Category Archives: Heathrow

Councils brief against R3

Hillingdon and Wandsworth Councils are urging their residents to oppose expansion at Heathrow in the latest round of consultation.

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Heathrow announces Logistics Hubs longlist

Heathrow has announced the next step in building its new runway by revealing the sixty-five longlisted sites in the running to be selected as expansion Logistics Hubs, which will help ensure that businesses across the UK can form part of … Continue reading

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Heathrow is Living Wage employer

As Living Wage week begins, Heathrow has reached another milestone in its sustainability strategy, Heathrow 2.0, by being accredited by the Living Wage Foundation as a fully accredited Living Wage Employer – the first airport to be accredited in Britain.

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Heathrow R3 consultation launched

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has set out the next stage of delivering a third runway at Heathrow Airport, launching a consultation on the revised draft Airports National Policy Statement and government response to the airspace consultation

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Adonis urges Heathrow action

Chair of the Infrastructure Commission Lord Adonis has warned the Government to address “perhaps the most serious infrastructure failure of all” and reach a firm decision on expanding Heathrow Airport – an issue yet to be resolved 13 years after … Continue reading

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September surge for Heathrow

Heathrow experienced a surge in passenger numbers as nearly 7 million passengers travelled through the airport in September – up 2.0% on last year, leading to a record 77.43 million total passengers in the last year.

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Heathrow cost saving could delay plans

Heathrow Airport has delayed a consultation as it attempts to reduce the cost of its third runway plans, it is reported.

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R3 approval in 2018

The Government is hoping to give formal approval to a third runway at Heathrow Airport in the first half of next year, according to an announcement at the Conservative Party Conference.

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Noise milestone for Heathrow

Heathrow’s new “Fly Quiet and Clean” report shows airlines are increasingly using the quietest, cleanest aircraft in their routes to Britain’s hub airport, coinciding with the first month without “Chapter 3” aircraft – the oldest and noisiest.

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OAG ranks Heathrow best for connectivity

Heathrow Airport has been ranked as best in the World for connectivity by OAG.

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BA start looking

British Airways is reported to have started a review of sites in preparation for the potential demolition of its current 500,000 sq ft  Heathrow building to allow the construction of a new runway.

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Spelthorne buys WBC4

The Arora Group has exchanged contracts for the sale of WBC4, an office building at Heathrow, to Spelthorne Borough Council for £47.25 million.

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Heathrow Skills Taskforce seeking views on future talent strategy

The Heathrow Skills Taskforce, chaired by Lord David Blunkett, has opened a six week, UK-wide online forum to gather independent views on the airport’s future education, employment and skills strategy.

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Heathrow could face further delay

A parliamentary vote approving a third runway at Heathrow may be delayed, again, this time to allow further consultation on some new passenger number projections.

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Massive number of bids for Heathrow logistics hubs

Over 120 sites from across Britain have applied to host one of the four logistics hubs proposed to help build an expanded Heathrow, which the Airport dscibes as “an overwhelming show of support for the nation’s most critical infrastructure project”.

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Heathrow Southern Rail plans

Plans to create a short new privately funded stretch of railway linking Heathrow to the south and west have been announced.

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Labour to oppose Heathrow?

The Labour Party are preparing to oppose expansion at Heathrow, according to reports.

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Heathrow hands out SME export awards

Heathrow has awarded 20 SMEs from across the UK funding and support packages to encourage them to export their goods or services to new international markets.

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Rockspring buys near Heathrow

Rockspring Property Investment Managers has acquired an urban logistics assets near Heathrow from Airport Property Partnership.

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Heathrow posts best ever month

Heathrow recorded its best-ever single month in its history in July as the summer getaway sent passenger numbers soaring to record highs.

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