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Sadiq Khan says that City Hall and London’s boroughs are fighting to solve the capital’s housing crisis “with one arm tied behind their back”, and says it is now vital that the Government grants them greater powers and resources to … Continue reading
Councils are being encouraged to join forces and put forward proposals to retain the growth in their business rates income as the Secretary for Communities and Local Government Sajid Javid announces new pilots.
London has seen a record number of requests to build new homes in 2017, analysis from the Fifty Thousand Homes campaign revealed today, but boroughs in zones 5 and 6 of the tube map are lagging behind.
HS2 is to issue tender documents for the delivery of its Old Oak station and associated development.
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has appointed Theo Blackwell as the capital’s first ever Chief Digital Officer (CDO).
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, says economic and passenger numbers for the first year far exceeded predictions, with numbers released showing nearly eight million journeys, and a boost to London’s economy of £171m.
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced speedier planning decisions for schemes that meet affordable homes targets.
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has invested £25m as part of a deal to boost new factory-built affordable one and two-bed homes for first-time buyers.
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has launched plans to help make the capital “the world’s first National Park City”.
West London has scored success again in the annual Green Flag Awards, which are given to excellent public green spaces.
The government has launched a £54 million package to assist the release of publicly owned land for new homes.
The Mayor of London and Transport for London have announced a new £80m funding programme that aims to transform town centres and neighbourhoods into more attractive, accessible and people-friendly public spaces.
The Government’s Clean Air plans, published recently, which include a headline grabbing pledge to ban diesel engines in new cars by 2040, also require a number of local authorities to produce their own local plans, which could include road charging … Continue reading
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has launched his vision for London to become a leading 24-hour global city as he pledged to plan for life at night in the same way the city does for the day.
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
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”.
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
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.
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.