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Mayor’s Supplementary Planning Guidance launched

Blog Steve Cole, Programme Director- Housing February saw the deadline for consultation responses to the Mayor’s new Supplementary Planning Guidance (SPG) on affordable housing and viability. The finalised document has now been published. Background The core of the SPG remains very

August 18, 2017 0 comments

Response to Grenfell Tower tragedy; next steps for the industry

Media centreNewsUncategorized At our recent Chairman’s breakfast, hosted by Grainger, we heard how the property sector is responding with robust support following the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower. Helen Gordon, Chief Executive, Grainger and Junior Vice President, British Property Federation (BPF) highlighted

July 28, 2017 0 comments

A strong signal from government on Crossrail 2

Media centreNews Following prolonged campaigning from London First, Crossrail 2 took an important step forward this week with the publication of a joint statement from the Mayor and Transport Secretary. The statement highlighted agreement on the need for new transport infrastructure to

July 28, 2017 0 comments

Immigration announcements; more smoke and mirrors?

BlogMedia centre Mark Hilton, London First Policy Director, Skills Immigration policy is undoubtedly the huge hurdle in Brexit negotiations, and the number one priority for business. This week, Amber Rudd set out to reassure business leaders, with the promise of an implementation

July 28, 2017 0 comments

Thunderous support for Employer Housing Pledges

Media centreNews This week, through our Fifty Thousand Homes campaign, we launched our first ever social media Thunderclap on Twitter, Facebook and Tumblr to raise awareness of our Employer Housing Pledges. With over 100 social media users spreading the word, we managed

July 27, 2017 0 comments

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