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Want to live in Tower Hamlets? Best you pop over to Hong Kong then.

Want to live in Tower Hamlets? Best you pop over to Hong Kong then.

By on November 3, 2017 in Housing with 0 Comments

Apartments in the new Blackwall Reach E14 development on the Robin Hood Gardens site are being advertised as high yielding rental investments in Hong Kong.

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13,000 Newham landlords not paying tax on properties – Guardian

13,000 Newham landlords not paying tax on properties – Guardian

By on August 13, 2017 in Housing, Property with 0 Comments

A report in The Guardian today reveals that up to 13,000 landlords in our neighbouring borough Newham are not paying tax worth of a value of around £200 million to the Chancellor. 

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Social cleansing in Tower Hamlets? Whitechapel residents fight for homes

Social cleansing in Tower Hamlets? Whitechapel residents fight for homes

By on July 28, 2017 in Housing, Tower Hamlets with 0 Comments

Residents of Treves House and Lister House in Lomas Street Whitechapel continue to fight against plans by Tower Hamlets Council to demolish their homes.

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Big Capital: Who is London for? by Anna Minton book review

Big Capital: Who is London for? by Anna Minton book review

By on July 14, 2017 in Housing, Planning, Tower Hamlets with 0 Comments

“Can you tell me where Emery Wharf is please?” asked the young Chinese woman with an air of despair. “Google Maps works in Hong Kong but not here!”She showed me the map pin representing Emery Wharf on the screen of her iPhone. It was not somewhere I had ever heard of.“Ah! It’s London Dock,” I said. “Up Vaughan […]

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Details of ACM cladding on Poplar HARCA tower blocks revealed

Details of ACM cladding on Poplar HARCA tower blocks revealed

By on June 28, 2017 in Housing, News with 0 Comments

As a result of our news story of earlier today Poplar HARCA have supplied more details of the external panels on William Cotton and Anne Matthews Courts that need to be removed due to fire safety concerns.The yellow panels are part of the facade of William Cotton and Anne Matthews Courts that surround the balconies as shown in […]

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