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European decision reached on black cabs and bus lanes

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The Court of Justice of the European Union (ECJ) has recently ruled on an interesting issue surrounding London’s iconic black cabs. Specifically, whether their use of bus lanes, which minicabs are not allowed to use, amounted to ‘selective economic advantage’…
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Super-sewer approved for London

A project to build an extra large sewer which will run for some 16 miles (25km) beneath London and the River Thames, was given the official go ahead this month. It aims to stop the 39 million tonnes of raw sewage which floats into the Thames each year from the incumbent overloaded, Victorian era system…
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Savills report highlights £95bn of infrastructure crucial to London housing progress

cropped-poppys_london.jpgA new Savills report – Spotlight on London Infrastructure: Connecting Opportunities – has estimated that the cost of infrastructure necessary for London to keep up with its burgeoning housing demand is £95bn. With 50,000 homes a year needed to satisfy the identified ‘need’, the necessary infrastructure could stretch to new bridges, two crossrail lines and a myriad of road improvements…
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How small is too small when it comes to property?

There hasYorkshire - Cottage been a steep rise in the number of people renting rather than buying in London, no doubt due to the really high prices of property in the capital, and the rules of affordability to get a mortgage. Landlords are offering smaller and smaller flats to tenants, but are they breaking the law?
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