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Old April 16th, 2013, 02:59 PM   #6041
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Tate Modern Extension - £215mn | Bankside SE1

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=1522091



The extension to the Tate Modern gallery is now taking form. The Tate Modern is the most visited modern art gallery in the world. Photo taken yesterday:

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Old April 16th, 2013, 03:06 PM   #6042
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20 Fenchurch Street | City of London EC3

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=321409

Photo taken this week from the Leadenhall Building. Six more levels of cladding to go:


View from Leadenhall Building aka The Cheesegrater April 2013 by EG Focus, on Flickr
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Wembley City - £3.4bn project | Wembley HA0

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=975450



Wembley City is a £3.4 billion project currently under construction. It is located at Wembley Stadium in north west London. The Brent Civic centre at Wembley City has been completed:

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Old April 16th, 2013, 05:36 PM   #6044
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King's Cross Central - £2.5bn project | King's Cross N1C

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=505188

Two more new aerial photos of the scheme, released by Camden Council:

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TfL | New Bus for London

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=560384

The first 2 production line buses have been delivered to London this week. 4 buses will follow next week, with 594 more buses to be delivered over the next 3 years.

The 'New Bus For London' is the modern incarnation of London's famous Routemaster. It is hybrid and acclaimed as the 'greenest bus in the world', with four times less emissions than existing hybrid buses. The buses include 3 doors and full climate control.

Transport Engineer: First production new bus for London vehicles


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The Leadenhall Building | City of London EC3

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=560384

Tours of the under construction tower have been held, offering an internal perspective:

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Heathrow Terminal 2 - £2.5bn project | London Heathrow Airport

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=403697



April construction update of Heathrow's new Terminal 2. The fully complete terminal will accommodate 30 million passengers per year, exclusively for Star Alliance airlines:

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Osiers Tower | Wandsworth SW18

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=1412600

The Osiers Road tower has topped out in Wandsworth, south west London. Photo taken yesterday by forumer steviekeiretsu:

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Kingston Riverside | Kingston KT1

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=1507298

This project is under construction

Kingston Riverside is situated by the River Thames in south west London. It's a high end development, with prices ranging between £315k and £910k per apartment. Official website: http://www.kingstonriverside.com/



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Paynes and Borthwick Wharves | West Greenwich SE8

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Construction at Paynes & Borthwick continues at a steady pace. The scheme is projected to be complete this year:

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The Leadenhall Building | City of London EC3

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=560384

Tours of the under construction tower have been held, offering an internal perspective:

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I still can't get over how good that cladding is
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The London Olympics Media Centre



After the end of the London 2012 Olympic games, the Media Center will be turned into a 900,000 square feet of business complex as part of the legacy of the games under the iCITY banner.

iCITY is a new digital quarter for London that will support the growth of the flourishing digital and creative industries. Situated on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and in the heart of East London’s creative scene, iCITY will be a world-leading centre of innovation, education and enterprise.

Enhancing the UK’s position as a global leader in the digital and creative sectors, iCITY will deliver a lasting economic and social legacy from the 2012 London Olympics.
http://icitylondon.com/
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Skanska's Monument office project gets green light

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Skanska’s development arm has secured planning permission for a Make Architects-designed office-led scheme at 11-19 Monument Street, London
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Please don't use the quote tags when you post article content Ulpia, no one can requote it across SSC that way.


I really like the Leadenhall cladding, too. Shiny glass cladding, ja!
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So much going on in London.
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Old April 17th, 2013, 02:43 PM   #6056
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Please don't use the quote tags when you post article content Ulpia, no one can requote it across SSC that way.
Yuo, my bad I am just used to it, so I forget sometimes
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Canaletto | Islington EC1

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showth...hp?p=101348567

Today it has been confirmed that Ardmor will be the main contractor for the project superstructure, which will begin to rise this month: Ardmore to start on £60m City Road tower



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52-54 Lime Street 'the Scalpel' | City of London EC3

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=1528916

Today it's being widely reported that the race to construct the Scalpel has been narrowed down to two companies, Mace and Skanska. The winning contractor should be announced soon, with construction commencing this year.

Articles released within the past hour:

- Building Design: Mace and Skanska battle for £500m Scalpel tower

- Construction Enquirer: Scalpel tower race cut down to two

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