Tag: Gatwick

Airport Expansion will see Hotel Demand soar

Posted on 9 May, 2015 by Cliff Goodwin under Business News

Any expansion of London’s two main airports will trigger a massive demand for more hotel rooms, a property services company has warned. Ahead of this summer’s publication of the Airports Commission report examining the three potential options for... Read More

Second Council withdraws support for Gatwick Expansion

Posted on 24 January, 2015 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

The issue surrounding the UK’s airport capacity has led to controversy, with the current phase pitting Heathrow against Gatwick in a bid to decide which of the South East’s airports should be granted a second runway. However, it seems that Heathrow may be... Read More

Heathrow claims growing Public Support for Third Runway

Posted on 30 October, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

As the Airport Commission continues to deliberate on the best option for the future of Britain’s airport capacity, Heathrow claims that public support for an additional runway is growing. According to Heathrow’s holding company, which also operates... Read More

Davies Commission rejects ‘Boris Island’ plans

Posted on 2 September, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Commercial Developments

The question of how to cope with the UK’s need for additional airport capacity has been one of the most contentious issues facing politicians of late, with owners of both Heathrow and Gatwick airports each pushing the Government’s Davies Commission to... Read More

Manor Royal development gains Planning Approval as Gatwick puts case for Expansion

Posted on 13 August, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Commercial Developments, Top Properties

As the debate over how to best increase airport capacity in the UK drags on, local authorities and businesses surrounding Gatwick are keen to promote the merits of their case. Pointing to the benefits of the “Gatwick Diamond” – home to over... Read More

Revised Expansion Plans submitted by Heathrow and Gatwick

Posted on 14 May, 2014 by Kirsten Kennedy under Commercial Developments

The issue of airport capacity in the UK has proven to be one of the most hotly debated topics of the year, with numerous different parties backing a range of solutions. Two of the frontrunners to gain an additional runway at this point are Heathrow and... Read More

Boris Island rejected by Airports Commission

Posted on 18 December, 2013 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

Britain’s airport capacity has become a highly contentious issue of late, with all parties in agreement that additional runways are essential in maintaining and expanding the country’s current rate of business growth. However, the way in which... Read More

British Businesses push Government for Decision on Airport Capacity Issue

Posted on 22 November, 2013 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

With Britain becoming an increasingly attractive destination for multinational businesses, the issue of the country’s airport capacity has been pushed into prominence. While plans for a Heathrow expansion, additional runways at Gatwick and Stansted... Read More

Gatwick Outlines Second Runway Proposal

Posted on 24 July, 2013 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

The debate over the future of the UK’s airport capacity is still raging on, with everyone in the country seemingly having an opinion on the issue. However, with a number of arguments for and against the key suggestions in the argument, this could well be a... Read More

Airport Limitations Cost UK Billions in Trade

Posted on 18 November, 2012 by Kirsten Kennedy under Business News

With the Eurozone crisis escalating, many international tourists are being discouraged from visiting countries such as Spain, Italy and France due to the fact that inflation means they may not get a good deal for their money. Even in relatively stable... Read More