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Government wrong to rule out growth at Heathrow

News “Heathrow runway three is the most credible option to meet London’s urgent need for more international flights and Government is wrong to rule it out of its aviation review” – just one of the findings in a report launched today

February 1, 2012 0 comments

Commenting on Government’s plans to consult on a Thames Estuary airport

News Commenting on Government’s plans to consult on a Thames Estuary airport Baroness Jo Valentine, Chief Executive of London First, said: “Government’s recognition of the need to increase air hub capacity is encouraging and welcome – but a new airport in

January 18, 2012 0 comments

Granary Building scoops Mayors top prize for planning excellence in London

News A 19th century granary store that has been spectacularly transformed into a university for the arts has scooped the Mayor’s Award for Planning Excellence at the London Planning Awards. The Granary Building, which dates from 1851 and once managed the

January 16, 2012 0 comments

High Speed Rail a good thing, but Government must now focus on aviation capacity

News Commenting on the Government’s approval of a High Speed Rail link between London and Birmingham Baroness Jo Valentine, Chief Executive of London First, said: “HS2 will bring much needed capacity and reduce overcrowding on the rails but it must be

January 10, 2012 0 comments

World class infrastructure for a world city

News Reforms are needed to ensure London has the world class infrastructure appropriate to its world city status, according to the report of a year-long expert commission into London’s infrastructure needs launched today. Chaired by Martin Stanley, Global Head of Macquarie

December 1, 2010 0 comments

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