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Brent reveals rate relief scheme

Over 2,000 businesses in the Brent are set to benefit from a reduction in their business rates, thanks to a new Brent Council scheme approved by its Cabinet.

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Work begins on Rowditch Lane

Work has started on six new council houses in Rowditch Lane, with old garages demolished to make way for five three-bedroom and one two-bedroom houses which will play a part in the decant from the Winstanley and York Estates.

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Sadiq launches night vision

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has launched his vision for London to become a leading 24-hour global city as he pledged to plan for life at night in the same way the city does for the day.

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Circus West Village openings

A retailer and a restaurant are now open at Battersea Power Station’s Circus West Village.

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Consultation for The Fox

Lateral Property are consulting on proposals to redevelop the Fox Pub in Palmers Green.

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Doubletree sale

HPL Properties has acquired the Hilton Doubletree hotel in Ealing.

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Crossrail 2 gets backing

The Mayor of London, and the Secretary of State for Transport have confirmed support for Crossrail 2.

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Slough to help pubs

Slough Borough Council leader Cllr Sohail Munawar has unveiled a business rate relief fund to support Slough pubs.

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Wandsworth release improvement funds

Wandsworth Council has released another wave of funding for neighbourhood improvement schemes from the Wandworth Local Fund.

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Urban Revivo heads for Westfield

Urban Revivo, the Chinese “fast fashion” retailer, is to open its first UK store in March 2018 at Westfield London.

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Capco reports Earls Court progress

Capital & Counties have reported positive progress at Earls Court in their interim financial report.

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Studio makes Stirling list

Juergen Teller’s photography studio near the Westway has made the shortlist for the UK’s leading architecture award, the Stirling Prize.

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Sadiq hits out at rail fare rises

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has hit out at Government plans to increase fares on London’s suburban rail network by around 3.5 per cent next January, stating that hiking rail fares in the current climate would be ‘woefully out … Continue reading

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Shuttleworth Road plans progress

Seventy-one new council homes on Shuttleworth Road are to be supported by £3.9million from the Mayor of London, in what will be the largest single development so far of Wandsworth Council’s housebuilding programme.

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Sadiq releases transport spend report

Sadiq Khan has released a report which he says “debunks the myth that London receives more than its fair share of investment on transport schemes compared to the rest of the country”.

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WLC merger on the cards

Ealing Hammersmith and West London’s College and Kensington & Chelsea College have announced that they are starting a process to merge the two colleges in order “to broaden the opportunities available to learners and help meet the future needs of … Continue reading

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Harrow Design Review Panel grows

Harrow Council’s Design Review Panel has added more members, bringing it up to 50 experts who will aim to improve the quality of new buildings in the borough.

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Wandsworth leads on internal migration

Wandsworth is the “go to borough” for people moving to London from the rest of the UK, according to new analysis by the Office for National Statistics.

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Heathrow launches free domestic noise insulation

Heathrow has opened up free noise insulation to more than 700 local residents following what the Airport describes as a successful pilot scheme.

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A2Dominion consult in Hounslow West

A2Dominion are consulting on plans for a wholly affordable 177 home scheme on the former Morrison site on Bath Road.

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