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Old July 16th, 2014, 07:35 PM   #10961
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The Leadenhall Building | City of London EC3

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=415718

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



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  • Developer: British Land
  • Architect: Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners
  • Height: 225m
  • Floors: 48
  • New world headquarters of Aon and Amlin

Yesterday at the Leadenhall Building, photos by chest:





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Old July 16th, 2014, 07:43 PM   #10962
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Embassy Gardens | Nine Elms SW8

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=1738434

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



Project facts
  • Developer: Ballymore Group
  • Architects: Terry Farrell and Partners, Feilden Clegg Bradley Studios, AHMM and FLACQ
  • Homes: 1,982
  • Site area: 15 acres





Embassy Gardens this week, photos by Retro Specs:



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Old July 16th, 2014, 07:55 PM   #10963
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Riverlight | Nine Elms SW8

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=1577224

Official website: http://www.berkeleygroup.co.uk/new-h...all/riverlight



Project facts
  • Developer: Berkeley Group
  • Architect: Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners
  • Homes: 811
  • Site area: 5 acres





Construction ongoing at Riverlight. Photos by Retro Specs:





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Old July 16th, 2014, 08:17 PM   #10964
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Riverwalk | Millbank SW1

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=1679244

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



Project facts
  • Developer: Ronson Capital Partners
  • Architect: Stanton Williams
  • Floors: 17
  • Homes: 113



Riverwalk rising, photo by Chikupakas:

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Old July 16th, 2014, 08:42 PM   #10965
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Imperial War Museum | Kennington SE1

Official website: http://www.iwm.org.uk/visits/iwm-london


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  • New atrium and galleries
  • Cost: £40 million ($70m)

The Imperial War Museum will reopen this week after undergoing a £40 million transformation, in time for the centenary of the start of World War I:

- BBC News: Imperial War Museum London to reopen

- The Guardian: Imperial War Museum's new look at a century of warfare

- The Independent: Imperial War Museum's flagship site to reopen this weekend after its £40m redevelopment project is completed








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Old July 16th, 2014, 09:27 PM   #10966
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Construction of the superstructure will commence this coming winter.[/QUOTE]

Can't wait SE9
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Old July 16th, 2014, 10:14 PM   #10967
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Kingston Riverside | Kingston KT1

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

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


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  • Developer: NHP Developments
  • Architect: Paul Brookes
  • Cost: £70 million (120m)
  • Homes: 350





Riverside apartments in Kingston, south-west London. Photos by stevekeiretsu:



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Old July 17th, 2014, 01:19 PM   #10968
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Why there're two 15-20bn lines? To make it look bigger for those, who have more than 20bn of investments?
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Old July 17th, 2014, 01:53 PM   #10969
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That's a good pick up

Our company published a major "profit" error in their reports recently. Safe to say there was some whips whipped when it happened considering the size of the company.
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Old July 17th, 2014, 02:32 PM   #10970
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According to RCA statistics (year to present), the current totals are as follows:

- London Metro: $33.06 bn

- NYC Metro: $30.30 bn

- Tokyo: $20.16 bn

and so on.
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Old July 17th, 2014, 03:31 PM   #10971
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SE9, when is the Lime Street Tower due for completion at this rate?
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Old July 17th, 2014, 03:32 PM   #10972
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Also, those pictures of The Leadenhall building by Chest are absolutely outstanding.
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Old July 17th, 2014, 04:21 PM   #10973
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I was just going to say that
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Old July 17th, 2014, 06:56 PM   #10974
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Kingston Riverside looks a bit 1990s.
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Old July 17th, 2014, 11:12 PM   #10975
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Full 3D finally added to Google Maps.

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Old July 18th, 2014, 11:31 AM   #10976
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SE9, when is the Lime Street Tower due for completion at this rate?
Q2 2017, ready for W.R. Berkley to move in as their European headquarters (and lease out the rest).
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Old July 18th, 2014, 10:21 PM   #10977
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Full 3D finally added to Google Maps.

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Old July 19th, 2014, 12:55 AM   #10978
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MTR win Crossrail concession contract
https://www.tfl.gov.uk/info-for/medi...ossrail-servic
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The £1.4 billion contract will be for eight years with an option to extend to ten years. MTR will be a key partner in delivering the new Crossrail services connecting Reading and Heathrow in the west with Shenfield and Abbey Wood in the east.
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MTR is expected to employ around 1,100 staff with up to 850 new posts, creating many hundreds of jobs for local people. This will include almost 400 drivers and over 50 apprenticeships for people from communities along the route.
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Old July 19th, 2014, 11:05 PM   #10979
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Full 3D finally added to Google Maps.

Finally. Took them a while!
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Old July 19th, 2014, 11:06 PM   #10980
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SE9, when is the Lime Street Tower due for completion at this rate?
Mid 2017
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