheppard, founding chair of London First, on March 25th 2015, Jo Valentine, Chief Executive of London First, praised his impact on both the organisation and the city...

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Funding London welcomes new board member

Funding London has welcomed Ben McDonald to its board of directors. Ben joins as non-executive director, representing London First. London First was involved of the creation of Funding London,...

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Policing in the Digital Age

Our Policing in the Digital Age briefing will present the officers who are responsible for shaping the responses, as well as the forces needed, to meeting the law-enforcement challenges in a world...

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London First suggests measures to speed up planning decisions

In the last Autumn Statement the Government committed to consult on measures to speed up Section 106 (s106) agreements, to deliver a faster planning system. The Government has now responded to the...

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