The British/American business behind three major London regeneration projects has updated its name and look.
Five property developers are working together to overhaul Queensway in Bayswater, promising “a blueprint for the future of London’s high streets”, book-ended by super-prime residential schemes.
Architects and property developers “have to be more creative in our approach to buildings old and new, residential or commercial, to ensure that what we design, is designed to last,” says SPPARC chief, Trevor Morriss.
20 years after developers acquired the site, Phase One construction works on Shoreditch’s ten-acre mixed-use regeneration scheme are now slated to start in 2024.
Opportunity.London aims to “promote sustainable investment into real estate, regeneration and green infrastructure across London’s boroughs and communities.”
Far East Consortium’s newly-approved 230-metre residential tower will be topped with a huge light-up spire, inspired by New York’s Chrysler Building.
Lydia Firminger has joined Leslie Jones Architecture to work on major city centre regeneration masterplans.
A three-acre acquisition near the US Embassy is a big first play for London Square’s new build-to-rent division, London Square Living.
The “grand reimagining” of the old Whiteley’s shopping centre on Queensway is luxury property developer Finchatton’s biggest project so far, by some margin. It will also be home to the first Six Senses hotel in Britain, and is the cornerstone to a major reinvention of a once-overlooked part of central London.
Glenn Howells Architects and HAL architects have designed a masterplan for a 6.1 hectare industrial site on the banks of the River Thames in East London, promising to create up to 1,610 new homes in Newham.
Designed by architecture practice OMA for developer U+I, Morden Wharf promises to deliver 1,500 new homes on Greenwich Peninsula, as well as a four-acre public park, a Thames-side beach, brewery, a public square and events square, and lots of commercial property space.
In Pictures: Property developer plans a new waterside park in Southwark, “where people can really interact with nature and connect to the area’s rich maritime history.”