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Old July 20th, 2013, 09:59 AM   #1
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Aldgate Place | Aldgate | 82m, 79m, 70m | 26, 25, 22 fl | On Hold

Aldgate Place residential towers:22, 25 and 26 storeys Approved

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Old July 20th, 2013, 10:01 AM   #2
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Old July 20th, 2013, 10:02 AM   #3
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Very old style Manhattan!
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Old July 20th, 2013, 12:42 PM   #4
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Here's some info I posted back in March you may want to add.

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Old July 20th, 2013, 12:48 PM   #5
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Very old style Manhattan!
Indeed. Too much glass in London these days.
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Old July 20th, 2013, 01:08 PM   #6
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In addition, you don't see much of those dark grey bricks being used much here. Interesting.
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Dark grey brick is very nice. Those renders look a little bit like Gangnam to me.
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Old July 20th, 2013, 01:55 PM   #8
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Here's some info I posted back in March you may want to add.

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Ah yes Thank you! Thats why I couldn't find any info. Its in with the Aldgate Union. Best to have its own thread from now on don't you agree?
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I didn't even realise this design existed, I know they was planning something but I didn't know renders had been released. Seems alright standard architecture but will be good for the area.
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Loving the dark grey bricks... shame it isn't used more often. All in all a fantastic new scheme... is there a date set for construction??
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Old July 21st, 2013, 01:11 AM   #11
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The project is quite similar in design to others by the same architect.

Keybridge House
Keybridge House in Vauxhall, which include a 35 storey building, should be going in for planning permission this month: http://keybridgehouse.co.uk/

Planning scoping report

Vauxhall Square
Across the tracks from the keybridge site, already has planning permission, due to start 2015 after current tenants vacate end of 2014. http://www.vauxhallsquare.co.uk/
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Really like this. Brick is back.
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Old July 22nd, 2013, 09:19 PM   #13
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Looks good and the brick offers a nice contrast to all the other towers going up around there. Has construction begun yet? The site was completely empty and ready to build last time I past there.
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Looking at the masterplan it's a shame that it doesn't better link up with the new park on Barham Street. Some form of cylce permeability in the SE corner would have been useful too.

Is there any indication when construction may start?
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Old October 1st, 2013, 09:02 PM   #15
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This article in the Architects Journal states that 'work is scheduled to start early in 2014'.
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Old November 13th, 2013, 01:51 PM   #16
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http://www.constructionenquirer.com/...e-sales-up-47/

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Barratt is now expected to start work on its massive Aldgate Place mixed-use scheme in London in the New Year with joint venture partner British Land.

This City Fringe development will deliver more than 460 flats across three towers of 22, 25 and 26 storeys.
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Old November 14th, 2013, 05:03 PM   #17
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Brick towers? Very nice. Should provide some nice contrast and variety with all of the glass and steel tall buildings going up. And the brick looks nicer than a lot of the plastic looking residential towers being built.
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Brick towers? Very nice. Should provide some nice contrast and variety with all of the glass and steel tall buildings going up. And the brick looks nicer than a lot of the plastic looking residential towers being built.
Amen to that. I'm not a huge fan of barretts brick towers - I find them a notch below brick towers of some other developers, but still better than 90% of other residential towers with facades consisting of plastic looking panels.
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Amen to that. I'm not a huge fan of barretts brick towers - I find them a notch below brick towers of some other developers, but still better than 90% of other residential towers with facades consisting of plastic looking panels.
The colour of the brick looks nice as well. Should be an interesting development this one. Certainly going to provide Aldgate something different to what is already there and in the process of going up.
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Just to add... I think the brick will give the area an organic feel of development, rather than just using the same glass and steel which only really makes everything look modern. As someone said above, Manhattan isn't all glass and steel and this adds to its character in my opinion. The brick should provide a more traditional look which will add character to the area.
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