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Old May 20th, 2015, 12:40 AM   #14201
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German Gymnasium | King's Cross N1C

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

Official website: http://www.kingscross.co.uk/german-gymnasium



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  • Address: 26 St Pancras Road, London N1C
  • London borough: Camden
  • Operator: D&D London
  • Floorspace: 1,000mē
  • Use: brasserie, bar and restaurant



The German Gymnasium viewed from outside King's Cross station, photo by potto:

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Old May 20th, 2015, 12:42 AM   #14202
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That survey.......

WTF (the W can stand just as well for where as what) is "Midtown"????

This is London. Not an American city.

Call an area by its proper name, please, Deloitte.
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Old May 20th, 2015, 12:42 AM   #14203
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Four Pancras Square | King's Cross N1C

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

Official website: http://www.kingscross.co.uk/four-pancras-square



Project facts
  • Address: 4 Pancras Square, London N1C
  • London borough: Camden
  • Developer: Argent
  • Architect: Eric Parry Architects
  • Floors: 10



Piling is under way at Four Pancras Square, photo by potto:

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Old May 20th, 2015, 12:45 AM   #14204
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Three Pancras Square | King's Cross N1C

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

Official website: http://www.kingscross.co.uk/three-pancras-square



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  • Address: 3 Pancras Square, London N1C
  • London borough: Camden
  • Developer: Argent Group
  • Architect: Porphyrios Associates
  • Floorspace: 16,000mē
  • Floors: 10



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Old May 20th, 2015, 12:47 AM   #14205
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Canalside Pavilion | King's Cross N1C

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

Official website: N/A



Project facts
  • Address: Canalside Pavilion, Granary Square, London N1C
  • London borough: Camden
  • Developer: Argent Group
  • Architect: Stanton Williams
  • Floorspace: 9,200ftē



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Old May 20th, 2015, 12:52 AM   #14206
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Gasholders London | King's Cross N1C

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

Official website: http://gasholderslondon.co.uk/



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  • Address: Gas Holder Triplets, York Way, London N1C
  • London borough: Camden
  • Developer: Argent
  • Architect: Wilkinson Eyre
  • Floors: 12 | 9 | 8
  • Homes: 144



Two cranes now up at the Gasholders London site, photos by potto:



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Old May 20th, 2015, 12:56 AM   #14207
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Midland Goods Shed | King's Cross N1C

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

Official website: http://www.kingscross.co.uk/heritage-midland-goods-shed



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  • Address: Midland Goods Shed, York Way, London N1C
  • London borough: Camden
  • Architect: Bennetts Associates Architects
  • 3,000mē Guardian events and educational venue
  • 2,700mē Waitrose 'concept' supermarket
  • 220mē cookery school



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Old May 20th, 2015, 01:00 AM   #14208
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St James's Market | St James's SW1

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=1368959

Official website: http://www.thecrownestate.co.uk/urba...s/development/



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  • Address: 14-20 Regent Street and 52-56 Haymarket, London SW1
  • London borough: Westminster
  • Developer: The Crown Estate and Oxford Properties
  • Architect: Make Architects
  • Cost: Ģ320 million ($500m)
  • Floorspace: 31,500mē



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Old May 20th, 2015, 01:08 AM   #14209
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That survey.......

WTF (the W can stand just as well for where as what) is "Midtown"????

This is London. Not an American city.

Call an area by its proper name, please, Deloitte.
It's the Holborn, Bloomsbury and St Giles area.
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Old May 20th, 2015, 01:27 AM   #14210
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It's the Holborn, Bloomsbury and St Giles area.
Well, they should call it that, then, and not some estate agent jargon, Americanisation bollocks!

London doesn't have an Uptown or a Downtown. So it doesn't need a Midtown either, thanks very much!

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Old May 20th, 2015, 09:00 AM   #14211
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Regarding Greenwich Peninsula, just how rough is that model in the picture? Because if it's to scale height-wise then woah.
From memory I think there are 30 buildings between 80 and 100 meters tall.
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Old May 20th, 2015, 09:03 AM   #14212
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60 Commercial Road | Aldgate E1
Wow this one is turning out really nice. I love how the wood(?) accents look.

