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Old June 28th, 2017, 07:04 PM   #20701
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V&A Exhibition Road Quarter | South Kensington SW7

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=1334539

Official website: https://www.vam.ac.uk/info/exhibitio...ilding-project


Location
  • Address: Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7
  • London borough: Kensington & Chelsea
  • Station: South Kensington

Project facts
  • Developer: Victoria & Albert Museum
  • Architect: AL_A
  • Cost: £55 million
  • Floorspace: 6,400m²

Amanda Levete's extension to the V&A Museum is now complete:

- The Times: The new V&A extension: an ace courtyard with quite a nice museum attached

- Dezeen: AL_A completes tile-covered entrance and subterranean gallery for London's V&A museum

- Architects Journal: The V&A’s long-awaited Exhibition Road Quarter by Amanda Levete Architects opens


















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Old June 28th, 2017, 07:05 PM   #20702
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No.1 Court | Wimbledon SW19

Stadium forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=1628237

Official website: http://www.wimbledon.com/en_GB/atoz/master_plan.html


Location
  • Address: The All England Lawn Tennis Club, Church Road, London SW19
  • London borough: Merton
  • Station: Wimbledon

Project facts
  • Developer: All England Lawn Tennis Club
  • Architect: Grimshaw Architects
  • Stadium capacity: 12,400
  • New retractable roof





Phase 1 works complete at No.1 court, ready for the 2017 Wimbledon Championships:





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Old June 28th, 2017, 07:28 PM   #20703
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St John's Wood Square | St John's Wood NW8

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=1793095

Official website: http://www.thestjohnswoodsquareproject.com


Location
  • Address: Former St John's Wood Barracks, Ordnance Hill, London NW8
  • London borough: Westminster
  • Station: St John's Wood

Project facts
  • Developer: Usaha Tegas Group
  • Architect: Squire + Partners
  • Cost: £1.5 billion
  • Homes: 171

Revised plans for St John's Wood Square, the redevelopment of a former army barracks, have been approved by Westminster Council.







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Old June 28th, 2017, 09:57 PM   #20704
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London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=871486

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



Project facts
  • 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

Elizabeth Line trains have entered service between Liverpool Street and Shenfield:

- City A.M: The first Elizabeth Line train enters passenger service today

- International Railway Journal: Crossrail trains enter passenger service

- Evening Standard: First Elizabeth line train comes into service on Liverpool Street line












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Old June 28th, 2017, 10:34 PM   #20705
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Old June 29th, 2017, 09:27 AM   #20706
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ABP London | Royal Albert Dock E16

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=1770595

Official website: http://www.abp-london.co.uk


Location
  • Address: 1000 Dockside Road, London E16
  • London borough: Newham
  • Station: Royal Albert

Project facts
  • Developer: China Minsheng Investment
  • Architect: Farrells
  • Cost: £1 billion
  • Floorspace: 450,000m²
  • Site area: 35 acres

A ceremony has taken place to mark the start of construction at ABP London:

- Evening Standard: Chinese launch £1.7bn Albert Dock venture

- China Daily: Chinese developer begins 1.7 billion pound London project

- Construction Enquirer: Construction starts on £1.7bn Royal Albert Dock scheme








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Old June 29th, 2017, 01:55 PM   #20707
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Gorgeous pictures from V&A.
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Old June 29th, 2017, 02:28 PM   #20708
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The Collective Stratford | Stratford E15

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=1867735

Official website: N/A


Location
  • Address: 304-312 High Street, London E15
  • London borough: Newham
  • Station: Stratford High Street

Project facts
  • Developer: The Collective
  • Architect: PLP Architecture
  • Height: 63m
  • Floors: 19

Plans for The Collective Stratford have been approved by the London Legacy Development Corporation.



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Old June 29th, 2017, 06:00 PM   #20709
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Bechtel to lead £370m London City Airport expansion

http://www.constructionenquirer.com/...ort-expansion/



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Bechtel has been confirmed as delivery partner for a £370m development programme at London City Airport.

The airport has also announced that Highways England major projects chief Peter Adams will join in September as its new Chief Asset and Programme Officer.

Planned work includes expanding existing terminal facilities, building seven new aircraft stands and a full length parallel taxiway.

The new facilities will allow for 6.5 million passenger numbers by 2025 and the potential to accommodate 111,000 flight movements per year.

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Old June 30th, 2017, 03:45 PM   #20710
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Heathrow Express Braces for Crossrail to End Airport Monopoly

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/artic...rport-monopoly

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Heathrow Express, which runs the only surface rail link to Europe’s busiest airport, pledged to carry on growing even as it braces for the end of its 19-year monopoly on the route when Crossrail Ltd. commences operations next year.

The company will seek to publicize its shorter journey time from London’s Paddington station and emphasize that travelers through Heathrow won’t have to share its trains with commuters, as they will on Crossrail, Managing Director Fraser Brown said in an interview.

The rollout of Crossrail services from the airport to central London and the City financial district will present Heathrow Express with the biggest challenge in its history.

