Category Archives: Hammersmith and Fulham

More White City signings

Huckletree and Arbor Education have joined several other new signings for White City Place. Developers Stanhope & Mitsui Fudoshan say this latest flurry of signings at WestWorks provides further evidence of White City Place’s position as a burgeoning tech hub … Continue reading

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Thackeray get Dimes Place consent

The Thackeray Estate has been granted planning approval for a new office scheme in Hammersmith. Plans have been approved for their Woodyard scheme in Dimes Place, Hammersmith, where it plans to deliver a £25m, 30,000 sq ft scheme including three … Continue reading

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Work begins on new H&F civic campus in King Street

Work has begun to build a new cinema, new affordable homes and a revitalised civic campus at the western end of King Street in Hammersmith. The plans include for start-up space and the transformation of Grade II-listed Hammersmith Town Hall … Continue reading

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Delancey to start again at Earls Court

Delancey and APG have completed acquisition of Capital & Counties Properties (Capco) interests in their Earls Court development site for £425 million, and say they will come up with a new plan for the 25 acre site. The purchase was … Continue reading

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Mapletree heads for White City

The Singapore government-backed investment company Mapletree has agreed a deal for new offices in the WestWorks building in White City. They will take 14,000 sq ft in the building, which is part of Stanhope, Mitsui Fudosan and AIMCo’s White City … Continue reading

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H&F Business Awards winners announced

The best businesses in Hammersmith & Fulham were honoured at the H&F Brilliant Business Awards, with some voted for by residents, while others were chosen by judges, in the borough’s biggest event of the year for local businesses. “Congratulations to … Continue reading

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H&F to reclaim Gibbs Green and West Ken

Delancey are set to sell the Gibbs Green and West Kensington estates back to Hammersmith & Fulham Council as part of their deal to buy Earls Court from Capital & Counties. The two estates were the subject of a conditional … Continue reading

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White City Place heads for market

Stanhope, Mitsui Fudosan and AIMCo are reportedly set to begin approaching investors about a sale of White City Place. The former BBC estate in White City has been redeveloped as a 1m sq ft business district which includes six buildings … Continue reading

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Capco sells Earls Court

As widely trailed, Capital & Counties has sold its interest in Earls Court, excluding Lillie Square, to APG and Delancey for £425m. Capco say this is consistent with their strategy of monetising investments at Earls Court over time with a … Continue reading

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Electric Cinema opens at Television Centre

Electric Cinema White City, housed in the former BBC home at Television Centre, has opened its doors. Similar to its sister cinema in Portobello, the cinema has 44 mohair armchairs, with cashmere blankets and footstalls, a bar serving drinks and … Continue reading

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Royal Visit to White City Place

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge visited the Troubadour Theatre at White City Place to attend an event with Shout, a mental health charity, which sought to bring attention to the damage social media can cause to young people. The … Continue reading

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‘Boring’ retail is dead, but innovative experiences are reviving West London’s Town Centres

West London’s town centres are leading the way in grasping opportunities presented by the ‘new millennials’ spending power through restoring themselves as innovative community centres. That was the message of the Town Centres in a Changing World debate at the … Continue reading

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Hammersmith to welcome young entrepreneurs

Young entrepreneurs are to be offered office space in Hammersmith to help them start up in business from next year. Olly Olsen, founder and chief executive of The Office Group, revealed his intention to support the provide heavily subsidised space … Continue reading

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Temporary bridge for Hammersmith?

The leader of a Hammersmith & Fulham Council has said the council intends to consult on plans to erect a temporary bridge next to Hammersmith Bridge. The bridge has been out of action since structural defects were uncovered earlier in … Continue reading

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DMGT looks at Hammersmith

The publisher of the Daily Mail is reported to be looking at a move from Kensington to Hammersmith. DMGT have been in Northcliffe House, off Kensington High Street for decade, but, reports the UK Press Gazette, are considering a move … Continue reading

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Investing in Creativity

The Investing in Creativity session at the Capital West London Growth Summit discussed the value of investing in places designed for the creative industries – which provide nearly four in ten of West London’s jobs. A key question that came … Continue reading

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Destination White City

White City has changed beyond recognition in the last 20 years. Since Westfield London emerged, Imperial College began the building of their White City campus, and Stanhope and Mitsui Fudoshan began the redevelopment of the BBC sites, the once challenged … Continue reading

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Biodesign Here Now showcases design talent

The second ‘Biodesign Here Now’ festival at the Old Laundry Yard in Shepherds Bush Market from Open Cell featured a fashion show of ‘grown’ bio-friendly outfits that could shape the future of fashion, and a public house bar created from … Continue reading

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Candys join battle for Earls Court

Candy Ventures has said it is in early talks for a possible offer for Capital & Counties (Capco), the owner of Earls Court. This follows a report in The Times that Candy brothers Nick and Christian have held early stage … Continue reading

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Capco makes progress on Earls Court sale

Capital & Counties is moving towards a sale of its Earls Court holdings. Earlier in the year, Capco announced its intention to demerge its Covent Garden and Earls Court interests. Covent Garden will be launched as a central London focused … Continue reading

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