New television production firm delighted to be in Fitzrovia

Three men standing.

Watch out for programmes on Channel 4, BT Sports or BBC Worldwide credited to Nail On The Head Productions. They are a new company which opened at Percy Street in September by three media people all with local connections. The managing director is Damon Earnshaw, who has been an art director on many films, including Swept …

This development threatens small businesses and heritage in Charlotte Street

Front of building with sash windows.

Tonight Camden Council's planning committee will be asked to approve plans to part-demolish and rebuild an attractive building and convert small business premises into luxury flats, contrary to their own planning and heritage policies and against a ruling by a government planning inspector. Merchant Land Investment Limited is seeking permission to redevelop three buildings at the heart of the …

Printers leave Westminster for Camden in shop swap

Staff standing outside shop.

They've been in Cleveland Street for nearly 30 years and now they've moved to their third premises. Western Printers were forced out of their old shop by development plans but when we visited them this week they were all smiles and happy to be in their new shop, even though it is smaller. Husband and …

Redevelopment of Langham Street and Great Portland Street buildings threatens small businesses

Corner of building.

A proposal to redevelop a group of buildings in Fitzrovia would force out existing small businesses and mean a significant loss of small office space if the plans get approval from Westminster City Council this winter. The office to residential conversion includes part demolition and extensions on buildings along the boundary of the East Marylebone and Harley …