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Lone Star look at Quintain sale

The venture capital fund which owns Wembley Park developer Qintain is exploring a sale, it is reported.

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Select Committee backs R3, with conditions

The Transport Select Committee has published its report on the AIrports National Policy Statement, and says Government should approve the expansion of Heathrow, with conditions on noise and costs.

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Heathrow adds new chinese routes

Starting this summer, Heathrow-based Hainan Airlines and Tianjin Airlines will provide the UK’s first direct connections to the growing cities of Changsha and X’ian in three weekly service, while Beijing Capital Airlines has also announced it will convert its existing … Continue reading

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Wandsworth announces design awards

The winners of the 2017 Wandsworth Design Awards have been announced.

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Hounslow and Barnet welcomes WLO

Hounslow and Barnet Councils have welcomed the proposed West London Orbital rail line connecting west and north London, as outlined in the Mayor of London’s Transport Strategy.

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Crossrail shows progress

Crossrail continues to make progress towards operation, with construction progress across the route to deliver London’s newest railway, the Elizabeth line.

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Bunker opens

Hillingdon Council has unveiled its new Battle of Britain Bunker Exhibition and Visitor Centre.

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Slough sustainable travel campaign

Transport for Slough is launching a new sustainable travel campaign, backed by Department of Transport funding.

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Hounslow makes CEZ list

Hounslow has been successful in securing funding to develop its bid to become one of the Capitals first Creative Enterprise Zones.

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Wealdstone makes CEZ shortlist

Harrow Council, in partnership with the University of Westminster, Harrow College, Stanmore College and ACAVA, has made the Creative Enterprise Zone shortlist.

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Sadiq appoints Chair of Food Board

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has appointed Claire Pritchard as the new Chair of the London Food Board.

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Bees break ground

A ground-breaking ceremony has been held to mark the preparations for the start of construction on the new Brentford Community Stadium and enabling residential development.

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Harrow and Hounslow make CEZ shortlist

Eleven boroughs – including Harrow and Hounslow – will receive a share of a £500,000 fund to develop bids to become one of three Creative Enterprise Zones, to be announced later in 2018.

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EdCity approved

Plans for EdCity, an education hub with a Youth Zone, new school, nursery, adult education centre and affordable housing, have been approved.

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Heathrow Southern Access to be privately funded

Private companies have been asked to come forward with ideas to deliver a new southern rail link to Heathrow Airport as part of a ‘call for ideas’ by the Government.

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Westfield phase 2 opens

Westfield London’s phase 2 development, including a large new John Lewis anchor store, has opened six months ahead of schedule.

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Housing older Londoners’ report launch

Our urban populations are ageing and we are not ready says a new report by Future of London.

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Prince of Wales tops out

The joint venture between National Grid and Berkeley Group’s St William has topped out at its Prince of Wales Drive site in Battersea.

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Spelthorne set to back R3

Spelthorne Council looks set to back expansion at Heathrow Airport, as it is set to confirm their position at their next cabinet meeting.

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Hounslow sticks to “better not bigger” Heathrow

Hounslow Council has submitted its response to Heathrow Airport’s two consultations regarding the proposal for a new Northwest Runway at Heathrow, still opposing expansion, but taking a pragmatic attitude to commenting on it, and asking for improved mitigation of noise … Continue reading

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