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Sadiq sticks up for pubs

New measures to halt the number of pubs closing their doors across the capital have been set out by the Mayor Sadiq Khan in his draft London Plan.

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Government launches Industrial Strategy

Business Secretary Greg Clark has launched the government’s Industrial Strategy, setting out a long-term vision for how they believe Britain can build on its economic strengths, address its productivity performance, embrace technological change and boost the earning power of people … Continue reading

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Mayor of London looks for more car free development

Sadiq Khan’s draft London Plan, being published soon, will include new proposals to encourage Londoners out of their cars, doubling cycle parking requirements and forcing more developments to be car free.

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Mayor not moving on Green Belt

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has strengthened his commitment to protect London’s Green Belt and other important open spaces for future generations and set out plans to help make more than half of London green by 2050.

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NLA London’s Towns exhibition

A study launched by New London Architecture examines how innovative regeneration of outer London’s station sites will be vital to deliver the density of development required to house London’s predicted population growth.

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Budget – good news for Heathrow, bad news for London housing?

The Chancellor’s recent budget contained some potentially good news for Heathrow’s expansion plans, but was condemned by Sadiq Khan as “the most anti-London for a generation”.

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WLB Awards shortlist announced

After a competitive selection process, the judging panel for the West London Business Awards has revealed the shortlist for the 2018 awards.

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Mayor launches STEM initiatives

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has launched a range of new initiatives to boost the take up science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) subjects.

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Mayor launches tech initiatives

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has launched two major new tech initiatives to boost the sector and help harness the capital’s tech talent to make life better for Londoners.

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Sadiq targets housebuilding surge

New figures released by the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, reveal that London needs to build 66,000 new homes every year to meet its needs, as he reveals his new draft London Plan housing targets.

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Catalyst bond issue secures £250m

Catalyst Housing has issued a 30-year bond and raised £250m to invest in their forward pipeline.

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Outer London “failing to build”

New figures from London First suggest that many of London’s outer boroughs are failing to build enough homes and are contributing substantially to the city’s housing crisis.

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London Business Rate Retention deal

London should be able to invest more money in vital infrastructure and public services after the Mayor, Sadiq Khan, and London boroughs took a step closer to a deal that will see London retain more of the money it raises … Continue reading

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T-Charge kicks off with promise of rapid expansion

The world’s toughest emission standard, the £10 Toxicity Charge (T-Charge) which levies an extra £10 on any journey in to central London by an older diesel vehicle, has come in to force, with plans to expand it quickly to the … Continue reading

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WLA gets One Public Estate cash

The West London Alliance has been awarded £50,000 to further develop it’s bid to the Government’s One Public Estate and Land Release Fund.

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Adonis urges Heathrow action

Chair of the Infrastructure Commission Lord Adonis has warned the Government to address “perhaps the most serious infrastructure failure of all” and reach a firm decision on expanding Heathrow Airport – an issue yet to be resolved 13 years after … Continue reading

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Sadiq calls for ERDF replacement detail

The Mayor of London has called on the Government to say how it will replace vital funding that benefits the capital that will be lost once the United Kingdom leaves the European Union.

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UWL climbs again

The University of West London is celebrating a rise in the rankings in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018.

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Cycle Superhighway 9 consultation

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced a consultation for a new segregated cycle superhighway that will bring safer cycling to West London.

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Government funds neighbourhood planning

The Government is to make £22.8 million available to assist in the making of neighbourhood plans.

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