Mayor's press releases

Mayor gives £100k to help East End market ring the changes
26 March 2014

A traditional East End Market aims to attract a whole new generation of shoppers and encourage healthier eating, thanks to funding from the Mayor of London.

Bridges light the way as London's cultural map is redrawn
26 March 2014

Mayor of London Boris Johnson publishes update to city’s culture strategy

Upload your photos of the very best of London
26 March 2014

A secret oasis of green space in the midst of the city, a piece of architecture that takes your breath away or a treasured local landmark – the Mayor Boris Johnson wants Londoners to reveal their favourite, little-known corners of the capital.

Mayor champions summit supporting city’s diverse entrepreneurs
25 March 2014

The Mayor of London has spoken at a summit designed to help budding entrepreneurs from some of the capital’s diverse groups to overcome barriers and access support and finance to help them flourish in the capital (24 March).

Deputy Mayor helps Camden’s creative entrepreneurs celebrate 1st year of success
21 March 2014

London’s Deputy Mayor for business and enterprise met some of Camden’s finest new entrepreneurs yesterday (20 March) when he joined celebrations to mark the first year of a pioneering creative industries hub in Camden.

Innocent’s Richard Reed joins the Mayor to seek London’s next sustainable big idea
21 March 2014
Successful entrepreneur and founder of Innocent Drinks, Richard Reed, is encouraging London’s young innovators to follow in his footsteps as he joins the Mayor, Boris Johnson’s panel of judges in seeking the Low Carbon Entrepreneur of 2014. 
Mayor kick starts landmark St Clements community housing scheme
20 March 2014
The vast 4.63 acre site, owned by the Mayor, is part of London’s first community land trust, run by local people that will deliver permanently affordable housing and space for long-term community benefit.
Mayor welcomes Budget that sparks thousands of new jobs and homes in London
19 March 2014

The Mayor of London has welcomed commitments made by the Government in today’s Budget that have the potential to spark the construction of tens of thousands of new homes, help regenerate some of the capital’s most deprived housing estates and deliver thousands of new jobs.

Deputy Mayor visits pioneering Tri-borough re-offending service
19 March 2014

London’s Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime today (Wednesday 19 March) visited a trailblazing new service aimed at reducing re-offending rates across Westminster, Hammersmith and Fulham and Kensington and Chelsea.

Mayor writes to Home Secretary supporting police request for water cannon as poll reveals Londoners’ strong backing
19 March 2014
Independent TNS poll shows over two thirds respondents support for deployment of water cannon by police to tackle serious public disorder
Mayor welcomes landmark EU vote on lorry safety
18 March 2014

The Mayor has hailed the result of a vote by the European Parliament to allow mandatory safety requirements for new lorries.

Mayor outlines vision to make London the tech capital of the world
14 March 2014


The Mayor Boris Johnson today (Thursday, March 13) outlined his vision to make London the tech capital of the world and drive jobs and growth across the city.

London prepares for big party to celebrate St Patrick's Day
14 March 2014

• Riverdance bring 20th anniversary show to Trafalgar Square on Sunday as part of Mayor's celebrations
• The Commitments and Once the Musical also on packed line-up that includes live music, top comedy, film, dance and delicious Irish fare
• World renowned Irish dancer Michael...

Mayor’s plans to create 24,000 new homes and more than 55,000 jobs at Old Oak Common move a step closer
13 March 2014
Ambitious plans to transform one of the most deprived parts of London into a thriving new district with up to 24,000 new homes and more than 55,000 jobs have moved a step closer.
Mayor launches new drive to release land for hundreds more homes to rent
12 March 2014
The Mayor, Boris Johnson, has outlined plans to create more than 1,000 new high quality homes for long term private rent to help relieve pressure on the capital’s housing market, improve standards for tenants and boost the economy.