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News & Events

Check out our past, present and future news & events.


Clerkenwell welcomes CDA’s new pocket park

CDA's first pocket park is officially open - adding a much needed new green space to Clerkenwell.

CDA supports Dress for Success Greater London’s new client services premises

Together with Hatton Garden BID, it has been a pleasure to help facilitate the opening of Dress for Success Greater London's new client services premises on Leather Lane.

CDA projects featured at EcoCity World Summit

Central District Alliance will have two spotlights on our public realm projects in this year’s EcoCity World Summit, held at the Barbican Centre from 6th-8th June.

CDA’s low-pollution walking route

Three Central District Alliance public realm and sustainability projects now comprise CDA’s low-pollution walking route that spans Islington’s Clerkenwell and Farringdon neighbourhood centres, running from Exmouth Market to Farringdon Station.

SME Business Support

On 17th May, we ran an event specifically for SMEs; offering guidance and advice to help their businesses flourish. We were joined by speakers from Metro Bank, Google and LabTech, alongside the Inclusive Economy Teams from Camden and Islington Councils.

CDA announces recipients of second annual Social & Community Fund worth £30,000

The Social & Community Fund has issued grants worth £30,000 to ten charities, organisations and projects that are making a difference in Camden and Islington

Celebrating the Coronation Bank Holiday

From cabaret and live music to garden parties and family craft events, there is no shortage of exciting activities to help you make the most of the long bank holiday weekend.

CDA welcomes two new starters to the Team

We are delighted to welcome Suman Marygiri and Rebecca Molloy to the CDA Team!

Collaborating on ESG in 2023

CDA kickstarted this year's business breakfast series with an ESG event on Wednesday 19th April, sharing what CDA has delivered, in terms of environmental and social projects, in the past year – and our ESG strategy for the upcoming year.

Free Qi Gong classes this spring!

In partnership with the Holborn Community Association, we are hosting free Qi Gong classes this spring. These gentle movement sessions help relax the mind and body.

International Women’s Day 2023

On 8th March, we were joined by 80 guests from local businesses and community groups, to celebrate International Women's Day and to and refine the recommendations that will be published in our Un_Biased research report.

Women’s Night Safety Charter

CDA is committed to making our area a safe and welcoming place to visit and work. We are supporting the Mayor of London to raise awareness of the Women’s Night Safety Charter within our business community & are championing various projects that increase safety in the Holborn and Clerkenwell areas.