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Old November 6th, 2013, 07:51 PM   #8481
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65 Davies Street | Mayfair W1

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=871486

Official website: http://www.crossrail.co.uk/route/sta...-davies-street



Plans for 65 Davies Street have been approved. The office development will sit above the new ticket hall for Bond Street Crossrail station:

- Building: PLP's Bond St Crossrail scheme wins planning

- Construction Enquirer: Green light for Bond Street Crossrail office scheme




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Old November 6th, 2013, 08:12 PM   #8482
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The latest proposals for Canada Water by Chipperfield and Maccreanor Lavington architects have been approved
Fantastic news! I love Chipperfield's minimal designs.
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Old November 6th, 2013, 08:53 PM   #8483
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No doubt, I'm pleasantly surprised it went through planning without calls to scale it down.
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Old November 6th, 2013, 08:54 PM   #8484
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London Gateway Port | Essex

UK forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=1145485

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



Thurrock Council approved a Local Development Order for London Gateway last night. The move allows the port operator and future tenants of the logistics park to benefit from a fast-track planning process:

- Out Law: Council backs 'super-LDO' for London Gateway site

- Your Thurrock: Council declares “Historic night” over London Gateway order



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  • Cost: £1.5 billion ($2.4bn)
  • Container port: 3.5 million TEU
  • Logistics Park floorspace: 829,000m² - largest in Europe



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Old November 6th, 2013, 09:46 PM   #8485
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Terminal 2 | London Heathrow Airport

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

Official website: http://www.heathrowairport.com/about...new-terminal-2



Terminal 2 is on target to start operations in June 2014, with United Airlines to be the first airline to operate from the terminal:

- Business Traveler: United to be first airline for Heathrow T2

- The Independent (Ireland): Good news for Aer Lingus as Heathrow Terminal 2 on track for June opening



Project facts
  • Cost: £2.5 billion ($4bn)
  • Airlines: Star Alliance members
  • Passengers: 30 million per year








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Old November 7th, 2013, 12:56 AM   #8486
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Interesting stuff SE9, thankyou for the updates.
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Old November 7th, 2013, 03:33 AM   #8487
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Interesting stuff SE9, thankyou for the updates.
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Old November 7th, 2013, 03:26 PM   #8488
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The new Thames Gateway is going to look amazing. You can see those cranes from miles away. Each one is taller than the London Eye. It's going to be VERY impressive once all the cranes are up.
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Old November 7th, 2013, 03:41 PM   #8489
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So much going on in mighty London I visit this thread all the time and find it very interesting, all though the last few pages have been a bit to much about china...it's a lovely country, but who cares about china (just my opinion, mind you)...this is Europe...You Guys are Britons...You gave the world everything, we take for granted today (well, almost everything )

To all you guys in here: Thank you for all the updates from the best city in the World

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Old November 7th, 2013, 03:53 PM   #8490
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So much going on in mighty London I visit this thread all the time and find it very interesting, all though the last few pages have been a bit to much about china...it's a lovely country, but who cares about china (just my opinion, mind you)...this is Europe...You Guys are Britons...You gave the world everything, we take for granted today (well, almost everything )

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Old November 7th, 2013, 04:00 PM   #8491
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London Gateway has started operations today:

- BBC News: London Gateway 'super-port' welcomes first vessel

- ITV News: London Gateway officially opens

- Thurrock Gazette: London Gateway open for business



Timelapse of construction, released today:

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Old November 7th, 2013, 09:15 PM   #8492
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Thats pretty incredible
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He might be a great governor, but as an orator he couldn't be much more dull, monotonous.
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Old November 8th, 2013, 12:53 AM   #8494
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Great updates SE9!
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Old November 8th, 2013, 11:36 AM   #8495
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I have had a look but cant find, there was a list of all the billion £ rejen projects in London some where? Can anyone direct me ? Thanks
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Old November 8th, 2013, 05:14 PM   #8496
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Old November 8th, 2013, 07:39 PM   #8497
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It's been a while since I've been down City Road, nice to see Lexicon & Canaletto rising at pace.
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I have had a look but cant find, there was a list of all the billion £ rejen projects in London some where? Can anyone direct me ? Thanks
I'll have a look and post it shortly.
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Old November 8th, 2013, 07:56 PM   #8499
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Large scale active projects in London

Projects over £1 billion ($1.6bn)



