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London’s housing pipeline cracks as nearly half of new homes aren’t built

News In 2017, 46% of new homes given planning permission fell by the wayside Only 3,000 homes were built in London’s suburbs, despite making up more than half of London’s land Year on year increases in planning applications – reaching a

January 17, 2018 0 comments

Reimagining rent – keeping essential workers in our capital

News Following the success of our Employer Housing Pledges, London First was invited by the Cabinet Office to apply for the Young Foundation’s Reimagining Rent programme. We are delighted to have been successful. The programme supports initiatives that tackle some of

January 8, 2018 0 comments

London First bolsters its Board with senior execs from Starbucks, Virgin Group, Deloitte and Legal & General

News London First has appointed Martin Brok, president, Starbucks EMEA; Peter Norris, Chairman, Virgin Group; David Sproul, Senior Partner and Chief Executive of Deloitte UK and Deloitte North West Europe; and Dr Nigel Wilson, Group Chief Executive, Legal & General, to

December 11, 2017 0 comments

Shortlist of London’s best new places revealed

News London Planning Awards 2018 contenders include affordable housing and art galleries The shortlist for the London Planning Awards 2018 has been unveiled, including work from, Karakusevic Carson Architects, the London Borough of Lambeth and London Borough of Enfield. The London

November 29, 2017 0 comments

Doors open at Skills London 2017

NewsNews & resources Doors have opened at Skills London 2017 – the UK’s largest jobs and skills fair, aimed at 15-24 year olds and their families. It’s a real, practical action from London First and businesses that makes a difference to skills and

November 24, 2017 0 comments

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