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New Brunel partnerships

Almost £2.4 million has been invested in a new joint research institution, the China–UK Institute of Innovative Quality Engineering and Smart Technology at Brunel University London.

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Pop-up space at the Power Station

Wandsworth small businesses and creative entrepreneurs could get the chance to showcase showcase their wares rent-free at Battersea Power Station.

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Meadow show Whetstone plans

Meadow Residential have shown new plans for a redevelopment of Barnet House, an office block in Whetstone, into new homes for rent.

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London First on Build to Rent

London will become a city of renters, with the number of people renting in the capital due to overtake homeowners by 2025, so London must take a long-term and strategic approach to providing a better choice of rented accommodation, say … Continue reading

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Slough has record apprenticeship year

A record number of apprentices are celebrating their graduation from a programme run by Slough Borough Council and Arvato.

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Headstone Manor consultation

Harrow Council are consulting on plans to revive Headstone Manor Recreation Ground, following success in the first round of the Heritage Lottery Fund’s ‘A Park for All Communities’ fund.

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Mayor makes infrastructure call

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has called for a major increase in infrastructure spending across the UK in the aftermath of Brexit.

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Heathrow could face further delay

A parliamentary vote approving a third runway at Heathrow may be delayed, again, this time to allow further consultation on some new passenger number projections.

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Aviva to buy Ealing Gateway?

Aviva Investors is about to acquire the Ealing Gateway office buildingon Uxbridge Road, it is reported.

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Sadiq announces cash for land buying

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced his intention to earmark £250 million for City Hall to use for buying and preparing land for new and affordable housing.

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Mayor argues for housing devo

Sadiq Khan says that City Hall and London’s boroughs are fighting to solve the capital’s housing crisis “with one arm tied behind their back”, and says it is now vital that the Government grants them greater powers and resources to … Continue reading

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New Sands End consultation

Hammersmith & Fulham Council is consulting on ideas for the new Sands End Art and Community Centre.

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Council urged to work together on business rates

Councils are being encouraged to join forces and put forward proposals to retain the growth in their business rates income as the Secretary for Communities and Local Government Sajid Javid announces new pilots.

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L&Q consults in Brentford

London & Quadrant is consulting on plans to redevelop a Brentford garage site as 400 homes.

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Massive number of bids for Heathrow logistics hubs

Over 120 sites from across Britain have applied to host one of the four logistics hubs proposed to help build an expanded Heathrow, which the Airport dscibes as “an overwhelming show of support for the nation’s most critical infrastructure project”.

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Chimney paint finishes early

The painting of all four chimneys on Battersea Power Station has now been completed ahead of schedule.

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Ram phase three approved

Greenland Group has been granted planning consent for phase 3 of its redevelopment of the 4.5-acre Ram Brewery site in Wandsworth town.

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Quintain promises another billion for Wembley Park

Quintain’s investment at Wembley Park has passed £1bn for the first time, as the company commits to take it past £2bn.

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H&F launches start-up Boot Camp

Hammersmith & Fulham Council is to hold a series of one-day Business Boot Camps, ained at helping people to start and grow new businesses.

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Harrods looks to extend in Hammersmith

Harrods has submitted plans for a significant extension to its Hammersmith offices.

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