Category Archives: General

RIBA London Awards – West London winners

The RIBA London Awards winners have been announced, with some West London gems among them.

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Mayor looks to match crowdfunded schemes

The Mayor of London has pledged to match funding raised for community projects on crowdfunding platform Spacehive in a programme called Crowdfund London.

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West London universities rise in Guardian chart

West London’s universities have all climbed in the latest edition of the Guardian newspaper’s University Guide.

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Trellick to get facelift

The A40 landmark, the brutalist residential Trellick Tower, is set for a major £7.2m restoration programme with the appointment of Wates Living Space, to deliver extensive external works.

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WLB candidates briefing

West London Business have published a briefing note on the General Election intended to inform candidates about the issues which matter most to businesses in the sub-region.

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Place West London Awards winners announced

The winners of the inaugural Place West London Regeneration Awards have been announced, with Ealing Council winning the Grand Prix.

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Sadiq launches skills fund

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has launched Skills for Londoners – a new skills agenda for the capital – which aims to ensure that all Londoners have the opportunity to train in the skills that the capital’s economy needs.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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”.

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PWL Awards shortlist announced

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

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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.

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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.

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Western Corridor “solid”

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

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99p closes West London stores

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

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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.

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Catalyst ring changes

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

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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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