News & Insight


13th January 2022 – One West Point is featured in the Evening Standard Homes & Property, in an area guide to Park Royal.

There are so many hidden gems in Park Royal, and we are so happy to see a spotlight on this hugely exciting, up and coming area.

This feature showcases many of the wonderful things that are happening, including (the not so hidden!) One West Point.
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10th January 2022 – City & Docklands registers as for-profit RP.

City & Docklands is pleased to announce that is has successfully registered the build-to-rent management arm of the business as a for-profit provider with the Regulator of Social Housing (RSH).

Commenting on the move into this market, Gary Sacks, CEO of City & Docklands comments: “When we (City & Docklands) made the move into the build to rent space, through our PRS brand AWOL, we made the customer experience our highest priority. From the start, we wanted to hold ourselves to the highest possible standards, not only for customer service, but operationally and financially as well. As a business, we noticed that we have already been implementing a lot of the latest guidance given in the affordable housing white papers. It made sense for us to make the move and become registered as an RP as well.

Our goal is to grow AWOL London and acquire more properties. We want to deliver 5* customer service to affordable housing. Something that hasn’t really been done before. We want people to be proud to live in our affordable housing.”
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23rd November 2021 – Mary Seacole painting, commissioned by City & Docklands, unveiled at Guy’s Hospital.

A new painting honouring the Crimean War nurse Mary Seacole has been unveiled at Guy’s Hospital.

Local artist Richard Wilson spent 600 hours over three months creating the 1.4 metre by 2.2 metre canvas, which depicts Mary in 1857 at her home in Soho Square in London.

Richard was commissioned by City & Docklands to provide a portrait of the Jamaican-born nurse as part of a wider regeneration scheme at Mary Seacole Memorial Park, just a stone’s throw away from Marys’ grave in north west London.

City & Docklands are working with The Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation on the project. Rather than let the artwork remain in storage, we have loaned the portrait to Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust until at least the end of 2022, and when work is complete, it will eventually reside in its permanent home at the Mitre Yard development.

City & Docklands joined members of staff from Guy’s Hospital and the Mary Seacole Trust to celebrate the new painting on what would have been Mary’s 216th birthday – the same day Jamaica declared the 23rd November as Mary Seacole Day.

Avey Bhatia, Chief Nurse for Guy’s and St Thomas’, said: “Mary Seacole was an extraordinary individual and a great role model. Her writing, legacy and memory lives on and has touched the development of modern healthcare. I am delighted that we are able to host this beautiful painting by Richard Wilson at Guy’s Hospital so our staff, patients and visitors can sit, reflect and be inspired by her.”

Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity owns, manages and cares for artwork at the Trust, and supported the professional art handling service and installation of the new painting at Guy’s Hospital.

This is the second tribute to Mary on display at the Trust.

In June 2016, a statue honouring Mary was unveiled in the gardens of St Thomas’ Hospital – believed to be the first statue in the UK dedicated to a named black woman.

Trevor Sterling, Chair of the Mary Seacole Trust, said: “We are delighted that this stunning portrait of Mary by Richard Wilson has found a fitting temporary home at Guy’s Hospital. People have been enjoying Mary’s statue in the grounds of St Thomas’ Hospital for more than five years and so it is wonderful to be able to share Mary’s portrait with staff and patients at Guy’s. I would like to thank staff and management at Guy’s and St Thomas’ for their commitment to promoting Mary’s legacy and values.”
Watch Richard Wilson talk about his portrait.

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4th Ocotber 2021 – City & Docklands sponsor London’s biggest new Design District as part of the London Design Festival, which launched during September in the heart of the Old Oak and Park Royal regeneration area .

City & Docklands is proud to be the official partner of the first Park Royal Design District, as part of the 2021 London Design Festival, which launched in West London last weekend.

The festival ran from the 24-26th September and hosted an impressive programme of over 40 open studios, four exhibitions, nine workshops, walking tours, popup shops and film screenings, open to the public, shining a light on the area’s history and telling the stories of the people behind West London’s industrial powerhouse. Sponsored by City & Docklands, the Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation (OPDC) and Imperial College London, the district, which was the largest of the 10 districts that took part in this year’s festival, celebrated the area’s rich heritage, diversity and creative talents.

City & Docklands were part of the programme of open studios, with One West Point exhibiting newly curated artwork by RareKind Agency in our first rental building, together with a sneak peak of what other art installations will be delivered at One West Point by the time the project is complete. We also unveiled our first art installation by the talented Sophie Mess that will welcome our first tenants as they move into The Residence Building at the beginning of October.