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St James's Market | St James's SW1
Them curves
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Old May 20th, 2015, 10:39 AM   #14213
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New Ludgate | City of London EC4

London forum thread:http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=1427840

Official website: http://newludgate.com/



Project facts
  • Address: 1 & 2 New Ludgate, London EC4
  • Developer: Land Securities
  • Architect: Fletcher Priest Architects
  • Cost: Ģ260 million ($435m)
  • Total floorspace: 35,000mē



New Ludgate practically complete, photos by gravesVpelli:


CIMG0159 by Graham Hart, on Flickr


CIMG0161 by Graham Hart, on Flickr


CIMG0152 by Graham Hart, on Flickr


CIMG0155 by Graham Hart, on Flickr
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Old May 20th, 2015, 10:45 AM   #14214
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Nova Victoria | Victoria SW1

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=430049

Official website: http://www.novasw1.com/



Project facts
  • London borough: Westminster
  • Developer: Land Securities
  • Architect: PLP Architecture
  • Homes: 170
  • Office space: 56,000mē
  • Retail space: 8,000mē



Cladding progress at Nova, photos by gravesVpelli:


CIMG0193 by Graham Hart, on Flickr


CIMG0198 by Graham Hart, on Flickr
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Old May 20th, 2015, 11:19 AM   #14215
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190 Strand | Aldwych WC2

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=1743102

Official website: http://www.190strand.co.uk/



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  • Address: 190 Strand, London WC2
  • London borough: Westminster
  • Developer: St Edward
  • Architect: Grid Architects
  • Floors: 8
  • Homes: 206



Progress at 190 Strand, photos by gravesVpelli:


CIMG0129 by Graham Hart, on Flickr


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Old May 20th, 2015, 12:55 PM   #14216
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From memory I think there are 30 buildings between 80 and 100 meters tall.
This is from SE9 - 25nr 100m+

Meridian Quays - Proposed tower heights (AOD)

1: 132.9m

2: 132.9m

3: 123.6m

4: 126.7m

5: 126.7m

6: 126.7m

7: 120.5m

8: 117.4m

9: 117.4m

10: 117.4m

11: 101.9m

12: 101.9m

13: 101.9m

14: 89.5m

15: 89.5m


Peninsula Central - Proposed tower heights (AOD)

1: 111.2m

2: 111.2m

3: 108.9m

4: 108.1m

5: 107.1m

6: 107.1m

7: 94.7m

8: 94.7m


Upper and Lower Riverside - Proposed tower heights (AOD)

1: 108.5m

2: 105.4m

3: 105.4m

4: 102.3m

5: 99.2m

6: 92.0m

7: 88.9m

8: 86.8m


Upper and Lower Brickfields - Proposed tower heights (AOD)

1: 106.5m

2: 106.5m

3: 88.4m

4: 87.9m

5: 85.5m
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Old May 20th, 2015, 02:50 PM   #14217
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South Bank Tower | South Bank SE1

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=429988

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



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  • Address: South Bank Tower, Stamford Street, London SE1
  • London borough: Southwark
  • Developer: CIT
  • Architect: Kohn Pedersen Fox
  • Height: 151m
  • Floors: 41



The South Bank Tower from Stamford Street and the Bernie Spain Gardens. Photos by chest:



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Old May 20th, 2015, 03:54 PM   #14218
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Obviously don't want to sound too feminine but Taylor Swift's new video has a nice shot of the city with a few explosions.
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Old May 20th, 2015, 04:59 PM   #14219
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Obviously don't want to sound too feminine but Taylor Swift's new video has a nice shot of the city with a few explosions.
1. Nothing wrong with Taylor Swift as a pop / country artist.
2. She's hot.

So you can still be a red blooded male and like her!
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Very impressed by South Bank Tower from this angle.
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