Mayor's press releases

52,000 Londoners helped into Mayor’s low deposit shared ownership homes
8 October 2015
•         Mayor’s shared ownership scheme helps 52,038 Londoners into 36,208 new homes
Mayor’s Diwali celebrations return to Trafalgar Square this Sunday
7 October 2015

The Mayor of London’s Diwali festival is returning to Trafalgar Square this Sunday 11 October, with an uplifting and vibrant mix of music, dance and live performance, as well as displays and food stalls.

Police and schools to work more closely together to keep young Londoners safe
7 October 2015

Steering young Londoners away from gangs and radicalisation was on the agenda today at the first major conference to ensure closer working between the police and schools.

London celebrates Black History Month at Mayor’s African festival in Trafalgar Square
6 October 2015

The Mayor of London Boris Johnson is calling on Londoners to mark Black History Month at the African festival he is bringing to Trafalgar Square this Saturday 10 October.

Mayor brings in London Digital Security Centre to tackle cyber crime
1 October 2015

England’s first specialist centre dedicated to helping small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) protect themselves from cyber criminals has opened today in central London.

Mayor joins forces with Unicef for 'Big Resolution' as part of London's New Year's Eve celebrations
1 October 2015
  • Tickets for the New Year's Eve fireworks go live this Friday 2 October at 12 noon
Mayor renews call for further powers over private hire trade
30 September 2015

The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, has renewed his call for further powers to cap the number of Private Hire Vehicles in the capital.

Mayor unveils expanded traffic-busting plans to keep London moving
29 September 2015
New technology trials will see real-time digital road signs on major roads and remotely controlled roadworks traffic lights to cut delays 
Mayor thanks Londoners as Mayoral charities pass £20 million mark
28 September 2015

The Mayor of London Boris Johnson today thanked Londoners and businesses that have helped to raise a staggering £20 million for the three charities he set up to increase opportunities and improve the life chances for young people in the capital.

Local food producers crowned at inaugural Urban Food Awards
25 September 2015

It’s funded by Seeds of Change and the Mayor of London and delivered by the Plunkett Foundation and London Food Link, with the aim of helping social enterprises and privately-owned business to become more sustainable, while encouraging Londoners to buy locally grown food.

Mayor awards schools across London Gold Club status for exceptional educational achievements
25 September 2015

The Mayor of London Boris Johnson has awarded 113 schools from across the capital with Gold Club status which recognises exceptional schools in the city. The Gold Club is part of the Mayor's drive to boost standards and raise attainment for all schoolchildren wherever they live in the capital...

Mayor invests £2.5m to get thousands of Londoners active
22 September 2015

Tens of thousands of Londoners will have the chance to get active and take part in sports programmes across the capital thanks to an additional £2.5 million investment announced today by the Mayor of London Boris Johnson.

Design Council Cabe appointed to key Old Oak and Park Royal role
22 September 2015

The Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation has appointed Design Council Cabe to a key new role that will aim to ensure all new developments on the largest regeneration site in London meet the very highest of design standards.