Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has used his executive planning powers to take over a major housing development in Dagenham on 8 May, which was refused permission by Havering Council in March, but had been approved separately by Barking and Dagenham Council.
Both Labour and Conservatives councils across 150 English authorities saw losses in the 2018 local elections, which took place yesterday. UKIP has lost almost all the seats it was defending. The Conservatives gained Basildon from no overall control.
Reading and other towns within the Thames Valley have been named among the most 'vibrant places in the UK', according to a leading economy index.
Plans for high-end retail manager Hammerson to buy real estate investment trust intu Properties have ended.
A 10-week public consultation on the planned Heathrow expansion saw thousands of residents providing feedback on options on how to deliver and operate an expanded airport, alongside ideas for new airspace design.
Airport hotel operator and landowner Arora Group has appointed former BBC chairman Lord Michael Grade as chair of its London Heathrow Airport expansion advisory board.
Waltham Forest Council has appointed development expert Stewart Murray as its strategic director of economic growth, to lead on property, asset management and regeneration planning from 1 May 2018.
Infrastructure and placemaking joint venture (JV) partnership Henley Camland has sold land parcels for around 3,000 homes to developers Barratt, Countryside and Clarion Housing Group, at Eastern Quarry in Ebbsfleet Garden City.
Date: Wednesday 27 June 2018
Location: BNP Paribas Real Estate offices, 5 Aldermanbury Square London EC2V 7BP
Barking and Dagenham Council leader Darren Rodwell has announced US-based Pacifica Ventures as the preferred bidder for the largest film studios to be built in London for decades.
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