Gaskarth project to start

Wandsworth Council is set to begin the construction of another six new low cost rent properties in Balham in the coming weeks as part of a self build programme.

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Brent agrees Tricycle funding

Kilburn’s Tricycle Theatre is edging closer to securing the funds it needs to complete a major refurbishment after Brent Council approved funding of up to £1million.

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Sadiq launches skills fund

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has launched Skills for Londoners – a new skills agenda for the capital – which aims to ensure that all Londoners have the opportunity to train in the skills that the capital’s economy needs.

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Lydia Court tops out

Slough Council has completed the roof on Lydia Court, a new development of council homes.

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Residence progress

The redevelopment of the former Christie’s warehouse site in Nine Elms is progressing, and tenants are expected to move in to The Residence, two blocks of flats, within the coming weeks.

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Stanhope progresses Gateway

Stanhope has agreed a lease on a TfL owned petrol station site in White City to allow it to deliver part of its TV Centre project – the Gateway.

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Heathrow R3 aims for construction sector legacy

At the launch of Heathrow’s plan to establish logistics hubs around the UK, the Airport stated its intention to grow sustainably and in doing so to provide jobs growth for the whole of the UK, and a productivity revolution in the UK construction sector.

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Heathrow launches R3 support tool

Heathrow Airport has launched a tool to help people make a supportive contribution to the ongoing consultation on the draft Airports National Policy Statement (NPS).

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Brent to retake charge of housing

Council housing in Brent will cease to be managed by Brent Housing Partnership (BHP) and instead return to direct local authority control.

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Sadiq announces Markets Board

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced plans to recruit a team of industry experts and business leaders to help preserve and grow London’s markets.

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Sadiq boosts community builders

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has today set out plans for a £250,000 boost to set up the first-ever one-stop shop to help Londoners build their own homes in the capital.

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L&G buys at Staples Corner

Legal & General has acquired the JVC/Kenwood building at Staples Corner for £51.85m.

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Council buys Chiswick Green

Runnymede Council has bought the Chiswick Green office building for around £60m.

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MPs back Crossrail 2

More than 50 Members of Parliament from across the country and political parties have urged the government to urgently back Crossrail 2.
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Rectory Park leisure works begin

Ealing Council’s project to develop new sports leisure and recreational facilities at Northolt’s Rectory Park is now underway.

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H&F launches comedy festival

Hammersmith & Fulham Council – in partnership with the Bush Theatre and PBJ Management – is launching a new summer comedy festival in Shepherds Bush which aims to showcase the borough’s cultural offer.

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Brentford High Street East consent

Planning permission has been granted for Essential Living’s mixed-use retail and residential development at Brentford High Street East.

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Hayes to head east

Pat Hayes, Ealing Council’s Executive Director for Regeneration and Housing is heading for Barking & Dagenham.

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Dorsett progress Walkabout

Dorsett Hotels are progressing towards construction work on their conversion of the Shepherds Bush Palladium – better known as the Walkabout – into an aprt-hotel with commercial space.

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Councils back Crossrail 2

Councils from across London and the South East have joined together to pledge their support for Crossrail 2 and urge the government to give the scheme its full backing.

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