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Dominvs get Wembley consent

Plans for a redevelopment of the Euro House site in Wembley close to London Designer Outlet have been approved. The plans, submitted by Dominvs, were designed by AHMM, and will produce a 540,000 sq ft development on the 2.8-acre Fulton … Continue reading

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Park Royal to get new studios

Arts Alliance is to open the Garden Studios in Park Royal, a 62,000 sq ft learning, research and production space. The facilities will include three sound stages along with a specialised virtual production stage, along with workshops, technical facilities, and … Continue reading

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Air-filtering moss means better air for Lyric Square

Hammersmith & Fulham Council is pioneering a new air filtering system using ground-breaking biotech. The new ‘City Tree’ has been installed in Lyric Square, where its moss-filled panels absorb polluted air from Beadon Road and blow out fresh, clean air … Continue reading

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Engitix Therapeutics to relocate headquarters to White City Place

Engitix, a biotechnology company with a portfolio of programmes in fibrosis and solid tumours and two significant partnerships based on its proprietary human extracellular matrix (ECM) platform, has announced that it is relocating its headquarters and operations to WestWorks, part … Continue reading

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Heathrow expansion Supreme Court ruling

The UK Supreme Court has reversed a previous Appeal Court ruling on Heathrow expansion plans, putting a third runway back on the horizon for the country’s main airport. The Appeal Court had ruled that the government’s airports strategy didn’t meet … Continue reading

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Two Brent Meet the Buyer events to take place in early 2021

Square Stone Hub and United Living will be meeting with Brent-based businesses and contractors at two Meet the Buyer events early next year. The two events will allow for Brent businesses to play a part in the borough’s regeneration. The … Continue reading

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Ealing launches Greenprint

Ealing Council have launched their ‘Greenprint for Economic Recovery and Renewal’. Led by the economic growth service, officers from across the council have collaborated on drafting this Greenprint to shop how they are focussing efforts and prioritising resources to mitigate … Continue reading

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Woolbro gets Alperton consent

Woolbro’s plans for a 100 home development in Alperton have been approved. The plans involve the demolition of the existing commercial building and its replacement by two buildings up to seven storeys high containing 100 flats of which 50 would … Continue reading

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Morrisons join Ballymore in Brentford

Ballymore has now exchanged contracts with Morrisons for a store in their Brentford Project scheme. The 36,000 sq ft store on Brentford High Street will open in 2023. The new supermarket will include Market Street counters, Nutmeg clothing and a new … Continue reading

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London Designer Outlet signs more space

Global sports brand adidas is set to greatly expand its store in London Designer Outlet, adopting its new design format which will be a first for UK outlets, while quality handbag retailer Radley is to open a 1,440 sq ft … Continue reading

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Mayor launches creative jobs fund

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has launched a new £1.3m fund to help increase employment and training opportunities in the creative industries for Londoners. As part of the Mayor’s Creative Enterprise Zones, the fund will support jobs and small … Continue reading

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Mayor of London launches new fund to help local communities drive Covid recovery

​Communities across London will be able to access a share of £500,000 to help them recover from the Covid-19 pandemic under a new fund launched today by the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan. From securing new uses for vacant high … Continue reading

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AEG Presents, citizenM and Hyatt sign for Olympia space

A state-of-the art live music venue and two hotels will move into the £1.3bn Olympia regeneration scheme from 2023. Yoo Capital and Deutsche Finance International (DFI) – together the investors in and developers of the £1.3 billion regeneration of Olympia … Continue reading

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Financing agreement confirmed for Crossrail project

The Mayor of London, Transport for London (TfL), the Department for Transport (DfT) and HM Treasury have confirmed an agreed funding and financing package for the final phase of the Crossrail project. This means work on the railway can continue … Continue reading

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Hounslow’s creative sector receives a welcome boost for job creation

Hounslow’s creative sector has gained half a million pounds in a creative industries jobs boost. A timely win for the borough’s economic recovery ambitions, the fund will help people into creative careers, and support small businesses. The new £500k pot comes … Continue reading

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Mayor outlines new Affordable Homes Programme

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has outlined his plans for a new generation of social housing for Londoners. Sadiq’s new £4 billion Affordable Homes Programme for 2021-26 aims to build new safe, green, well-designed social housing, and to deliver … Continue reading

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TfL and Barratt get Wembley approval

TfL and Barratt London – working together as a joint venture – have been given the green light by Brent Council to bring forward their new development by Wembley Park London Underground station. The proposals will deliver 454 new homes, … Continue reading

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Radical new plans for Hammersmith Bridge revealed

Hammersmith & Fulham Council, Sir John Ritblat from Delancey, and Foster + Partners have unveiled a radical new plan to build a temporary double-decker crossing within the existing structure of Hammersmith Bridge that has been closed on safety grounds since … Continue reading

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David Lunts appointed as Chief Executive of OPDC

The Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation (OPDC) has announced the appointment of David Lunts as its permanent Chief Executive Officer. Since taking the role of OPDC’s Interim Chief Executive last year, David has been instrumental in driving the … Continue reading

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Feltham Magistrates Court plans approved

MCR Property Group’s plans to regenerate the former Feltham Magistrates’ Court into 28 new homes and apartments have been approved by the Hounslow Council. The Victorian courthouse, originally built in 1902 as Feltham Town Hall, has remained derelict since 2016 … Continue reading

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