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Old October 3rd, 2016, 02:41 PM   #19041
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A good filler tower for The Docklands.
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Old October 3rd, 2016, 02:52 PM   #19042
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Costain set for £120m Gatwick railway station revamp



Costain is on track for another major railway station redevelopment job, this time at Gatwick Airport.

The firm has been working under a early contractor involvement deal since early this summer on the development phase of the planned £120m station overhaul.Detailed design work is now expected to get underway before the end of the year with Costain earmarked for the design and build contract.

The project would be another trophy in the contractor’s growing portfolio of stations for Network Rail which has seen major schemes like Reading and London Bridge station upgrade build the firm’s expertise and turnover.

A complete funding deal for the project must still be finalised by Network Rail, Gatwick Airport and the Department of Transport. But already Network Rail and the airport have each announced they will contribute £30m to the project.

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The redesign at Gatwick will transform the station and passenger experience introducing a vaulted transparent roof to create an impressive new transport gateway for the airport.

Improvements to the new station include doubling in size of the concourse area to reduce congestion with more escalators and lifts fitted to improve access to all platforms.

This major station upgrade will be delivered alongside a significant increase in capacity on rail services through Gatwick, between Brighton and London, as a result of committed and planned enhancements.


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Old October 3rd, 2016, 09:02 PM   #19043
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excellent news. Gatwick Airport station is not a particularly nice place at the moment. Probably no worse than many other stations, but as a first impression of the country to many visitors there's extra incentive to make it a bit nicer.
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Old October 3rd, 2016, 09:12 PM   #19044
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Newfoundland | Canary Wharf E14

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=1632163

Official website: http://canarywharf.com/residential/newfoundland/



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  • Address: Newfoundland, Bank Street, London E14
  • London borough: Tower Hamlets
  • Developer: Canary Wharf Group
  • Architect: Horden Cherry Lee
  • Height: 220m
  • Floors: 60



Construction ongoing at Newfoundland, photo by st_hart:


Canary Wharf - Construction by st_hart, on Flickr
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Old October 3rd, 2016, 10:04 PM   #19045
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A good filler tower for The Docklands.
A significant downgrade upon the original
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Old October 4th, 2016, 01:13 AM   #19046
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A significant downgrade upon the original
Yes, the original would have been considerably more than filler.
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Old October 4th, 2016, 02:00 AM   #19047
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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/



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



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Old October 4th, 2016, 03:52 AM   #19048
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WOW that night photo is gorgeous.
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Old October 4th, 2016, 04:12 AM   #19049
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Looking fwd to Newfoundland
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Old October 4th, 2016, 10:52 AM   #19050
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Love it when cores start to rise on the skyline
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Old October 4th, 2016, 01:06 PM   #19051
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Looking fwd to Newfoundland
It'll be a game changer - along with the other tall residential buildings - for CW.
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Old October 4th, 2016, 09:10 PM   #19052
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1 Bank Street | Canary Wharf E14

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=1692912

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  • Address: 1 Bank Street, London E14
  • London borough: Tower Hamlets
  • Developer: Canary Wharf Group
  • Architect: Kohn Pedersen Fox
  • Height: 147m
  • Floors: 28



chest with another spectacular night shot, this time showing the core of 1 Bank Street:

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Old October 5th, 2016, 01:03 AM   #19053
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Manhattan Loft Gardens | Stratford E20

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=1211899

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



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  • Address: Plot N24, Zone 3, Stratford City, London E20
  • London borough: Newham
  • Developer: Manhattan Loft Corporation
  • Architect: Skidmore, Owings and Merrill
  • Height: 143m
  • Floors: 42



Progress at Manhattan Loft Gardens, photo by opayek:


Manhattan Loft Gardens Construction 2 by Alex, on Flickr
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These two latest pics are incredible.
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Old October 5th, 2016, 02:53 PM   #19055
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Go-ahead for British Land’s Broadgate tower



British Land and Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC have got the green light for a landmark office complex rising to 32-storeys at the Broadgate office development in London.

