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GLA London Infrastructure Plan 2050 – London First response

News The Mayor of London’s consultation on his trillion pound London Infrastructure Plan 2050 closed this week. The plan sets out the GLA’s ambitions for future infrastructure investment to allow the capital to continue to operate efficiently and successfully during a

October 31, 2014 0 comments

High APD a drag on London’s competitiveness

Media centreNews As Air Passenger Duty (APD) reaches its 20th anniversary, and responding to the research from the campaign A Fair Tax on Flying showing the tax for long-haul travellers has risen at 20 times the rate of inflation, London First Infrastructure Director

October 31, 2014 0 comments

London will grind to a halt without Crossrail 2

Media centreNews Responding to the Mayor’s announcement of a preferred route for Crossrail 2, London First Infrastructure Director David Leam said: “In a city growing by over 100,000 people a year we need to expand our transport links if the capital is

October 28, 2014 0 comments

London Planning Awards shortlist unveiled for 2015

Media centreNews London Planning Awards shortlist unveiled for 2015 From a community developed Hindu Temple to a plan to regenerate London’s disused tunnels into pedestrian and cycle links, the developments vying for London’s top planning awards have been unveiled today. Organised by

October 27, 2014 0 comments

Lyons review reflects change in political mindset over housing crisis

Media centreNews London First has made its initial response to a housing report published by former BBC Trust chairman Sir Michael Lyons and commissioned by Labour Party leader Ed Miliband. Lyons’ assertions that a lack of house building is damaging the prospects

October 16, 2014 0 comments

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