Council leader urges CapCo to return Earls Court estates

Hammersmith & Fulham Council leader Stephen Cowan has written to residents of the two estates involved in CapCo’s Earls Court development, following the company’s latest set of financial results last week.

Cowan said he had also written to CapCo’s board, urging them to stand by chief executive Ian Hawksworth’s 2 March statement to the council.

Hawksworth informed the council in March that CapCo’s board had agreed it was in the best interests of both CapCo and the council for the firm to return the West Kensington and Gibbs Green Estates, Gibbs Green School and Farm Lane to the