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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.

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Mayor welcomes budget devo

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

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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.

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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. ​

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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West London Business Awards 2017 winners announced

The Polish Bakery, based in Park Royal, scooped three awards at the 2017 West London Business Awards, including the title of West London Company of the Year.

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SEGRO Plan to Keep London Working

A report commissioned by SEGRO says that it is crucial to halt the loss of London’s industrial land now, in order to sustain the city as it continues to grow.

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Sadiq backs Devo report

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has endorsed the findings of a report that calls for further powers to be devolved to the capital in the aftermath of the decision to leave the European Union.

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Mayor announces tree cash

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan has announced £750,000 of funding to plant more than 40,000 new trees across the capital.

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Future of London says boroughs key to PRS

‘Build to Rent’ housing designed and managed specifically for private renters is on the rise in London – there were four times as many private rented sector (PRS) schemes in development at the end of 2016 than in the previous … Continue reading

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Goldsmith to lead anti-R3 campaign

The former Richmond Park MP Zac Goldsmith is to lead the four-council campaign against Heathrow expansion.

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Private Business Awards open for nominations

Nominations are now open for the 2017 UK Private Business Awards – often referred to as the Diamonds – which celebrate the best of UK private businesses and their contribution to communities and the UK economy.

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Wandsworth to hold Nine Elms building jobs fair

Wandsworth Council are holidng a free construction recruitment event later in January 2017, showcasing the range of jobs and starter roles available through the Nine Elms regeneration programme.

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Sadiq to write London industrial strategy

In a speech at the London Government Dinner, Sadiq Khan has asked the capital’s political and business leaders to work with him to develop a new industrial strategy for London.

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Agenda for jobs and growth in London launched

London First has launched a new version of ‘London 2036: An agenda for jobs and growth’.

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Major changes for London LEP

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced the new membership of London’s Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP).

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Sadiq publishes estate regen guide

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has published a draft good practice guide for estate regeneration, adherence to which would be a condition of GLA funding for any such scheme.

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