Residential developer HUB and Bridges Fund Management have completed the Material Store, a build-to-rent scheme at The Old Vinyl Factory in Hayes. The Material Store provides 189 homes for rent, including the first triplex apartments in the UK PRS sector. It will be owned and managed...

Spelthorne Borough Council has announced the purchase of The Charter Building in Uxbridge, in a package deal for three buildings. They have acquired the Charter Building along with The Porter Building in Slough and Thames Tower in Reading for £285m from Brockton/Landid. Spelthorne recently bought a Hammersmith...

Manorgrove have launched Harefield Place in Ickenham for sale,  25 luxury two and three-bedroom apartments, set in their own 8.5 acres of grounds. Harefield Place is located alongside the Colne Valley Regional Park and is set in its own private grounds and facilities. Residents get exclusive...

Lavazza has opened a new UK HQ in Landid and Brockton Capital's Charter Building in Uxbridge. The coffee supplier has also added a new Lavazza coffee bar into the 240,000 sq ft building’s light-filled atrium. Charter Building is now 35% let. Lavazza occupies 8,500 sq ft, with...

Three Central Research Laboratory affiliated startups have won through in the Santander Universities’ entrepreneurship competition. Wase – a startup focused on developing decentralised sanitation and energy technology solutions – were awarded the top prize in the ‘tech’ category. Brunel student Rehana Al-Soltane of BrightSign was awarded the...

Brunel University London has climbed 14 places in the 2019 QS World University Rankings, and is now placed in the top third of universities worldwide. Imperial College, which has a campus in White City, ranked eighth in the table. One of three major yearly international league...

The Mayor of London has waved through SEGRO and Barratt's plan for a mixed use industrial and residential scheme on the site of the former Nestle factory in Hayes. Jules Pipe, Deputy Mayor for Planning, has written to Hillingdon Council to say that the Mayor is...

Watkin Jones has submitted plans for a 295 home private rental scheme in Uxbridge. The development of up to 13 storeys would be on the 2.3-acre site of the Halfords and Wickes retail warehouse on Harefield Road, owned by Canada Life. Watkin Jones has agreed to...

Investec Structured Property Finance has provided Floreat’s real estate team with a £19.3m five-year facility to support its acquisition of a 99,990 sq ft office building at The Old Vinyl Factory. Floreat has bought the Shipping Building in Hayes which is part of the U+I redevelopment...

Three new Emerging Entrepreneur Prizes are to be announced at Made in Brunel. At the Co-Innovate lunch at Made in Brunel on 15th June 2018 sponsor Santander will announce three new prizes. The first part of the prize is a £1,000 award for the best student...