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Old May 10th, 2016, 03:04 PM   #18061
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I pity that poor old church trumped by 100 Bishopsgate next door, like it's just giving a fvck about the place...

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Old May 10th, 2016, 03:54 PM   #18062
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Wonderful photo, and it looks like the ducks are filming a sassy album cover. #ducklife
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Old May 10th, 2016, 03:59 PM   #18063
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I pity that poor old church trumped by 100 Bishopsgate next door, like it's just giving a fvck about the place...

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Hardly, St Ethelburga's has always been pretty much hemmed in by surrounding buildings. This redevelopment actually makes it more visible than its ever been.
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Old May 10th, 2016, 04:44 PM   #18064
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Old May 10th, 2016, 09:08 PM   #18065
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I pity that poor old church trumped by 100 Bishopsgate next door, like it's just giving a fvck about the place...

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Do you think so? I think it's a wonderful contrast, and the church is being shown great respect, the old and the new side by side, London at its best.
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Old May 10th, 2016, 10:22 PM   #18066
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I think old and new can complement each other very well.

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Old May 10th, 2016, 11:28 PM   #18067
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Old May 11th, 2016, 10:56 AM   #18068
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New London Mayor Removes Obstacle to City Airport Expansion

Newly elected Mayor Sadiq Khan has dropped the Greater London Authority’s objection to London City Airport’s plan to purchase land it will need if its expansion plans are approved by the U.K. government later this year.

The Labour mayor, who was elected last week, is withdrawing a key obstacle used by his Tory predecessor, Boris Johnson, to oppose an expansion of the airport. The decision comes after the completion of a three-week planning inquiry that is due to report to the government as early as June.

“The mayor has decided to withdraw the objection to this proposed compulsory purchase of land owned by City Hall following new evidence recently submitted by London City Airport and ongoing negotiations,” Khan’s office said in an e-mailed statement.

Still, Tuesday’s decision by the mayor doesn’t affect separate objections to the expansion that were submitted under Johnson to the planning inquiry.

The inquiry’s findings will be presented to Transport Secretary Patrick McLoughlin and Communities & Local Government Secretary Greg Clark, with no fixed timeline in place for a decision.

“The mayor continues to support the case for improved noise mitigation measures that will be considered by the secretary of state when he decides on the planning appeal in due course,” Khan’s office said.

Runway Limitations

Though City has increased its passenger tally by 50 percent in the past five years and is the closest terminal to the U.K. capital’s financial center, it’s a fraction of the size of Britain’s leading hubs and is limited in its growth prospects by a runway that can’t take full-size jets.

The airport was sold in February to a Canadian consortium of Alberta Investment Management Corp., Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan and the Ontario Municipal Employees Retirement System in a deal worth about 2 billion pounds ($3 billion).

The land eyed by the airport, which straddles London’s Royal Docks next to the River Thames, would be used to build seven new parking stands to accommodate extra aircraft, spokeswoman Charlotte Beeching said by phone.

London City first announced its intention to submit a compulsory purchase order for the property on Oct. 21. An inquiry into the CPO started Tuesday.
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Old May 11th, 2016, 11:26 AM   #18069
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Horizons looks exactly like it's render! What a great turn out.
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Old May 11th, 2016, 11:28 AM   #18070
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I pity that poor old church trumped by 100 Bishopsgate next door, like it's just giving a fvck about the place...

http://i.imgur.com/XbAXxLp.jpg
Completely disagree. The contrast is beautiful. The Church isn't being covered nor invaded upon.

The City of London has layers of architecture from all decades/centuries, and they all live next door to each other in harmony. It's one of the best things about London.
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London Is Building More Offices Than Ever

Developers started a record number of central-London office projects in the six months through March as they tried to capitalize on rising rents.

Construction work began on 51 office buildings during the period, Deloitte LLP said in a report on Tuesday. About 14 million square feet (1.3 million square meters) of space is now under construction, 28 percent more than the previous six months and the highest since March 2008, according to the report.

“In just 18 months, we have seen activity nearly double,” Deloitte said in the report, which it started publishing in 1996.

