Category Archives: Growth Summit News

Creative sector remains strong in West London

Creative sector businesses continue to move to West London as it remains to be the destination of choice for leading global brands, for new start-up and scale-ups. Recent figures show that West London has seen a 21 per cent increase … Continue reading

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Speakers announced for Capital West London Growth Summit 2019

The Deputy Mayor for Housing and Lord David Blunkett will be speaking at the Capital West London Growth Summit 2019 at the Lyric Theatre Hammersmith on 29 October. Contributing to the discussion, geared towards development prospects and growth opportunities in … Continue reading

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Capital West London Growth Summit 2019

West London’s world-class creative sector and opportunities for ongoing regeneration, development and growth will be the focus of the Capital West London Growth Summit 2019 on 29th October at The Lyric Theatre, Hammersmith. Amol Rajan, the BBC’s first ever Media … Continue reading

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Capital West London Growth Summit 2019 announced

Learn about Capital West London’s vision, discover more about the creative and knowledge economies and find out about redevelopment and infrastructure improvements. Be a part of the conversation. Join us for the Capital West London Growth Summit: Creating Opportunities 2019. … Continue reading

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Chiswick Park backs living wall

Chiswick Park Enjoy-Work has announced a new community partnership with St Mary’s primary school to support its sustainability project Chiswick Oasis, enabling the creating of a green wall and several other initiatives to improve clean air. ‘Chiswick Oasis’ was launched … Continue reading

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CWL 2018: What does Brexit mean for West London?

Brexit presents both challenges and opportunities for the West London economy, according to experts in the region’s growth. Professor Tony Travers, Director LSE London, told the Capital West London Growth Summit that despite the continued uncertainty, the UK and London … Continue reading

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CWL 2018: Quality design will drive forward West London’s housing market

Building quality housing and a mixture of tenancies will help maintain the West London talent pool, a panel concluded at the Capital West London Growth Summit. Ed Barnes, Interim Executive Director of Development, Catalyst Housing opened the debate. “We need … Continue reading

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CWL 2018: Diversity and knowledge crucial to the capital’s future

West London’s diverse population and the sub-region’s huge strength in the knowledge industries will play a vital role in the future success of the capital. That was the message from four leading experts at the inaugural Capital West London Growth … Continue reading

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CWL 2018: West London boroughs lead the way in partnership working, says Berkeley Group Chairman

Tony Pidgley CBE congratulated the West London boroughs for ‘leading the way’ in collaborative working. Pidgley, Chairman of Berkeley Group PLC, delivered a rousing closing keynote speech at the Capital West London Growth Summit – championing house building, good-quality design … Continue reading

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CWL 2018: Deputy Mayor urges West London to make Brent’s Borough of Culture win a huge success

Justine Simons OBE, Deputy Mayor for Culture and Creative Industries, emphasised the importance of culture in modern day cities at the Capital West London Growth Summit yesterday. Simons said that Sadiq Khan was the first Mayor of London to prioritise … Continue reading

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CWL 2018: West London is a UK powerhouse, says Professor Tony Travers

The great strength of the West London economy was laid out at the sub-region’s Growth Summit, along with ideas on how to grow it further. Professor Tony Travers, Director of LSE London, said that London as a whole makes up … Continue reading

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CWL 2018: West London’s new towns and communities must have people at their heart

Delivering new towns with people, communities and heritage at their heart was the overriding message at an engaging place-making panel debate at the Capital West London Growth Summit. A wide-ranging debate – titled Destination, Destination, Destination and sponsored by Yoo … Continue reading

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CWL 2018: Finish Crossrail and put West London Orbital on the agenda

Delivering the delayed Elizabeth/Crossrail Line could open up an opportunity for West London’s orbital Overground line. A panel debate at the Capital West London Growth Summit discussed the possibility of the West London Orbital with the consensus that it could … Continue reading

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CWL 2018: Collaboration puts West London on a global scale

Collaborative efforts are crucial for West London to compete with international cities and to thrive, the Capital West London Growth Summit was told. Paul Najsarek, chief executive for London Borough of Ealing, highlighted how the event was proof of West … Continue reading

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CWL 2018: “Serious progress” being made on West London Orbital

“Serious progress” is being made on the new Overground line for West London, according to one of its senior councillors. Leader of Ealing Council, Julian Bell, told the Capital West London Growth Summit that connectivity is the sub-region’s best asset … Continue reading

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CWL 2018: Deputy Mayor Jules Pipe hails Capital West London programme

Jules Pipe praised the West London boroughs for having the “foresight” to come together to promote the area as one “huge opportunity area” at the inaugural Capital West London Conference. The Deputy Mayor for Planning, Regeneration and Skills delivered a … Continue reading

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CWL 2018: Capital West London Growth Summit opens

The first Capital West London Growth Summit is under way! Hundreds of delegates are attending the event, held at The Drum in Wembley. They are listening to three London Deputy Mayors and five local authority leaders, in an unprecedented showing … Continue reading

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West London is the place

This was the message of a panel at MIPIM UK, when speakers talked about the opportunity in the sub-region. Liz Peace, chair of Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation, described how they plan to deliver 10,000 homes in just … Continue reading

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Your invite to shape strategy at the Capital West London Growth Summit Business Forum

Are you a West London business owner? You have the opportunity to shape the area’s future investment and infrastructure at the pivotal Capital West London Growth Summit on October 30. The strategy-shaping event at The Drum, Wembley, brings together key … Continue reading

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Progress continues on plans for the West London Orbital overground line

Progress continues on plans for the new London Overground line, the West London Orbital. The route will run from Hounslow to Cricklewood and Hendon via Old Oak, Neasden and Brent Cross, a circular route which will make journeys quicker and … Continue reading

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