We are an independent non-partisan think tank dedicated to understanding and improving UK city economies. We provide economic data on UK cities, from population and jobs to housing and transport, in order to produce rigorous research and run events that support better city policies and more successful urban economies.
Cities Outlook 2017 explores how much British cities exports, what they are, and to where.
Join Andrew Carter as he explores the major issues and developments that have affected UK cities in recent years, and some of the big challenges they face in the years ahead.
Andrew Carter talks to Caroline Russell and Andrea Lee on how to improve air quality in our cities
It is in cities, not clusters, where policy can help firms locate in one place, this paper looks at how policy can encourage this.
With the six metro mayors now taking forward their manifestos. These data dashboards have the data on the key areas within their remits.
Video and audio from our City Horizons event with Professor Diane Coyle on industrious cities
How the Government can develop an industrial strategy which recognises the significance of place in the national economy
A responsive planning system is a crucial factor for investors and developers when deciding which cities to invest in
The role of cities in delivering the industrial strategy
In May 2017 six new metro mayors were elected in combined authorities across England, but what are they and what do they do?
Gabriele Piazza explains the rationale and methodology of our report looking at the economic impact of the BBC’s relocation to Salford