Ruins of Modern London – words and moving pictures

Last Thursday, On London and the award-winning Pages of Hackney bookshop co-hosted an evening of conversation about some of the capital’s most remarkable modern buildings and the mixed fortunes they have enjoyed with two outstanding […]


Haringey Labour election manifesto: waiting for Jeremy?

The campaign by Haringey Momentum and its non-Labour allies against Labour councillors who didn’t denounce the Haringey Development Vehicle has ensured that after 3 May the council will be controlled by a very different Labour […]


Sadiq Khan hits annual target for starting new affordable homes

Construction of over 12,500 new affordable homes was started in London during the 2017/18 financial year, surpassing the yearly target Sadiq Khan has set for himself, according to government figures just published by City Hall. Work […]


Will EU citizens use London borough elections to send a message on Brexit?

Valentina Cipriani is doing a masters course in international journalism at City University. This is her first piece for On London. London’s borough elections on 3 May could be the last time non-UK EU citizens […]


Introducing The On London Borough Elections Guide 2018

One of the rewards for people who pledged to the recent, giddily successful, On London crowdfunding campaign was an early copy of the Guide to the forthcoming borough elections I had compiled with top political analyst Lewis […]


Housing associations’ support for estate regeneration ballots shows shift in political mood

Last week’s report from Inside Housing that the G15 group of London’s largest housing associations supports Sadiq Khan’s proposal that ballots of residents should be held before estate regenerations involving demolitions can go ahead is not so […]