Category Archives: Park Royal

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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New focus for Old Oak and Park Royal regeneration

The Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation (OPDC) has set out a revised approach to deliver the proposed tens of thousands of new homes and jobs through collaboration with major public sector landowners. The regeneration of Old Oak, Park … Continue reading

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Prologis to buy Park Royal Hub

Prologis is reported to be ready to buy 15 Central Way, a 70,000 sq ft industrial unit in Park Royal, for £23m. The building is let to Santa Fe, and currently owned by Dulwich Estate. It is seen as part … Continue reading

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Old Oak and Park Royal Local Plan update

OPDC’s Local Plan examination in public has been continuing during the summer and the Planning Inspector has now issued his interim findings report. OPDC say this shows the Inspector considers OPDC’s plans for the first phase of development in Old … Continue reading

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Mayor lends OPDC £10m

The Mayor of London has agreed a £10m loan to the Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation, to help them begin work while they are waiting for their £250 Housing Infrastructure Fund grant to be finalised. The HIF money … Continue reading

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Diageo move opens up Park Royal opportunity

Diageo is to move its headquarters in to Soho Square, opening up their First Central building – known as 7HQ – as a significant landmark office opportunity. In recent years, Diageo’s use of the building had become less intensive – … Continue reading

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OPDC hands out first arts grants

Six community projects have been awarded funding to put art, culture and heritage at the heart of the major development and regeneration planned for Old Oak and Park Royal. The Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation (OPDC) has awarded … Continue reading

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Demolition progress at Old Oak

HS2 has completed the demolition of the former Great Western Railway sheds at Old Oak Common as work continues to prepare the way for the new Old Oak station. The demolition is a significant milestone in the preparation of the … Continue reading

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OPDC launches new community initiative identity

In the Making is the new visual identity from Old Oak & Park Royal Development Corporation that celebrates community initiatives in Old Oak and Park Royal. In the Making aims to represent what’s great about the area, the “making” that … Continue reading

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OPDC keen to work with Cargiant at Old Oak

Cargiant, the largest private land owner at Old Oak, has been reported as being unhappy with the progress around the UK’s largest regeneration programme, but the Mayor of London’s office has said Cargiant are attempting to frustrate the delivery of … Continue reading

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UKPN invests in West London capacity

UK Power Networks is investing in West London infrastructure to ensure future development  has appropriate power available. Two key locations, Wood Lane, and Willesden Junction, are getting new substations. UK Power Networks is installing a new 43MVA 132/11kV main electricity … Continue reading

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City & Docklands add innovative electric shuttles to Old Oak developments

City & Docklands are busy in Old Oak and Park Royal, with three current developments in the area, and while public transport improvements are on the way, they aren’t waiting around for them, and are looking at laying on their … Continue reading

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Old Oak’s Northern Arc

The progress of a major regeneration project is seldom smooth, and often beset with challenges, so it’s no surprise that London’s largest such plan faces questions at a time of economic uncertainty. Liz Peace chair of the Old Oak & … Continue reading

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Network Homes buys in Park Royal

Network Homes is planning to build up to 160 affordable homes near Central Middlesex Hospital in Park Royal. Surplus NHS land, which housed a call centre and storage facility for the hospital, has been bought by Network which plans to … Continue reading

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Capital West London recognised at Property Awards

Capital West London has been recognised at a highly prestigious national awards, the Property Week Awards 2019. The ambitious inward investment and trade programme from the West London Alliance as been getting praise from all quarters, and has now been … Continue reading

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OPDC welcomes £250m funding to bring thousands of homes and jobs to Old Oak

Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation (OPDC), has today welcomed the government’s decision to award £250m to kick-start development on the West London site. The investment, from the government’s Housing Infrastructure Fund, will be used to assemble land, design … Continue reading

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Lunts is Interim OPDC CEO

The Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation has appointed David Lunts as its interim chief executive. Lunts, currently executive director of housing and land at the Greater London Authority, takes over from former interim CEO Mick Mulhern, who took … Continue reading

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Goodman buys at record level in Park Royal

Goodman Group has acquired a 9.5-acre site in Park Royal, in partnership with the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board and APG for around £70 million. The team say it is the biggest ever UK industrial land acquisition in terms of … Continue reading

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Dubai giants NVN Motorworks move to West London

Dubai-based NVN Motorworks are opening its first UK operation in Park Royal. SEGRO has signed the car paint protection group for an 13,400 sq ft production facility at Premier Park in the huge West London business park. A spokesperson for … Continue reading

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Old Oak station construction partner announced

A consortium made up of Balfour Beatty Group, VINCI Construction UK, VINCI Construction Grands Projets SAS and SYSTRA, will be responsible for working with HS2 and the station designers, to coordinate the delivery of the station, including platforms, concourse and … Continue reading

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