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WHAT BOJO GETS UP TO IN HIS SPARE TIME
It's been one of those weeks where everything seems to be happening all at once. A flurry of activity in City Hall has been matched by furious electioneering and a great deal of news from the wider planning and development sector.
PLANES, PLANNING, PEOPLE - PROGRESS?
There’s been progress in one way or another this week, on lots of fronts, with Heathrow and other troubled infrastructure projects ploughing ahead against strong headwinds (though the potential future PM doesn’t seem too keen on at least two of...
LONDON AND BEYOND
It is almost two years since the Grenfell Tower tragedy and we look at what has happened since then. Meanwhile, new Mayoral initiatives to support the high street, boost the night-time economy, and make London’s streets safer and air cleaner offer hope that City Hall is on the ball. But lagging performance at the OPDC is generating concern.
...is the endearing nickname of Donald Trump’s bullet-proof limousine. If you live or work in central London, you are unlikely to have missed the armada of armoured cars and helicopters ferrying the US President and his sizeable entourage back and forth across the city.
8 RETURN TICKETS TO BRUSSELS?
The votes are in, ballots counted and London’s eight newly-elected MEPs will soon be off for their (probably) brief sojourn in Brussels. Then again, who knows what will happen between now and 31 October, when the UK is supposed to finally leave the EU?
RESTORATION AND RENEWAL
LCA were thrilled to be involved with the launch of the design proposals for Parliament’s Northern Estate today; the essential first step to enable the restoration and renewal of the Palace of Westminster. Read more about it below.