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New HCLG Secretary promises Grenfell action

James Brokenshire has been appointed as Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, replacing Sajid Javed following his move to the Home Office.

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Brunel attracts £19m

Brunel University London has received over £19m from the EU’s Horizon 2020 project since 2014, new figures released by the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) reveal.

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Heathrow no “walled fortress”

Speakers from Heathrow’s expansion team told a business audience that expansion would bring great economic benefits to the local area, as well as connect the UK to global growth, with Heathrow open to, and an extension of, London.

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London Square get Neasden approval

London Square has ben granted consent for a 121 home development in Neasden.

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Offer made for Wembley Stadium

The owner of Fulham FC has made an offer to buy Wembley Stadium from the Football Association.

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Export on the agenda

Attendees at the West London Export Club heard about a number of export markets, including Libya and Vienam.

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Ealing Works progress

Work is progressing to the ‘Ealing Works’ hub on St James Avenue in West Ealing.

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Heathrow to start partner search

Heathrow Airport is launching a pitch process to encourage potential commercial development partners to share ideas on how to deliver expansion.

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Capco to “hand back” estates?

Capital & Counties is reported to be considering handing back the West Kensington and Gibbs Green Estates to Hammersmith & Fulham Council.

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More King Street consultation

A2Dominion are consulting on revised proposals for their King Street regeneration project.

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Heathrow agrees to fund SPG

Heathrow Airport has agreed to fund the Heathrow Strategic Planning Group, a collaborative effort across a number of local authorities.

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Battersea wins at London First Awards

Battersea Academy of Skills Excellence has won a London First awardrecognising their achievements in providing training and routes in to 17000 new jobs.

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UK to grow India research partnership

Science Minister, Sam Gyimah, has announced, as part of Indian Prime Minister Modi’s visit to the UK, that the UK will continue to grow its research partnership with India with tech-focused investments that focus on issues of global importance including … Continue reading

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UWL opens Heathrow archive exhibition

An exhibition – “Heathrow: The Journey” – focussing on the history of the UK’s busiest airport, has opened at the University of West London’s campus in St Mary’s Road, Ealing.

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Hammerson abandons Intu deal

Hammerson, the owner of Brent Cross shopping centre, have withdrawn their agreed offer to acquire Intu, who own the main shopping centre in Uxbridge, as well as a number of other centres across the country.

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CLS buys in Hammersmith

CLS Holdings has acquired 401 King Street for £15m.

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Fizzy launches in Hayes

Fizzy Living has launched a new 188 build to rent development in Hayes.

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Granville heads for opening

South Kilburn’s Granville is getting ready to reopen after a major refurbishment.

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Tricycle to Kiln

The Tricycle Theatre will reopen in September 2018 following a £7m refurbishment with a new name – Kiln Theatre.

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Heathrow Southern Rail welcomes Express deal

Heathrow Southern Railway has welcomed the agreement between Heathrow Airport Limited, First Group and the Department for Transport (DfT) for continued operation of the Heathrow Express.

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