Its own trains terminate at Paddington in the west of the U.K. capital, so travelers need to switch to the subway or catch a cab to continue their journey, something that won’t be necessary on Crossrail.

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London Wall Place | City of London EC3

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showth...1251315&page=8

Official website: http://brookfieldofficeproperties.co...on-wall-place/


Location
  • Address: 1 & 2 London Wall Place, London, EC2
  • Local Planning Authority: City of London Corporation
  • Station: Moorgate

Project facts
  • Developer: Brookfield and Oxford Properties
  • Architect: Make Architects
  • Height: 77m
  • Floors: 12 | 16
  • Floorspace: 74,300m² | 800,000ft²
  • Public Realm: Integrates the original London Wall and new gardens and pathways for the public



London Wall Place construction update by Mr Cladding.

London Wall Place by Constructing London, on Flickr

London Wall Place by Constructing London, on Flickr

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Old July 1st, 2017, 02:58 PM   #20712
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The Broadway | Westminster SW1

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showth...#post127011605

Official website: http://www.tenbroadway.com


Location
  • Address: New Scotland Yard, 8-10 Broadway London SW1H 0BG
  • London borough: City of Westminster
  • Stations: St James's Park | Victoria | Westminster

Project facts
  • Developer: BL Development Limited
  • Architect: Squire & Partners
  • Height: 80-60m
  • Floors: 20 | 19 | 19 | 16 | 15 | 15 | 14
  • Homes: 295



Demolition update of the former headquarters of the Metropolitan Police, to enable the approved scheme. Photos by Mr Cladding.

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Old July 1st, 2017, 03:27 PM   #20713
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Aykon London One | Vauxhall SW8

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=886862

Website: http://newbondway.co.uk/


Location
  • Address: 69-71 Bondway
  • London borough: Lambeth
  • Station: Vauxhall

Project facts
  • Developer: DICO UK Property Holding Limited
  • Architect: Kohn Pedersen Fox
  • Height: 168m
  • Floors: 50
  • Homes: 360



Demolition of the Victorian era warehouse has completed. Photos by Mr Cladding



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Old July 1st, 2017, 04:50 PM   #20714
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The Atlas | Vauxhall SW8

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=1700537

Official website: http://www.downing.com/mixeduse/show...p?recordid=130


Location
  • Address: 30-60 South Lambeth Road, London SW8
  • London borough: Lambeth
  • Station: Vauxhall

Project facts
  • Developer: Downing
  • Architect: Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios
  • Height: 96m
  • Floors: 32
  • Student rooms: 553

Construction update by Mr Cladding.







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Old July 1st, 2017, 04:53 PM   #20715
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22 Bishopsgate | City of London EC2

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=375557

Official website: http://twentytwolondon.com



Location
  • Address: 22 Bishopsgate, London EC2
  • Ward: Bishopsgate
  • Station: Liverpool Street | Bank

Project facts
  • Developer: Axa Real Estate | Lipton Rogers
  • Architect: PLP Architects
  • Height: 278m
  • Floors: 62
  • Floorspace: 128,304m² (NIA)



Construction update by Union Man

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Old July 1st, 2017, 05:02 PM   #20716
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One Blackfriars | Southwark SE1

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=400279

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



Location
  • Address: 1 Blackfriars Road, London SE1
  • London borough: Southwark
  • Station: Southwark

Project facts
  • Developer: St George
  • Architect: Ian Simpson Architects
  • Height: 163m
  • Floors: 52
  • Homes: 247



The crown for One Blackfriars is taking shape. Photo by Jason Reljac.

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Old July 1st, 2017, 05:34 PM   #20717
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These must be the ugliest modern buildings in London, they look like something cheap that escaped from Hong Kong, Shanghai, Singapore or some other big East Asian city. I always cringe when I see photos of them.
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Old July 1st, 2017, 06:33 PM   #20718
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4 Kingdom Street | Paddington W2

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showth...1844812&page=6

Official website: https://www.paddingtoncentral.com/le...kingdom-street


Location
  • Address: 4 Kingdom Street, Paddington Central, London, W2
  • London borough: City of Westminster
  • Station: Paddington

Project facts
  • Developer: British Land
  • Architect: Allies & Morrison
  • Height: 42m
  • Floors: 9
  • Floorspace: 138,080 sq ft

4 Kingdom Street has reached practical completion, photos by architects Allies & Morrison









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The Gateway Building | Paddington W2

London forum thread:http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showth...#post140961678

Official website:https://www.paddingtoncentral.com/ar...teway-building


Location
  • Address: The Management Office, 1a Sheldon Square, W2, Paddington
  • London borough: City of Westminster
  • Station: Paddington

Project facts
  • Developer: British Land
  • Architect: Carmody Groarke
  • Floors: 19
  • Hotel Rooms: 200
  • Public access: improved pedestrian links and public bar and restaurant with a roof terrace
  • Project unveiling: The second round of public consultation for the Gateway Building are underway. A planning application is expected in November with works commencing in Summer 2018, plans for this scheme are viewable here.









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Old July 2nd, 2017, 12:02 AM   #20720
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