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Old April 29th, 2017, 04:20 PM   #20341
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London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=871486

Official website: http://www.crossrail.co.uk/



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  • Developer: Transport for London | Department for Transport
  • Rolling stock: British Rail Class 345
  • Track gauge: Standard Gauge
  • Cost: £15 billion
  • Stations: 40
  • Route length: 136km

Recent construction photos at the Elizabeth Line, photos courtesy of Wired:













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Old April 29th, 2017, 04:21 PM   #20342
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London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=648864

Official website: https://tfl.gov.uk/travel-informatio...line-extension



Project facts
  • Developer: Transport for London
  • Rolling stock: '95 Tube Stock
  • Track gauge: Standard Gauge
  • Cost: £1.2 billion
  • Stations: 2
  • Route length: 3.2km

Tunneling for the Northern Line Extension has commenced:

- Rail Technology Magazine: Tunnel boring starts to extend Northern Line to Battersea

- ITV News: This giant boring machine is actually quite exciting if you use the Northern Line

- City A.M: Tunnelling has started on Transport for London's £1.2bn Northern Line extension to Battersea








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Old April 29th, 2017, 04:28 PM   #20343
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Old April 29th, 2017, 04:29 PM   #20344
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1 Station Square | Tottenham Hale N17

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=1975453

Official website: N/A



Location
  • Address: 1 Station Square, Station Road, London N17
  • London borough: Haringey
  • Station: Tottenham Hale

Project facts
  • Developer: Micuber Estates
  • Architect: John McAslan + Partners
  • Height: 74m
  • Floors: 21
  • Homes: 128

Plans for 1 Station Square have been approved by Haringey Council.



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Old April 29th, 2017, 04:30 PM   #20345
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Finsbury Tower | Islington EC1

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=1962304

Official website: N/A



Location
  • Address: 103-105 Bunhill Row, London EC1
  • London borough: Islington
  • Station: Old Street

Project facts
  • Developer: CIT
  • Architect: Horden Cherry Lee
  • Height: 105m
  • Floors: 28
  • Floorspace: 38,326m² (GIA)

Plans for Finsbury Tower have been approved by Islington Council.







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Old April 29th, 2017, 04:34 PM   #20346
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10 Bank Street | Canary Wharf E14

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=459295

Official website: http://group.canarywharf.com/future-...-developments/



Location
  • Address: 10 Bank Street, London E14
  • London borough: Tower Hamlets
  • Station: Heron Quays | Canary Wharf

Project facts
  • Developer: Canary Wharf Group
  • Architect: Kohn Pedersen Fox
  • Height: 161m
  • Floors: 31

Plans for 10 Bank Street have been approved by Tower Hamlets Council.







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Old April 29th, 2017, 10:38 PM   #20347
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SE9, your length for Northern Line extension seems to be wrong.
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Old April 30th, 2017, 12:13 AM   #20348
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Corrected, cheers!
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Old April 30th, 2017, 10:24 AM   #20349
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The Landmark Pinnacle | Isle of Dogs E14

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=613565

Official website: http://www.landmarkpinnacle.co.uk/



Project facts
  • Address: 15 Westferry, London E14
  • London borough: Tower Hamlets
  • Station: Heron Quays | Canary Wharf

Project facts
  • Developer: Chalegrove Properties
  • Architect: Squire and Partners
  • Height: 233m
  • Floors: 75
  • Homes: 752



The rising core of Landmark Pinnacle, photo by chest:

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Old April 30th, 2017, 11:01 AM   #20350
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250 City Road | Islington EC1

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=834722

Official website: http://www.250cityroad.co.uk/



Location
  • Address: 250 City Road, London EC1
  • London borough: Islington
  • Station: Old Street | Angel

Project facts
  • Developer: Berkeley Group
  • Architect: Foster + Partners
  • Height: 155m | 137m
  • Floors: 41 | 36
  • Homes: 995



Construction progress at 250 City Road, photo by chest:

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Old May 1st, 2017, 03:54 PM   #20351
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The Landmark Pinnacle rising....incredible.
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Old May 1st, 2017, 05:15 PM   #20352
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Demand for construction skills set to increase in London and Manchester

http://www.builderandengineer.co.uk/...and-manchester

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London and Manchester are among the top five regions needing extra construction skills as big infrastructure projects like HS2 get underway, according to the latest research.

Analysis by specialist construction and rail recruiter One Way, has found that building professionals are in demand in two of the UK's biggest cities as well as Hampshire, Somerset and Wiltshire.

With the upgrade of Bank station, the first phase of HS2, the Thames Tideway Tunnel, Croydon shopping centre and Crossrail there is a "development frenzy" in the capital which is "raising demand for a wide variety of construction and engineering specialists," says Paul Payne, managing director of One Way.

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Old May 2nd, 2017, 09:53 AM   #20353
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70 St Mary Axe | City of London EC3

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=680440

Official website: http://www.70stma.co.uk/



Project facts
  • Address: 60-70 St Mary Axe, London EC3
  • Ward: Aldgate
  • Station: Aldgate | Liverpool Street

Project facts
  • Developer: TH Real Estate
  • Architect: Foggo Associates
  • Height: 90m
  • Floors: 18
  • Floorspace: 41,515m² (GEA)



Core rising at 70 St Mary Axe, photo by chest:

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Old May 2nd, 2017, 10:35 AM   #20354
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Newfoundland | Canary Wharf E14

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=1632163

Official website: http://canarywharf.com/residential/newfoundland/



Location
  • Address: Newfoundland, Bank Street, London E14
  • London borough: Tower Hamlets
  • Station: Heron Quays | Canary Wharf

Project facts
  • Developer: Canary Wharf Group
  • Architect: Horden Cherry Lee
  • Height: 220m
  • Floors: 60
  • Homes: 566



Core up to level 18 of 60 at Newfoundland, photo by chest:

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Old May 3rd, 2017, 11:05 AM   #20355
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That one is now rising quite quickly.
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Old May 4th, 2017, 05:09 PM   #20356
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Blackfriars Circus | Southwark SE1

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=1736589

Official website: http://www.barratthomes.co.uk/new-ho...1-Blackfriars/



Location
  • Address: 128-150 Blackfriars Road, London SE1
  • London borough: Southwark
  • Station: Elephant & Castle | Southwark

Project facts
  • Developer: Barratt Developments
  • Architect: Maccreanor Lavington Architects
  • Height: 93m
  • Floors: 27
  • Homes: 336



Construction progress at Blackfriars Circus, photo by geogregor:


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Old May 4th, 2017, 06:24 PM   #20357
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The Landmark Pinnacle rising....incredible.
Yeah and with that name it had better be the best ******* skyscraper ever.
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Yeah and with that name it had better be the best ******* skyscraper ever.
Not the best skyscraper ever, for sure. But a very exciting project, together with Newfoundland.
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Old May 5th, 2017, 12:04 AM   #20359
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Yeah and with that name it had better be the best ******* skyscraper ever.
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Old May 5th, 2017, 12:34 AM   #20360
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London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=648864

Official website: https://tfl.gov.uk/travel-informatio...line-extension



Project facts
  • Developer: Transport for London
  • Rolling stock: '95 Tube Stock
  • Track gauge: Standard Gauge
  • Cost: £1.2 billion
  • Stations: 2
  • Route length: 3.2km

Tunneling for the Northern Line Extension has commenced:

- Rail Technology Magazine: Tunnel boring starts to extend Northern Line to Battersea

- ITV News: This giant boring machine is actually quite exciting if you use the Northern Line

- City A.M: Tunnelling has started on Transport for London's £1.2bn Northern Line extension to Battersea









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