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EC1 Echo interviews CDA CEO

Trees, tourists, jobs and apps: Debbie Akehurst of the Central District Alliance talks about its plans for EC1 by Oliver Bennett

On London: What Holborn gave to football

The game been played in London for centuries with on discernible rules but one day in a pub on Great Queen Street that began to change.

Now supercharge London’s Covid recovery, say business leaders

CDA Chair Alexander Jan comments in Evening Standard calling on the government to maintain a commitment to London.

On London: Margaret Cavendish, singular scholar of Clerkenwell

She was mocked in her time, but the enigmatic duchess is now admired for her literary output and intellectual insights.

CDA Chair comments on working from home

Central District Alliance Chair Alexander Jan was quoted in the Mail Online on the changes of working from home orders.

Alexander Jan writes in On London about the capital becoming a world city again

CDA Chair Alexander Jan has written a piece for On London about the capital's prosperity depending on the national government helping it to compete with other "world cities" across the globe.

On London: Lincoln’s Inn Fields – it’s west side story

The famous square has been the scene of criminality and executions and the home of aristocrats and lawyers.

Property Week: Predictions for 2022 comment by CDA Chief Executive

Central District Alliance Chief Executive Debbie Akehurst gives her predictions for 2022 in Property Week. "The opening of the Elizabeth line this year will have a transformational effect on London."

The first set of eleven articles covering the Central District Alliance area

Central District Alliance has partnered with On London to highlight some of the historical hidden gems of the Holborn, Bloomsbury, St Giles, Farringdon, and Clerkenwell area.

On London: The Clerkenwell Priory and the Peasants’ Revolt

Much of the area's physical history has disappeared but its legacy is still very much with us.

Central District Alliance publishes Annual Report following AGM

The Central District Alliance Business Improvement District has published its 2021 Annual Report following a successful Annual General Meeting.

CDA AGM Documents

Here you will find the documents and presentation from the Central District Alliance's Annual General Meeting on 12 October 2021.