Issue 1: 12 January 2016

    Silvertown Quays under way at last?

    Plans to bring the derelict Millennium Mills building in London’s Royal Docks back into use have been given the go-ahead from the mayor’s office. The permission means that, after several false starts, a major slice of land in the Royal Docks will finally come back into reuse. The approval covers a 62 acre site at [...]

    Govt intervenes to push housebuilding

    The Government has revealed plans to intervene directly to get more sites into residential development, just as a report from the Local Government Association says there are 475,000 homes with planning permission, that are yet to be built. The new, “ground-breaking” policy aims to build 30,000 new affordable starter homes, backed by a £1.2bn fund, [...]

    Chiswick tower resurrected

    Plans for a pair of twin residential towers in Chiswick have been submitted, promising to see the development of a long empty site alongside the elevated M4 in west London. Galliard Homes has proposed the 32 and 25 storey towers, which would rise from a podium office block on the triangular site that abuts the [...]