Portobello Village development – how the area under the Westway is shaping up for the future

The words 'Portobello Village development' were on many W11 residents’ lips last year as plans to develop the area by owners the Westway Trust were met with fierce opposition from locals worried about the vibrant character of the area…

What does 2016 hold for developments and planning in Kensington?

The new Design MuseumWhat does 2016 have in store for those of us living in and around Kensington, W8? Well one thing we can at least be sure of is that by the end of the year we will have a new museum to visit. It is over a decade since…

The rebirth of White City

W12 hasn’t always been a desirable location - the postcode made famous by the BBC Television Centre has historically been a stark tangle of railway tracks and main roads with industrial and commercial buildings crouched amongst them. The…

The St Quintin Estate and its Neighbourhood Plan

The full extent of the St Quintin Estate in North Kensington stretches from the West London railway line to the west, Ladbroke Grove to the east, and the elevated Westway to the south. The area was laid out built by the St Quintin family in…