Category Archives: General

Sadiq announces Markets Board

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced plans to recruit a team of industry experts and business leaders to help preserve and grow London’s markets.

Posted in General | Leave a comment

Sadiq boosts community builders

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has today set out plans for a £250,000 boost to set up the first-ever one-stop shop to help Londoners build their own homes in the capital.

Posted in General | Leave a comment

MPs back Crossrail 2

More than 50 Members of Parliament from across the country and political parties have urged the government to urgently back Crossrail 2.

Posted in General | Leave a comment

Councils back Crossrail 2

Councils from across London and the South East have joined together to pledge their support for Crossrail 2 and urge the government to give the scheme its full backing.

Posted in General | Leave a comment

Sadiq does L&Q deal

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has announced a partnership with L&Q which aims to invest £8 billion in 20,000 new homes across the capital – 12,000 of which will be, says the Mayor, “genuinely affordable”.

Posted in General | Leave a comment

PWL Awards shortlist announced

The shortlist has been announced for the Place West London Awards 2017.

Posted in General | Leave a comment

WLB publishes policy commission reports

West London Business has published the reports of its four policy commissions, set up to look at the future of the West London economy.

Posted in General | Leave a comment

Crossrail 2 vital say builders

Leading figures from homebuilding, property industries and housing associations have urged the Government to give its firm backing to Crossrail 2 and provide a key boost in tackling London’s housing crisis.

Posted in General | Leave a comment

Western Corridor “solid”

Jones Lang Lasalle’s latest Western Corridor office market suggests the area is still performing solidly despite Brexit.

Posted in General | Leave a comment

99p closes West London stores

Poundland has closed its 99p stores, inluding six in West London.

Posted in General | Leave a comment

Thames Valley electrification works

Network Rail has successfully electrified 12 miles of railway to the west of London between Stockley Junction and Maidenhead as part of the Crossrail project, allowing GWR to extend new electric trains from London Paddington to Maidenhead from May 2017.

Posted in General, Hillingdon, Slough | Leave a comment

Catalyst ring changes

Rod Cahill, Chief Executive of Catalyst has announced changes to the Catalyst Leadership Team.

Posted in General | Leave a comment

Deputy Mayor bangs Brexit drum

Deputy Mayor for London Rajesh Agrawal said a good Brexit deal for London was top priority at City Hall at the West London Futures Conference.

Posted in General | Leave a comment

Mayor welcomes budget devo

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has welcomed the publication of a new London Devolution Agreement in the Budget.

Posted in General | Leave a comment

New data reveals scale of housing challenge for London

New analysis from the Fifty Thousand Homes campaign has revealed that a third of new homes consented in London are not built.

Posted in General | Leave a comment

Five year high for industrial take-up

2016 recorded a five-year high in industrial floorspace take-up, according to JLL’s latest Western Corridor Industrial & Logistics research. ​

Posted in General | Leave a comment

East to threaten West once more?

The Mayor of London has unveiled plans to transform the Thames Estuary into a hub for the creative and cultural industries, threatening to move a sector which is one of West London’s traditional strengths.

Posted in General | Leave a comment

Design team begins work on Nine Elms Pimlico Bridge commission

The design team, led by Denmark’s Bystrup Architecture Design and Engineering, is now starting a programme of exploratory works for a the new Nine Elms bridge.

Posted in General | Leave a comment

Mayor of London announces Brexit plan

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has set out plans for a London Brexit blueprint at the first meeting of his Brexit Expert Advisory Panel.

Posted in General | Leave a comment

Sadiq says Crossrail 2 is essential

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan has said that the capital’s transport network will “grind to a halt under the strain of overcrowding” unless the Government backs plans for Crossrail 2.

Posted in General | Leave a comment