Decentralised Energy: Could London Emulate Copenhagen?

Future of London has published a collection of essays looking at Decentralised Energy networks and what London can learn from the ‘Danish Model’. It is the first output from the London 2062 seminar series we held in partnership with UCL. Download . … [Read more...]

Dalston Square Site Visit

In the second of three site visits in association with Barratt Homes, we'll be exploring Dalston Square in LB Hackney, on Thursday 26 July, 9.30 – 11.30 am. Dalston Square received planning permission in 2006, and now new transport infrastructure, private investment and public amenities are transforming this vibrant part of East London. The … [Read more...]

London 2062 Comment: a new prosperity

In March and April 2012, Future of London partnered with UCL on a series of seminars entitled London 2062. The aim of the series was to bring the academic and practitioner communities together to discuss how their work could have a positive influence on London’s longer-term future. Here, Hannah Dalgleish, one of the current Future London Leaders … [Read more...]

London 2062 Comment: Singing the Helplessness Blues

In March and April 2012, Future of London partnered with UCL on a series of seminars entitled London 2062. The aim of the series was to bring the academic and practitioner communities together to discuss how their work could have a positive influence on London’s longer-term future. Here, Simon Cavanagh, one of the current Future London Leaders … [Read more...]

London 2062 Comment: Housing, Inequality and the Future of a Property-Owning Democracy

In March and April 2012, Future of London partnered with UCL on a series of seminars entitled London 2062. The aim of the series was to bring the academic and practitioner communities together to discuss how their work could have a positive influence on London’s longer-term future. Here, Michelle Hegarty, one of the current Future London Leaders … [Read more...]

London 2062: The future for our cities in the next 50 years?

London 2062: where to start? Let’s face it; it is impossible to predict how our cities might change over the next 50 years, but we can speculate about what might happen if the UK, combined with other countries globally, failed to meet carbon reduction targets. Globally we are on a trajectory to medium or high global warming, and there is no … [Read more...]

Assessing the potential for TIF to drive growth in London

Ahead of the publication of the Local Finance Bill, Future of London is holding a senior seminar with the GLA to discuss the potential for tax increment financing to drive growth and development across London, and the potential for TIF at a local level. While the Government has put forward TIF as a tool to support the delivery of major … [Read more...]

Site Visit: Bromley-by-Bow (E3)

This summer Future of London, in association with Barratt Homes, are holding three visits to current development projects. Full details and information regarding these visits will be posted on our Site Visits page. The first project we will be visiting is St Andrews, Bromley-by-Bow, E3, on Monday 25th June 2012, 9.30 - 11.30am. St Andrews is a … [Read more...]

Video: Peter Hall on the future of London aviation

Speaking at our London 2062: The Future of London Transport event, Peter Hall considers the need for further aviation infrastructure. Peter Hall - London 2062: Transport … [Read more...]

Will planning reform deliver local growth and empower communities?

The article was originally published for The Guardian's Local Government Network Last month's National Planning Policy Framework was trailed by the government as "unapologetically pro-growth" and a key part of the government's economic recovery strategy. The question Future of London sought to uncover in its report, Localism in London, was … [Read more...]