Nine Elms project: £15 billion ($23bn)
Nine Elms £15bn regeneration | South Bank | U/C

Crossrail project: £15 billion ($23bn)
Crossrail stations & associated works | Various sites | London | U/C

Crossrail 2 project: £10 billion ($16bn)
Crossrail 2

Old Oak Common project: £10 billion ($16bn)
Old Oak Common £10bn regeneration | Hammersmith & Fulham | Planning

Earls Court project: £8 billion ($12.4bn)
Earls Court £8bn Regeneration | Hammersmith & Fulham | Approved

Thameslink project: £6 billion ($9.3bn)
Thameslink

Greenwich Peninsula project: £5 billion ($7.7bn)
Greenwich Peninsula - Various projects

Brent Cross Cricklewood project: £4.5 billion ($7bn)
Brent Cross Cricklewood £4.5bn Regeneration | Barnet | Approved

Thames Tideway Tunnel project: £4.2 billion ($6.7bn)
Thames Tunnel

Canning Town & Custom House project: £3.7 billion ($5.7bn)
Work begins on £3.7billion Canning Town and Custom House regeneration scheme

Wembley City project: £3.4 billion ($5.3bn)
Wembley City £3.4bn Regeneration | Brent | U/C

Chelsea Barracks project: £3 billion ($4.6bn)
Chelsea Barracks £3bn redevelopment | Westminster | Proposed

Aylesbury project: £2.5 billion ($3.9bn)
Aylesbury £2.5bn Regeneration | Southwark | Demo + U/C

Blackwall Reach project: £2.5 billion ($3.9bn)
Blackwall Reach £1.5bn Regeneration | Tower Hamlets | Demo

Heathrow Terminal 2 project: £2.5 billion ($3.9bn)
Heathrow East/Terminal 2 | Heathrow Airport | London | U/C

Nova Victoria project: £2.2 billion ($3.5bn)
Nova Victoria £2.2bn redevelopment | Westminster | Demo

King's Cross project: £2 billion ($3.1bn)
King's Cross Central | Camden & Islington | U/C

Wood Wharf project: £2 billion ($3.1bn)
Wood Wharf: major expansion of Canary Wharf | 200m/187m/182m/154m | Approved

Blackwall Reach project: £1.5 billion ($2.3bn)
Blackwall Reach £1.5bn Regeneration | Tower Hamlets | Demo

Elephant and Castle project: £1.5 billion ($2.3bn)
Elephant & Castle £1.5bn Regeneration | Southwark | Approved

London Gateway project: £1.5 billion ($2.3bn)
London Gateway, 3.5 million TEU container port, UC

Silvertown Quays project: £1.5 billion ($2.3bn)
Silvertown Quays £1.5bn Regeneration | Newham | Approved

Meridian Water project: £1.3 billion ($2bn)
Meridian Water £1.3bn regeneration | Edmonton | Proposed

The International Quarter project: £1.3 billion ($2bn)
International Quarter

Royal Arsenal Riverside project: £1.1 billion ($1.7bn)
Royal Arsenal Riverside | Woolwich | U/C

East Village project: £1.1 billion ($1.7bn)
East Village E20 | 68 apt blocks / 17,000 Population | U/C

Asian Business Port project: £1 billion ($1.6bn)
£1bn Asian business port announced for London with China's ABP

Convoys Wharf project: £1 billion ($1.6bn)
Convoys Wharf | Deptford | 116m/91m/72m | 40/32/26fl | App

Kidbrooke Village project: £1 billion ($1.6bn)
Kidbrooke Village £1bn Regeneration | Greenwich | Demo + U/C

Ludgate and Sampson House project: £1 billion ($1.6bn)
Ludgate and Sampson House | Southwark | 161m/108m/94m | 49/30/26 fl | Approved

Queensway project: £1 billion ($1.6bn)
Queensway £1billion redevelopment | Bayswater | Planning

Shell Centre project: £1 billion ($1.6bn)
Shell Centre £1bn redevelopment | South Bank | Approved

Television Centre project: £1 billion ($1.6bn)
Television Centre £1bn redevelopment | Hammersmith & Fulham | Proposed

Westfield Croydon project: £1 billion ($1.6bn)
Westfield Croydon

Westfield White City project: £1 billion ($1.6bn)
Westfield London (White City)


Too many to list below £1 billion.
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