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1st September 2021 – City & Docklands announce founding partnership, together with Imperial College London and the OPDC, of the first Park Royal Design District Part of the London Design Festival 2021

We are excited to announce the official partnership, together with the Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation (OPDC) and Imperial College London, of the first Park Royal Design District as part of the London Design Festival 2021.

Park Royal sits alongside 9 other Design Districts in London, to include Kings Cross, Mayfair and the Shoreditch Design Triangle. Each Design District is a key component of the Festival makeup, with each District constituting a cluster of events within a short walking distance of each other, enabling visitors to navigate over 200 events and geography of the city.

The London Design Festival has recognised the abundance of creativity within Park Royal and this event celebrates and showcases the number of artists and makers in the area. During the LDF there will be a host of events and activations throughout the Park Royal Design District from 24-26th September.
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29th July 2021 – REACT News: Imperial College London makes call to begin £1bn Acton development

Imperial College London has triggered the start of the application process for the redevelopment of the former Dixons Carphone HQ in North Acton, putting in plans indicating its intention to deliver a high-rise residential and workspace cluster, adjacent to One West Point.

Proposals for the first phase to come forward would include 440 flats and 320 co-living units, alongside retail, restaurants, and cafes. The next phases would include a further 800 flats, a 70,000 sq ft hotel, and 180,000 sq ft of offices and co-working. The buildings are expected to reach around 50 to 55 storeys and will further enhance North Acton as part of London’s most exciting regeneration zone.
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23rd July 2021 – One West Point has been featured by The Guardian in a news article on ‘Hi-tech homes for sale’ in the UK.

The article highlights One West Point as being the tallest building in London outside of Canary Wharf, with a dedicated tech space that will flip from cinema into a YouTube studio for entrepreneurs or influencers.

. It also mentions how North Acton is part of the Old Oak Common and Park Royal regeneration area that will be served by HS2 and Crossrail.
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21st July 2021 – City & Docklands has commissioned local artist Richard Wilson, who is based in Excelsior Studios in Park Royal, to paint a life size portrait of Mary Seacole.

Mary Seacole was a British-Jamaican nurse, healer and businesswoman who set up the "British Hotel" behind the lines during the Crimean War.

This offered comfortable quarters for sick and convalescent officers, and provided succour for wounded service men on the battlefield. Coming from a tradition of Jamaican and West African "doctresses", Seacole displayed "compassion, skills and bravery while nursing soldiers during the Crimean War", through the use of herbal remedies.

Schools of nursing in England were only set up after the Crimean war, the first being the Florence Nightingale Training School, in 1860 at St Thomas' Hospital in London where Mary was believed to be the first nurse practitioner. Mary was born in 1805, and after her death in 1881 she was largely forgotten for almost a century, but has been subsequently recognised for her success as a woman. She was posthumously awarded the Jamaican Order of Merit in 1991 and in 2004, she was voted the greatest black Briton.

City & Docklands has commissioned this piece of art honouring Mary and her achievements, which will sit within Mitre Yard, our newest residential development that lies behind Mary’s Memorial, in the Mary Seacole Gardens on the Grand Union Canal.


10th July 2021 – New Bench Installations Unveiled in North Acton Square, as part of the LFA - London Festival of Architecture.

Three benches made for Ealing have been unveiled as part of the London Festival of Architecture in North Acton

City & Docklands teamed up with Ealing Council, Imperial College and the OPDC to commission three architect teams to each create a bench for the newly created space at North Acton Square. This was an opportunity to give some of London’s best emerging architects an chance to explore new ideas of what a bench can be and also to shine a light on a dynamic and fast-changing area of London. The result is three colourful but very different creations that allow people to sit and enjoy the new North Acton station square.
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27th May 2021, EGi - Imperial College to develop £1bn mixed-use development in the heart of North Acton.

Imperial College London is preparing to bring forward plans to create a new heart of North Acton, West London.

The college has drawn up proposals for a £1bn redevelopment into a 1,400-home mixed-use development and sustainable, new HQ for the retailer.

The site has an existing consent for a 1m sq ft scheme, comprising 764 flats, 16,000 sq ft of office space and 33,000 sq ft of retail and leisure across eight buildings ranging in height from six to 32 storeys.

The residential plans for the scheme include co-living, BTR, for sale, later living residences and a hotel.

