Heathrow Still Aiming For 2028-29 Expansion Opening

Heathrow Airports’ ambitious £14bn expansion plans for a third runway are still on-track with the Airport aiming for completion by 2028-29, and they’ve now announced an eight-week consultation to run this summer. Bosses have confirmed their desire to open the airport’s third runway before 2030 – a project which could unleash a major economic boost […]

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Mixed-use scheme in Camden Town gets planning approval

W Real Estate has secured a resolution to grant planning permission for a mixed-use scheme at St Pancras Commercial Centre at Pratt Street in Camden Town. The scheme will include the re-provision of the existing light industrial space, alongside 175,451 sq ft of new office and retail space and 33 residential units. W Real estate […]

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Government Pledges £2.7bn for six new hospitals by 2025

“The recent announcements around a £2.7bn funding program for six new hospitals by 2025 and 38 other hospitals to get a refresh by 2030” was raised by Adrian Powell, Head of Property Development of NHS Property Service at our recent Healthcare Property and Development Conference. This investment pledge comes off the back of a period […]

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The GLA’s Ambitious Plan to Tackle London Housing Woes

The London Housing Strategy, drafted by the Mayor of London and formally adopted by the Greater London Authority (GLA) in May 2018, seeks to take a number of different approaches to improve and increase the amount of housing available for residents in London, aiming to deliver 52,000 new homes a year. Megan Life, Senior Programme […]

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Westminster a “Very Active” Location for Property Development

The London Borough of Westminster has the largest planning department in the country, processing 10,000 planning applications yearly, our London Property Club has heard. Massive developments are going up in the region and Deirdra Armsby, Director of Place Shaping and Town Planning at the Council, described this as “a really major regeneration” and described Westminster […]

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The £1bn Olympia London Investment – Restoring its Glory

Olympia is an icon of West London, a major exhibition centre which opened its doors in 1886 and has played host to a raft of world class events ever since. Yoo Capital is leading a consortium of investors who are investing in the site to deliver a £1bn transformation project. Lloyd Lee, Development Director for […]

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Canary Wharf Group Announce 1st BTR Scheme

Property giant Canary Wharf Group have launched their first event build-to-rent scheme – using their recently announced built-to-rent arm Vertus to bring a 37-storey scheme to fruition. The development will take place within Canary Wharf’s new district named Wood Wharf and it’ll feature: 327 flats over 37-storeys

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U+I’s £200m regeneration plans submitted

Major developer U+I Group has ended 2020 on another high – submitted plans for a £200m regeneration of the Faraday Works scheme in Greenwich, The site set to be developed is the Siemens Brothers Factory in Charlton overlooking the River Thames – with a vision to transform the derelict site into a thriving business and […]

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