Category Archives: Hounslow

West London Green Flag success

The annual Green Flag Awards have once again shown the quality of the environment in West London, with the sub-region being awarded over 100, more than Scotland. West London punches above its weight – it has around a quarter of … Continue reading

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Watermans receives lifeline grant from the Government’s Culture Recovery Fund

Watermans Theatre in Brentford has been awarded £144,669 from the Government’s £1.57bn Culture Recovery Fund (CRF) to help face the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure they have a sustainable future. Watermans is one of 1,385 cultural and … Continue reading

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Sparrow House tops out

Hounslow Council and United Living New Homes have marked the progress on site at Sparrow Farm Drive with a topping out ceremony. Sparrow House will provide 100 per cent socially rented family homes for local people, providing 28 homes. A … Continue reading

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Jenrick approves L&Q Citroen plans

The Secretary of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government, Robert Jenrick has given planning approval for a major new housing development in Brentford. The scheme being developed by London & Quadrant Housing Association on the former Citroen dealership site … Continue reading

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Chiswick Park Enjoy-Work Launches New App to Keep Campus Connected

Chiswick Park has launched its new Enjoy-Work app, creating a digital community experience while offering a wide range of services for the 10,000 daily office guests. With many employees splitting their time between the office and home, “Enjoy-App” enables tenants … Continue reading

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Hounslow consults on town centres

Hounslow Council is consulting on the future of the borough’s four main town centres: Brentford, Chiswick, Feltham, and Hounslow. The Council say their town centres have always been vibrant places with thriving shops and very few vacant units. However, the … Continue reading

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Brentford make winning start

Brentford FC have played their first competitive fixture at their new Lionel Road stadium. The new 17,250 seater stadium, a short distance from their former home, Griffin Park, which is now being redeveloped as homes, completed on schedule despite the … Continue reading

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Inland Homes to develop Hounslow Cavalry Barracks

Inland Homes has announced that its asset management division has agreed to acquire and develop the Hounslow Cavalry Barracks site, one of the largest brownfield sites in London. The 36.7 acre Cavalry Barracks featured in both the 2019 and 2020 … Continue reading

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Bellvue plans approved

Citicorp’s plans for a 25 home development in Hounslow have been approved. The plans, designed by Innerdale Hudson and Keith Horn Architects for 141 – 149 Bellvue Court, on Staines Road, involve the construction of a six-to-eight storey building with … Continue reading

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Chiswick Park adds App

Chiswick Park has announced a new partnership with tenant engagement platform Office App. The partnership aims to upgrade the workplace experience for over 10,000 daily Chiswick Park employees and visitors. All of the 75 companies—including Discovery, Paramount Pictures, Starbucks, and … Continue reading

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Hounslow Council launches taskforce to spark green recovery

A range of exciting ideas to transform Hounslow and make the borough a beacon for the green economy were discussed with the launch of a new taskforce. The Green Recovery Board, which recently held its first meeting, brings together leading … Continue reading

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South Chiswick to become Low Traffic Neighbourhood

Hounslow Council has accelerated the implementation of the Liveable Neighbourhood programme to transform South Chiswick into a low traffic area and improving local public space. Last week Hounslow Council provided an update on a range of measures being introduced to … Continue reading

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Creative opportunity in West London

West London has a world-beating creative sector. It’s heritage as home of the BBC and the centre of the UK film industry has been built on by designers, gaming companies and much more to produce a cluster which is the … Continue reading

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Feltham improvement works continue

Work is continuing on the upgrade to the highway and rail infrastructure around Feltham station, despite the difficulties presented by Covid-19. These works are classed as essential infrastructure improvements and being carried out in line with government guidance in respect … Continue reading

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Tesco Osterley update

St. Edward have run a second consultation on the plan to relocate Tesco Osterley to the Homebase site on the Great West Road, and build around 2250 homes across the two sites. The plans involve demolishing the Greenford Homebase store … Continue reading

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Power Road Studios sold

Helical has sold the Power Road Studios in Chiswick to a private investor for £41.5m. Helical bought the building in 2015, and has since refurbished it and produced a series of lettings. It was originally built in the 1930s as … Continue reading

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TfL and A2Dominion announce Hounslow site

TfL has announced that it is working with A2Dominion to bring forward plans to deliver around 400 new affordable homes in Hounslow. The proposals, which cover a 1.48 hectare site, have been designed by HKR architects and include the delivery … Continue reading

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New pocket park cash for West London

Feltham Green, Wiseworks Harrow, and Roxbourne Park in Pinner are to receive money for new pocket parks from a £1.35m government fund. Communities Secretary Robert Jenrick has announced the community groups who will receive funding to transform neglected urban spaces into … Continue reading

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Bees to host England women in Euro 21

Brentford Community Stadium will host four UEFA Women’s EURO 2021 matches, including a quarter-final on 22 July, with Wembley hosting the final, in what promises to be a record-breaking edition of the European tournament next summer. England will play the … Continue reading

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Stanhope buys back in to Chiswick Park

Stanhope has bought Building 7 at Chiswick Park, the business park it originally developed. They have acquired the building from Blackstone, who have now ended their association with the park, for £312m. Blackstone bought Chiswick Park from The Chiswick Park … Continue reading

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