Corporate Supporters

Organisations wishing to support the objects and activities of the Society may apply to be Corporate Supporters and help the work of the Society by providing much-needed funds for our administration and marketing.

Donations under the Corporate Supporter scheme are tax deductible as the London Society is a registered charity.

Supporters receive:

  • up to five free tickets for all talks, lectures, debates and social events (including the Summer Party)
  • an unlimited number of members’ rate tickets for all walks, tours and other events
  • five copies of each issue of the twice-yearly London Society Journal and of each new Society White Paper
  • your company logos on the Society website and within the Journal
  • invitations to attend the regular All Party Parliamentary Group on London’s Planning and Built Environment (usually held at Westminster)
  • a digital copy of ‘Planning in London’, the quarterly magazine produced by the London Planning Forum
  • the opportunity to organise events such as building tours for members, or to sponsor drinks at the Society’s other events

You can download more information here, or full details, please contact the Director (


Current Corporate Supporters:


Almacantar is a property investment and development company. It specialises in large-scale, complex investments in Central London, with the potential to create long-term value through development, repositioning or active asset management.   Almacantar launched in 2010 and owns over 1.5 million sq.ft. of prime assets in the heart of London including; Centre Point, Marble Arch Place, One and Two Southbank Place, Lyons Place and 125 Shaftesbury Avenue.

Centre Point, Marble Arch Place and Southbank Place represent approximately one million sq.ft. of new development aimed specifically at the central London markets of the West End and South Bank, where supply of high quality mixed-use schemes is constrained. Find out more


Cadogan is the historic estate that is shaping the 21st-century Chelsea.  Spanning 93 acres of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, the Cadogan Estate has been under the same family ownership for almost 300 years.

Its foundations were established in 1717 when Charles, 2ndBaron Cadogan, married Elizabeth Sloane, daughter of Sir Hans Sloane, who had purchased the Manor of Chelsea in 1712; the family stewardship of the area continues in the hands of the present Viscount Chelsea.  Today, the Estate includes approximately 3,000 flats, 200 homes, 300 shops, 500,000 square foot of office space – and over a dozen gardens covering 15 acres.  Find out more


Derwent London plc owns a 5.6m sq ft portfolio of commercial real estate predominantly in central London valued at £4.8 billion at 30 June 2017, making it the largest London-focused real estate investment trust.

Derwent London typically acquire central London properties off-market with low capital values and modest rents in improving locations, most of which are either in the West End or the Tech Belt. Derwent London capitalise on the unique qualities of each of our properties – taking a fresh approach to the regeneration of every building with a focus on anticipating tenant requirements and an emphasis on design. Find out more


London is the great world city. We are very proud to live and work here and in two other Hanseatic cities Köln and Riga. As architects much of our work is here. We strive to contribute to the continued success and pleasures of the city.

Fletcher Priest works at the urban, architectural and interior scales and explores our own research themes.  Find out more


Hawkins Brown are an internationally-renowned award winning practice of over 250 architects, interior designers, urban designers and researchers.

Founded in 1988, we bring a wealth of experience designing and delivering innovative and socially sustainable buildings across multiple sectors. People are at the heart of everything we do, from our design approach to the way our studio runs. Our talented designers bring a fresh and collaborative approach to each new design challenge, creating places with personality and purpose that are well-made, well-used and well-loved.  Find out more


HTA Design LLP is a multi-disciplinary practice based in London, Manchester and Edinburgh, specialising in regeneration.  The practice was originally established in 1969 and has a strong history of delivering great projects. HTA Architects Ltd, transferred to HTA Design LLP in April 2013 when a new partnership was formed.

Comprised of specialist teams, HTA Design LLP employs 160 staff working in architecture, landscape design, planning, urban design, sustainability and graphic design & communications. Find out more


Grosvenor Britain & Ireland creates and manages high-quality neighbourhoods across the UK and Ireland. The company’s diverse property development, management and investment portfolio includes Grosvenor’s London estate of Mayfair and Belgravia, in which it has a £1bn rolling investment programme.

Other developments are elsewhere in London and in Oxford, Cambridge, Edinburgh and Southampton. As at 31 December 2016, Grosvenor Britain & Ireland had £5.1bn of assets under management. Find out more


Rockwell is a London-focussed developer with extensive experience delivering large-scale, transformative, mixed-use projects.

Our passion for inspirational design and the delivery of consistently high-quality projects underpins a vision for impactful development. The scale and distinctiveness of Rockwell’s projects reflects the firm’s capability, drive, agility and tenacity. This is essential for translating aspiration into achievement.  Rockwell is committed to full, active and meaningful engagement with the communities in which it works; supported by collaborative partnerships with the best architects, development teams and contractors.  Find out more


The Portman Estate comprises 110 acres of Marylebone in London’s West End, including frontages to Oxford Street and Baker Street. It covers 69 streets, 650 buildings and four garden squares all housing over 700 directly managed residential units, 290 office units, 150 shops and restaurants, 27 hotels and seven pubs. It is committed to excellence in customer service and aims to be the destination of choice for residents, businesses and visitors, where the buildings exceed market demand and the environment is distinctive, varied and vibrant.

Since 2002, the Estate has directly invested an average of £20 million per year throughout Marylebone. This has included the regeneration of its independent retail streets, Seymour Place, New Quebec Street and Chiltern Street, and the introduction of new extensively renovated hotels The Zetter Townhouse and Z at Gloucester Place. Over the next ten years, an estimated £350 million will be reinvested Estate-wide to ensure long term growth and create attractive, vibrant spaces for the Marylebone community to enjoy. Projects currently under construction on the Estate include the redevelopment of the former police station at 1 – 9 Seymour Street, Regent House on Edgware Road, the Baker Street Two Way scheme, and the landmark mixed use development at Marble Arch Place.  Future initiatives include the planned redevelopment of 1 – 4 Marble Arch. Find out more


Weston Williamson + Partners is a RIBA award winning architectural and urban design practice specialising in infrastructure, urban regeneration and place making projects. Established in 1985, we have completed a wide variety of projects, at home and abroad, comprising both new and reused buildings of various sizes.

We provide a broad range of services including architecture, urban design, visualisation, passenger modelling and BIM allowing us to create the best possible designs for our clients. We are currently engaged in exciting transport, residential, commercial, master planning and urban design projects including: Crossrail 1 stations at Paddington and Woolwich, Crossrail 2 and HS2 master planning, residential developments across London for local authorities and developers and commercial developments for Network Rail.  Our design ethos is underpinned by over 30 years expertise in designing and delivering simple elegant architecture.
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