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Old April 6th, 2011, 07:42 PM   #181
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Loved the model when i saw it in the museum (not the new one obviously), looks like it wouldnt look out fo place in new Delhi, though didnt Lutyens designs this as well?
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Old April 13th, 2011, 12:13 AM   #182
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City of Birmingham Stadium

This 55000 seat multi-purpose stadium was planned as part of a £300m sports village. The major enabling factor would have been the presence of a super casino on site. When such planned casino's where dropped by the government there was a major drop in potential funding, putting an end to this ambitious proposal. Birmingham FC are currently looking to expand their current ground, St Andrews.

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Old April 18th, 2011, 12:09 AM   #183
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Channel Crossing Proposals

A crossing for the channel has had more proposals than Zsa Zsa Gabor over the years. These are from Popular Mechanics magazine in 1956.












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Old April 18th, 2011, 02:27 AM   #184
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The problem with a bridge would be weather. A storm would have it cut off.
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Old April 18th, 2011, 09:22 PM   #185
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Lumiere Tower Leeds - 172m - Cancelled



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Old April 18th, 2011, 09:27 PM   #186
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Brunswick Quay Tower - Liverpool - 166m - Cancelled



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Old April 18th, 2011, 09:31 PM   #187
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King Edward Tower - Liverpool - 170m - Cancelled

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Old April 18th, 2011, 09:37 PM   #188
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City Gateway Tower - Brighton - 135m - Cancelled

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Old April 18th, 2011, 09:38 PM   #189
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Central Station Tower -Liverpool - 133m - Cancelled

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Old April 19th, 2011, 12:52 AM   #190
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I wasn't aware King Edward Tower had been cancelled, that's a shame.
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Old April 19th, 2011, 01:05 AM   #191
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Grand Central Lime St - Liverpool - 115m - Cancelled

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Old April 19th, 2011, 02:29 AM   #192
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IMHO Grand Central Lime is the only real loss there, and the City Gate was in the wrong part of Brighton.
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Old April 19th, 2011, 10:20 AM   #193
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Was the city gateway tower ever a serious proposal?
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Old April 19th, 2011, 11:06 AM   #194
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I wasn't aware King Edward Tower had been cancelled, that's a shame.
These are all cancelled according to skyscrapernews.com.
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Old April 20th, 2011, 02:43 PM   #195
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Yes, shame about the King Edward Tower as that looks like a good'un.
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Old April 20th, 2011, 09:23 PM   #196
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These are all cancelled according to skyscrapernews.com.
It's probably true - it's just that I hadn't kept up to speed with the project. It still seems recent that the render came out so I had assumed it had gone the way of most projects and put on hold...

Brunswick Quay was rejected by the Secretary of State, I believe. Anyone know if anything has been planned in its place?
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Old September 24th, 2011, 04:31 PM   #197
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Scotish Stadium Proposals

Originally posted by james73

Celtic - Cambuslang (52,000 - Later Rectangular Design 40,000)










Partick Thistle - Firhill (15-18,000?)




Hibernian - Easter Road - Two Tiered North, East & South Stands (18,000?)





Hibernian - Easter Road - Single Tiered East & West Stands (20,000)
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Old September 25th, 2011, 11:57 AM   #198
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RE: some of those Liverpool towers


King Edward Tower was knocked back by the planners, and came back in a different guise.

Grand Central on Skelhorne Street fell victim to the heritage lobby and the usual planning politics, also competing with another proposal, the Lime Street Gateway tower. The developers were told to do something better quality. I think they've since gone bust?



The Lime Street Gateway Tower was held up by a CPO on a bookshop, and never got built anyway.

Grand Central Station Tower, part of the Central Village scheme, deemed to high iirc, and eventually turned in to two smaller towers. Parts of this scheme are under construction.

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Fantastical North Sea Drainage Plan - 1930

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Liverpool has been hit hard in the recession
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