Stadium anchors development as Wembley diversifies

On 15th April, we held our first field trip exploring the relationship between anchor institutions and regeneration in Wembley (LB Brent). The original Wembley stadium was built for the British Exhibition of 1924 and was replaced in 2007 with a new 90,000-capacity stadium on the same site. The stadium is surrounded by the 85-acre Wembley Park … [Read more...]

Communities in Transition: Wembley

Our Communities in Transition field trip series kicks off again on 15th April with a visit to Wembley, the home of the national football stadium and a major growth area for Brent council. In keeping with our 2015 theme of anchor regeneration, the visit will explore the impact of the stadium on the regeneration of the wider area. Wembley is a key … [Read more...]

Inward investment and local jobs – FoL sets scene at MIPIM

In his 20th February speech announcing the new Croydon Growth Zone, Chancellor George Osborne said: “Attracting investment and improving connectivity are vital for helping businesses large and small to create more jobs here in London.” Future of London has been hearing that call from its members and wider network for some time, and is launching … [Read more...]

Spotlight: Temporary Town Hall signals Cricklewood renaissance

This month, we turn the spotlight on community-driven change in north-west London’s Cricklewood. Spread across three wards in three different boroughs – Barnet, Brent and Camden – Cricklewood faces issues common to town centres across the Capital, but which are exacerbated by the difficulties of providing services to an area crossing borough … [Read more...]

Future of London at Place West London 2013

On 22nd October, Future of London took part in the Place West London conference at Kensington Olympia. PWL is an annual event focussed on economic development and regeneration in West London which aims to promote area growth and prosperity. As part of the networking sessions, our Future London Leaders programme was featured in a Regeneration … [Read more...]

Redeveloping South Kilburn

On Thursday 30th September, the FoL site visits programme went to South Kilburn. The site visit group met at the offices of the South Kilburn Partnership (SKP) where we given a short presentation by Mike Wilson, Chief Executive of SKP and Andy Rowland from London & Quadrant, one of the leading development partners on the regeneration project. … [Read more...]