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The City of London supports the development of strong communities in neighbourhoods across the city. We offer community building resources to help residents and resident-led groups share information, support one another and develop a stronger sense of community.
The City of London supports the development of strong business associations in our neighbourhoods, working together to promote the district, foster a sense of place, and improve the conditions that support business success.
Contact the Neighbourhood Development Support for a copy of the Business Association Guide with tools, tips and templates to help neighbouring businesses organize and maintain effective associations.
Strong neighbourhood associations build community and promote health and well-being in a variety of ways. We value volunteer efforts by dedicated residents to improve their neighbourhoods.
Dedicated residents are the heart of change in neighbourhoods, and we offer a variety of supports for the first three meetings for new or re-emerging neighbourhood associations. This includes group meeting supports.
Contact the Neighbourhood Development Support team tools and information for neighbourhood volunteers to organize and maintain an effective association.
A neighbourhood plan is a written document that provides a vision of what you would like your neighbourhood to look like; it sets out clear goals to achieve that vision; and it gives you an action plan to reach those goals.
Residents can create these plans to:
The Kipps Lane and Argyle Neighbourhoods are great examples of groups who created neighbourhood action plans. Email us to share their plans as you create your own.
Old or new, small or large, every neighbourhood has a story to tell and an identity to celebrate. We can support you to discover your neighbourhood’s stories, create new ones, and celebrate a shared identity that will bring neighbours together and connect them to where they live.
Residents or resident-led group can apply for signs that reflect and strengthen their neighbourhood’s unique identity, as envisioned by the people who live there.
Neighbourhood Welcome Kits are available to support residents and community groups to welcome new people to their neighbourhoods, blocks, or buildings. It can help someone who just moved into your neighbourhood feel connected to the community.
Contact our team to request a kit. Limit 5 per request.
London has many neighbourhood associations which residents can get involved and connect together. The Information London website hosts a list of Neighbourhood & Business Associations as well as some other types of community groups.
If your association or group’s information is not listed or outdated, please email firstname.lastname@example.org to request it to be added or updated.
The City of London offers a comprehensive demographic profile of the City and its 42 Planning Districts (Data for Airport, Bradley, Highbury, and Old Victoria planning districts is not available). Each profile includes information from the 2016 Census as well as census data from 1996, 2001, 2006, and 2011. The profiles contain data on demographics, educational levels, housing types, employment, income, unemployment rates, and more.
The Neighbourhood Profiles are currently available for the following planning districts:
Please note - Comparability of Data: caution should be used when comparing NHS data (2011) to long-form census data (1996, 2001, 2006 and 2016), especially when it comes to data for small geographies due to a difference in data collection methodologies employed by Statistics Canada.
If you would like to request a copy of a Neighbourhood Profile, please contact:
Neighbourhood, Children and Fire Services at:
Phone: 519.661.CITY (2489) ext. 5365