Porter Building to get wellness certificate

The partnership between Landid and Brockton Capital has signed up to achieve WELL Building Standard certification for The Porter Building, putting the 120,000 sq ft development in Slough in line to be one of the first office buildings in the UK to attain the global rating when it completes later this year.

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Birds Eye moves in to Bedfont

BP has sublet space at its Bedfont Lakes office to Birds Eye.

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Royal London buys in Southall

Royal London Mutual Insurance Society has bought the International Trading Estate in Southall.

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Wandsworth tops Housing Design charts

Wandsworth has five schemes on the shortlist for the 2017 Housing Design Awards, the most of any London Borough.

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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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UWL is biggest climber

The University of West London (UWL) has achieved the biggest rise of any UK higher education institution in The Complete University Guide 2018,with Imperial College and Brunel University London also figuring strongly.

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Spurs confirm move to Wembley

Tottenham Hotspur have confirmed that they will play home games at Wembley Stadium for the 2017/18 season, bringing around 30 more high-capacity events to Wembley.

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Gaskarth project to start

Wandsworth Council is set to begin the construction of another six new low cost rent properties in Balham in the coming weeks as part of a self build programme.

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Brent agrees Tricycle funding

Kilburn’s Tricycle Theatre is edging closer to securing the funds it needs to complete a major refurbishment after Brent Council approved funding of up to £1million.

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Sadiq launches skills fund

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has launched Skills for Londoners – a new skills agenda for the capital – which aims to ensure that all Londoners have the opportunity to train in the skills that the capital’s economy needs.

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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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Residence progress

The redevelopment of the former Christie’s warehouse site in Nine Elms is progressing, and tenants are expected to move in to The Residence, two blocks of flats, within the coming weeks.

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Stanhope progresses Gateway

Stanhope has agreed a lease on a TfL owned petrol station site in White City to allow it to deliver part of its TV Centre project – the Gateway.

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Heathrow R3 aims for construction sector legacy

At the launch of Heathrow’s plan to establish logistics hubs around the UK, the Airport stated its intention to grow sustainably and in doing so to provide jobs growth for the whole of the UK, and a productivity revolution in the UK construction sector.

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Heathrow launches R3 support tool

Heathrow Airport has launched a tool to help people make a supportive contribution to the ongoing consultation on the draft Airports National Policy Statement (NPS).

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Brent to retake charge of housing

Council housing in Brent will cease to be managed by Brent Housing Partnership (BHP) and instead return to direct local authority control.

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Sadiq announces Markets Board

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced plans to recruit a team of industry experts and business leaders to help preserve and grow London’s markets.

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Sadiq boosts community builders

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has today set out plans for a £250,000 boost to set up the first-ever one-stop shop to help Londoners build their own homes in the capital.

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L&G buys at Staples Corner

Legal & General has acquired the JVC/Kenwood building at Staples Corner for £51.85m.

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Council buys Chiswick Green

Runnymede Council has bought the Chiswick Green office building for around £60m.

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