Category Archives: Hammersmith and Fulham

Hammersmith Summer Festival launches programme

HammersmithLondon – the Business Improvement District for Hammersmith town centre – has launched its Summer Festival programme for 2018. The programme has run for a number of years, and has successfully increased footfall for the daytime and nighttime economies. The … Continue reading

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Office Group takes more on Lyric Square

The Office Group has taken the remaining space at One Lyric Square, meaning it it now the sole tenant in the Schroder owned building. The 40,000 sq ft deal, added to the 61,000 sq ft deal already agreed in 2017, … Continue reading

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Kidzania launches engineering festival

KidZania London has teamed up with the government’s Year of Engineering campaign to launch a programme of events and activities designed to inspire a new generation of innovators, inventors and problem solvers. The Year of Engineering festival will run at … Continue reading

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Westfield shareholders confirm Unibail sale

Westfield shareholders have voted in favour of a £18.5 billion takeover by Unibail-Rodamco, it has been announced. The approval was the final hurdle for the takeover, which has already received approval from Unibail shareholders, boards of both companies, as well … Continue reading

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Fulham Broadway BID closes on ballot

The proposed Fulham Broadway Business Improvement District is heading towards its ballot. The BID’s proponents say Fulham Broadway as a designated Town Centre has remained largely unchanged, but that with Chelsea’s stadium at Stamford Bridge being redeveloped the opportunity has … Continue reading

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Capco plan demerger

Capital & Counties has announced it is considering a demerger, which would result in two separately-listed businesses – one focussed on Earls Court, and one on Covent Garden. The Earls Court holdings (pictured left after the demolition of the Earls … Continue reading

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H&F confirms new cabinet

Cllr Stephen Cowan has been re-confirmed as Leader of the Hammersmith & Fulham Council at the H&F Annual Council and Mayor Making meeting. On 23 May 2018 Cllr Cowna was confirmed as staying in the Leader’s role, while Cllr Daryl … Continue reading

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Unibail-Rodamco confirms Westfield deal

Unibail-Rodamco has confirmed approval of the acquisition of Westfield Corporation, owners of Westfield London. Shareholders confirmed the transaction at Unibail’s Annual General Meeting. The combined company will be listed on Amsterdam, Paris and Sydney stock exchanges. On May 24, 2018, … Continue reading

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Publicis agrees TV Centre move

Publicis Media has announced it is moving its six media agency brands and supporting practices, with more than 2,000 staff, into the BBC’s former home. Following a £1.5billion makeover by the developers Stanhope, Mitsui and AIMCo, Television Centre is at … Continue reading

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I Love Lunch in Hammersmith returns

The I Love Lunch in Hammersmith competition is to return to celebrate the best lunchtime eateries in Hammersmith town centre.

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Capco to “hand back” estates?

Capital & Counties is reported to be considering handing back the West Kensington and Gibbs Green Estates to Hammersmith & Fulham Council.

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More King Street consultation

A2Dominion are consulting on revised proposals for their King Street regeneration project.

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CLS buys in Hammersmith

CLS Holdings has acquired 401 King Street for £15m.

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Premier Inn plans for Brook House

Legal & General is counsulting on plans to redevelop Brook House, in central Hammersmith, as a Premier Inn.

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Eat17 for Hammersmith

Walthamstow’s Eat17 restaurant is set to open in Fulham Palace Road.

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Cottagers get Riverside permission

Fulham FC has been given permission to redevelop its Riverside Stand to increase the capacity at its Craven Cottage stadium to 29,600.

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Capco completes Empress State sale

Capital & Counties has exchanged and completed on the sale of the Empress State Building to the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime for a total cash consideration of £250 million.

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EdCity approved

Plans for EdCity, an education hub with a Youth Zone, new school, nursery, adult education centre and affordable housing, have been approved.

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Westfield phase 2 opens

Westfield London’s phase 2 development, including a large new John Lewis anchor store, has opened six months ahead of schedule.

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Westfield sign Boden

Boden is to open it’s second standalone store, having signed for space in Westfield’s new extension.

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