Office overlooking City Hall and Tower Bridge

London Office Review Panel

The London Office Review Panel provides advice and recommendations to the Mayor around office supply and associated development.

What is the purpose of the panel?

The panel provides the Mayor with advice and recommendations on London’s offices from a professional, technical and market perspective. It advises on current issues, trends, policy and other matters which relate to the Mayor’s objectives and policy for office provision and associated development.

Who sits on the panel?

The panel is currently chaired by Stuart J Robinson of CBRE. Membership of the Panel reflects the main stakeholders in the London office market. The panel includes:

  • occupiers
  • developers
  • investors
  • lawyers
  • land owners
  • agents
  • planners.

Representatives of government and the London boroughs may also be called upon, along with others with expertise in a particular area, for example:

  • environment
  • research
  • the labour market
  • transport
  • sustainable development

How often does the panel meet?

The London Office Review Panel meets as required by the Mayor.

In 2013 the panel met to provide recommendations to the Mayor to inform the draft Further Alterations to the London Plan. In 2015 the panel met to provide advice on office to residential permitted development rights, and the draft Supplementary Planning Guidance for the Central Activities Zone.