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  1. Completed projects
    This project looks likely to begin construction shortly after the Olympics with a completion date in 2014. Location: Royal Docks, Newham Floors: 24 Architect: Studio RHE Developer: City and Docklands Property Group Web: http://www.cityanddocklands.com/Information.html The construction of a...
  2. The Construction Forum
    Go past this development a lot. Its a big project, so I thought it deserves its own thread. The redevelopment of Rathbone Market is being undertaken by Newham Council's partners English Cities Fund (ECF). The first phase of building works should be completed by August 2012 with 271 new homes...
  3. London Metro Area
    This is the official Royal Docks and Surrounding Area Thread. Talk about projects in the Royal Docks including the surrounding areas: Beckton, Canary Wharf, Canning Town, Custom House, Gallions Reach, Greenwich, Leamouth, Silvertown, Stratford, Thamesmead, Woolwich. The Royal Docks comprise...
  4. Completed projects
    My first post! There's a substantial development underway, just north of the Old Street roundabout, and I haven't been able to find any discussion of it. It's close the the currently-abandoned Eagle House site. When complete in summer 2012, it will comprise: 680 student rooms Office space...
  5. London Transport Forum
    Transport For London have announced plans for a proposed £25m cable car to transport visitors to the 2012 Olympics. The route will run from East Parkside on the Greenwich Peninsula to Tidal Basin Road in the Royal Docks, connecting the O2 Arena and the Excel Centre, two of London's leading...
  6. The Construction Forum
    Tesco town planned next to 2012 site Abul Taher 14.10.09 Tesco is building a new “supermarket suburb” next to the Olympics site which will house hundreds of families and come with its own high street, park, library and primary school. The 11-acre site will have a 24-hour Tesco Extra...
  7. The Construction Forum
    82 West India Dock Road Tower Hamlets Height: 53m Floors: 16 Architect: RMA Architects Ltd Developer: Aitch Group Holdings Limited Links: Aitch Group Holdings Ltd Planning Application PA/04/01038 The Mayor's Planning Decisions - 9 February 2006 Map Location -- First time poster, so apologies...
  8. Completed projects
    Posted this in the London thread but seeing as it is in for Planning permission it will need its own thread. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -- Jeff noticed this Planning application. Very interesting- Its the site of a car park presently Just of the roundabout opposite RS...
  9. The Construction Forum
    Couldn't find the Olympic 2012 thread but this looks good ------------------------------------------------------------------------ From http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2008/mar/17/olympics2012.regeneration Olympics will leave east London an open space to rival Hyde Park Plans for a concert...
  10. Proposed Skyscrapers
    New proposal for Canary Wharf, near Riverside South. 183m+, 45 floors. There is a public Exhibition soon, so we should get some pics of models hopefully. IMO it is one of the best designs for the Wharf. Edit: just realised I forgot to put the fl after 45 in the thread title. Sorry.
  11. Completed projects
    This is one of the largest planning applications ever submitted in Britain. Gothicform has described this as "Canary Wharf 2.0". Only 1 image is available at the moment though. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Westfield submits...
  12. London Metro Area
    Riverside South Canary Wharf has recently successfully concluded the prelet/presale of massive bespoke head offices at 20 Churchill Place (CP, State Street), 5 CP (Bear Stearns), and 15 Canada Square (KPMG). The vacancy rate in the estate now stands around its 'natural rate' or 4%-5%...
  13. Completed projects
    Since the site has been on holiday I found out what Ballymore plan for the site next to the Ontario tower (building C). Theres a pre-planning document registered with a design statement (sorry no pics) of a SOM designed 44 storey resi-tower. This would make it by my estimation the 2nd tallest...
  14. The Construction Forum
    The planning application for Ballymore extensive Leamouth Peninsula development is online. It contains towers up to , 23,24 & 26 storeys designed by SOM. Theres drawings but no rendering so no idea on cladding etc...
  15. Rest of South Africa
    I've started a Gallery thread for photos of East London, second largest city in Eastern Cape which has 700,000 people. It is the largest riverside port in South Africa and is a popular tourist destination for local travellers. StormShadow please replicate the good work you did on the Port...
  16. The Construction Forum
    So when does this begin then? Any news yet?
  17. London Metro Area
    I couldn't find a thread on this. What's happening about the tower? Isn't Heartmere house vacated?
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