A four-block redevelopment scheme designed by Arup will replace investment bank UBS’s London headquarters.

Plans for the 154m tower were initially greeted with protests from heritage groups about the demolition of the existing building at the 1980s-built Broadgate development.

The landmark building at 2 and 3 Finsbury Avenue Square comprises four unified elements offering 550,000 sq ft of commercial space for up to 5,000 office workers.

The proposals are part of the evolution and transformation of Broadgate, which saw Mace deliver the first major rebuild to create a new home for UBS.

Robert Samuel, head of office development at British Land, said: “We are delighted that the City of London has resolved to grant planning permission for 2 and 3 Finsbury Avenue Square as part of the future transformation of Broadgate as an integrated piece of the City.

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Old October 5th, 2016, 07:28 PM   #19056
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Old October 5th, 2016, 09:20 PM   #19057
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Green light for three East London river crossings

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has given the go-ahead to three new Thames river crossings in East London and started consultations on two other projects.

The crossings, which will be completed within the next five to 10 years, include a new road tunnel at Silvertown, a Docklands Light Railway crossing at Gallions Reach and a tilting pedestrian and cycle bridge linking Rotherhithe and Canary Wharf.

Khan is also considering two more crossings, one for London Overground running from Barking Riverside to Abbey Wood, and a new ferry between North Greenwich and the Isle of Dogs.

TfL will look to source the majority of funding for the trio of crossings through third-party developer contributions and Community Infrastructure Levies.

The most controversial plan for a £1bn Silvertown Tunnel has been ‘greened’ with pledges to design it for buses able to carry bicycles and strict environmental curbs on construction.

These will include transporting 55% of construction material by river. All trucks on the project will be Euro 6 standard and comply with the Mayor’s new Direct Vision Standard.

A planned £100m pedestrian and cycle bridge linking Rotherhithe to Canary Wharf will be the world’s largest span for an opening bascule bridge.

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The Mayor has instructed TfL to take forward a new extension of the Docklands Light Railway from Gallions Reach towards Thamesmead. This will help to support the development of around 17,000 new homes across Newham and the Royal Borough of Greenwich.

Khan, said: “With new homes and economic growth across East London, it becomes even more important that we deliver new greener transport links that allow Londoners to cross the river quickly and more easily.

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Old October 6th, 2016, 10:37 AM   #19058
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Heathrow expansion would not break European pollution law

London's Heathrow airport could build a third runway without breaking European pollution laws, according to research published ahead of a British government decision on airport expansion, the BBC reported on Thursday.

Research from the University of Cambridge showed that potentially increased levels of poisonous nitrogen oxide from the runway would be offset by decreased pollution from traffic nearby, the BBC said.

The research, with no formal links to the airport or the government, used small sensors dotted around the airport to pick up the changes in air quality more comprehensively, researchers said.

Heathrow, Europe's busiest airport, is battling Gatwick for government approval to build an extra runway. Britain has spent two decades deciding where to build an extra runway.

Heathrow has said it will comply with an extended ban on night flights and meet European air quality rules if the project gets the green light.

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42 Barrett's Grove | Stoke Newington N16

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Architect's page: http://amintaha.co.uk/



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  • Address: 42 Barrett's Grove, London N16
  • London borough: Hackney
  • Developer: Cobstar Developments
  • Architect: Groupwork + Amin Taha
  • Floors: 5

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Old October 6th, 2016, 10:49 AM   #19060
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Kidbrooke Village | Kidbrooke SE3

London forum thread: http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showthread.php?t=670786

Official website: http://www.berkeleygroup.co.uk/prope...brooke-village



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  • Address: The Ferrier Estate and Harrow Meadow, London SE3
  • London borough: Greenwich
  • Developer: Berkeley Group
  • Architect: Lifschutz Davidson Sandilands | CZWG | Scott Brownrigg | Studio Egret West
  • Cost: £1.1 billion ($1.4bn)
  • Homes: 4,763



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