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The Evolution of the Office

If historians of the future are looking to establish what was important to the UK in the early 21st Century, one glance at the skyline of the capital will make things fairly obvious. Where once the dome of St Paul’s stood tall in domination of the cityscape, it’s now offices – the Shard, the Gherkin, …

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8 GHOSTS THAT COULD BE SPOOKING YOUR COLLEAGUES RIGHT NOW

London is steeped in history. As one of the oldest parts of our historic city, Midtown is no exception with a rich tapestry of legend and folklore making up the stories of its past. But as with all historical cities, not all of the history is rosy, some of it is downright gruesome. In fact, …

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Register today for Midtown Big Ideas Exchange 2017

October 25th sees the launch of Midtown Big Ideas Exchange 2017 (MBIE), exploring, challenging and defining the future of London business. MBIE is London’s most dynamic series of debates, celebrating the eclectic innovation of Midtown and its people. Bringing together the area’s brightest minds, this is our space to rebelliously rethink London’s business, economic and social future. The …

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How Can Technology Inform City Shaping?

Last week we attended an eye-opening conference at the NLA, urban utopia feels closer than ever! In the words of Cedric Price, “technology is the answer but what was the question?” We know how tech can shape our city, the question is, will it?   Inefficient data collection is a huge barrier. In the past two years, we have produced more data …

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A Smarter City

A ‘smart city’ is widely understood to be technologically advanced, with wifi on every corner and lighting that turns itself off. But there is another side to ‘smart’, the human side. What really connects a city is the creation of a tangible relationship between inhabitants and their environment. In turn, this urban humanisation connects city …

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An appeal from London Borough of Camden

As I’m sure you’ll be aware, we have an emergency situation in Camden following the need to evacuate residents from a number of high rise blocks in Swiss Cottage, and our most urgent need is for temporary accommodation for residents over the next few weeks. If anyone has any vacant property that they can offer. …

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Going Wild is good for business

Sustainability has long been at the heart of what we do. To date, Bee Midtown has worked with local businesses to establish nine sites with either rooftop beehives or gardens.  As part of our new Bee Wild initiative we’d like to see that number grow. We’ve been working with London Wildlife Trust to review our …

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TfL Holborn upgrade

Holborn Station Upgrade Update

Here is the latest news on one of the most complex tube upgrades planned across London – a critically important, multi-million pound investment project for Midtown. This ambitious plan will expand the station capacity to be twice the size it currently is. We held 3 update sessions with TfL in March 2017 and if you …

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BEE MIDTOWN SMART DELIVERIES

We’re delighted to be launching two initiatives to improve congestion and air quality in Midtown by reducing the number of deliveries coming in and out of the area. Daily Essentials: From December 12th, your office can receive its basics – milk, bread, fruit – in one go from our partner Jones Bros. We’ve negotiated a …

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BIG IDEAS EXCHANGE 2017

BEE Midtown’s Big Ideas Exchange is London’s most innovative and dynamic series of debates, featuring leading names in business across the board from law to tech to culture. Now in its third year, it launches next month and we’ll be revealing more in January.

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