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15th January 2021 – City & Docklands will deliver more new homes within the OPDC, following a successful enhanced Planning application at North Kensington Gate.

We are delighted to announce, following the completion of our review of our consented North Kensington Gate scheme, that the OPDC has granted an enhanced planning consent for this development. North Kensington Gate will now deliver 208 residential units of studio, 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom apartments in three linked buildings ranging between 6, 8 and 24 floors.

The North Kensington Gate site lies at the confluence of the Grand Union Canal and Mitre Bridge on Scrubs Lane and importantly sits at the gateway of the OPDC – the UK’s largest regeneration project. Construction is expected to start later this year.

This is the second residential development site that City & Docklands has acquired on Scrubs Lane, joining Mitre Yard which has planning consent for the delivery of 241 homes and will span two new buildings ranging from 6 to 22 storeys, comprising a mix of 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom homes.

City & Docklands are delivering a further development in North Acton, One West Point, that is due to complete in December 2022 and will deliver 701 new homes split between private sale, affordable housing and Build to Rent, across 4 impressive buildings. The tallest of which will be a 54-storey tower that is the tallest building outside of the Docklands and the 16th tallest in the Capital.


13th January 2021 - Evening Standard Homes & Property - Where to buy in 2021: 8 London neighbourhoods on track for house price growth.

One West Point has been featured by the Evening Standard Homes & Property in an article looking at where best to buy this year.

Old Oak Common has been named as one of the 8 London neighbourhoods on track for the highest house price growth in 2021, by the London Evening Standard. The paper highlights the area, comparing it to White City commenting that Old Oak Common is earlier in its Crossrail-led transformation and offers more for your money highlighting homes at One West Point as the clever place to buy for house price growth.
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7th October 2020 – Evening Standard Homes & Property - Be part of the future of West London.

A new neighbourhood where art meets industry .

With affordable studios, an underground creative scene and new homes in the pipeline by City & Docklands – is rising out of Old Oak Common and Park Royal.
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9th September 2020 – Evening Standard Homes & Property - Future London: could sustainable "mini towns" with homes, parks and cycle routes be the answer for changing city lifestyles?

Covid has changed lifestyles, teaching us to value neighbourhoods where we feel at home and safe.

One West Point is featured in the Evening Standard Homes & Property, in a piece looking at the impact that Covid 19 has had on London lifestyles. The articles discusses if London is set to become a series of ‘mini-towns’, as those living in the capital look at becoming more adequately equipped for the future with everything closer to home, in a post-pandemic world. Old Oak Common is featured as one of these new mini-towns, highlighting the areas’ £26 billion regeneration project, and One West Point leading the way as an active, community-led development.
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6th May 2020 – Ealing Council has signed the ‘Building Safety Pledge’ to ensure vital building safety improvements continue during the pandemic.

The Pledge, so far signed by 26 councils and five regional mayors, sets out a commitment to improving the safety of residential blocks while ensuring those working on site are given clear information and support to guarantee their own safety and limit the spread of Covid-19.

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6th May 2020 – VisiLean launches exclusive feature for managing safe distancing on-site amidst new COVID-19 guidelines.

With the impact of COVID - 19 having disrupted life globally, the construction industry has been left with new challenges to continue work on-site safely and within the required guidelines.

Many construction projects have been impacted and are on hold or working with uncertainty due to the safe working guidelines imposed by several authorities globally. One of our partner companies, VisiLean, has responded to this challenge by launching an app that manages safe distancing on site allowing a workforce and the site to be operational whilst adhering to the new government guidelines to ensure safety for all during COVD-19.
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4th March 2020 – City & Docklands has been featured in the Evening Standard Homes & Property

Following confirmation that HS2 will be going ahead, City & Docklands has been featured in the Evening Standard Homes & Property discussing why Old Oak Common is a regeneration hot spot and one to watch for buyers playing the long game.

Both our developments on Scrubs are mentioned – Mitre Yard and North Kensington Gate, together with other notable projects in the area.
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24th February 2020 - Proposals for a superhub station have been finalised.

Proposals for a superhub station which combines HS2, Crossrail and National Rail services at the heart of the country's largest redevelopment have been finalised.

During a sensitive time for both HS2 and the Old Oak and Park Royal Development where the station will be based, the official planning application for the station has been submitted.

Estimated to carry around 250,000 passengers each day, the huge new station will be built on former rail and industrial land at the heart of a huge brownfield site which will turn into London's newest town.
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19th February 2020 - One West Point is granted planning approval to take the total number of new homes within the development to 701.

