Shepherd's Bush Sprucing up!

Shepherd's Bush Sprucing up!

Ugli creative campus thriving of SMEs has certainly led the trend and leads the conversation for regeneration projects in West London. We have predated the flurry of incubators and accelerators in the capital and have firmly cemented White City as an epicentre of the creative industry in London.  

The recent regeneration of White City and its surroundings have led the news agenda for west London. So here is a quick peek at what's coming up!

As you all probably know, the BBC Television Centre is being transformed into a multi-use development including a 47-room hotel, 950 new homes, leisure facilities and new BBC studio space, complete with offices. But that's not all... Soho House, who have noted the potential of the area, have also struck a jammy deal to include yet another location in London. The new site will have a rooftop pool and a terrace! Get your cosmos shakers ready. In other renovation news, the M&S warehouse has been sold out to St James Group Ltd who acquired the site last summer and are in early planning stages to create a residential neighbourhood alongside a public open space.

Imperial West is the College's major new campus in White City, close to the A40 and adjacent to Imperial's Hammersmith Medical Campus. Plans for this site include multidisciplinary research space for Imperial scientists and engineers, accommodation, leisure and retail facilities, and a conference centre.

Westfield's application to continue developing in the White City area has been approved and will see the company invest a further £1 billion in building 1,347 new homes, leisure facilities and shops. This expansion will also include a new John Lewis department store. Click here for a flythrough of Westfield's expansion plans: http://www.westfieldlondon-plans.co.uk/

Shepherd's Bush Market has been in existence for 100 years bu many traders and residents feel that it has been in decline for some time. In 2012, developers Orion Shepherd's Bush Ltd, were granted permission to regenerate the market. This will include an increased number of stalls, encouraging a more diverse mix of products, a new seating areas, improved lighting, a new public square at the Uxbridge Road end of the market, and the reconstruction of the railway archways.