This paper looks at how London’s largest sites can be delivered as successful places, at a time of dramatic technological, demographic and environmental change.
As London’s growth continues, the importance of growing well – of ensuring that growth makes the city better for all its citizens as well as bigger – is assuming greater prominence.
As the Mayor develops his plans and strategies for the city’s growth, this paper looks at how London’s largest sites can be delivered as successful places at a time of dramatic technological, demographic and environmental change.
While predictions of the future are unreliable, we know that London’s labour market will be heavily affected by automation, that its population is growing and ageing, and that climate change calls for radical shifts in how we live and build.
It argues for courageous leadership, and stronger partnerships between public and private sectors, with a shared vision for resilience and adaptability, a focus on innovation and a commitment to better growth.