One West Point was presented to the Ealing planning committee for the additional residential units at the February meeting at which the committee voted in favour of a resolution to grant consent.

The development will now provide 701 homes across four buildings of between 9, 11, 37 and 54 floors in height. The resolution to grant consent has to be referred to the GLA for a Stage 2 review and we anticipate formal planning consent to be provided mid-2020.

The tallest tower within the development had an original planning consent for 275 homes over 42 storeys, and which has now increased by 87 homes and 12 floors that will see the delivery of 362 homes over 54 storeys, making it the tallest residential tower in West London.

The tenure mix of homes within the development consists of private sale, affordable housing (to include discount market rent - DMR) and a Build to Rent allocation which will be operated by City & Docklands inhouse rental management arm AWOL – A Way of LiFE.

Completion of the first phase of One West Point is expected to be Q4 2021 with completion of the full development scheduled for Q4 2022.

This planning application at One West Point follows a successful planning consent granted last month at our Mitre Yard site on Scrubs Lane, increasing the total number of units delivered within the development to 241, from an initial planning consent of 200.

The combination of our three developments – One West Point, Mitre Yard and North Kensington Gate - will increase the number of new homes being delivered by City & Docklands in West London to more than 1100.
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17th January 2020 - Mitre Yard on Scrubs Lanes achieves planning consent for a further 41 homes:

City & Docklands are pleased to announce that the OPDC planning committee voted to approve the application for a further 41 homes at our Mitre Yard development on Scrubs Lane. Mitre Yard will now comprise 241 homes located at the gateway to the Old Oak Opportunity Area - London’s largest and most exciting regeneration opportunity.

The development will span two new buildings ranging from 6 to 22 storeys, and comprise a mix of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments which will be retained and managed by City & Docklands PRS management arm - AWOL - A WAY OF LiFE.

Mitre Yard is located within the Old Oak and Park Royal Development Corporation (OPDC) which, when delivered is set to rival Kings Cross and Nine Elms. Homes will benefit from excellent transport links via Kensal Green and Willesden Junction stations, both just a short walk away, and connectivity will further improve with the completion of Old Oak Common Station in 2026 with new links via a new Crossrail interchange significantly cutting journey times to both the City and West End, and out to Heathrow.

Construction is due to commence in the spring and the development will be completed by mid 2022.
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08th January 2020 - Evening Standard Homes & Property:

Where to find new homes in London in 2020 - four fast-changing areas from Bermondsey to Lewisham, and White City to Kensal Rise

London’s newest communities are being created as huge changes are being made to our cityscape maximising transport links and regenerating brownfield sites for new homes and communities in which to live. In order to cope with the capital’s growing population, adding 100,000 Londoners a year, developers are breaking ground in new locations.

Scrubs Lane is one of these areas that will see new homes delivered by City & Docklands at Mitre Yard and North Kensington Gate, adding to the homes already under construction at One West Point in North Acton taking the total up to circa 1000.
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04th December 2019 – London's most eco-friendly boroughs:

Ealing, Bromley and Croydon top list of capital's 'greenest' areas with low-emission homes.

One West Point is featured in the Evening Standard Homes Property as one of Ealing’s Eco developments. The piece features latest research by CBRE looking at London’s greenest boroughs, with Ealing ranking top of the table. This is great accolade for the borough, acknowledging all the hard work that is going on by all stakeholders to make Ealing a greener place to live.
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02/12/19 - VisiLean is shortlisted for the Construction News Specialists Awards 2020.

December 2019: VisiLean has been selected as a finalist in the Innovation Software of the Year category of the 2020 Construction News Specialists Awards, the only national awards that recognises the best specialist contractors from across the UK.

To decide the winners, all finalists will attend face-to-face judging by our panel of more than 60 judges, made up from the UK’s largest construction firms and the leaders of the country’s major projects, including:

Dale Turner, director of procurement and supply chain, Skanska UK
Louisa Finlay, deputy managing director (London), Kier
Liz Baldwin, project director, Mott Macdonald
Alan Brookes, group executive – Europe, Middles East & UK, Arcadis
Graham Edgell, director of sustainability and procurement, Morgan Sindall

The Construction News Specialists Awards ensures that whatever size or specialism there is an appropriate avenue to showcase the achievements of specialist contractors.

Construction News editor Lem Bingley said: “The UK construction sector is a significant pillar of the national economy and it rests on the unique skills of specialist contractors to deliver at every stage, from demolition to topping off. Our shortlisted organisations demonstrate the breadth of capabilities offered by today’s specialists as well as their ability to innovate and diversify, offer additional value to their clients.

