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‘Easter Cluster’ consultation

The City of London Corporation is seeking to enhance
the streets and public spaces in the Eastern Cluster of the City (The cluster of new tall buildings in the area East of Bishopsgate and Gracechurch Street). Eastern cluster

The vision is to create an exceptional urban environment
which is attractive, welcoming and vibrant.

We want to hear your views on the proposals by responding a short questionnaire.


More information can be found on the dedicated website

Consultation Sessions:


5:00-8:00 pm

25 June – 2018


12:00-2:00 pm

28 June- 2018


12:00- 2:00 pm

4 July – 2018


12:00- 2:00 pm

6 July – 2018

Ward Club Annual Civic Dinner

Cornhill represents one half of a very active Ward Club the Lime Street and Cornhill Ward Club . This year with Lime Street’s Alderman Charles Bowman  the current Lord Mayor, we had a very special annual dinner at the Mansion House on 13th June. Guests of honour included the Ward Club Master Daphne Cave and guest speaker Murray Craig Clerk of the Chamberlain’s Court at Guildhall. Cornhill Alderman Robert Howard attended together with Common Councilmen Peter Dunphy and Ian Seaton. Contact Peter Dunphy if you would like to get involved in the club or future events.

Pictures clockwise from top right: Lord Mayor Charles Bowman; The dinner in the Egyptian Hall; The Ward committee including Master Daphne Cave (5th from left) and Alderman Robert Howard (second from right). The arrival of the Lord Mayor and Sheriff Tim Hailes; Cornhill Councilman Peter Dunphy.

New retail ‘Avenue’ in Cornhill at Tower 42

Tower 42 invests £50m to launch new retail boulevard


The Avenue is a pedestrian walkway bordered by retail units which wraps around the Tower 42 building, connecting Old Broad Street to Bishopsgate.

The new 77,000 square feet (sq ft) of retail space includes outlets like Joe and the Juice, Marks and Spencer, the restaurant and bakery Paul and gastropub Broadleaf.

“The City is crying out for more quality retail space,” said Philip Lewis, CEO of the Tower 42 Estate. “The Avenue responds to this and provides the occupiers on the Estate and in the surrounding area with modern amenities.

“There are more than 4,000 people working here on the Estate so the new retail has a ready-made on-site catchment of customers, which is further enhanced by other offices and businesses nearby.”

Tower 42 estate already manages 500,000 sq ft of office, retail and leisure spaces including the newly opened 15 Bishopsgate which was pre-let to co-working company WeWork and is home 1,000 people.

The Tower 42 building was originally opened in the mid-1980s as the NatWest Tower, designed by architect Richard Seifert. At 182 metres, it was Britain’s first skyscraper and held the title of the tallest building in the City for 30 years

(Article by Oscar Lopez for CityAM. Oscar is a reporter covering property, markets, alternative investments and technology)

Link to Article in CityAM

Boardroom Briefing on Cyber Security at the Worshipful Company of Information Technologists

Businesses in the Ward are invited to a Boardroom Briefing on Cyber Security at The Worshipful Company of Information Technologists (WCIT) with all proceeds going to charity. Over £1,000 is raised for Charity at each event.

This edition focuses on the Industrial Espionage and Threat Intelligence/Hunting – how boards are most vulnerable, and there will also be a live demo on the evening.

Details below:

Date: Thu 28 Jun 2018
Time: 06:00 PM
Venue: IT Livery Hall – 39A Bartholomew Cl, London EC1A 7JN

Price: £55 – All funds are donated to charity
More details: Click here

Booking Link: Eventbrite link

For more information

Here is a 1 min video of a previous event –

The target audience is Chairmen/Chairwomen, Partners, and other Executives from a variety of backgrounds. Here is a snapshot of some of the audience in the above video:

Executive leaders – CISO/COO from organisations including Legal & General, CLSA, Institutional Distribution, and Lloyds Bank
Board members of various organisations including CLSA, Brooks Macdonald Funds
Partners from Jurit LLP, Faegre Baker Daniels LLP, PwC, and Holman Fenwick Willan LLP
Consultants – IT/Cyber
Fellows from WMG Warrick University/Cranfield University