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Let Britain Fly campaign lands at Parliament

Media centreNews We celebrated the successful Let Britain Fly campaign this week, with a parliamentary reception for businesses and MPs, kindly sponsored by Kier Group. Let Britain Fly was launched by London First in November 2013 supported by a coalition of over

February 22, 2017 0 comments

Business leaders share first thoughts on the Industrial Strategy Green Paper

Media centreNews London First members convened to discuss their initial thoughts on the government’s Industrial Strategy green paper, and the opportunities and risks it poses for London. The event was the first step in London First’s response to the green paper, which

February 20, 2017 0 comments

Airports NPS; steps towards letting Britain fly?

Media centreNews There was progress on a third runway at Heathrow Airport last week when the government published its draft Airports National Policy Statement (NPS), setting out the planning policy framework for a new northwest runway at Heathrow. David Leam, executive director

February 9, 2017 0 comments

A modern Industrial Strategy – what does it mean for London?

Media centreNews The government has released its long awaited Industrial Strategy green paper setting out the ten strategic pillars it believes will drive UK growth. The paper sets out how to create the right conditions so that every part of the UK

January 26, 2017 0 comments

London businesses call for new approach to estate regeneration

Media centreNews A report launched today from London First, Winckworth Sherwood LLP and Terence O’Rourke has called for a new approach to regenerating London’s estates. The recommendations include: making the most of so-called ‘infill development’ opportunities – building on disused space, such

January 24, 2017 0 comments

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