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London Environment Directors' Network

Working across London to influence policy and share good practice


What is LEDNet?

The London Environment Directors' Network (LEDNet) is the membership association for London’s Environment Directors, with representation from the GLA and London Councils. There are currently 29 boroughs who are members of LEDNet.


What does LEDNet do?

LEDNet meets quarterly to provide a forum for Environment Directors to share learning and best practice and develop thinking on emerging policy. It is a forum for mutual support and collaboration between directors which contributes to London’s joint working. Priority topics for LEDNet are air quality, income generation and efficiencies, circular economy, digital and public realm cleanliness. 

LEDNet is represented on the following pan London boards:

LEDNet collaborates with the Association of Directors of Environment, Planning and Transport on common issues. 


Research and tools

LWARB and LEDNet developed waste management planning advice for flatted properties. 

LEDNet submitted a joint response with ADPH London to the Mayor's air quality consultation in December 2016. 

In partnership with Resource London, LEDNet funded a cost of contamination toolkit. 

LEDNet and Resource London commissioned a guide to Improving Waste Management in the Domestic Rented Sector.


Key Contacts

A London Environment Director acts as chair and deputy chair on a rotating basis. The current chair is Keith Townsend (Ealing) and the deputy chair is Dan Jones (Bromley).  

Kate Hand is the LEDNet Principal Policy Officer. Contact her at or 0207 934 9898.