Category Archives: Slough

Slough serves CPOs on derelict properties

Home owners of derelict homes in the borough have been served with a notice of compulsory purchase (CPO) by the council as part of a new ‘use it or lose it’ policy.

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Lydia Court tops out

Slough Council has completed the roof on Lydia Court, a new development of council homes.

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Brunel Place tops out

Brunel Place, U+I’s development in central Slough, has topped out and been renamed.

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Slough buys TVU site

Slough is set to benefit from investment of more than half-a-billion-pounds after the council struck a deal to buy key piece of land in the centre of the town.

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Slough congestion busting work on site

Major improvement works along Windsor Road continue as part of the A332 route enhancement scheme.

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Free training for Slough businesses

A group of training providers, led by East Berkshire College, has secured a £900,000 contract from the European Social Fund (ESF) to help small to medium-sized businesses.

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Landid builds Lego Porter

The joint venture between Landid and Brockton Capital has created a miniature version of its latest office development, The Porter Building, made entirely out of Lego bricks.

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Thames Valley electrification works

Network Rail has successfully electrified 12 miles of railway to the west of London between Stockley Junction and Maidenhead as part of the Crossrail project, allowing GWR to extend new electric trains from London Paddington to Maidenhead from May 2017.

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Thorney Lane homes plan

The land owners group behind Thorney Lane Business Park in Iver are opening a consultation on plans to turn the park into homes.

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Observatory redevelopment to complete

XLB and LREC expect to complete 25 Windsor Road in Slough in March 2017.

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Slough looks good in CFC rankings

Slough is the second most productive place in the UK according to the latest research conducted by the Centre for Cities.

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Fire Station could be for sale

Part of the Slough Fire Station site could be sold for development, it is reported.

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Councils unite to get the best from R3

Two local authorities – Slough and Spelthorne councils – have announced the formation of a “Working with Heathrow” group, designed to maximise the huge employment, apprenticeship and investment opportunities to be created by a new runway at Heathrow Airport, while … Continue reading

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Work starts on Slough homes

Work has begun on new council homes in Slough, as part of their programme of small development sites.

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Slough consult on local plan

Slough Council has opened a consultation on their new Local Plan.

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Slough launch double consultation

Slough Borough Council has launched two public consultations – one on the draft housing strategy, which identifies the council’s housing priorities for the next five years, and another on the Housing Revenue Account (HRA) business plan, which considers how the … Continue reading

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Slough mass transit works begin

Works are underway for the Slough Mass Rapid Transit (SMaRT) bus service between the Slough Trading Estate and Slough railway station.

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Work to start on Centre

Work to create a new leisure facility on the Centre site in Slough is to begin.

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Slough confirms CEO departure

Slough Council has confirmed that former Chief Executive Ruth Bagley has left the council.

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Slough to approve leisure plans

Slough Council’s Cabinet is set to agree a multi-million pound refurbishment of Langley Leisure Centre and the ten pin facility at Salt Hill Park.

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