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Greenwich Councillors approve new affordable housing block near Woolwich town centre

A new block of council housing set to be built near Woolwich town centre has highlighted issues such as the true cost of ‘affordable’ accommodation developed in the borough.Meridian Development’s application to build 46 affordable homes and other works including a children’s play area was approved by members of Greenwich’s planning board earlier this month.

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DoubleTree by Hilton opens in the heart of Royal Borough of Greenwich 

The Royal Borough of Greenwich welcomes one of Hilton’s (NYSE: HLT) 14 market-leading brands, DoubleTree by Hilton, into its town today. Located in the world’s Prime Meridian, where royal legacy is combined with contemporary architecture, DoubleTree by Hilton London Greenwich paves the way as the first Hilton-branded property in the Royal Borough of Greenwich. Guests

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It’s about time Greenwich to be royal borough after 500-year wait

Arise, Greenwich: a view of the Queen’s House, now part of the National Maritime Museum, from the Royal Observatory.Henry VIII and his daughter Elizabeth was born at their palace there, Anne Boleyn danced in the grounds and Charles II built the Royal Observatory, now part of the National Maritime Museum.But it has taken more than

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Royal Greenwich delivers London Borough of Culture Bid in style

The Leader of the Royal Borough of Greenwich Councillor Danny Thorpe has been joined by more than 120 local people to hand-deliver the Royal Greenwich bid for Borough of Culture 2021 to City Hall.Boarding the Thames Clipper at Woolwich Pier, the group – made up of local performers, school children, arts, culture and community groups

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