City of London Corporation
The City of London provides local government services for the financial and commercial heart of Britain, the City of London. It is committed to maintaining and enhancing the status of the business City as the world's leading international financial and business centre through the policies it pursues and the high standard of services it provides.
Its responsibilities extend far beyond the City boundaries in that it also provides a host of additional facilities for the benefit of the nation. These range from open spaces such as Epping Forest and Hampstead Heath to the famous Barbican Arts Centre.
Not only is the City the oldest, most historic part of London, it is the world’s leading international financial and business centre with the unusual ratio of 33 times more workers than residents. Planning in the City of London involves creating the opportunities for its long-term expansion, with office-based employment in the financial, professional and business sectors projected to increase in the next decade. Such growth will be complemented by the attractions such as the new Museum of London in Smithfield which will form part of the vibrant Culture Mile, and significant improvements in the streets and public realm to make more space for people to move around and spend time in the City. Such changes are being supported by the draft City Plan 2036 which is due to be adopted next year.
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Barbican Podium Phase 2
Podium of Grade II listed Barbican Estate is leaking into the occupied spaces below. In response to the Climate Action Strategy the podium will be replaced, greening increased and resilience enhanced.
Great Arthur House
JRA replicated and replaced the failing cladding of Great Arthur House, an iconic Grade ll listed residential block on the Golden Lane Estate. The works received an RIBA National Award.
York Way Estate
Development of 90 new social homes at the City of London Corporation owned site in Islington. It will be the first net zero carbon residential scheme brought forward by the City Corporation.
Sculpture in the City
Sculpture in the City (SITC) is an annual sculpture park that uses the urban realm as a rotating gallery space. We are now celebrating the 9th Edition with 21 artworks animating the Square Mile.