Blackwall Yard – Planning permission for the development of a large-scale mixed use complex on the banks of the River Thames has been granted
Plans to deliver approximately 900 residential units at Blackwall Yard – an area located on the banks of the River Thames in Tower Hamlets – were recently approved by the local council. The residential-led scheme will completely regenerate the area, opening up pedestrian links along the Thames. It will provide a new primary school and […]
The penny is finally beginning to drop. The health service’s focus on giving absolute priority to the treatment of Covid-19 generates costs and problems on a massive scale. Chris Hopson, chief executive of NHS Providers, has warned of the huge pressures on the NHS from the backlog of non-Covid cases. Many of these are life-threatening […]
Nine Elms Hotel – Planning permission for the development of a new hotel complex in the heart of London has been secured.
Plans to deliver a 600-room hotel in Nine Elms were recently approved by Wandsworth Council. Nine Elms is envisaged to become an internationally renowned business district and new centre for arts and culture in London, and the hotel will be an important part of that. The development is expected to generate a range of economic […]
For years, inflation has not been an issue. Since the late 1990s, annual inflation in the UK has averaged 2 per cent, with a peak of just over 4 per cent. In the US, there was a similar story, with even less variability. This is in stark contrast to the 1970s and 1980s, when the […]
A key priority for the government is to revive the fortunes of Britain’s old industrial towns. Boris Johnson promised to bring jobs and skills directly to these areas, so people no longer need to leave in order to prosper. The economic revival of regional cities in the past two decades or so has put even […]
Great Wolf Lodge – Plans to build an indoor water park resort in Chesterton, near Bicester, are approved by the Planning Inspectorate after appeal process.
Plans to develop Great Wolf Lodge – a world-class indoor water park in Chesterton (near Bicester), were approved by the planning inspector after an appeal process. The widespread economic benefits of the scheme, including the direct provision of up to 600 jobs to run the park, and the contribution of £23m GVA per annum to […]
The frantic furore over the European Super League killed off the proposal before it had a chance to get off the ground. But this is likely little more than a pause while the football community regroups and puts together a better PR strategy. Some form of consolidation around elite teams is inevitable. Professional football clubs […]
There are high levels of business optimism. Survey after survey has told us this, from reports from Deloitte on large companies to evidence from the Federation of Small Businesses. Consumer savings are at an all-time high. People are itching to get out and spend the money they have been forced to accumulate. All in all, […]
The Network Homes scheme (designed by architects PRP), which is located by Northwick Park Hospital, was recently granted outline planning permission by Brent Borough Council. The major scheme, which will provide flexible commercial and leisure floorspace that includes co-working spaces, a convenience store, food & beverage outlets and fitness centres, will also deliver approximately 1,600 […]
Urbanest’s Battersea scheme (designed by architects Allford Hall Monaghan Morris) was recently granted final approval from Wandsworth Borough Council. The core elements of the mixed-use scheme include the creation of 868 student accommodation units, 6,125 sq m of commercial offices, a 1,758 sq m Enterprise Business Unit, 70 sq m of retail and café space, […]