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Stanhope’s Chiswick Park buy backed by Bank of China

It is reported that Bank of China financed the £312m acquisition by developer Stanhope and Asian investor Lekker Til of Building 7 at Chiswick Park. Stanhope has bought back in to the park it developed, and then sold. It was … Continue reading

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Plans go in for Old Oak Common station

HS2 has submitted plans for Old Oak Common Station to the Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation (OPDC). The station in West London will provide a world-class interchange for an estimated 250,000 passengers each day and will be a … Continue reading

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Exhibition London opens

A new entertainment venue has opened, marking another milestone in the emergence of White City as a cultural hub. Exhibition London, created in the restored Grade ll-listed Victorian Dimco East building next to Westfield London Dimco building, hosted Catfish and … Continue reading

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Government approves HS2

The government has announced that the HS2 rail project will go ahead, after an extensive review, boosting the regeneration of Old Oak. The line, which will link from London to Birmingham, significantly increasing capacity on a highly congested route, will … Continue reading

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Brent to stage three brilliant new events promoting local businesses

Brent’s vibrant business community will receive a major boost in 2020 with the launch of three new events, including a prestigious awards programme. Brent for Business – a Brent Council initiative – is staging the events to showcase the opportunities … Continue reading

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Crossrail hopes for 2021 opening

Crossrail has issued its latest project update on progress to complete the Elizabeth line and confirmed that the central section remains on track to be substantially complete by the end of the first quarter next year with full testing of … Continue reading

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Plus X heads for Hayes

The developers of the Old Vinyl Factory, U+I, are to bring a new high-tech innovation hub, targeting entrepreneurs, start-ups and scale-ups to the Hayes redevelopment of the former EMI factory. Plus X will launch its first innovation hub at the … Continue reading

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Capital West London gets international coverage

fDi Magazine, an FT group publication, has featured the Capital West London programme in a recent article. It was produced after an fDi Magazine journalist attended the Capital West London Growth Summit 2019, and talks about the partnership between West … Continue reading

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Light Festival for Wembley Park

Wembley Park is to launch its first-ever immersive “Winterfest” light festival on Wednesday 20th November, 2019. The free winter festival will see the neighbourhood transformed into an immersive winter playground, through a trail of specially commissioned, site-responsive and touring light … Continue reading

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Bad Axe head for Wembley

Bad Axe, the world’s biggest urban axe throwing club, are about to open at Boxpark in Wembley. They have taken a 2700 sq ft unit in the Wembley leisure destination, which should open during November 2019. Bad Axe aim to … Continue reading

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Wembley building gets Japanese graffiti

Leading Japanese graffiti artist Suiko has been engaged to decorate walls at the new Ferrum building from Tipi, at Wembley Park. Tipi wanted to reflect the blend of culture, social opportunities and the vibrancy that they say comes with “living in … Continue reading

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Ealing reports housing target progress

Ealing Council is now over a third of the way towards its ambitious target of delivering at least 2,500 new genuinely affordable homes for the borough by March 2022. Work to build 898 new homes for let at genuinely affordable … Continue reading

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Opportunities across the region continue to gain momentum

More than 200 people from global businesses, UK based developers, leading investors and council representatives will be coming together for the Capital West London Growth Summit 2019. Following the successful 2018 event, this year’s Growth Summit will take place at … Continue reading

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West London Alliance annual report published

West London Alliance (WLA) has published its annual report detailing the organisation’s successes. WLA is one of the most successful borough-wide partnerships that has been formed between seven West London local authorities of Barnet, Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, … Continue reading

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Partnership to deliver 400 new homes for Hounslow

A £170m partnership has been formed to build more than 400 new homes in Hounslow. Catalyst and Redrow Homes have entered into a partnership agreement in order to deliver a mixed-use scheme of one, two and three bedroom apartments and … Continue reading

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Brent in top ten logistics hotspot

Brent has been identified as one of the top ten ‘last mile’ logistics hotspots in the UK. The ‘hub and spoke’ delivery model remains popular as the West London boroughs, including Ealing, Hounslow, Hammersmith and Fulham and Barnet, all feature … Continue reading

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Hounslow Council bids to be London Borough of Culture for 2021

The Borough of Culture is a programme run by the Mayor of London to promote culture across the capital. Waltham Forest is the 2019 Borough of Culture; Brent is scheduled to be Borough of Culture in 2020.  With applications now … Continue reading

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Boutique offices set for Ealing

Boutique Workplace Company’s expansion plans has seen the flexible workspace provider announce plans to open its largest office in Ealing. Following the takeover of Saunders House, a centrally located building near Ealing Broadway station, which is expected to undergo refurbishment … Continue reading

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Pubs increase in West London

Recent figures show the number of pubs in West London boroughs have increased and applications for licensed premises are on the rise. The growth in pub numbers contrasts the reported national decline and the trend for an increase in licensed … Continue reading

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Hounslow Cavalry Barracks site listed

One of West London’s most unique development opportunities that has the potential for more than 1,000 new homes to be built, has been brought to the market. The 36-acre Hounslow Cavalry Barracks, has been listed by real estate adviser Avison … Continue reading

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