In collaboration with London Councils and 21 London boroughs, City Hall has launched a new service that gives London borough officers access to data on the health and performance of London’s 600 High Streets and 200 Town Centres — supporting the re-opening, recovery and renewal of these important social and…


A set of practical and ethical guidelines for smart city emerging technology was launched today in London, Chief Digital Officer for London Theo Blackwell sets out why…

As part of London Tech Week The Mayor of London is launching the Emerging Technology Charter for London — which lays out a…


We are thrilled to announce the 20 innovators chosen as finalists for our Designing London’s Recovery programme.

Earlier this year, the Mayor of London launched an open call inviting Londoners to take a radically creative and collaborative approach to co-creating transformative solutions that would help London recover from the devastating…


As part of London’s Recovery Programme, the city set a goal for “every Londoner to have access to good connectivity, basic digital skills and the device or support they need to be online by 2025.” London’s Chief Digital Officer, Theo Blackwell, sets out the city’s new approach to digital access.


From tech companies to local community groups: at City Hall we’re looking for passionate people and organisations with great ideas that will really make a difference to the future of Londoners today.

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has launched Designing London’s Recovery, an open innovation challenge programme that puts design-led innovation…


Today sees the launch of the new and improved Talk London, City Hall’s online community and citizen engagement platform.

The site is currently in BETA as we gather more feedback and input from our users and Londoners to help inform the next rounds of development for Talk 3.0. …


Today the Mayor’s London Plan comes into force. Under new requirements, for the first time, London will have specific planning policy to drive full fibre connectivity and improve mobile network coverage as well as encouraging smart city technology to improve data on the environment.

Full fibre as minimum in new…


To inform the development of an Emerging Technology Charter for London, in December 2020 the Smart London Team held a public consultation on Talk London — our online discussion and consultation platform with nearly 60,000 users from across London.

The consultation asked for Londoners’ views on technological progress as a…


A collaborative project between London’s boroughs and City Hall will launch in November, writes Peter Kemp.

London Planning Datahub — Go Live

Beginning in 2018, we launched a project to build a network of systems to unlock information about development proposals in London, and make it open, accessible and live…


From bringing to life the problems and issues of everyday Londoners and crowd-sourcing ideas, to raising awareness of initiatives and gaining buy in for new projects, City Hall’s Talk London team talks through improvements to citizen engagement and how it plays an important role in the creation of City Hall’s…

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