“This is perhaps the first survey in a long time where we are able to point to the pendulum swinging away from landlords and back toward tenants.”

About 42 percent of the space under construction has already been leased and vacancy rates remain at a record low of less than 4 percent, Deloitte said.

The “tight market conditions” are likely to continue for a few more years, according to Tim Leckie, an analyst at JP Morgan Chase & Co.

“There is a risk of the cycle turning first in the City from 2018 as new supply comes online,” he said in an e-mail.


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Old May 11th, 2016, 06:30 PM   #18073
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Heathrow Courts London’s New Mayor as Runway Concerns Deepen

Heathrow Airport Ltd. has written to newly elected London Mayor Sadiq Khan to solicit his backing for a third runway that was vehemently opposed by the Labour politician’s predecessor Boris Johnson.

Chief Executive Officer John Holland-Kaye has sought a meeting with Khan, elected mayor last week ahead of Johnson’s fellow Conservative and Heathrow opponent Zac Goldsmith, amid concern that an already-delayed government decision on where to locate additional airport capacity could slip again.

Prime Minister David Cameron has pledged to choose between Heathrow and the smaller Gatwick Airport this summer after putting off a decision last year in a move that stopped it from dominating the London vote.

The Conservatives are split on the issue, with many favoring growth at Europe’s busiest hub that’s already been endorsed by a state-appointed Airports Commission.

While a verdict before the June 23 referendum on U.K. membership of the European Union is unlikely, the four weeks before parliament’s summer recess provide an opening for an announcement, a Heathrow official said Wednesday after Holland-Kaye sought to address environmental concerns about his plans.

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Three Enough

Heathrow said it would compensate people losing their homes at market value plus 25 percent and extend the offer to 3,750 properties outside a compulsory purchase zone, all within its 16.5 billion-pound budget.

The airport would also agree never to seek a fourth runway, Holland-Kaye said at a briefing in London, adding that the third landing strip would be enough to take Heathrow’s capacity beyond rival hubs in Paris, Frankfurt and Amsterdam.

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Old May 11th, 2016, 10:12 PM   #18074
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Cameron painted himself into a corner with his pledge, 'no third runway at Heathrow, no if's, no but's. That plonker should learn when to keep his mouth shut...eh?
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Old May 12th, 2016, 01:21 AM   #18075
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I pity that poor old church trumped by 100 Bishopsgate next door, like it's just giving a fvck about the place...

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Nah I think that's super cool.

Reminds me of a smaller-scale St Patrick's (New York) Cathedral:

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Old May 12th, 2016, 03:18 AM   #18076
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It's St Botolph without Bishopsgate, across the road, that's getting dumped on, with this cheap 80s looking tat.
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Old May 12th, 2016, 11:14 AM   #18077
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It's St Botolph without Bishopsgate, across the road, that's getting dumped on, with this cheap 80s looking tat.
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London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=632984

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



Project facts
  • Address: Plot N0205, Greenwich Peninsula, London SE10
  • London borough: Greenwich
  • Developer: Knight Dragon Development
  • Architect: Skidmore, Owings and Merrill
  • Homes: 990
  • Retail space: 2,100m²



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The size of that project is jaw dropping.
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London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=871486

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



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  • Cost: £15 billion
  • Stations: 40
  • Standard Gauge
  • Route length: 136km

Crossrail have uploaded 73 hi-res renders of the ten new stations on the Elizabeth Line, including:

Paddington


01 Paddington Station - proposed ticket hall_235985 by Crossrail Project, on Flickr

Bond Street


02 Bond Street station - proposed ticket hall on Davies Street_235991 by Crossrail Project, on Flickr

Tottenham Court Road


03 Tottenham Court Road station - proposed platform level at Dean Street entrance_236020 by Crossrail Project, on Flickr

Whitechapel


06 Whitechapel station - proposed upper concourse_235990 by Crossrail Project, on Flickr

Woolwich


09 Woolwich station - proposed station entrance on Dial Arch Square_235997 by Crossrail Project, on Flickr

and the rest, on Crossrail's flickr.
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