Category Archives: Wandsworth

Wandsworth Digitech launch

Wandsworth Council has set up a new business support programme to help the borough’s digital and technology sector.

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Lombard Wharf tops out

A topping out ceremony has been held at Barratt London’s Lombard Wharf, in Battersea, to mark the highest point of its 28-storeys being reached.

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New Thames Path section open

A new section of the Thames riverside has opened to the public as part of the redevelopment of Battersea Power Station.

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Northcote library consultation

Wandsworth Council is consulting on plans to build a bigger and better Northcote library and replacement community hall.

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Higgins gets Garratt Lane

The regeneration of a key stretch of Garratt Lane in Earlsfield has taken another step forward with the appointment of a contractor tasked with providing new housing on council owned brownfield sites along with a new community health centre.

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Councils fail in R3 action

The action brought by four councils and Greenpeace against the Government’s choice of Heathrow as the location of the next runway in the South East has failed.

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RAD plans approved

An agreement between the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) and York Place Buildings has been reached to provide a brand new purpose built headquarters.

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Hidden homes programme continues

Building work is under way at three new housing development sites in Wandsworth, as part of the council’s long-running Hidden Homes initiative.

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Wandsworth tops West London NHB chart

Wandsworth is to receive the largest New Homes Bonus payment of the West London boroughs, after adding just under 2,000 homes in the year to October 2015.

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Govindia gets CBE

Leader of Wandsworth Council Ravi Govindia has been awarded a CBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours List.

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Government gives Estates Regen a boost

Wandsworth Council’s plans to revitalise three housing estates have received a welcome boost, say the council, with a Government announcement of extra funding for large scale housing regeneration schemes.

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Councils serve Heathrow JR papers

An unlikely alliance of a group of local councils and Greenpeace says they have served legal papers on the government for supporting the expansion of Heathrow.

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Two BID ballots won in Wandsworth

Putney and Wandsworth Town centres will both become Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) in April next year following positive ballots.

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Furzedown consultation

Wandsworth Council are consulting on improvements to Furzedown which aim to boost shops and businesses.

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Wandsworth down to three for York & Winstanley

The shortlist for the regeneration of the York and Winstanley is down to three.

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Pocket’s modular tower gets going

Work has begun at Pocket’s Mapleton Crescent development, a 26-storey, 89-home tower built using modular units.

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Wandsworth BID votes imminent

Businesses in Putney and Wandsworth Town centres will begin voting next week on whether to form new Business Improvement Districts (BIDs).

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Battersea gets Gigafast

A ‘Gigafast’ broadband service has been rolled out to estates in Battersea.

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Councils join with Greenpeace

Hillingdon and Wandsworth Councils have made an alliance with Greenpeace UK over Heathrow Airport.

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Wandsworth seeks to protect employment space

Wandsworth Council is aiming to use its planning powers to give greater protection to office and business premises in the borough to prevent employment space being turned into housing.

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