With Hounslow’s school expansion programme set to draw in more residents, borough native and the council’s cabinet member for education and children’s services, Councillor Tom Bruce, spoke to Sitematch London about his impressions of the borough and how Hounslow is changing.
A new edition of Great West magazine will be published by the end of 2015, focused around the redevelopment of Feltham, with details of the council's plans for the area in the west of the borough.
"London is the capital of the world and Hounslow is its gateway." That's the view of the borough council's deputy leader, Councillor Amrit Mann, who spoke last night at a networking event for developers at Chiswick House and Gardens, organised by 3Fox International.
The Hounslow-based cycle manufacturer, Brompton Bicycle, has been announced as the 2015 winner of the Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade.
Plans to relocate the Watermans Arts Centre to the site of the former police station in Brentford and redevelop the existing premises to create a marina, 300 homes and commercial units are set to go ahead.
Councillor Steve Curran, leader of Hounslow Council, has called for whichever party is in government in May to make a speedy decision on building a third runway at Heathrow Airport.
Stephen Fry, the CEO of Hounslow Chamber of Commerce (CoC), is currently in Nantong, China to present opportunities in Hounslow to Chinese businesses.
Feltham will be the next regeneration focus for Hounslow Council, where it is planning to create the conditions for 9,300 homes and 17,000 jobs.
Work has begun to build the Park Lodge House residential scheme for older people in Hounslow.
Hounslow Council has announced that work on a two-phase revamp of Redlees Park in Isleworth will start next month (April).