Bhargav Dave, CEO of Visilean comments: “We are delighted to have been nominated for Innovation software of the year award in the 2020 Construction News Specialist Awards which recognises the best specialist contractors across the UK. A huge amount of hard work and perseverance has gone into building a 4D BIM integrated tool that helps construction companies achieve significant cost and time savings across the entire lifespan of a project. We wish all finalists the best of luck and look forward to the awards ceremony in March.

VisiLean provides a 4D lean construction solution with last-planner implementation for project-based management, enables real-time tracking of construction activities through mobile apps and dashboards and bridges the much talked about gap between the field and the office.

Finalists will now progress to our face-to-face judging stage, where they will have the chance to impress some the UK’s biggest and most significant contractors and developers.”

The winners will be announced on 25 March 2020 at a glamorous ceremony at the Grosvenor House Hotel, London where over 1,000 of the industry elite will meet for a night of entertainment, celebration and networking.

The full list of finalists and more information can be found at:
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22/11/19 - VisiLean is proud to announce that they have won the Innovation of the Year award.

Helsinki based Construction Management start-up VisiLean is proud to announce that they have won the Innovation of the Year award for BIM and Project Planning Solutions at the Construction Computing Awards held in Central London last week

The award was decided by a panel of judges who were particularly impressed with the efficiency of the tool that helps construction companies achieve significant savings, improve trust between partners and helps deliver projects safely and within target costs. The judges also highlighted the direct integration of the collaborative planning workflow with BIM and tipped the software as “one to watch”.

VisiLean, which has offices in Helsinki, London and Ahmedabad, provides a 4D lean construction solution with last-planner implementation for project-based management. The tool also enables real-time tracking of construction activities through mobile apps and dashboards, bridging the much talked about gap between the field and the office.

Dr. Bhargav Dave, CEO of VisiLean comments; “The award is a recognition of our deep expertise in the field of lean construction, BIM and digitisation and the hard work and perseverance of the entire team. It was our first nomination and we believe that we have much more to contribute to the field”.

Kevin McHugh, Associate Director with Mace Technology Ireland (Mace have recently integrated VisiLean into their business and are partners in the case study) said “The project has benefited from the increased collaboration of the work crews digitally. VisiLean has helped improve the co-ordination required for the preparation and execution of weekly work assignments which improves the safety and quality of the planned works.”


15/11/19 - City & Docklands change their logo in support of Grief Encounter.

Grief Encounter, one of City & Docklands’ chosen charities, is the UK’s leading childhood bereavement charity, supporting children, young people and their families following the death of a parent or sibling.

As part of their campaign and through our continued support of Grief Encounter, City & Docklands has dropped the letter ‘i’ from our logo throughout Children's Grief Awareness Week (CGAW) which takes places between 15th – 21st November. According to Grief Encounter, this represents the missing person in our lives, and how, although they are gone, life can still make sense, guided with the help of Grief Encounter's clinical support.

Gary Sacks, CEO at City & Docklands comments about the importance of this initiative and supporting Grief Encounter: “We have supported Grief Encounter for a number of years and welcome the opportunity to support this initiative and raise awareness of Grief Encounter amongst the property industry. This is a hugely important charity that are doing some amazing things for those who really need our support.”

To coincide with CGAW, Grief Encounter has launched 'grieftalk' - a brand new confidential helpline available for children, young people and adults. 'grieftalk can be accessed by telephone or instant chat with trained professionals, 5 days a week from 9 am - 9 pm. You can find out more information on 'grieftalk' by clicking the button below.

Children’s Grief Awareness Week (CGAW) was founded by Grief Encounter and is designed to raise awareness of bereaved children and young people in the UK, shining a light on what can be quite a dark time in their lives. Now in its fourth year, CGAW runs every November and is a chance for us to come together and show support for bereaved children across the UK.

To donate and show your support for Grief Encounter and Childrens Grief Awareness Week, please head to Grief Encounter.
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01/11/19 - LiFE Residential open flagship lettings office at Royal Wharf.

LiFE Residential has opened its flagship lettings office in the growing Royal Wharf development on the bank of the River Thames in East London. Located previously in a smaller more temporary office within the development, LIFE saw the potential and identified the need to acquire a larger and more permanent office space to serve the growing lettings needs at Royal Wharf.

