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Cinema de Lux for Brent Cross

Hammerson and Aberdeen Standard Investments, joint owners of Brent Cross, have secured National Amusements’ luxury cinema brand, Showcase Cinema de Lux, for the new £1.4bn Brent Cross extension in London.

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Tincknell steps down

Battersea Power Station Development Company CEO Rob Tincknell has resigned.

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Larnaca connection restored

Cobalt Air, Cyprus’ largest airline, has started a new daily service between Heathrow and Larnaca, re-establishing an important link last served by the former Cyprus Airways in 2015.

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Chair appointed for CEB

Rachel Cerfontyne has been appointed chair of the Heathrow Community Engagement Board.

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R3 consultation moves to next phase

The next phase of planning for Heathrow expansion is set to commence following the end of the first round of the Airport’s community consultation.

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Eat17 for Hammersmith

Walthamstow’s Eat17 restaurant is set to open in Fulham Palace Road.

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Barnet OnSide work to begin

Barnet’s new OnSide Youth Zone will soon start taking shape with building work set to begin on the £6.5million centre.

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Heathrow Express service preserved

The Heathrow Express rail service has been preserved to at least 2028 under a new agreement.

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Collective deal doubt

The change of Mayor in Newham may block the sale of the Collective, at Old Oak, to Red Door Ventures, it is reported.

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Catalyst prepares to build social rent scheme

Catalyst is beginning the construction of 26 new homes for social rent on a vacant site in Southall, next to the Havelock Estate.

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RIBA London Awards shortlist released

The shortlist for the RIBA London Awards has been announced, with Brentford Lock West and The Westworks both included.

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Ardmore get Perfume job

Imperial College has appointed Ardmore to deliver the main works at their student accommodation project on part of the former Perfume Factory site in North Acton.

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Heathrow Hub keeps pushing

The leader of the Heathrow Hub bid to expand the Airport has written to the Financial Times to highlight what he desribes as “the perverse regulatory incentives which caused Heathrow Airport’s shareholders to veto our cheaper, simpler, quieter scheme for … Continue reading

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Harrow approves Civic Centre plans

Harrow Council has approved its own plans for a new civic centre in Wealdstone.

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Triple signing for AEW

AEW has signed three leases on a total of around 130,000 sq ft at Bath Road Central in Slough.

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Cottagers get Riverside permission

Fulham FC has been given permission to redevelop its Riverside Stand to increase the capacity at its Craven Cottage stadium to 29,600.

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Capco completes Empress State sale

Capital & Counties has exchanged and completed on the sale of the Empress State Building to the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime for a total cash consideration of £250 million.

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Triple Heathrow let for SEGRO

Over 250,000 sq ft has been let across two estates in SEGRO’s Greater London portfolio close to Heathrow Airport.

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Filmworks ready to roll again

St George is to start work again on the Ealing Filmworks development on the former Empire Cinema site.

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SUR submits library site application

Plans have been submitted to redevelop the Old Library site in Slough into two new Marriott International brand hotels, restaurants and shops.

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