We want this blog space to be filled with contributions from far and wide. If we are monopolising the conversation, then we are getting it wrong.


So if you’ve a point to make about open city data or an idea around which you want to start some creative thinking, get in touch.


And if you do feel shy about coming forward, we know who you are and we’ll be sure to come knocking anyway.

- The City Data Team

Taking the temperature of London businesses

By Joel Marsden, Economist, Intelligence Unit, Greater London Authority   As the autumn winds whip around City Hall to mark an abrupt end to the Indian summer, results from the London Business Survey (LBS) allow us to take the temperature … Continued

First Release of Census Data

The ONS will release the first data from the 2011 Census on Monday 16th July at 11am. The data will include an estimate of the number of males and females by single-year of age for England and Wales and and … Continued

Free London Mapping Tool from GLA

Have you ever wanted to create a quick thematic map of London but lacked the GIS skills or software to do it yourself? The GLA Intelligence Unit have created some free mapping tools that allow the user to input their … Continued