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Brent resi offers value

Brent is in the property spotlight with strong five-year house price growth, according to a report in the London Evening Standard. The report says that being London Borough of Culture for 2020 has helped keep an upward trend in values … Continue reading

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Heathrow takes steps to remain open during virus crisis

Heathrow Airport says it will take steps to reorganise and shrink its operation to remain open throughout the Coronavirus (Covid-19) crisis. Keeping Heathrow open will enable some passenger services to continue, as well as facilitating cargo operations. The Airport also … Continue reading

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Green light for Colindale Station redevelopment

Barnet Council and TfL have completed the Section 106 agreement for the redevelopment of the Colindale Station site, and the council has issued a formal approval. The scheme involves a comprehensive redevelopment of the site, with full planning permission for … Continue reading

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Abbey plans set for approval

ZEDHomes has had its plans for a 581 home redevelopment of the Abbey Manufacturing Estate in Alperton recommended for approval by Brent Council. The plans, designed by Broadway Malyan, were originally submitted in December 2018. The recommendation for approval is … Continue reading

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Digital Skills Partnership review event held at Barnet and Southgate College

SMEs and higher education students came together with the Digital Grid Partnership for an evening of capacity-building and reviewing Supported by the GLA and funded by the ESF, a Digital Skills Partnership review event was held at Barnet and Southgate … Continue reading

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Master Brewer plans called in

Inland Homes plans for Hillingdon Gardens have been called in by the Mayor of London following local refusal. The plans would deliver more than 500 homes in a development of a development of up to 11 storeys on the former … Continue reading

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White City sale progress

The sale of White City Place is progressing, with four bidders now understood to be still in the race. An international group including Cadillac Fairview (Canada), GIC (Singapore), Peterson Group (Hong Kong) and Great Portland Estates (UK) have, it is … Continue reading

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Ealing launches Fit to Bid

The London Borough of Ealing, in association with Branduin Business Support are offering a fully funded support package to enable local businesses get ‘Fit to Bid’. The programme involves an initial Bid Capability Assessment of each company, and experts then … Continue reading

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Harrow plans Article 4 protection for conservation areas

Harrow Council’s planning comittee has approved proposals to introduce Article 4 directions for five conservation areas in Stanmore and Edgware. If introduced, planning permission would now be required for more minor works at buildings on Kerry Avenue, Stanmore Hill, Old … Continue reading

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Brent reaches Network agreement

Brent Council has agreed to work with Network Homes to support its approach to housebuilding over the next five years. The council’s cabinet has agreed a co-operation agreement with the housing association, which will allow the two bodies to share … Continue reading

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Brent consult on the future of St Raphael’s Estate

Brent Council has shown its first set of proposals for the regeneration of the St Raphael’s Estate. The consultation showed initial designs for infill development and redevelopment – the two approaches being considered to improve St Raphael’s for existing residents … Continue reading

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West London gets share of good growth funds

The final round of the Mayor of London’s Good Growth fund has given West London projects a share of the £24m on offer. Launched in 2017 and delivered in partnership with the London Economic Action Partnership (LEAP), the Good Growth … Continue reading

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Insight Enterprises stay in Uxbridge

Landid has reached agreement with multi-national technology company Insight Enterprises to take 18,500 sq ft at The Charter Building in Uxbridge for its new London hub. The company will relocate its London-based operations from The Atrium building in Uxbridge to … Continue reading

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Valor buys in West London

Valor Real Estate Partners has bought a 100,000 sq ft multi-let industrial park in Ruislip and a 38,000 sq ft property in Park Royal. The Ruislip acquisition comprises 10 fully-let units, while the second acquisition in Park Royal is located … Continue reading

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London is no.2 in KPMG tech league

The 2020 Technology Innovation Hubs report includes perspectives from KPMG’s latest global Technology Industry Innovation Survey, now in its eighth year. More than 800 global technology industry leaders ranked the cities and countries that are leading innovation centers. The publication … Continue reading

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TfL and A2Dominion announce Hounslow site

TfL has announced that it is working with A2Dominion to bring forward plans to deliver around 400 new affordable homes in Hounslow. The proposals, which cover a 1.48 hectare site, have been designed by HKR architects and include the delivery … Continue reading

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Envac lifts Wembley Park recycling rates

Wembley Park residents are recycling five times more than the national average for apartments, a positive outcome of Quintain’s investment in the Envac waste management system. The developer started deploying the system, which sucks segregated waste from buildings through tubes … Continue reading

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London Growth Hub roadshow visits Hammersmith

A new decade means change for every small and growing business. It means new opportunities as technologies emerge, markets develop, consumer tastes change and business needs evolve. It’s a time when every small business needs to ask itself: are we … Continue reading

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Join the West London Property Lunch

The West London Spring Property Lunch will take place on Friday 27 March 2020 at Fulham Palace, 1pm. This Spring, with the support of Better Futures and WSP, the spotlight will be on CleanTech and green construction. The WLB property … Continue reading

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West London start-ups win big

West London companies have won half the awards available at the London Business Awards 2020. The London Business Awards are a celebration of some of the most exciting companies and entrepreneurs based in the UK capital, showcasing their success stories … Continue reading

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