Category Archives: General

Sadiq hits out at rail fare rises

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has hit out at Government plans to increase fares on London’s suburban rail network by around 3.5 per cent next January, stating that hiking rail fares in the current climate would be ‘woefully out … Continue reading

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Sadiq releases transport spend report

Sadiq Khan has released a report which he says “debunks the myth that London receives more than its fair share of investment on transport schemes compared to the rest of the country”.

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WLC merger on the cards

Ealing Hammersmith and West London’s College and Kensington & Chelsea College have announced that they are starting a process to merge the two colleges in order “to broaden the opportunities available to learners and help meet the future needs of … Continue reading

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Sadiq announces affordable homes deals

Sadiq Khan has announced a deal with councils and housing associations in London to start building an extra 50,000 affordable homes to rent and buy over the next four years.

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Frequency upped for Crossrail

Services on the Elizabeth line are set to be more extensive and frequent than originally planned – with Heathrow getting a much improved service – when the line becomes fully operational in December 2019, Transport for London has announced.

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Centre for London produces brexit report

The Cenre for London has produced “Better Brexit, Better City”, a report which sets out a series of policies and measures that the Centre feels that the next Government and the Mayor of London should adopt to make a success … Continue reading

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Sadiq launches Good Growth programme

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has launched his Good Growth by Design programme to enhance the design of buildings and neighbourhoods.

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Sadiq holds talent summit

Ensuring that the capital can continue to attract global talent once the UK has left the European Union was be top of the agenda at a summit hosted by the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan.

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Crossrail stations delayed

Five west London Crossrail stations will not be ready as planned, causing a strong reaction from Ealing Council where most of them are situated.

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Mayor launches Borough of Culture search

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has launched the search for the first-ever London Borough of Culture.

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More towers fail cladding fire test

More tower blocks have failed the BRE’s cladding fire test, being undertaken in the wake of the Grenfell tragedy, bringing the national total to 181, with more being identified in West London.

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Sadiq launches Good Growth Fund

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced a new £70 million regeneration programme to support growth and community development in London.

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Crossrail 2 CIL consultation

The Mayor of London has launched a public consultation on the Community Infrastructure Levy Preliminary Draft Charging Schedule that will be used to contribute towards the funding of Crossrail 2.

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Amplio sells in Ealing

Amplio Developments has sold an industrial building in Acton to a housing association for £13.5m.

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London – not just a pretty face

London First have released a report with Gensler focssed on creating better places within the Capital, to keep it globally competitive.

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Charter Building drone race – footage

Around 30 of the UK’s best drone pilots – including the British champion – took part in a pop-up drone race inside Landid/Brockton’s brand new office building in Uxbridge, the Charter Building.

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Crossrail trains enter service

The new trains which will run on Crossrail – the Elizabeth Line – have entered service in East London.

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West London towers fail fire tests

The programme of Government testing on cladding materials on tower blocks has failed several buildings in West London.

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Sadiq calls for continued single market membership

Continued membership of the European Single Market must be at the heart of Brexit negotiations, says Mayor of London Sadiq Khan.

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Sadiq unveils transport strategy

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has unveiled his first draft Transport Strategy.

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