SkyscraperCity banner


  1. SPORTS CENTER: What we watch and what we play

    Sports Center
    I'm surprised we don't have a cycling thread yet. Well its spring and many people are starting to take out their bicycles and storing their skis/snowboards away. It was 20c today, the warmest day of the year so far so I took out my bike hoping to ride for a couple hours, but my tires were...
  2. Circle Square

    Manchester Metro Area
    Just a quick plea to anyone who could let me know what the future has in store for the BBC building on oxford road after they move...?! cheers.
  3. ITV Studios | Trafford Wharf | MediaCityUK

    Completed Manchester Projects
    Jumping the gun a bit here, but after searching the web for any credible articles and knowing how ruthless Peel are and how they normally get what they want, I have decided to put my head on the chopping block and predict Granada will move to Mediacity/Salford Quays. I was going to post this...
  4. Flemingate Development | Beverley | Various | Completed

    Completed Projects
    . STORE WARS: CITY VERSUS TOWN Hull Daily Mail - 2nd Feb 2008 Hull City Council is objecting to plans for a £120m retail and leisure development in Beverley, the Mail can reveal. The authority fears a 16-acre retail and leisure development planned for Flemingate could impact on its own plans...
  5. NISSAN: A great Washington/Sunderland success story - Discussion Thread

    Sunderland and Durham
    1200 new jobs at Nissan according to the Evening Chronicle, quite unprecedented investment by a motor maker in a Western European plant. Dare we dream of a mini-boom in industrial jobs in the North East? Could have very positive ramifications for many planned (and not yet planned)...
  6. LONDON - Tottenham Hotspur Stadium / New White Hart Lane (62,303)

    Tottenham Hotspur FC 2x League: 1951, 1961 8x Cup: 1901, 1921, 1961, 1962, 1967, 1981, 1982, 1991 4x League Cup: 1971, 1973, 1999, 2008 7x Supercup: 1921, 1951, 1961, 1962, 1967, 1981, 1991 1x UEFA Cup Winners' Cup: 1963 2x UEFA Europa League: 1972, 1984
  7. MEDIACITY | Photo Journal

    Manchester Metro Area
    Here is a link to a photo album I intend to update weekly/monthly on the latest milestone developments relating to the Media City : UK development which is the planned new home for part of the BBC. (NOTE: 9 MegaPixel Photographs available on request). Latest Media City : UK Pictures Latest...
  8. Odeon Cinema, Pilgrim Street, Demolition | Newcastle | Completed

    Completed Projects
    . The ODEON, Pilgrim Street. There have been many cinemas in Central Newcastle, in the past, but sadly there are not so many in the City Centre today. Few cimemas, though, have evoked more affection or comment than the beautiful Odeon (formerly a ‘Paramount’) on Pilgrim Street, right in the...
  9. Circus | Former Lewis's Building | Renshaw Street/Ranelagh Street | Offices/Hotel/Other Mixed Use

    Liverpool Metro Area
    New thread for a new chapter on this developement.
  10. MediaCityUK

    Manchester Metro Area
    Oh yes! :) Central Spine has some serious competition if this article is to be believed. They think it's all over. It isn't yet? Media city's bid to woo the Beeb QUAYS: Site of the bid. DETAILS of a futuristic 200-acre Media City have been revealed as part of Salford's bid to lure the...
  11. LONDON | Projects & Construction

    City/Metro Compilations
    Click here to view scale diagrams of each tower. Click here for the locations displayed in Google Maps SkyscraperCity videos - our very own YouTube channel. Previous London summary threads: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17...
  12. Ochre Yards Housing Development (former Greenesfield Railway Depot) | Gateshead | Various | U/C

    Newcastle Metro Area
    Ochre Yards don't like how the front is cut away to expose glass, just looks like a bomb has blown off the stone facade. i suppose they want to maximise views but the mass and feel of the buildings is all in the nice stone cladding and presenting a bland uniform glass panel as the...
  13. TYNE TUNNELS (Vehicular, Pedestrian & Cyclist) - Issues and Developments

    Newcastle Metro Area
    Second Tyne tunnel gets approval BBC NEWS The current tunnel carries more than 11m vehicles a year A second road tunnel is to be built under the River Tyne, the government has confirmed. The news ends a lengthy campaign for another crossing, which could be completed by 2009. The...
  14. Revitalization in Your Cities

    Urban Renewal and Redevelopment
    Post some info about urban regeneration (revitalization) in Your cities.
  15. Inglaterra | England

    Além-Fronteiras / Around The World
    Southampton - Inglaterra A Inglaterra (em inglês: England) é uma das nações constituintes do Reino Unido. O país faz fronteira com a Escócia ao norte e com o País de Gales a oeste; o Mar da Irlanda está a noroeste, o Mar Celta está a sudoeste, enquanto o Mar do Norte está a leste e o Canal da...
  16. Media in Manchester

    Manchester Metro Area
    Taken from todays MEN! Any doubts about the BBC's move to Manchester have been quashed! :) Apparantly the BBC's relocation to Manchester is still going ahead as planned despite the rumours, speculation and resignation of Peter Salmon. However the relocation will be re-brended as the BBC...
  17. London • City - UK

    Rate Our Skylines
    The City of London The City of London is the main financial district in London. It is a major centre of global finance, rivalled only by Wall Street in New York. The City is governed by the Corporation of London, an ancient body headed by the Lord Mayor of London. The City also has its own...