Category Archives: Hammersmith and Fulham

H&F fitness centre refurbishment complete

The Lillie Road fitness centre has completed a council-funded makeover. Hammersmith & Fulham Council recently invested in improvements at leisure centres across the borough – with the Lillie Road Fitness Centre recently fully reopening following the major upgrade which involved … Continue reading

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Mindspace opens in Hammersmith

Mindspace, the flexible space provider, has leased its latest site in Hammersmith, the operators third London site. Mindspace will build and manage 35,000 sq ft of coworking and flexible space, on floors 6-8 of the Metro building, which is owned … Continue reading

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Romulus submit Shortlands plans

Romulus has submitted plans for a major refurbishment of 3 Shortlands, the central Hammersmith office building. 3 Shortlands, currently home to Hammersmith & Fulham Council while their town hall is refurbished, would be expanded and reclad under the plans, adding … Continue reading

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Hammersmith eco-cargo bike delivery service hits 1,000 parcels

The cargo bike service has just completed more than 1,000 journeys in the borough of Hammersmith & Fulham.  The Parcels not Pollution service was launched last September. It uses an e-cargo bike for business deliveries in Hammersmith and Shepherds Bush … Continue reading

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White City sale progress

The sale of White City Place is progressing, with four bidders now understood to be still in the race. An international group including Cadillac Fairview (Canada), GIC (Singapore), Peterson Group (Hong Kong) and Great Portland Estates (UK) have, it is … Continue reading

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West London gets share of good growth funds

The final round of the Mayor of London’s Good Growth fund has given West London projects a share of the £24m on offer. Launched in 2017 and delivered in partnership with the London Economic Action Partnership (LEAP), the Good Growth … Continue reading

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London Growth Hub roadshow visits Hammersmith

A new decade means change for every small and growing business. It means new opportunities as technologies emerge, markets develop, consumer tastes change and business needs evolve. It’s a time when every small business needs to ask itself: are we … Continue reading

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West London start-ups win big

West London companies have won half the awards available at the London Business Awards 2020. The London Business Awards are a celebration of some of the most exciting companies and entrepreneurs based in the UK capital, showcasing their success stories … Continue reading

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Yoo secure Olympia funding

Deutsche Finance International and Yoo Capital have agreed a £875m development loan facility with Goldman Sachs Merchant Banking Division, to part finance the redevelopment of Olympia London. Following the loan agreement and with the addition of equity backing already in … Continue reading

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Metro opens in Hammersmith

Metro Bank opens its Hammersmith store on Friday 14 February 2020 in the Kings Mall. To mark the occasion, Metro Bank invited businesses, residents, families and dogs to the grand opening party to celebrate the new store. Metro Bank say … Continue reading

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Novartis Unveils Its New White City Place Headquarters

Novartis has now officially opened its new UK headquarters at White City Place. The occasion was attended by Global CEO Vas Narasimhan and was marked with a ribbon cutting ceremony by Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt … Continue reading

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Hammersmith gets culture cash

Hammersmith & Fulham will benefit from Sadiq Khan’s flagship Borough of Culture programme. The Council will receive up to £200,000 to deliver individual cultural projects after being chosen for a Cultural Impact Award as part of the Mayor’s London Borough … Continue reading

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Hammersmith & Fulham announces its intention to twin with all countries of the EU

Hammersmith & Fulham Council has reiterated its commitment to its EU citizens and to European cooperation. Announcing the council’s intention to twin with a town in each of the 27 EU member countries, Cllr Stephen Cowan, the Leader of the … Continue reading

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Parcels not Pollution takes more than 500 van deliveries off Hammersmith’s roads

Nearly 600 deliveries have been carried out in less than 20 weeks by a zero-emissions delivery service led by Hammersmith BID in partnership with Transport for London (TfL) and Hammersmith & Fulham Council. Since its launch on 16 September, 594 … Continue reading

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New centre to put West London at heart of zero-carbon revolution

Imperial College London has outlined plans to transform the capital’s global response to climate change through a new collaboration with the Mayor of London, adding significantly to White City’s burgeoning tech and innovation story. Imperial is to establish a world-leading … Continue reading

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IKEA buys Kings Mall

Ingka, part of the IKEA group, has bought the Kings mall in Hammersmith from Schroders with the acquisition and future redevelopment valued at £170m. IKEA plans to open a new small “city” store format in the centre as part of … Continue reading

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CLS sells in Fulham

CLS has completed the sale of Quayside Lodge in Fulham, London for £19.0 million to a private developer. CLS achieved planning permission in 2018 for a 10-storey residential development designed by EPR Architects. The new development will provide 11,500 sq … Continue reading

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L’Oréal moves London HQ to creative business district in White City

L’Oréal UK and Ireland has opted to remain in Hammersmith & Fulham, as it relocates its headquarters to White City. L’Oréal will occupy six floors of the eleven storey building, which is part of the new creative business district White … Continue reading

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West London wins on sustainability and wellbeing

West London has four of the top ten boroughs for both sustainability and wellbeing, according to a new report from CBRE. CBRE’s Hot 100 identifies the top 10 boroughs in a number of categories, aiming to provide a snapshot of … Continue reading

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New focus for Old Oak and Park Royal regeneration

The Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation (OPDC) has set out a revised approach to deliver the proposed tens of thousands of new homes and jobs through collaboration with major public sector landowners. The regeneration of Old Oak, Park … Continue reading

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