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Quintain appoints agents on Wembley Park core

Quintain has appointed three office agents to help make Wembley Park, its 85 acre mixed-use regeneration project, into a lively new office destination.

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Hounslow approves Article 4’s

Hounslow Council’s Cabinet has approved two Article 4 directions restricting the conversion of industrial space in to homes.

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Ealing approves Galliford Try deal

Ealing Council’s plan to redevelop the 1.27 hectare (3.14 acres) site of Perceval House, their main office building in Ealing Broadway, has taken another step forward.

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Nestle plans approved

SEGRO and Barratt’s mixed use scheme at the former Nestle factory in Hayes involving 1300 homes and 230,000 sq ft of employment space has been granted planning approval.

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US Embassy completion

Building work is complete at the new American Embassy in Nine Elms.

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Mayor launches Economic Development strategy

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has launched his Economic Development Strategy, which sets out how he will try to ensure that all Londoners share in the benefits of London’s prosperity as it grows.

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Slough opens Osborne space

Slough Borough Council and Osborne have officially opened their shared premises at Hawker House, Langley.

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Harrow to get more trees

Harrow’s parks are about to get greener thanks to a grant from the Mayor of London – Harrow Council has been granted £40,194 of the Greener City Fund for Tree Planting.

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Westfield to be taken over

French shopping centre owner Unibail-Rodamco has agreed to buy Westfield Corp, the Australian company which owns Westfield London, for £18.5 billion (US$24.7bn).

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King Street closes for market

Hammersmith has played host to it’s first Christmas market, with King Street closed to traffic for the occasion.

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Crossrail passes 1000 apprenticeship mark

More than 1,000 apprenticeships have now been created since the start of the Crossrail programme in 2009.

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Is Heathrow electric?

Heathrow has reached a key milestone in its pledge to ‘Go Electric’ with the delivery of the 50th electric vehicle to the airport’s fleet.

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Ealing opens second temporary homes project

This month the UK’s largest temporary accommodation development providing 290 additional homes before Christmas will open in Ealing.

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Food Exchange opens

New Covent Garden Market in Nine Elms – the UK’s largest fruit and vegetable market – has unveiled the first phase of its £130m development which the market hope will see it become London’s dominant food hub.

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Bees get final approvals

Hounslow Council have resolved to approve planning amendments submitted for the new Brentford Community Stadium.

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New horizon for New Horizons

Sky’s former HQ – New Horizons Court – is to be converted into  homes after a funder was found for the project.

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Sadiq names Indian ambassador

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced that Indian businessman, Deepak Parekh, is to be the first of a network of international ambassadors who will be tasked with championing London across the globe.

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Government launches Planning Delivery Fund

A new £25 million Government fund has been launched to help local authorities to deliver the “high quality, well designed homes that this country needs”.

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Mayor appoints “good growth” commissioners

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has appointed ten new commissioners to the London Sustainable Development Commission (LSDC) following a formal recruitment process.

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Hammerson buys Intu

Hammerson has agreed to buy Intu Properties for about £3.4bn, creating a £21bn shopping mall giant, and bringing Uxbridge’s shopping mall under the same ownership as Brent Cross.

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