One road in London illustrates how far out gov’t predictions for office to resi (permitted development) really were

Sometimes government and in particular the DCLG get their estimates wrong. But when it comes to predicting the amount of office to residential applications attributed to permitted development, they really get it wrong. Back in May 2013 their impact assessment into the legislative changes predicted 140 applications (schemes) per year, across the entirety of the […]

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Kennedy’s house bought by Saudi family

13-15 Prince’s Gate in Knightsbridge has been sold for around £70m. It has permission to refurbish it as two separate dwellings (link to permission details HERE) but the new owners may want to convert it into one big 41,000 sq ft mega mansion. More details in the Standard HERE. Details of the LRR record HERE.

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Christie’s Warehouse (Nine Elms) – Demolition

The Heart of Nine Elms development (Christie’s Warehouse site), located towards the centre of the Nine Elms has been aptly named. Situated between Embassy Gardens,  Nine Elms Parkside and The New Covent Garden Market development this development will be key in bringing forward the residential development with the area. A simulation of the development once complete can be […]

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New Homes for Kings Sqaure Estate

One of Islington Council’s oldest council estates, Kings Sqaure off City Road in Angel has had plans lodged to Islington Council for redevelopment. The proposal will see the demolition of the existing row of garages located to the north of Rahere House the demolition of 9 existing single storey studio units located to the south of […]

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The Vinyl Factory – Construction Update

The iconic site of the Vinyl Factory in Hillingdon, located a short walk from Hayes and Harlington Station,  is soon to be an image of the past. At present the current Vinyl Factory building a vacant building in disrepair which is need of substantial renovation. Most frustratingly up until this year there have been no signs of […]

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Plans for Residential Tower in Dockland’s Glengall Quay

A planning application has been submitted for a tower development in the Docklands. Glengall Bridge Holdings Limited has submitted plans to Tower Hamlets council for the redevelopment of the Glengall Quay’s site on Millharbour and for the erection of a 45 storey tower and two 15 storey buildings. The scheme will provide 484 residential units in […]

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AFC Wimbledon Stadium Plans Submitted

AFC Wimbledon in conjunction with Galliard Homes and  Greyhound Racing Acquisition has submitted plans to Merton Council for the redevelopment  of the iconic Greyhound Track. Following the withdrawal of the Wimbledon FC  to Milton Keynes, and its subsequent re-branding to MK Dons the town was left without a club. In 2002 the local community banded […]

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Green Man Estate – Construction Update

The redevelopment of the Green Man Estate, located a few minutes walk from West Ealing station is currently ongoing. At completion 714 residential units will have been constructed in the regeneration of this formerly “run down” estate. According to provisional plans there are to be four phases of construction, which can be seen in the […]

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Drayton Garden Village

Drayton Garden Village (previously in use as an air traffic control centre)  is located adjacent to St George’s Parkwest development on Porters Ways in Hillingdon. This site  is yet another redevelopment of a former RAF site within North London. Such sites include the developments at Beaufort Park and Ickenham Park. Proposed plans for the redevelopment […]

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Vauxhall Nine Elms Battersea- Summary

Towards the end of last week two separate blogs were published detailing construction/demolition work with the Vauxhall Nine Elms Battersea area and one regarding proposals for future developments. As it is a Monday this blog will just provide a detailed map to show all of these on one map so that one can grasp the […]

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