Category Archives: Wandsworth

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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Apple head for Battersea

Apple is to move to a new office campus in Battersea.

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Landid get Parklife consent

 Landid Property Holdings have received planning permission for a new Grade A office building in Putney.

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Wandsworth progress low cost supported homes

Wandsworth Council are progressing plans for seven low cost new homes in Tooting.

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Wandsworth Town Centre progress

L&Q’s redevelopment of the site fronting Garratt Lane and Wandsworth High Street is getting under way. Construction will start soon on providing 200 new homes, a new public library, better teaching facilities at South Thames College, new shops and a … Continue reading

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ACV test for Tooting

The power of an ACV designation is about to be tested in Tooting, with the sale announced of the Constitutional Club.

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Wandsworth ask Javid to intervene over stadium

Wandsworth Council has formally asked Communities Secretary Sajid Javid to intervene in the planning row with Merton over the controversial plans to redevelop Wimbledon Stadium.

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Nine Elms Sainbury open

The new Sainsbury’s Nine Elms Point has opened creating 250 new jobs.

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