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lookwest goes Capital

lookwestlondon has become the official news feed for Capital West London, the collaborative inward investment and trade venture for the seven West London Boroughs. Your favourite West London economic and development news feed is now on the Capital West London … Continue reading

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Heathrow to add electric taxis

Heathrow, Jaguar and travel services company WeKnowGroup have signed a landmark deal that will see a fleet of up to 200 fully-electric Jaguar I-PACE vehicles available to passengers for travel to and from Heathrow.

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Local elections make little change

Local election results appear not to have changed the political landscape in West London.

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New HCLG Secretary promises Grenfell action

James Brokenshire has been appointed as Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, replacing Sajid Javed following his move to the Home Office.

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Export on the agenda

Attendees at the West London Export Club heard about a number of export markets, including Libya and Vienam.

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UK to grow India research partnership

Science Minister, Sam Gyimah, has announced, as part of Indian Prime Minister Modi’s visit to the UK, that the UK will continue to grow its research partnership with India with tech-focused investments that focus on issues of global importance including … Continue reading

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Solid start for Western Corridor

Jones Lang Lasalle’s Western Corridor office market report for the first quarter of 2018 shows a solid start to the year.

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RIBA London Awards shortlist released

The shortlist for the RIBA London Awards has been announced, with Brentford Lock West and The Westworks both included.

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Mayor of London launches Culture Seeds

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has launched Culture Seeds – a new £1million micro-grant programme which will bring bright ideas to life by supporting creativity in all of London’s communities.

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Crossrail shows progress

Crossrail continues to make progress towards operation, with construction progress across the route to deliver London’s newest railway, the Elizabeth line.

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Sadiq appoints Chair of Food Board

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has appointed Claire Pritchard as the new Chair of the London Food Board.

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Harrow and Hounslow make CEZ shortlist

Eleven boroughs – including Harrow and Hounslow – will receive a share of a £500,000 fund to develop bids to become one of three Creative Enterprise Zones, to be announced later in 2018.

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Housing older Londoners’ report launch

Our urban populations are ageing and we are not ready says a new report by Future of London.

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Crossrail fares confirmed

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, and Transport for London (TfL) have announced that Elizabeth line pay as you go fares within Zones 1-6 will be the same as the fares on existing TfL services.

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Capital West London goes global at MIPIM

Capital West London promoted its ground-breaking plans to an international audience at MIPIM 2018, outlining their vision to unite the area as one huge investment opportunity.

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Brent welcomes WLO progress

Brent Council has welcomed the inclusion of the proposed West London Orbital rail line in the Mayor of London’s transport strategy.

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Mayor hands out £24m for community regen

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan has awarded £24 million of funding to projects from across the capital – including in Harrow and Wandsworth – that will he hopes enable local people to take an active role in the regeneration … Continue reading

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Mayor launches digital skills drive

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan has  has launched a new initiative to find and develop the next generation of home-grown tech talent to meet a growing digital skills shortage in the capital.

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WLO in Mayoral Transport Strategy

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has today set out his Transport Strategy, which includes a major fillip for West London – a commitment to the West London Orbital line from Brent Cross to Hounslow.

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West London unites to enhance global reach

The West London Alliance has revealed ground-breaking plans to unite the area as one huge growth and investment opportunity, promoting it’s combined £69billion economy to a worldwide audience under the brand Capital West London.

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