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RIBA London Awards – West London winners

The RIBA London Awards winners have been announced, with some West London gems among them.

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Mayor looks to match crowdfunded schemes

The Mayor of London has pledged to match funding raised for community projects on crowdfunding platform Spacehive in a programme called Crowdfund London.

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Heathrow posts record April

Heathrow has posted its best April on record, with the Easter getaway helping the Airport to welcome over 6 million passengers, jumping 11% on the same month in 2016, while frieght volumes also rose by 12%.

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Asda opens in South Ruislip

Asda has opened its superstore on the former Express Dairies Arla site in South Ruislip.

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Brent celebrates PWL Award win

Brent Council is celebrating its win at the Place West London Awards with its Digital High Street project.

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Brent Cross plans in

Hammerson and Standard Life Investments have submitted detailed plans for the £1.4bn redevelopment of the Brent Cross Shopping Centre.

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Drones to flock to Charter

Landid, developers of the Charter Building in Uxbridge are hosting a pop-up drone race to promote the building.

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West London universities rise in Guardian chart

West London’s universities have all climbed in the latest edition of the Guardian newspaper’s University Guide.

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Ice Arena ahead

Slough Ice Arena will open in March next year, ahead of schedule, the council has announced.

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Hillingdon Expo 2017

The Hillingdon Business Expo takes place at Brunel again in 2017 on the 1st June.

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Trellick to get facelift

The A40 landmark, the brutalist residential Trellick Tower, is set for a major £7.2m restoration programme with the appointment of Wates Living Space, to deliver extensive external works.

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Imperial College pulls in Mapi

A leading US life sciences firm has doubled its presence in the UK by locating at Imperial College London’s White City Campus.

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WLB candidates briefing

West London Business have published a briefing note on the General Election intended to inform candidates about the issues which matter most to businesses in the sub-region.

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St James buy more in White City

St James have aquired Centre House in White City from Imperial College, a move which enlarges their scheme on the former M&S site, and could add 500 homes to the plans.

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Hammersmith heads Upstream

Hammersmith & Fulham Council are holding an event for entrepreneurs, business start-ups, and those looking to launch their business ideas.

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OPDC picks AECOM for masterplan

Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation has appointed AECOM as its preferred bidder for the masterplanning contract.

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H&F mulls Article 4s

Hammersmith & Fulham Council has opened a double consultation on two potential Article 4 directions on permitted development rights.

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Belmont makes OAS list

Belmont, Aviva Investors’ 130,000 sq ft office redevelopment, in the centre of Uxbridge has been shortlisted for the OAS (Office Agents Society) Development Award’s category for ‘Best Refurbishment/Regeneration outside of Central London’.

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Wandsworth announce new cabinet

Wandsworth Council Leader Ravi Govindia has appointed a new cabinet.

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Heathrow looking for Partnership Manager

Heathrow Airport is recruiting for a new Partnership Manager for the Heathrow Academy.

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