Chris Poulton

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The Heart of London's Tech Hub Is About to Get a Major Overhaul

This week, Transport for London (TfL) approved a plan to pump £25 million into making Silicon Roundabout a safer, more pleasant place to be. But is it enough?<p>Silicon Roundabout is one of contemporary London’s great success stories. This East London intersection has been one of Europe’s primary …


The key focus for the EU should be on producing results for its citizens, not institutional reform and procedural changes

<i>The results of the European Parliament elections have prompted a number of European politicians to call for a reform process aimed at enhancing</i> …

How London can smash through the brick ceiling limiting housing supply

OVER four days, 300 people queued in a field by Heathrow to buy a home. It was 1964, and for £50 people could fulfil their homeowning dream in the …


Light, Quick And Cheap: The Big Shift In Urban Planning

In the past, remaking cities has been the stuff of big visions. Think of Chicago’s Daniel Burnham, who declared, “Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men’s blood. Or Robert Moses, the public planning guru of New York City.<p>Now, as cities across the United States try to rejuvenate …

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What Happens to the Olympics Plans of Cities That Don't Win Them?

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