The City of London is the governing body of the square mile with the service and planning obligations that accompany a public authority. The City is unusual in that it is also a major investment property owner in and around the square mile, with combined public and investment assets of over 1,200 buildings. This covers a significant commercial office portfolio as well as many of London’s iconic buildings such as the Barbican Centre, Guildhall, Mansion House and Tower Bridge.
The City of London has set an ambitious net zero carbon target as part of the climate action programme
Our present activities in the built environment include:
The City of London’s property portfolio focuses on the following areas:
You can find the City of London’s Climate Action Plans here.
“We are looking forward to joining the BBP in order to share our experiences with sustainability in the built environment, as well as tap into the experience of other members. As both property owner and a planning authority we want to provide the right guidance, support and ambition to our community in this area. Joining the BBP is a natural fit, as the activities and aspirations of BBP members complement our own motivations and values.” James Rooke, Assistant Director, Head of Energy & Sustainability City of London Corporation