Tag Archives: London

University of Nottingham part of government-backed initiative to trial self-driving taxis in London

NOTTINGHAM, 05-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Nottingham is part of a major new government-backed initiative to trial self-driving taxis around parts of London. Led by Jaguar Land Rover, the ServCity pilot has won £11.15m from Innovate UK towards … Read the full press release

CAF to present its new digital platform LeadMind at the Rolling Stock Maintenance 2018 summit in London

BEASAIN, Spain, 30-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — CAF will take part in the next Rolling Stock Maintenance 2018 summit that will be held in London on December 4 and 5. This conference will present different practical case studies and experiences in saving … Read the full press release

Specialist regeneration developer and investor U+I appointed a member of Mayor of London’s new London Development Panel (LDP)

U+I ONE OF 29 PANEL MEMBERS SELECTED AS PART OF LONDON MAYOR’S PLAN TO SPEED UP HOUSING DELIVERY. LONDON, 17-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has today named specialist regeneration developer and investor U+I as a … Read the full press release

AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets exchanged the first pre-letting at Twentytwo in London with Hiscox

PARIS, 14-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — AXA Investment Managers – Real Assets (“AXA IM – Real Assets”), a global leader in real asset investments and the leading(1) real estate portfolio and asset manager in Europe, announces that it has exchanged the first pre-letting … Read the full press release

Newcastle University alumna Joy Labinjo will launch her first exhibition at Morley Gallery in London

Newcastle upon Tyne, 09-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Emerging artist Joy Labinjo who won one of the art world’s most generous prizes, will launch her first exhibition in London this month. Reflection and debate Joy, who graduated from Newcastle University with … Read the full press release

University of East Anglia’s documentary premiering in London explores what happens following child marriages in Turkey

LONDON, 18-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The haunting stories of Turkish women who were married off as children – and their fears of the same fate for girls today – will be told for the first time in a documentary premiering in … Read the full press release

Intershop sponsor of omni-channel commerce roundtable, 11 October 2016 at the Novotel West, London

LONDON, 11-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Intershop will sponsor an omni-channel commerce roundtable discussion at the eDelivery Conference, held on 11 October 2016 at the Novotel West, London. Chaired by Intershop’s order management expert and enterprise architect Nils Breitmann, the interactive roundtable … Read the full press release

LondonTown.com: Zaha Hadid’s Crest sculpture the highlight of London Design Festival 2014

LONDON, 10-9-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — London is preparing for its annual celebration of great design with the 2014 London Design Festival, and a partnership between one of the world’s most exciting architects and one of the city’s best galleries will … Read the full press release

National Grid begins £40 million gas mains replacement scheme in London on Monday 18 August

Vital work is part of National Grid’s £40 million London gas mains replacement scheme National Grid has brought the work forward to fit in with local regeneration work Road and lane closures and diversions will be kept to a minimum … Read the full press release

LondonTown.com: Buckingham Palace Summer Opening 2014

‘Royal Childhood’ gives visitors an insight into a royal upbringing LONDON, 4-8-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Buckingham Palace hosts a special exhibition on ‘Royal Childhood’ during the Summer Opening of its State Rooms which draws visitors in their thousands to London each … Read the full press release

Barco’s top-range DP4K-32Bx digital cinema projectors installed at the 188-seat theater of the brand-new Ham Yard Hotel in London

Kortrijk, 23-7-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — One of Barco’s top-range DP4K-32Bx digital cinema projectors has found itself a very stylish home: the 188-seat theater of the brand-new Ham Yard Hotel in London. The eighth London property in the renowned Firmdale Hotels group, … Read the full press release

Addgene Opens Its First International Office Located in Europe

Boston, USA, 11-6-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Addgene, the nonprofit plasmid repository, today announces it has opened its first international office. Located just outside of London, UK, the new office is being hosted by LGC and will focus on providing customer … Read the full press release

LondonTown.com: War photography explored at new Tate Modern exhibition in London

The impact of war over time is the subject of a major photographic exhibition in London LONDON, 21-5-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Great art galleries are never scared of confronting the big, difficult subjects, and this winter’s major photographic exhibition at … Read the full press release

LondonTown.com: The newly debuted Shangri-La Shard hotel takes afternoon tea in London to the clouds

LONDON, 16-5-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — London’s newest luxury hotel has opened its doors and is set to take traditional afternoon tea to a new level. Located within the 72-floor Shard tower at London Bridge, the newly debuted Shangri-La boasts London’s … Read the full press release

LondonTown.com highlighted over 80 must-see events in London in May 2014

Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre opens and Miss Saigon smashes box office record LONDON, 6-5-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Two bank holidays in May make this month a great time of year to be in London and LondonTown has highlighted over … Read the full press release

