Category Archives: CWL News

Chelsea put new stadium on hold

Chelsea FC have put their plans for a new stadium on hold, the club has said. The plans for the Herzog & de Meuron designed stadium (pictured) were approved in January 2017, and would hae delivered a 60,000 seat stadium, … Continue reading

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Terra Firma look at Quintain

Terra Firma are among those looking at a bid for Quintain, it is reported. Quintain were reported to be for sale earlier in 2018, with current american owner Lone Star said to be looking to reduce their UK exposure ahead … Continue reading

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OPDC pick Place Review Group

Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation (OPDC) have appointed a number of leading industry figures to their independent OPDC Place Review Group. The new panel member appointments follow an open invitation for applications and aim to strengthen the expertise … Continue reading

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Nestle plan gets Mayoral nod

The Mayor of London has waved through SEGRO and Barratt’s plan for a mixed use industrial and residential scheme on the site of the former Nestle factory in Hayes. Jules Pipe, Deputy Mayor for Planning, has written to Hillingdon Council … Continue reading

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Hammersmith Summer Festival launches programme

HammersmithLondon – the Business Improvement District for Hammersmith town centre – has launched its Summer Festival programme for 2018. The programme has run for a number of years, and has successfully increased footfall for the daytime and nighttime economies. The … Continue reading

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Barnet confirms leader

At Barnet Council’s Annual Council, Councillor Richard Cornelius was confirmed as Barnet Council’s Leader for the next four years, with Councillor Daniel Thomas as Deputy Leader. Council Leader, Councillor Richard Cornelius, said: “I am extremely proud to continue as the … Continue reading

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West London high in university rankings

West London’s universities have made a good showing in the rankings table published by The Guardian. Imperial College is seventh overall, while University of West London moved up eight places to 50th, and Brunel University climbed 14 places to 58th. … Continue reading

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Ealing confirms cabinet

Julian Bell stays as leader of Ealing Council, as the new cabinet is announced. The council’s new cabinet was announced at the first full council meeting following the local elections. The team of nine councillors who will form the cabinet, the … Continue reading

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Office Group takes more on Lyric Square

The Office Group has taken the remaining space at One Lyric Square, meaning it it now the sole tenant in the Schroder owned building. The 40,000 sq ft deal, added to the 61,000 sq ft deal already agreed in 2017, … Continue reading

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New leader for Harrow

Labour Councillor Graham Henson has been confirmed as the new Leader of Harrow Council. The Annual Meeting of the council in the Civic Centre confirmed the choice of Cllr Henson, a councillor for the past 12 years for Roxbourne ward, … Continue reading

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Heathrow Hub makes complaint

Heathrow Hub, the independent proposal to expand Heathrow Airport via an Extended Northern Runway, has formally complained to the Competition and Markets Authority about the behaviour of Heathrow Airport  regarding airport expansion. The complaint, submitted on Heathrow Hub’s behalf by … Continue reading

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Harpley heads for GLA

Hounslow Council’s Chief Executive, Mary Harpley, is to move to the Greater London Authority to become its Chief Officer. Harpley has been CEO at Hounslow for seven years, and will move to the GLA in September 2018. As Chief Officer, … Continue reading

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Business calls for urgent Heathrow vote

The leaders of business groups representing over half a million employers across the UK have called on the govenrnment tohold a vote on the future of Heathrow as soon as possible. The leaders of the CBI,  British Chambers of Commerce, … Continue reading

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Hounslow confirms cabinet

Councillor Steve Curran is to remain as leader of Hounslow Council following the council’s first meeting after the local elections. Cllr Curran, ward member for Syon, was confirmed as the Leader of Hounslow Council for the next four years, and … Continue reading

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Transport Secretary challenges industry to balance expansion costs

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has challenged the aviation industry to develop solutions for expansion that provide value for money and benefit passengers. In a speech to industry, the Transport Secretary set the standards for how Heathrow should collaborate with airlines … Continue reading

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Mayor welcomes “threshold” judgement

The Mayor of London’s Office has welcomed a judgment handed down by the High Court that has backed the Mayor’s ‘threshold’ approach to affordable housing. Following a legal challenge by four retirement homes developers, the court ruled that the Mayor’s … Continue reading

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Kidzania launches engineering festival

KidZania London has teamed up with the government’s Year of Engineering campaign to launch a programme of events and activities designed to inspire a new generation of innovators, inventors and problem solvers. The Year of Engineering festival will run at … Continue reading

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Capital West London to be unveiled at LREF

Hundreds of investors will hear more about Capital West London when the ground-breaking partnership goes live at the London Real Estate Forum (LREF) as the new website is unveiled. The brainchild of the West London Alliance, Capital West London is … Continue reading

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Westfield shareholders confirm Unibail sale

Westfield shareholders have voted in favour of a £18.5 billion takeover by Unibail-Rodamco, it has been announced. The approval was the final hurdle for the takeover, which has already received approval from Unibail shareholders, boards of both companies, as well … Continue reading

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Fulham Broadway BID closes on ballot

The proposed Fulham Broadway Business Improvement District is heading towards its ballot. The BID’s proponents say Fulham Broadway as a designated Town Centre has remained largely unchanged, but that with Chelsea’s stadium at Stamford Bridge being redeveloped the opportunity has … Continue reading

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