Located just off Royal Wharf’s Corinthian Square and nestled amongst the supermarket, pharmacy and hairdressers, LiFE’s new office is perfectly placed to become a key pillar of the community. The two-story, 3000 sq/ft branch will be home to a handpicked sales and lettings team from all 11 LiFE branches and the aspiration is to create a hub, not only for our Royal Wharf clients, but for the wider community of both Royal Wharf and East London.

“Royal Wharf is such a vibrant community with so much current and future potential, and we are so excited to be involved" says Jonathan Werth, Managing Director at LiFE, about the decision to open the biggest branch to date. Royal Wharf is LiFE's fifth branch in the Docklands and Werth comments: “We have specialised in operating in these sort of schemes for well over 20 years now and the fit is just perfect for us.”

We have assembled a fantastic, trustworthy and knowledgeable team who genuinely care about delivering a top-quality service. We see ourselves being part of this growing community for many years to come.”
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11/10/19 - LiFE Residential named best overall letting agent in the UK.

For the second year running, we are pleased to share that LiFE Residential is among the winners of Best Estate Agent Guide (BEAG) Awards, presented at the EA Masters ceremony and supported by Rightmove named as the Best Overall Lettings Agent in the UK and Best Medium Lettings Agent.

Collecting the awards were Jack Spellman, Lettings Area Director, and Alice Govan, Senior Property Management Team Leader, both of whom have played a pivotal role in guiding their departments towards the level of service to which LiFE have been accredited.

Commenting on the awards, Jack said: "We are very proud to receive these awards, it is testament to the hard work, commitment and dedication of our brilliant people at our head office in West London, across our network of 11 London branches, and our two offices in Asia.”

"Any acknowledgement from the industry that you are doing a great job is truly humbling and appreciated. It drives us to continue to improve our services for our customers and clients,' says Jonathan Werth, LiFE Managing Director.

In its third year running, the BEAG assessment, organized by Property Academy and supported by Rightmove, focused on interviewing landlords and vendors about what’s important to them; it analysed over 1 million property listings from 250,000 branches and 15,000 agencies and assess how accurately every branch and agency on Rightmove performed against their criteria.


04/10/19 - EGi: Imperial seeks £1bn JV partners as R&D investment soars.

Estates Gazette reports on the £1.3bn White City Campus expansion being delivered by Imperial College, a 2.5m sq ft proposal to develop the 14-acre site located south of the Westway on Wood lane that is set to further boost this part of West London.

Part of this campus expansion will be dedicated to a new technology and innovation centre which could deliver up to 50,000 sq ft of laboratory space and which coincides with a new-wave of London-based entrepreneurs who are shaking up the UK’s £70bn health and life sciences sector. City & Docklands comments on the possibility of including incubator space at One West Point and how this could be integrated into the development.
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20/09/19 - The Barbon Buildings launch on Red Lion Square.

We are pleased to announce the launch of The Barbon Buildings, flexible managed office space located on Red Lion Square in the heart of Holborn.

The Barbon Buildings are spread over four Grade II listed buildings and have been refurnished to a high specification giving occupiers the benefits of a traditional office space in historic period buildings with all the advantages of managed flexible terms.

Designed to provide all the requirements of a modern office, tenants will have the feel of a permanent address with all the flexibility they need to operate with no hassle.

14 Red Lion Square, the first of the four buildings has just launched and is currently 75% let. Completion of all four buildings is scheduled for the end of the year.

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08/09/19 - City & Docklands and LiFE Residential raise over £14,000 for Norwood.

City & Docklands, together with partners LiFE Residential took part in the annual Descente's London Duathlon 2019 - the world’s biggest run-bike-run event, and which saw over 3000 competitors take part at the beginning of September. 30 members of staff competed in the relay race which consisted of a 10 km run, 44 km cycle and 5 km run, split between 3 team members – raising money for Norwood.

Our initial target was £3,000, and today, donations stand at an incredible £14,741.43 so a huge well done to all involved and thank you to everyone who supported us.

As some of you may know Ian Cohen, our Sales Director who has been with City & Docklands for 27 years, had a brain haemorrhage whilst taking part in the cycle. He has been in hospital for 7 weeks and we are pleased to be able to report that he is recovering well and to date has raised more than £10,000 of our fundraising total. If you would like to support Ian’s fundraising page, please click the button below.

Norwood helps families with children with disabilities, whether it’s giving the parents some time to relax knowing their children are in safe hands or providing families with fun activities and holidays together and for them all create long lasting memories.
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