Centre for London would like to thank all the individuals and organisations whose generous support and collaborative spirit made The London Conference 2015 possible.
Heathrow is the UK’s only hub airport and the gateway for international business, tourism and freight. Over 80 airlines fly around 73 million passengers a year to over 180 destinations worldwide. Heathrow is an important national economic asset for London and the UK, supporting our capital city and contributing an estimated £3.3 billion annually to the UK economy. As the largest single site employer there are 76,000 people working at Heathrow for over 400 companies. Heathrow is the UK’s largest port by value too, with £86 billion of UK goods exported annually through the airport.
McKinsey & Company is a global management consulting firm that helps institutions in the private, public and social sectors achieve lasting success. The role of cities in generating economic growth is a core area for its business and economics research arm, the McKinsey Global Institute.
Capital & Counties Properties PLC (Capco) is one of the largest listed property companies in central London with two key estates at Covent Garden and Earls Court. Capco is a significant investor in the capital and aims to create and grow value through distinctive place-making, innovation and enterprise.
Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world – online or from a mobile phone. Whether an apartment for a night, a castle for a week, or a villa for a month, Airbnb connects people to unique travel experiences, at any price point, in more than 34,000 cities and 190 countries.
Tideway is owned by a consortium of investors that comprises Allianz, Amber Infrastructure, Dalmore Capital and DIF. More than 1.7 million UK pensioners have an indirect investment in Tideway through UK pension funds managed by our investors. The consortium’s backing fulfils a key component of the HM Treasury’s National Infrastructure Plan, designed to finance the development of UK infrastructure with the support of highly experienced private investors.