Category Archives: Hammersmith and Fulham

Romulus refinances Shortlands

Romulus has said that it has successfully completed the refinancing of one its flagship Hammersmith office building. The group own and manage over 700,000 sq ft of prime office, retail, hotel and leisure space in London and America. They have … Continue reading

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COVID Mutant Monitoring labs installed at White City Place

A sequencing laboratory for COVID mutant monitoring has been temporarily installed on the Gateway East site at White City Place to help in the fight against the pandemic. This is located alongside a larger installation also today of rapid response … Continue reading

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Hammersmith BID goes to reballot

The Hammersmith Business Improvement District is seeking re-election, as it has to every five years. All businesses within the BID area will decide if they want the organisation to continue its work around Hammersmith town centre. The BID has consulted with … Continue reading

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Peabody to acquire 142 affordable homes at Television Centre

Stanhope, Mitsui Fudosan and AIMCo have exchanged contracts with Peabody who will acquire 142 new affordable homes in two new buildings at Television Centre in White City. The buildings form part of the wider Television Centre development which will eventually … Continue reading

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Air-filtering moss means better air for Lyric Square

Hammersmith & Fulham Council is pioneering a new air filtering system using ground-breaking biotech. The new ‘City Tree’ has been installed in Lyric Square, where its moss-filled panels absorb polluted air from Beadon Road and blow out fresh, clean air … Continue reading

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Engitix Therapeutics to relocate headquarters to White City Place

Engitix, a biotechnology company with a portfolio of programmes in fibrosis and solid tumours and two significant partnerships based on its proprietary human extracellular matrix (ECM) platform, has announced that it is relocating its headquarters and operations to WestWorks, part … Continue reading

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AEG Presents, citizenM and Hyatt sign for Olympia space

A state-of-the art live music venue and two hotels will move into the £1.3bn Olympia regeneration scheme from 2023. Yoo Capital and Deutsche Finance International (DFI) – together the investors in and developers of the £1.3 billion regeneration of Olympia … Continue reading

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Radical new plans for Hammersmith Bridge revealed

Hammersmith & Fulham Council, Sir John Ritblat from Delancey, and Foster + Partners have unveiled a radical new plan to build a temporary double-decker crossing within the existing structure of Hammersmith Bridge that has been closed on safety grounds since … Continue reading

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Galena House on the market

Galena House, a 22,000 sq ft office building in Hammersmith is on the market for around £12.25m. The site is reported to have potential for a 70,000 sq ft mixed-use redevelopment. The building is currently occupied by M3 and Westside … Continue reading

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Hammersmith ferry service gets go ahead

Transport for London (TfL) has announced it is seeking expressions of interest to run a ferry service to temporarily replace the Hammersmith Bridge crossing, while repairs are considered. The procurement process was kick-started following a funding deal at the end … Continue reading

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West London set fair for “hub and spoke”

Hammersmith, Uxbridge and Ealing are among the top ten locations picked by a Knight Frank report as ideal for a satellite office in Greater London and the South East. The study reviews the potential of a ‘hub and spoke’ response … Continue reading

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Westfield opens nature reserve

Westfield London has worked collectively with Urban Planters and Timberland to open an accessible and biodiverse Nature Reserve at the West London shopping destination, launching a three-year sustainable partnership to support local schools and residents. The Nature Reserve has been … Continue reading

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Henley buys in Fulham

Henley has bought two linked sites in Fulham and plans to build a 300-home development on the Thames riverfront, as well as re-introducing a working wharf to allow waterborne logistics. The sites lie on the riverfront next to Wandsworth Bridge. … Continue reading

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Cadillac Fairview buys White City Place

Cadillac Fairview has bought White City Place from Stanhope, AIMCo and Mitsui Fudosan for approximately £950m. The firm is the real estate arm of Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan. The purchase marks their first activity in Europe since 2014. Cadillac Fairview … Continue reading

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Government Taskforce releases Hammersmith Bridge update

On 9 September, the government announced a task force to consider the stabilisation and repair of Hammersmith Bridge. It is also looking at short-term options including a ferry and a temporary bridge for pedestrians and cyclists. The task force was … Continue reading

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Work begins on White City Gateway building

Work has begun on site on the new eleven-storey, 260,000sq ft Gateway Central building at White City Place. Stanhope is managing the work on behalf of investors Mitsui Fudosan and Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo). Six floors of the building … Continue reading

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West London’s “future is bright”

Cllr Stephen Cowan forecast a bright future for West London, as it recovers from the pandemic. Cllr Cowan, leader of Hammersmith & Fulham Council and Chair of the West London Economic Prosperity Board (EPB) was delivering the keynote at the … Continue reading

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Engitix heads for White City Place

Engitix Therapeutics has taken 8,000 sq ft at Stanhope’s and White City Place, joining other life science companies like Novartis, Game Delta, and Synthace. Engitix is a biotech firm working on therapies for fibrosis and solid tumours. They will move … Continue reading

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Yoo buy in to Shepherds Bush Market

Yoo Capital Investment Management has announced its acquisition of a majority ownership interest in U+I’s Shepherd’s Bush Market. The acquisition sees Yoo Capital taking the controlling interest in Shepherd’s Bush Market, with them owning 75.5% and U+I 24.5% of the … Continue reading

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Hammersmith welcomes people back with bubbles

Hammersmith BID is running a coordinated ‘Welcome Back’ campaign, which has the dual focus of supporting businesses as they reopen and trade; and encouraging workers, residents, shoppers and other visitors to come back to Hammersmith. Incorporating several interlinked elements, the … Continue reading

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