WORK IN LONDON
What is ‘work’ and what is shaping how we work today?
What is the broad shape of London’s economy and business activity?
Where do we work in London and how is this changing?
What are the challenges and opportunities for workspace in the capital?
THE CORPORATE ECONOMY
How important is location and amenity for business?
How is the serviced office sector evolving?
How is workplace design and management adapting to changing requirements?
What is the role of retrofit and refurbishment?
How is the importance of health and wellbeing influencing the design and management of offices?
How is the relationship between owner, occupier and employee changing?
THE ENTERPRISE ECONOMY
How are major co-working space providers disrupting the office market?
What is the role of independent co-working spaces?
How are local authorities and BIDs providing shared workspace?
What is the role of the education sector in space for new enterprise?
How are new flexible environments beyond the office space emerging?
THE MANUFACTURING ECONOMY
What are London’s historical patterns of industry?
What are the challenges for London’s industrial lands and spaces?
How are light-industrial spaces evolving?
What are the requirements for makers, makerspaces and artists’ studios?
How can we protect spaces for making, manufacturing and industry?
LONDON’S WORKING DISTRICTS
Which factors are shaping our working districts?
How are traditional commercial districts changing?
Where and how are new commercial districts emerging?
What are the new districts for innovation and knowledge?
HOW DO WE MAKE LONDON RESILIENT FOR THE FUTURE OF WORK?
Make London a more flexible, open city
Better integrate workspace with London’s transport infrastructure
Protect commercial and industrial land and uses
Provide more affordable and ‘move-on’ space for new and expanding businesses
Support new building types that integrate workspace with other uses
Encourage design-led industrial development
Promote the wellbeing agenda through planning
Plan for the multi-generational workplace