The design of Northwood Secondary school received recognition when it made the London finals for a Local Authority Building Control Building Excellence Award. The council rebuilt and expanded the school at a cost of £35 million as part of its £314 million school building programme.
A new £6 million visitor and education centre at the Battle of Britain Bunker is nearing completion to offer residents and visitors the opportunity to learn more about the sites history.
Some of the hidden gems in Hillingdon’s heritage chest will open their doors for public viewing during Open House weekend on 16 and 17 September 2017. Several of the council’s historic venues will be open to visitors for free and will offer a range of activities.
A planning application for 85 homes at St Andrew’s Park in Uxbridge has been submitted to Hillingdon Council, with the authority expected to make a decision on granting approval during summer 2016.
An area in Hillingdon has been identified as housing zone by the mayor of London.
A development scheme will provide Hillingdon with 189 new homes for long-term rent and opportunities for employment and training.
Hillingdon Council has granted planning permission for a 43,200sq m light industrial and distribution development, which has the potential to bring 650 jobs to the borough.
Hillingdon businesses are preparing to take part in the Heathrow Business Summit, which takes place in November.
Planning permission has been granted to developer HUB and fund manager Bridges Ventures for its Material Store project – a residential development of 183 homes as part of The Old Vinyl Factory regeneration scheme in Hayes.
The world’s largest online grocery supermarket, Ocado, has signed a 15-year lease for two units at industrial developer Segro’s Stockley Close scheme in Hillingdon.