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Old October 8th, 2014, 06:23 PM   #11521
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Great stats for London.
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Old October 8th, 2014, 08:54 PM   #11522
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Very Antoni Gaudi!

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Old October 8th, 2014, 09:17 PM   #11523
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Very Antonio Gaudi!
Antoni Gaudí no Antonio, lol
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Old October 8th, 2014, 09:22 PM   #11524
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Noted.
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Old October 8th, 2014, 09:49 PM   #11525
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Canary Wharf Station | Canary Wharf E14

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

Official website: http://www.crossrail.co.uk/route/stations/canary-wharf/



Project facts
  • Address: Canary Wharf Station, Upper Bank Street, London E14
  • Line: Crossrail
  • Architect: Foster + Partners
  • Cost: £500 million ($815m)





Canary Wharf Station this week, looking near-externally complete. Planting ongoing:


Canary Wharf Crossraill Station by mfostermfoster15, on Flickr


Canary Wharf by ceeko, on Flickr
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Old October 8th, 2014, 09:51 PM   #11526
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Providence Tower | Blackwall E14

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=395444

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



Project facts
  • Address: Providence Tower, Fairmont Avenue, London E14
  • Developer: Ballymore Group
  • Architect: SOM
  • Height: 136m
  • Floors: 44



Today at Providence tower, photos by chest:





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Old October 8th, 2014, 10:13 PM   #11527
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Tate Modern extension | Bankside SE1

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=377117

Official website: http://www.tate.org.uk/about/project...modern-project



Project facts
  • Extension to the world's most visited gallery of modern art
  • Architect: Herzog & de Meuron
  • Cost: £215 million ($350m)
  • Completion: 2016



Progress at the Tate Modern, now awaiting cladding:


20140922_171344 by armoured.bear, on Flickr


20140922_171542 by armoured.bear, on Flickr
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Old October 8th, 2014, 10:58 PM   #11528
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Bakerloo Line Extension | Southwark - Bromley

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=482306

Official website: https://consultations.tfl.gov.uk/tub...rloo-extension



Project facts
  • Cost: £2.6 billion ($4.2bn)
  • Stations: 13 - subject to change

Consultations have started concerning the extension of the Bakerloo Line. A number of options are being tabled, with more information on the Transport for London consultation page:

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Old October 8th, 2014, 11:12 PM   #11529
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Novotel Canary Wharf | Isle of Dogs E14

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=573332

Official website: N/A



Project facts
  • Address: 40 Marsh Wall, London E14
  • Developer: Accor
  • Architect: Leach Rhodes Walker Architects
  • Height: 124m
  • Floors: 39



Construction now above ground at the Novotel Canary Wharf. Photo taken today by Tbeam:


40 Marsh Wall by Tbeam., on Flickr
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Old October 9th, 2014, 01:20 PM   #11530
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New Tube for London | TfL

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=440547

Official website: http://www.tfl.gov.uk/campaign/new-tube-for-london



Project facts
  • Designer: Priestmangoode
  • Initial fleet: 250 trains
  • Features: fully automated, walk-through, air conditioning, WiFi

Transport for London (TfL) have this morning revealed designs for the New Tube for London:

- BBC: London Underground: Designs for Tube trains unveiled

- The Telegraph: New 'driverless' tube trains unveiled by TFL

- Dezeen: Priestmangoode unveils driverless tube train designs for London Underground






NTfL Exterior Outdoor Night_021014 by Transport for London Press Images, on Flickr


NTfL Exterior Outdoor Dawn_021014 by Transport for London Press Images, on Flickr


NTfL Interior 06_021014 by Transport for London Press Images, on Flickr
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Old October 9th, 2014, 02:10 PM   #11531
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Can't wait to see the Novotel rise in Canary Wharf, another excellent addition!

Brilliant news with the London stats!! I hope this puts more confidence in projects like The Pinnacle...
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Old October 9th, 2014, 02:47 PM   #11532
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Great news from TfL. The deep tube lines were claustrophobic.
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Old October 9th, 2014, 07:12 PM   #11533
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Elephant Park | Elephant & Castle SE17

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showth...hp?p=113026237

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



Project facts
  • Address: Heygate Street, London SE17
  • Developer: Lend Lease
  • Main architect: MAKE Architects
  • Cost: £1.5 billion ($2.3bn)
  • Homes: 5,300

Plans for phase 2 of Elephant Park have been submitted for approval:

- Property Week: Lend Lease seeks approval for Elephant homes

- Building Design: Next phase of Heygate overhaul in for planning

- Architects Journal: AHMM and Panter Hudpith submit plans for Elephant & Castle






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Old October 9th, 2014, 07:38 PM   #11534
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Southside Wandsworth Expansion | Wandsworth SW18

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=1625084

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



Project facts
  • Address: Southside, Wandsworth High Street, London SW18
  • Developer: Metro Shopping Fund
  • Cost: £40 million ($63m)
  • Total retail floorspace: 69,000m²



Construction ongoing at the 20,000m² extension to the Southside Wandsworth Shopping Centre. Photos by stevekeiretsu:


Wandsworth Southside phase 3 u/c by stevekeiretsu, on Flickr


Wandsworth Southside phase 3 u/c by stevekeiretsu, on Flickr
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Old October 9th, 2014, 09:50 PM   #11535
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Merchant Square Bridge | Paddington Basin W2

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=31

Official website: http://www.merchantsquare.co.uk/abou...nal-crossings/



Project facts
  • Architect: Knight Architects
  • Cost: £600,000 ($1m)
  • Span: 20m

The Merchant Square Bridge at Paddington Basin has opened to the public this week:

- Arch Daily: Merchant Square Footbridge, Knight Architects

- Gizmag: London's "Japanese fan" footbridge opens to the public

- Design Boom: Knight Architects' bridge fans open over London's Paddington Basin








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Old October 9th, 2014, 11:30 PM   #11536
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Holy crap that bridge is fantastic.
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Old October 9th, 2014, 11:45 PM   #11537
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Sure does. I'll have to check it out this weekend, time permitting.
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Old October 10th, 2014, 12:14 AM   #11538
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Well done London
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Old October 10th, 2014, 12:43 AM   #11539
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Those tube trains look so modern!

And the bridge is a work of art.
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Old October 10th, 2014, 11:04 AM   #11540
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Woa that bridge !!
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