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On London: The Great Beer Flood of St Giles

It would have been funny had its consequences not been so terrible.

CEO Article: Where business meets community

At CDA, we consider our members to be comprised of multiple businesses within a community. We like to lead by example and as such, support our local communities across the district in partnership with a variety of organisations, including Breaking Barriers, Action Funder and Good Work Camden.

CDW Conversations at Clerkenwell: Future London

Central District Alliance will be hosting a panel event looking at the Future of London. The panel will explore the interplay between people, community, and place. Click below to book your space!

CDA supports Clerkenwell Design Week 2022

Clerkenwell Design Week returns with a rich heritage and new vivacity. CDW have created a vibrant, contemporary identity that honours Clerkenwell’s cultural history while championing its new wave of design. Click below to check out the full programme! 24-26 May 2022

CEO Article: CDA welcomes the Elizabeth line

With two new stations now open within CDA's footprint, London's newest addition to the transport network will further strengthen the already comprehensive transport connections within our districts.

CDA Chair, Alexander Jan – Crossrail will ‘encourage people back into Central London’

Chair of CDA & Hatton Garden BID, Alexander Jan, was today quoted in an article by the EMEA Tribune, which discussed the imminent launch of the Elizabeth line – and the potential for Crossrail 2.

CDA hosted Foreign Press Association on the opening of the Elizabeth Line

Central District Alliance and Hatton Garden Business Improvement District hosted an event with Transport for London, attended by members of the Foreign Press Association in London.

CEO Article: Commentary on the Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill

CDA Chief Executive comments on the second reading of the Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill.

On London: Red Clerkenwell Green

Advocates of progressive change have gathered on this spot since the 14th century.

CEO Article: CDA CEO Debbie Akehurst comments on the Queen’s Speech

This week the government has formally set out its legislative agenda for the next parliamentary session. As I reflect on what this means for our business community, it is a moment to ensure we work together, champion Central London and ensure economic recovery is at the heart of this programme.

On London: Turnmill Street: Clerkenwell artery that captures London’s reinventions

Industry, religion, George IV and every kind of vice form part of an extraordinary history that beguiled Shakespeare and many others.

CDA Newsletter – April 2022

Click below to read the latest CDA newsletter and find out what the team have been up to over the past month