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lookwest still Capital

lookwestlondon is now the official news feed for Capital West London, the collaborative inward investment and trade venture for the seven West London Boroughs. Your favourite West London economic and development news feed is now on the Capital West London … Continue reading

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Inland submit Cavalry Barracks plans

Inland Homes have submitted plans for a 1,629 home redevelopment of the Hounslow Cavalry Barracks site. Inland acquired the site in mid-2020, following an MOD process partly assisted by inclusion in the Capital West London opportunity pack. Inland say in … Continue reading

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Consent for Burnt Oak Savoy plan

EEH Ventures have been granted consent for the redevelopment of a former cinema and bingo hall in Burnt Oak into a 100,000 sq ft co-working and co-living scheme. The conversion of the Grade II Listed former Savoy Cinema includes roof … Continue reading

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National Apprenticeship Week Success at Uxbridge College and Harrow College

Harrow College and Uxbridge College (HCUC) celebrated a series of virtual activities for this year’s National Apprenticeship Week. This included virtual presentation sessions from a range of apprentice employers, careers advice by video link and text, a virtual apprenticeship fair, … Continue reading

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Bedfont lakes potential sale

M&G Property is discussing a sale of the Bedfont Lakes office campus, it is reported. CoStar suggests the sale price for the the 374,661 sq ft office development could be in the region of £115m. Private equity investor Henley is said … Continue reading

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Former GSK building let to banking school

The Global Banking School has signed for nearly 70,000 sq ft in Two Greenford Square, the former GlaxoSmithKline building in Greenford. The school will take 68,759 sq ft  in the Brydell Partners owned building, which is next to Greystar’s 1965 … Continue reading

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OPDC submits new draft Local Plan

The Mayor’s Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation (OPDC) has submitted a revised draft Local Plan to support the construction of more than 25,000 new homes and bring tens of thousands of new jobs to the area with a … Continue reading

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Amazon chooses Ealing for first store

Amazon has opened its first UK Amazon Fresh grocery store in the Ealing Broadway shopping centre. The 2,500 sq ft grocery store concept is Amazon’s first outside of North America and is designed to offer a “convenient and seamless shopping … Continue reading

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Ealing’s green homes

Ealing’s green homes will give residents a healthier, more sustainable and cost-effective home for the future. That was one of the key messages from Ealing In London and Greystar’s webinar chaired by Pat Brown, the Director of the Centre for … Continue reading

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International SOS recommits to Chiswick Park

International SOS has recommitted to Chiswick Park, with a new lease set to keep the health and security services business’ headquarters at the Gunnersbury location until 2031. The company occupies 43,639 sq ft in Building 4 at the park. Arnaud … Continue reading

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Fit Out UK named West London Company of the Year

West London Business has named Fit Out UK as West London Company of the Year in their West London Business Awards 2021. They were also named Park Royal Business of the Year. The interior fit out contractor and relocation services … Continue reading

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Yoo Capital and Capital West London host debate on preserving London’s brilliance at Real Estate Live UK

The role of real estate in protecting London’s world-leading reputation was discussed at Real Estate Live UK in February, at a session hosted in partnership with Yoo Capital and Capital West London. Chaired by Pat Brown, Director of Central, the … Continue reading

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Shaping Greener Places

Cities and towns across the UK are seeking to reduce carbon emissions and create healthy environments for residents, businesses and visitors. Though significant improvements to emission levels have been seen throughout lockdown, the challenge now is to retain those improvements … Continue reading

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Hanwell Station restoration work complete

Grade II listed Hanwell station will be removed from the Heritage at Risk Register by Historic England following extensive renovation work by Transport for London. The nineteenth-century station, which will be served by the Elizabeth line, has been upgraded to … Continue reading

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Protecting London’s Brilliance

Capital West London and Yoo Capital are hosting a session during Real Estate Live UK focussed on the role of real estate in preserving the character of the capital city. The free online event will take place at 12 midday … Continue reading

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Hammersmith BID to lead debate around shaping greener places at Real Estate Live UK

Hammersmith BID is to lead the debate around creating greener towns and cities at Real Estate Live UK in February. The virtual conference brings delegates together through free-to-attend webinars, to hear  leading names and experts from the public and private … Continue reading

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Heathrow Logistics Park on the market

Blackrock are reported to have put their Heathrow Logistics Park on the market with a target price of around £103m. The fully-let park developed in partnership with Graftongate provides 316,000 sq ft of warehouse space across four units let to … Continue reading

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WLA to launch 5G West

In February 2021, the West London Alliance will be kicking off the 5G West Project. This new initiative aims to accelerate the deployment of 5G in West London, delivering the benefits of this new technology more quickly to business and … Continue reading

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Patrizia buys in Park Royal

Patrizia, the German build-to-rent investor, has completed the forward purchase of one of the buildings in Fairview’s Regency Heights development in Park Royal. They will buy the 16 storey, 102-unit residential tower for €45 million (£40.3 million) on behalf of … Continue reading

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Fruition progresses plans

Fruition Properties has announced plans for two West London schemes. In Sudbury Hill, in Harrow, Fruition Properties is currently developing plans for a 45-apartment development in near the John Lyon roundabout junction. The project aims to be sustainable through the use … Continue reading

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