LondonTown.com: Comics, war and Gothic novels at the British Library in 2014

One of the world’s great educational institutions lines up a stellar year of exhibitions on the Euston Road in 2014 London, UK, 28-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ —   The British Library promises to provide a 2014 to remember with a succession of … Read the full press release

LondonTown.com presents Down with Dating – The Ultimate Anti-Valentine’s Night

London, UK, 28-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ —  For singletons who don’t swoon at mention of Valentine’s Day and come out in a cold rash at the thought of (whisper) dating and romance, this one’s for you. At Down with Dating – … Read the full press release

Veolia Environnement awarded nine-year £142.3 million waste management contract contract by Brent Council, London

Veolia Environnement has been awarded the nine-year public realm contract by Brent Council, which will start in April 2014. The contract is valued at £142.3 million and has an option to extend for a further seven years. Paris, France, 23-1-2014 — … Read the full press release

The world’s only remaining tea clipper Cutty Sark in Greenwich to open new performance space in its lower hold on 29 January, LondonTown.com

London, UK, 13-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — The Cutty Sark in Greenwich, the world’s only remaining tea clipper and a major London landmark, will open a brand new performance space in its lower hold on Wednesday, 29th January. The lower hold once stored … Read the full press release

Lloyds Bank research names Egerton Crescent and The Bishops Avenue in London the most expensive streets in England and Wales

The most expensive residential streets in England and Wales remain in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, according to latest research from Lloyds Bank.  London, UK, 02-1-2014 — /EuropaWire/ — Located in South Kensington, surrounded by fashionable boutiques and with the Victoria … Read the full press release

The Mayor of London Boris Johnson confirmed unprecedented level of Transport for London (TfL) funding for roads and cycling

London, UK, 16-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Borough funding is protected through Transport for London’s savings and efficiencies programme. Unprecedented levels of investment as part of wider Transport for London (TfL) funding for roads and cycling. The Mayor of London, Boris Johnson, … Read the full press release

LondonTown.com: Cath Kidston opens her largest store to date

The brand marks its 20th anniversary by opening a three storey flagship, reports LondonTown.com London, UK, 16-12-2013 — /EuropaWire/ —  Last week saw the opening of Cath Kidston’s brand new flagship store, launching in London’s Piccadilly just in time for … Read the full press release

Scientific study finds environment can impact taste and flavour of whisky

Change the room; change the taste of your whisky  Research results prove environment enhances taste and flavour.  London, UK, 10-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — A change of environment can enhance the experience of enjoying whisky by up to 20% according to the … Read the full press release

Castrol and TomTom research revealed car drivers in Istanbul, Mexico City and Moscow top the STOP-START Index

Amsterdam, Netherlands, 07-10-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — The latest research from Castrol and TomTom has revealed drivers in Istanbul could experience 31,200 stop-starts a year, compared to the lowest ranked city, Rotterdam, where drivers might only experience 6,211 stop-starts, more than 24,000 fewer. … Read the full press release

Burberry announced it used all-new iSight® camera on iPhone 5s to capture spring / summer 2014 runway show in London

Burberry & Apple Collaborate to Share Runway Show Experience CUPERTINO, California and LONDON, 25-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Apple® and Burberry today announced that iPhone® 5s is being used to capture and share beautiful photos and video before, during and after the … Read the full press release

40 young students sailed on board the 200ft tall ship Stavros S Niarchos as part of HSBC-funded Tall Ships Youth Trust Voyage of Achievement

19-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — 40 young students from the Boroughs of Tower Hamlets and Newham will return to London today for the last night of a 9 day sailing adventure with the Tall Ships Trust. 20 young people from Kingsford Community School and … Read the full press release

Siemens and C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group announced 29 finalist cities competing for the initial City Climate Leadership Awards

Joint Press Release by Siemens and C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group Global Prize Competition Highlights Excellence in Urban Sustainability New York/London,  Siemens and the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) today announced the 29 finalist cities competing in 10 categories … Read the full press release

Britain’s national drink is celebrated in London this August

The Great British Beer Festival returns with hundreds of ales, ciders, perries and beers, reports LondonTown.com London, 31-7-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Around 55,000 people are expected to flock to the Great British Beer Festival this August to celebrate Britain’s national drink. Running … Read the full press release

UK’s leading public service provider Amey awarded two-year Total Facilities Management service contract extension to the Home Office and Ministry of Justice across London

25-7-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Amey, one of the UK’s leading public service providers, has been awarded a two-year contract extension to the Total Facilities Management service it provides to the Home Office and Ministry of Justice across London, the south and … Read the full press release

The Wolverine star Hugh Jackman arrived in Audi R8 at the premiere of the film in London

The stars of The Wolverine, distributed by 20th Century Fox, were joined by a very special guest – the Audi R8 – at the premiere of the film in London’s Leicester Square last night (16 July 2013). The smart occasion … Read the full press release