Transport and infrastructure
London’s continued success as a leading centre for world trade and commerce is critically dependent on free-flowing, frequent and predictable travel to and from the capital. Demand for the rail, road and air transport infrastructure that links London to the rest of the UK and the wider world continues to rise, as it has for decades. Much of it is at or near capacity and in many cases is ageing, heavily congested and lacks resilience when put under pressure.
London First has campaigned tirelessly for airport capacity expansion in the south east for many years, initiating the Let Britain Fly campaign in 2013. Since the government’s decision to proceed...
- Developing a Sustainable Framework for UK Aviation: Scoping Document (PDF, 149.94K)
- Business leaders’ letter to the Sunday Times (PDF, 151.51K)
- Business leaders' letter to The Times (PDF, 77.83K)
- A New Strategy for UK Aviation – The Case for New Hub Capacity (PDF, 286.17K)
- Imagine a World Class Heathrow - Report Summary (PDF, 2.91MB)
- Imagine a World Class Heathrow - Final conclusions (PDF, 129.77K)
- London, Britain and the world: Transport links for economic growth - Executive summary (PDF, 226.51K)
- London, Britain and the world: Transport links for economic growth - Full Report (PDF, 2.34MB)
- Jo Valentine's speech to the Waterfront Conference (PDF, 155.94K)
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Download and read our publications on Transport and infrastructure.
- Reports (3 documents)
- Londons Infrastructure: Investing for Growth(PDF, 1.25MB, 24 March 2015)
- Keeping London's airports connected in a post-Brexit world(PDF, 1.35MB, July 2017)
- Funding Crossrail 2(PDF, 1.15MB)