Author: Emily

New fleet of DLR trains by 2022

Things are moving towards the acquisition of a new fleet of DLR trains. After TfL board members were asked to approve the purchase of new trains, now it was released the news train builders are being invited to submit bids for a new generation of Docklands Light Railway trains. They would enter service starting from the year 2022 and would uphold all the suave features of luxury and convenience for the travelers by featuring air-conditioning and USB ports that will allow passengers to charge their mobile devices while travelling through London using the DLR. Danny Price, Transport for London’s...

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Hundreds of affordable homes to be built at Blackhorse Road station

Mayor Sadiq Khan has just set a goal for 50% of the new homes currently being developed in North East on a site of Transport for London to be cheap. TfL has made available 1.8 acre of land is situated on Forest Road, on the other side of Overground’s Blackhorse Road station, where they propose to build around 350 new housing units by 2022. Utilized as a car park at the moment, the site is close to many industrial areas that are getting redeveloped to produce about 1,700 new housing units, together with new retail, leisure and commercial facilities....

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New licensing deal for TfL, with TSBA

In continuation of its initiative to optimize sales revenue, Transport for London announced a deal with TSBA which will be for 5 years with the foremost brand licensing group. The deal will ensure that several iconic designs from London become available to product makers throughout the world. Under the agreed terms, TSBA will come up with a new model technique that will enable organizations to certify the underground map of London, Roundel by the TFL as well as the first Routemaster bus to be added to their products. It was stated by TfL that its partner work will be...

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Hertz first to offer full car rental services at Gatwick’s North Terminal

Hertz UK has launched a full rental service from Sofitel London Gatwick Hotel, becoming the only car rental company to have fleet available at the airport’s North Terminal. Hertz customers landing at the North Terminal will no longer need to take the inter-terminal shuttle to the South Terminal to collect their vehicle. Rafael Girona, Vice President North Europe, Hertz said: “The opening of our new branch at Gatwick Airport’s North Terminal represents an important milestone in our UK expansion. Hertz is now the only car rental provider to have vehicles as well as a desk at the North Terminal....

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London’s First 24-hour Textile Studio for Every Printing Need

Design ME Textiles is the new textile-printing studio that provides an affordable space for students, graduates, textile designers and print enthusiasts. Design Graduate Michelle Smith came up with the idea for Design ME Textiles following her experience at university, where the lack of access in the textiles studio prevented her from carrying out the textile processes that she needed for her final collection. After graduation, this issue continued as she struggled to find a studio that could help her continue printing as well as teaching her the all the different textiles techniques she wanted to learn, at an affordable...

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