Growing up, out and in-between

How London grows is critical to the city’s future: its competitiveness, resilience, quality of life, and equity rest on how it unfolds. The Mayor of London’s Infrastructure Investment Plan is grounded in this, considering the systems needed to underpin growth, how they could be delivered, and – importantly – how they could be funded. What form the … [Read more...]

Event: London 2050 – Grow up or grow out?

With the Infrastructure Investment Plan heading toward final draft, Future of London offers a brief pause to consider the practical aspects of London’s rapid growth. Do we densify? If so, where, what might that look like, and how do we do it in a useful timespan? Do we make a decisive push through the Green Belt and GLA borders – we do it with … [Read more...]

London – A city full of challenges and opportunities

This guest blog has been provided by Andrew Dorrian, a recent graduate of Future London Leaders Round 6. This post draws on the research behind his group's Key Questions presentation, a culminating element of the FLL programme. All views below are personal. London is growing at a phenomenal rate. The old adages of a tube full of people arriving … [Read more...]