Hammersmith Town Hall redevelopment

Hammersmith Town Hall redevelopment

A public consultation will open tomorrow (Thursday 9th November) on the proposals to redevelop Hammersmith Town Hall on King Street and build a new cinema. There are also plans to regenerate the street’s immediate vicinity. The regeneration includes a new public square in front on the town hall, affordable housing...

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House prices in East London set to rise ahead of new Crossrail

House prices in East London set to rise ahead of new Crossrail

Hackney is the borough with the fastest rising house prices with an annual growth of 8.9 per cent, adding an average amount of £10,000 to property worth. This is partly due to the area being in the path of the Elizabeth line for the new high-speed Crossrail, on top of...

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Golden age of London property prices is over

Golden age of London property prices is over

The ‘golden age’ of London property prices has come to an end, with predictions for them to stay flat next year. Property consultants JLL forecasts “a return to the pre-1970 era of stability”, with no rise next year and then only a 1.5 per cent recovery in 2019 and 2...

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New ‘Santander Cycles’ to hit London streets

New ‘Santander Cycles’ to hit London streets

Seven years after the introduction of ‘Boris Bikes’ onto London’s streets, England’s longest established cycle company Pashley have unveiled their new and improved ‘Santander Cycles’ model. Introduced as part of a five-year £80 million contract with operator Serco, it understood that 600 new bicycles will hit London’s streets each year....

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London £10 T-Charge enforced today to tackle pollution

London £10 T-Charge enforced today to tackle pollution

Mayor Sadiq Khan’s £10 T-Charge came into effect today, forcing older petrol or diesel vehicles made before 2006 to pay the tax in an attempt to reduce pollution in the London. The levy comes on top of the £11.50 congestion charge which was implemented in the same area in 2003,...

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Hammersmith & Fulham and Ealing councils to stage protest against NHS cuts

Hammersmith & Fulham and Ealing councils to stage protest against NHS cuts

On 30 September, protesters will march from Acton Park and Southall Park and will come together at Ealing Common for a rally and speeches from figures such as H&F Council’s Leader, Cllr Stephen Cowan. The proposed cuts are set to affect Charing Cross and Ealing hospitals. These cuts will include...

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Making all the right noises: An Interview with Jonathan Milton, headmaster of the Westminster Abbey Choir School

Making all the right noises: An Interview with Jonathan Milton, headmaster of the Westminster Abbey Choir School

Westminster Abbey is undoubtedly one of London’s most popular landmarks, and its choir renowned as one of the greatest of its kind across the globe. Few will be aware that in the midst of the Abbey, tucked away in the grounds of the former monastery of Westminster at Deans Yard...

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Cyclinteriors: A new home for your bicycle

Cyclinteriors: A new home for your bicycle

Cyclists are taking over. MAMILS (Middle Aged Men In Lycra) now dominate the morning commute cityscape, as ever more of us vie to escape packed, overpriced trains. To some, bicycles are particularly aesthetically pleasing, but you don’t have to adore life on two wheels to consider incorporating bikes into your...

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NFL International Series – London’s aim to become a global gridiron super city

NFL International Series – London’s aim to become a global gridiron super city

London is set to host four American Football games at Wembley and Twickenham Stadiums, for the first time since the National Football League introduced the NFL International Series in 2007. The playing of four games throughout September and October in the UK capital for the first time (half of a...

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Tribal Art London – VIDEO

Tribal Art London – VIDEO

  On Wednesday 6th September, Mall Galleries, opens the 10th annual show of Tribal Art London. Exhibitors will be offering a variety of tribal art from across the globe, from traditional sculpture, clothing and tattooing. This is the only tribal art fair of its kind in the UK. The show...

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