Events

February
27
8:30am
27 February 2019 8:30am – 10:00am

The future of the London bus: breakfast roundtable with Geoff Hobbs, Director of Public Service Transport Planning at Transport for London

Invitation only
This member meeting will offer the chance to hear from and debate with Geoff Hobbs, who leads TfL’s bus planning, about the future of the London bus. Bus is the most used public transport mode by far in London, and yet – after years of increases – bus passenger numbers have dipped in the last few years. We will debate how to make the London bus a success again, including rationalisation, bus re-planning and innovative demand-responsive services.

Hosting opportunity available

February
27
6:00pm
27 February 2019 6:00pm – 8:30pm

How to design and deliver 21st century affordable homes

Invitation only
London needs to build 65,000 homes a year and nearly half need to affordable. In the desire to meet the demand for affordable housing, how can we ensure that we build quality homes and create sustainable communities? James Murray, Deputy Mayor for Housing and our panel of experts will cover some of challenges facing architects, developers, housing associations, and planners in ensuring that we build homes and communities that don’t just address the problems we are facing now, but will leave a lasting legacy.

Hosted by SNC-Lavalin’s Atkins business

February
28
10:00am
28 February 2019 10:00am – 11:00am

London First Retail Group

Invitation only

A forum for structured information sharing and networking on policies and decisions affecting the success of retail and hospitality sectors in London.

Hosted by KPMG

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Publications

Business Brexit Survey

Our Business Brexit Survey, finds that out of 850 senior business leaders, only 2 in 5 businesses feel well prepared for Brexit. 

Global Britain — A fair and managed immigration system fit for the post-Brexit economy

Global Britain- a fair and managed immigration system fit for the post-Brexit economy. A London First and PwC report.

Hard Choices — How much should the nation spend on building new homes?

A £20 billion brick wall’ stands in the way of the government’s ambition to deliver its promise of building 300,000 homes a year in England, according to a new report for London First by leading economics consultancy Volterra.

Roadmap to 5G

For London to lead the digital revolution it needs fast, reliable, and universal mobile and broadband connectivity. London First and Mobile UK, with the help and expertise of Gowling WLC, have come together to explore how to improve digital roll-out in London. We have focused on setting out what operators, London’s government and boroughs need to do improve digital connectivity

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