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Old November 14th, 2014, 08:21 PM   #11861
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The Ram Quarter | Wandsworth SW18

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=498957

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



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  • Address: Ram Street, London SW18
  • Developer: Greenland Group
  • Architect: EPR Architects
  • Cost: £1 billion ($1.6bn)
  • Homes: 661




Demolition ongoing at the Ram Brewery site, making way for the Ram Quarter development. Photos by stevekeiretsu:


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Old November 14th, 2014, 08:31 PM   #11862
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Fulham Riverside | Fulham SW6

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=1437797

Official website: http://fulhamriverside.com/



Project facts
  • Developer: Barratt Homes
  • Homes: 463
  • Site area: 3.2 hectares



Progress at Fulham Riverside, viewed from Wandsworth Bridge. Photos by stevekeiretsu:


Fulham Riverside u/c by stevekeiretsu, on Flickr


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Old November 14th, 2014, 08:37 PM   #11863
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One of the closest render matches yet!
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Old November 14th, 2014, 08:56 PM   #11864
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Old November 14th, 2014, 08:57 PM   #11865
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If only I'd walked another 100m forward and waited about an hour...
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Old November 14th, 2014, 09:04 PM   #11866
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Anyone want to do a rough back-of-the-napkin total for the Nine Elms project - I mean total office space.
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Old November 14th, 2014, 09:28 PM   #11867
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Anyone want to do a rough back-of-the-napkin total for the Nine Elms project - I mean total office space.
The three largest projects for office space:

  • Battersea Power Station: 160,000m²
  • Vauxhall Square: 22,700m²
  • New Covent Garden Market: 12,500m²
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Old November 14th, 2014, 09:39 PM   #11868
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Eurostar e320 | St Pancras International

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=1230393

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



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  • Maximum speed: 320 kph
  • Capacity: 900 seats
  • Total trainsets: 17
  • Cars per trainset: 16

Today is exactly 20 years since Eurostar passenger services commenced between London and Paris. To mark the occasion, Eurostar unveiled the new generation trainset at St Pancras International:

- BBC News: Eurostar unveils new 200mph train

- CNN: Eurostar looks to the future with new e320 trains

- The Guardian: Eurostar launches e320 train with space for 900 passengers



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Old November 14th, 2014, 10:06 PM   #11869
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Old Street 'Silicon' Roundabout EC1

London forum thread: N/A

Official website: https://consultations.tfl.gov.uk/roa...eet-roundabout



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  • Short term: replace roundabout with public space and station entrance
  • Medium term: capacity expansion works at Old Street Station
  • Long term: the prospect of an over-station development

Plans to redevelop the Old Street roundabout have gone to public consultation:





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Old November 15th, 2014, 12:43 PM   #11870
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Oh nooo I was desperate for this to happen...



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Old November 15th, 2014, 06:00 PM   #11871
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Love the new trains.
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Old November 15th, 2014, 10:19 PM   #11872
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Old November 15th, 2014, 11:16 PM   #11873
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You gotta be kidding, it's hideous........
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Novotel Canary Wharf | Isle of Dogs E14

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

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



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Old November 15th, 2014, 11:26 PM   #11875
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Six Pancras Square | King's Cross N1C

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

Official website: http://sixpancrassquare.com/



Project facts
  • Address: 6 Pancras Square, London N1C
  • BNP Paribas London HQ
  • Architect: Wilmotte & Associιs SA
  • Floors: 11
  • Floorspace: 39,500m²



Today at 6 Pancras Square, photo by opayek:

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Old November 16th, 2014, 06:00 PM   #11876
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Old November 16th, 2014, 07:53 PM   #11877
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Old Street looks like one of the junctions where you just have to trust some traffic engineer knew what she was doing.
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Old November 16th, 2014, 09:56 PM   #11878
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Love the new trains.
Personally can't wait until they're in service, and the new destinations being offered.
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Old November 16th, 2014, 09:57 PM   #11879
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Old Street looks like one of the junctions where you just have to trust some traffic engineer knew what she was doing.
The drawing looks more complicated than it needs to, as they've included the old kerblines.
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Old November 16th, 2014, 09:58 PM   #11880
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Thank goodness it won't see the light of day.
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