Keeping our capital working for the UK

Building On Progress - streamlining the UK visa application process for Chinese visitors

This evening, the UK China Visa Alliance – of which London First is the major funder - has published a report into the UK’s visa system and its impact on Chinese tourism. Read the full UKCVA...

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A chance to transform the Tottenham Court Road district in time for Crossrail

This week Camden launched its public consultation on ambitious plans to transform Tottenham Court Road, Gower Street, St Giles and the east end of Oxford Street with new, upgraded public realm in...

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Boris is in the zone

Jonathan Seager, Head of Housing Policy at London First welcomed the Mayor’s announcement that 50,000 new homes, across 20 new housing zones, will be created in London. “Less than half of the...

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Black cabs are part of London's heritage, but so is innovation

The black cab protest over the Uber app, which is going to take place right next to our office at Trafalgar Square, will begin at 2pm today. John Dickie, Director of Strategy & Policy at business...

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London super sewer sale now on

The Thames Tideway Tunnel tender process has begun today. David Leam, Head of Infrastructure Policy at London First, said he was confident the project would be attractive to foreign and domestic...

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