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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 … Continue reading

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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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Balfour Beatty call for quicker R3

Additional aviation capacity at Heathrow and across the UK will be even more crucial for post-Brexit Britain if it is to retain its competitive edge a paper by Balfour Beatty, and that the programme for the delivery of a third … Continue reading

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Greystar gets to work in East Acton

Greystar has begun work on a 306 bed student development in East Acton.

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Dickens Yard gets first retailers

St George’s Dickens Yard development in Ealing has secured lettings with its first two retailers.

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Opendoor opens

Barnet Council have officially launched Opendoor Homes as a Registered Provider.

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Tri-borough arrangement to end

Westminster City Council and Kensington and Chelsea have served notice on the Tri-borough arrangements with Hammersmith & Fulham Council that were established in June 2011 to drive savings and public service reform for the three London boroughs.

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Freight surge at Heathrow

Freight at Heathrow soared in March, with volumes surging nearly 13% to 148,000 metric tonnes – the largest monthly growth in over 5 years.

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