Category Archives: Hillingdon

New leader for Hillingdon

Cllr Ian Edwards has been appointed the new Leader of Hillingdon Council. Cllr Edwards, who was elected as a councillor in 2014, has replaced Cllr Sir Ray Puddifoot MBE – the council’s longest serving leader. In October 2020, Cllr Puddifoot … Continue reading

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Master Brewer escapes call-in

Inland Homes has said that the planning application for its Hillingdon Gardens development at the former Master Brewer site will not be called in by the Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government. The site has been the … Continue reading

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Darin buys at Stockley Park

Darin Partners has bought 5 The Square, at Stockley Park, from M&G Real Estate for around £29m. CoStar reports the building, occupied by Canon UK, Samsonite and Mitsubishi, has been sold close to the asking price of £29.4m. The 72,000-sq-ft … Continue reading

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Financing agreement confirmed for Crossrail project

The Mayor of London, Transport for London (TfL), the Department for Transport (DfT) and HM Treasury have confirmed an agreed funding and financing package for the final phase of the Crossrail project. This means work on the railway can continue … Continue reading

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Guild Living submits plans for new later living development in Uxbridge

Guild Living, in partnership with Legal & General, has submitted for a later living scheme in Uxbridge, offering tailored care and a range of facilities designed to encourage independent living and reinstate older people back into the heart of the … 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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Anchor Hanover buys in Uxbridge

Anchor Hanover has acquired land in Uxbridge, part f the former RAF Uxbridge site, The firm has bought a 1.53-acre site part of St Andrews Park, the 110-acre, seven-year regeneration of the former air base at one end of Uxbridge High … Continue reading

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Success for British Airways partner in Teacher of the Year Awards

Uxbridge College’s Michelle Bradley is celebrating after winning two awards in the London Teacher of the Year Awards 2020 for her work with staff, students and employer partners including British Airways. Travel & Tourism lecturer and Section Manager Michelle scooped … Continue reading

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Hillingdon leader to stand down

Hillingdon Council’s serving leader Cllr Sir Ray Puddifoot MBE has announced that he will be resigning as Leader of the Council in the new year. Cllr Puddifoot said: “It has been both an honour and a privilege to serve as … Continue reading

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Governance of Crossrail passed to TfL

Delivery of the Elizabeth line is now in its final stages with a comprehensive plan to complete the railway focused on the remaining construction and systems integration, followed by intensive operational testing. Crossrail is working to complete the remaining infrastructure … Continue reading

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Sipson House Hotel plans approved

Sipson Properties have been granted planning consent for a new 302 bedroom hotel on a site close to Heathrow Airport. The architect, Fraser Brown McKenna, says the form and massing of the new building responds to the local context with … Continue reading

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Prologis submits Stockley plans

Prologis have submitted detailed plans for the redevelopment of the former GlaxoSmithKline office at Stockley Park as two industrial units. The plans for the site, on Ironbridge Road, have been designed by Michael Sparks Associates. It is next to Prologis … Continue reading

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Cranford Park gets lottery funding

Cranford Park has been awarded £2.28 million by The National Lottery Heritage Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund following a successful restoration bid. Hillingdon Council has given its approval for the £3.47 million restoration project. The £2.28 million National … Continue reading

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Vesta submit Keith House plans

Vesta Group have submitted plans for a redevelopment of Keith House, in Hayes, as 150 homes, 46 of which would be affordable. The scheme would involve construction of two blocks with associated amenity areas and landscaping. It has been designed by … Continue reading

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Legal & General and Guild Living announce first retirement development in London

Legal & General has announced the acquisition of its first later living development in the capital, in Uxbridge, within the borough of Hillingdon. The site will be developed and operated by Guild Living, Legal & General’s specialist urban later living … Continue reading

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Keith House plans shown

Plans for a redevelopment of Keith House, in Hayes, have been shown as part of a consultation. The site is home to an industrial building that is currently occupied by a Yodel distribution centre. The scheme proposed by the Vesta … Continue reading

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Hotel plans for Sipson Road

Sipson Property have submitted plans for a new hotel near Heathrow. The detailed plans, designed by RPS CgMs, would involve the demolition of the existing Douglas Webb House at 546 Sipson Road in Sipson, and the construction of a new … Continue reading

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HCUC is No.1, again

Harrow College/Uxbridge College has been rated top in London for success for 16-18 year olds for the second year running – plus showing a performance improvement on the previous year. HCUC, the merged college group for Harrow College and Uxbridge … Continue reading

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Tavistock to go for resi?

The owner of Tavistock House, an office building in Uxbridge, has submitted a prior approval notice for its conversion in to homes. The building, at 5 Rockingham Road, just outside the town centre, is currently occupied by software firm Advanced … Continue reading

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Plans in for Joel Street

Dholak have submitted plans for the redevelopment of a site in Northwood Hills as housing. The plans, handled by Hillingdon-based Progress Planning for the client, involve the redevelopment of the site on The Broadway, 53-55 Joel Street, as a three … Continue reading

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