Post Place West London

Post Place West London

Place West London has taken on a new format this year, with three events replacing the single day conference of the past. The series of half-day events focused on economic development & regeneration in West London. It aims to help West London shape its future, and ensure continued economic growth and prosperity.

With Ugli being at the forefront of the regeneration program, we were in full force on 25th June for the afternoon's discussion at the elegant Hurlingham Club, and to the lively networking dinner in the evening. 

Over the afternoon we heard about Old Oak Common, The Hammersmith Flyunder, Earls Court, White City and many more. It came to show that West London has high potential and with all the stakeholders working even more closely together the area will become prosperous again and compete with other challenger regions of London.

After the conference, we jumped on the opportunity to take a tour by private minibus to Shepherd's Bush via Hammersmith. Our first stop was by 10 Hammersmith Grove/ Lyric Square, the first of two new Grade A office buildings recently opened in the heart of Hammersmith. The development includes eight floors of brand new office space, with three roof terraces and three restaurants units facing 6,000 square feet of newly landscaped public space. Afterwards, we drove along Wood Lane whilst the lovely Dan Hodges from team White City commented on the redevelopment plans around there but who also kindly said few words about the Ugli Creative Campus. The final stop was at the bush Theatre where the Creative Director, Sian Alexander, has welcomed us. This place is full of charm and we highly recommend a stop over, especially on sunny days...they have a secret garden! We terminated the tour by a walk around Shepherd's Bush Market model and we have to admit...we look forward to seeing the final result!

Al lats, we were back to the Hurligham Club just in time for the White City session. Overall, we were surprised to see the level of collaboration between landowners which has rarely been seen anywhere and the possibility of real and rapid progress in the area. Besides, we were particularly pleased to see landowners and local authorities working together on understanding local needs. They will bring communities together by providing trainings, a better education, more activities and most importantly create job opportunities.