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RCA submits Battersea plans

The Royal College of Art (RCA) has submitted plans for a £108 million building for postgraduate students and entrepreneurs in Battersea.

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Connecting SMEs to construction opportunity

HFBrill4Biz Supply Chain is a new free service for businesses in Hammersmith & Fulham, which seeks to connect them with opportunities in construction and property maintenance.

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Battesea gets riverbus service

A new pier is open in Battersea to allow travel by river to the West End and Canary Wharf.

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Mayor launches tech initiatives

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has launched two major new tech initiatives to boost the sector and help harness the capital’s tech talent to make life better for Londoners.

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Harrow consults on Grange Farm

Plans for the demolition and redevelopment of the Grange Farm Estate are being shown at a consultation by Harrow Council.

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Bridge Park consultation

Brent Council has opened a consultation on plans for the Bridge Park leisure centre and neighbouring Unisys site in Stonebridge Park.

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Wembley shutters art

A partnership between Brent Council and Somali businessmen Ahmed and Yusaf is improving the look of Wembley High Road.

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Ealing looks to remarket Acton Library

Ealing is to review plans for the former Acton Library, following the termination of the deal with Curzon for its redevelopment as a cinema.

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Sadiq targets housebuilding surge

New figures released by the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, reveal that London needs to build 66,000 new homes every year to meet its needs, as he reveals his new draft London Plan housing targets.

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Catalyst bond issue secures £250m

Catalyst Housing has issued a 30-year bond and raised £250m to invest in their forward pipeline.

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Seven buys in Slough

Seven Capital has bought the Lion House Depot site in Slough for £10.5m.

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All Star strikes at Westfield

Bowling operator All Star Lanes has revealed plans to open a “new generation” lanes concept at Westfield.

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“Lidl of the future” heads for Hayes

Lidl is continuing its expansion with a new store opening on 2nd November 2017 in Hayes.

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‘Resounding’ vote for Central Ealing Neighbourhood Plan

Central Ealing residents and business have voted overwhelmingly to adopt the Central Ealing Neighbourhood Plan.

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Meyer brings forward Master Brewer plans

Meyer Homes has submitted plans for the Master Brewer site.

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First Record Store tenant announced

U+I has announced Aspect as the first company to take space in the Record Store at The Old Vinyl Factory in Hayes.

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Heathrow R3 consultation launched

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has set out the next stage of delivering a third runway at Heathrow Airport, launching a consultation on the revised draft Airports National Policy Statement and government response to the airspace consultation

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Laing O’Rourke gets Brent Cross job

Hammerson and Standard Life Investments, joint owners of Brent Cross Shopping Centre, have announced that Laing O’Rourke has been chosen as the preferred contractor for the retail extension of Brent Cross London.

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Outer London “failing to build”

New figures from London First suggest that many of London’s outer boroughs are failing to build enough homes and are contributing substantially to the city’s housing crisis.

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Harrow and Hillingon get flood cash

Harrow and Hillingdon are two of four London boroughs to receive part of a £200,000 grant from the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affaris (DEFRA) for a new Natural Flood Management project in which Brunel University plays a significant … Continue reading

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