Following the uncertainty created by the pandemic and the UK’s departure from the EU, I am delighted to kick off my term as planning and transportation chairman at the City of London Corporation with positive news for the Square Mile and the capital.
Land parcels still locked up pending decision on the line’s replacement.
Despite the many delays in delivering Crossrail, property industry experts have claimed that the new line’s hotly-anticipated opening will be a “game-changer for central London occupiers”.
U-turns on road and rail projects in the region are stalling development.
After a succession of setbacks and a pandemic, Crossrail is finally set to open this June. Kate Parker asks what impact the Elizabeth line has had – and will have – on London.