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Old October 6th, 2015, 03:05 PM   #15681
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West Drayton Station Upgrade | West Drayton UB7

London forum thread: http://<a href="http://www.skyscrape...t127626876</a>

Official website: [URL="http://www.crossrail.co.uk/route/western-section/west-drayton-station/[/URL]


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  • Address: Station Approach , West Drayton , UB7
  • London borough: Hillingdon
  • Architect: Bennetts Associates
  • Summary of Works: A new entrance canopy stretching across the existing building and the extension. Platform extensions to ensure that the station can accommodate the new, 200m long Crossrail trains. A new lift to provide step-free access between the subway and the new station extension.New lighting in the station and on the platforms. Improved customer information screens, station signage, help points and CCTV.



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Old October 6th, 2015, 04:24 PM   #15682
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Construction should start in 2017, completing in 2020.
Why are they marketing it just now, when construction and completion of the tower is so far away ?.
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Old October 6th, 2015, 05:09 PM   #15683
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Great projects! "Neo Art Deco" 3 Pancras turns out better than expected, well it's a Porphyrios design, so we shouldn't be skeptical.


Anyway, a short gaze beyond London's nose... Friendly Germanic competition

Tech Companies Flock to Berlin:
The city now vies with London as startup capital of Europe


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Old October 6th, 2015, 10:55 PM   #15684
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Battersea going at full speed.
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Old October 6th, 2015, 11:38 PM   #15685
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The Atlas Building | Old Street EC1

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=1526548

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



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  • Address: 145 City Road, London EC1
  • London borough: Hackney
  • Developer: Rocket Investments
  • Architect: Make Architects
  • Height: 134m
  • Floors: 39



Piling ongoing at the Atlas site, photo by chest:

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Old October 6th, 2015, 11:43 PM   #15686
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Canaletto | Islington EC1

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showth...hp?p=101348567

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



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  • Address: 259 City Road, London EC1
  • London borough: Islington
  • Developer: Groveworld
  • Architect: UNStudio
  • Floors: 28
  • Homes: 190



Cladding progress at Canaletto and the neighbouring Lexicon tower, photos by chest:



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Old October 6th, 2015, 11:50 PM   #15687
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Keybridge | Nine Elms SW8

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showpost.php?p=110919748

Official website: http://keybridgelondon.com/



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  • Address: 80 South Lambeth Road, London SW8
  • London borough: Lambeth
  • Developer: Mount Anvil and Fabrica
  • Architect: Allies and Morrison
  • Height: 125 | 74m
  • Floors: 35 | 21




Demolition at Keybridge House is underway

South Lambeth Road by Luke, on Flickr
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Old October 7th, 2015, 10:55 AM   #15688
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Canaletto is just like the render, something not so usual these days.
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Old October 7th, 2015, 12:43 PM   #15689
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Sky Gardens | Nine Elms SW8

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=724626

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


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  • Address: Sky Gardens, Nine Elms Lane, London SW8
  • Borough: Wandsworth
  • Developer: Fraser Properties
  • Architect: Carey Jones Architects
  • Height: 120m
  • Floors: 35



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Old October 7th, 2015, 12:45 PM   #15690
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Embassy Gardens Phase 1 | Nine Elms SW8

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

Official website: http://www.ballymoregroup.com/en-gb/...lms-battersea/


Project facts
  • London borough: Wandsworth
  • Developer: Ballymore Group
  • Architect: Farrells, AHMM, Fielden Clegg Bradley and FLACQ
  • Floors: 18|15|15|13|13|12|12
  • Homes: 643



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Embassy Gardens &amp; U.S Embassy by Luke, on Flickr
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Old October 7th, 2015, 12:47 PM   #15691
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Embassy Gardens Phase 2 | Nine Elms SW8

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

Official website: http://www.ballymoregroup.com/en-gb/...lms-battersea/


Project facts
  • London borough: Wandsworth
  • Developer: Ballymore Group
  • Architect: Farrells, AHMM, Fielden Clegg Bradley and FLACQ
  • Floors: 3-23 , over 6 buildings
  • Homes: 1,339
  • Office Space: 49,054 sq.m.
  • Flexible retail space: 3,397 sq.m.
  • [*}Hotel: 10,400 sq.m



Making way for Embassy Gardens , Phase 2

Gutting Out by Luke, on Flickr

On-coming cranes by Luke, on Flickr

St George in the distance by Luke, on Flickr

Kilnbridge by Luke, on Flickr
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Old October 7th, 2015, 12:59 PM   #15692
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Most of the new owners will just monitor them via CCTV from their desks in mainland China, Malaysia and Honk Kong, occasionally switching on the lights via that fancy internet enabled home control box...

Still, come the revolution, all these nice new build flats will ensure the plebs will have somewhere nice to move into..
SE9, is this true? What are the real occupancy rates of similar-priced residences in London?
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Old October 7th, 2015, 01:47 PM   #15693
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SE9, is this true? What are the real occupancy rates of similar-priced residences in London?
Lol your nothing if not predictable.

Yes its entirely true. Every buyer of these flats get a free cctv set up to make sure no one ever sets foot in the development.

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Old October 7th, 2015, 02:38 PM   #15694
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That's not good at all.
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Old October 7th, 2015, 09:59 PM   #15695
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Hertsmere House | West India Quay E14

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=270065

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



Project facts
  • Address: 2 Hertsmere Road, London E14
  • London borough: Tower Hamlets
  • Developer: Greenland Group
  • Architect: HOK
  • Height: 235m
  • Floors: 67

Plans for Hertsmere House have been submitted for approval, the planning application can be viewed here.

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Old October 7th, 2015, 11:22 PM   #15697
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The Scalpel | City of London EC3

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=1528916

Official website: http://thescalpelec3.co.uk/



Project facts
  • Address: 52-54 Lime Street, London EC3
  • Developer: W.R. Berkley
  • Architect: Kohn Pedersen Fox
  • Height: 192m
  • Floors: 39



The Scalpel site, viewed from the neighbouring Lloyds Building:

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Tate Modern Project | 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
  • London borough: Southwark
  • Architect: Herzog & de Meuron
  • Cost: £215 million ($330m)
  • Height: 65m
  • Floors: 11



Cladding progress at the Tate Modern extension:

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Old October 7th, 2015, 11:55 PM   #15699
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The Tate Modern project is amazing!
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Old October 8th, 2015, 01:31 AM   #15700
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The Arts Building | Finsbury Park N4

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=1356711

Official website: http://www.johnjones.co.uk/about/arts-building/



Project facts
  • Address: The Arts Building, Morris Place, London N4
  • London borough: Islington
  • Developer: John Jones
  • Architect: David Gallagher Associates
  • Floors: 6
  • Floorspace: 5,300m²


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The completed John Jones Arts Building, photos by DarJoLe:


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