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The On London Crowdfunder is on its way!

MAJOR UPDATE, 1 Feb 2018! The On London Crowdfunder page is now live! Follow this link and please pledge generously! Thank you! Tomorrow will mark exactly one year since the launch of OnLondon.co.uk. I started the […]

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Could London’s booming population start to fall?

In his foreword to his draft London Plan, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan writes of London’s population growing by 70,000 every year, to reach 10.5 million in 2041. Population growth has been London’s big story for […]

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How On London grew in 2017

When I started this site on 1st February this year, it was a strictly personal thing which aimed to carry on the coverage of London’s politics, development and culture I’d been producing for the Guardian […]

Culture

Guest article: London fun and gaming

This piece is one of the latest collection of London Essays from think tank Centre for London, all on the theme of play. Its author, Holly Gramazio, is one half of Matheson Marcault, who use […]

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Autumn budget 2017: cold comforts for London

Not everyone battered Wednesday’s budget as heartily as Sadiq Khan, who denounced chancellor Philip Hammond’s effort as “the most anti-London in a generation” and described his spending plans as showing “contempt for Londoners”. But quite a […]

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Centre for London Conference 2017: Alison Wolf on upskilling

The various speakers at Centre for London’s 2017 London Conference provided lots to think about, including Peter Mandelson, who contended that Jeremy Corbyn needs to convert Tory voters as well as unifying the anti-Tory vote behind him […]

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Guest article: Richard Brown on London songs

Richard Brown is research director at think tank Centre for London and before that he worked for Mayor Ken Livingstone and on the transformation of the Olympic Park. So he knows this city. He also […]