Category Archives: Hillingdon

Corum buys in West London

Corum AM, a french investor, has bought a building in Stockley Park for around £40m. The acquisition of 2 Roundwood Avenue, the european headquarters building for US pharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences, from Janus Henderson’s for £40.5m has recently completed. The … Continue reading

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Master Brewer plans called in

Inland Homes plans for Hillingdon Gardens have been called in by the Mayor of London following local refusal. The plans would deliver more than 500 homes in a development of a development of up to 11 storeys on the former … Continue reading

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Insight Enterprises stay in Uxbridge

Landid has reached agreement with multi-national technology company Insight Enterprises to take 18,500 sq ft at The Charter Building in Uxbridge for its new London hub. The company will relocate its London-based operations from The Atrium building in Uxbridge to … Continue reading

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Valor buys in West London

Valor Real Estate Partners has bought a 100,000 sq ft multi-let industrial park in Ruislip and a 38,000 sq ft property in Park Royal. The Ruislip acquisition comprises 10 fully-let units, while the second acquisition in Park Royal is located … Continue reading

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Inland refused on Master Brewer

Hillingdon Council has refused plans from Inland Homes for a 514 home development on the site of the former Master Brewer hotel and pub. Officers had recommended refusal on grounds of over-development. The decision will automatically be referred to the … Continue reading

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Stockley Park redevelopment approved

Tritax Property Income Fund has been granted consent for a redevelopment of 1 Furzeground Way, at Stockley Park. The 70,000 sq ft office will be redeveloped to include a repositioned entrance, triple-height atrium with new collaboration space, as well as … Continue reading

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Arlington opens Adapt, signs Xerox

Arlington has opened its first flexible workspace under their Adapt brand at Uxbridge Business Park. The business said the move was prompted by its occupiers’ increasing appetite for flexibility. Commercial Director, Daniel Pagella said: “Launching its own flexible workspace brand … 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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Bovis buy Galliford Try housing business

Bovis Homes has acquired the housing business of Uxbridge-based Galliford Try in a major deal for the housebuilding sector. Bovis Homes Group plans to combine Bovis Homes and Galliford Try’s Linden Homes and Partnerships & Regeneration divisions. The latter has … Continue reading

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Business backs West London Institute of Technology

Key business community figures put their support behind West London Institute of Technology at its Preview Launch, which marked early student and partnership successes, and showcased exciting £8.6m plans for its development. Heathrow, Berkeley Group, Morgan Sindall Infrastructure, Atkins Global … Continue reading

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TfL Rail begins operating services between London Paddington and Reading

Stopping services between London Paddington and Reading are now operated by TfL Rail, delivering immediate benefits to customers. This is the next step in the delivery of the Elizabeth line. Under TfL Rail, customers will benefit from improvements to their … Continue reading

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New visitor centre celebrated

The Battle of Britain Bunker Exhibition and Visitor Centre won the Best Small Building trophy at the Society for Public Architecture, Construction, Engineering and Surveying (SPACES) awards. The visitor centre was also named runner up in the overall national Civic … Continue reading

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Government funding of £8.6m awarded for prestigious West London Institute of Technology

Funding of £8.6m has now been approved for the new West London Institute of Technology  – one of just 12 to be licenced nationally to create a better qualified workforce in industries built on higher technical skills. West London IoT … Continue reading

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Employers and Apprentices honoured at Uxbridge College awards night

Standout employers and Apprentices were honoured with awards from multi-award winning entrepreneur and author Junior Ogunyemi. Apprentice employers, apprentices, and businesses providing work experience placements joined students from other vocational and academic qualifications offered by the college at The Beck … Continue reading

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More sign for Old Vinyl Factory

U+I has signed more firms to its Old Vinyl Factory development in Hayes. Really Local Group has signed a deal to provide a three-screen cinema in the former Pressing Plant building on the site, once home to the 22,000 worker … Continue reading

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New Uxbridge Industrial Park fully let

Aviva Investors has completed two more lettings at Uxbridge Industrial Park, meaning the site is now fully let less than a year after completion. The two deals total 171,000 sq ft of industrial space, with Unit UX1 at 134,000 sq … Continue reading

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U+I gets Powerhouse approval

U+I has secured planning permission for plans to bring the Powerhouse at its Old Vinyl Factory site in Hayes back into use as a 29,000 sq ft innovation hub for its Plus X business. Built in 1907 as the power … Continue reading

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Employer partnership successes for Uxbridge College hair and beauty trainees

Hair and beauty trainees at Uxbridge College showcased what they’d learned through their partnership work with industry professionals as well as in their formal training in a dynamic end-of-year show. During their courses students take part in work experience with … Continue reading

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Monster takes Gate

Monster Energy, the drinks company, has taken over 30,000 sq ft on the Cowley Business Park near Uxbridge. The company, known for it’s energy drinks, and sponsorship of adrenaline sports, is taking the whole of The Gate, 32,312 sq ft.

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Prologis buys Glaxo site

Prologis has acquired a fifteen acre site next to their existing Prologis Park near Heathrow from GlaxoSmithKline in order to expand. GSK will lease back the site for a short period of time while it relocates employees from Stockley Park … Continue reading

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