Crossrail 2 vital say builders

Leading figures from homebuilding, property industries and housing associations have urged the Government to give its firm backing to Crossrail 2 and provide a key boost in tackling London’s housing crisis.

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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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Hanwell Zoo opens

Brent Lodge Animal Centre, often called the “Bunny Park”, has reopened as Hanwell Zoo,

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Western Corridor “solid”

Jones Lang Lasalle’s latest Western Corridor office market suggests the area is still performing solidly despite Brexit.

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Revised plans for NLB Park

Revised plans have been submitted for Comer Homes plans to redevelop the North London Business Park.

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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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Wandsworth wins business award

Wandsworth has won an award for being “small business friendly”.

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Peace to chair OPDC

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has announced his intention to appoint Liz Peace CBE as the new Chair of the Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation.

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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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Heathrow confirms investment

Heathrow’s shareholders have confirmed plans to invest an additional £650 million into the Airport over the course of 2019,including enabling works for T2 expansion, and planning for the proposed new southern access tunnel.

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Thameslink to arrive early?

Thameslink’s arrival at Brent Cross may happen earlier than expected.

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Fulham river path opens

Central Avenue, a new connection to the riverside path in Fulham, has opened.

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99p closes West London stores

Poundland has closed its 99p stores, inluding six in West London.

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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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Walkabout plans approved

Hammersmith & Fulham Council has granted permission for Dorsett Hotels plans to redevelop the Walkabout site in Shepherds Bush.

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Osiers plans approved

Wandsworth Council has approved Taylor Wimpey’s plans for 119 new homes, including 29 for low cost home ownership on the site of a fuel storage depot as part of the wider redevelopment of the Osiers Road area.

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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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Flybe kicks off Heathrow service

Flybe have landed their first flights at Heathrow.

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Primark opens in Uxbridge

Primark’s new Uxbridge store is open.

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Work Match tops 600

Wandsworth Council’s Work Match service has now helped over 600 people into work.

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