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LRR Pricing – July 2015

A selection of developments with pricing from July 2015. Click on the dots for scheme details and link to LRR record.

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See London From The Top Of A Crane

BBC Britain gave a crane driver a GoPro to see what life is like working high above the city’s skyline. Prepare to be amazed at this spectacular birds-eye view of a construction site. The site this was filmed from was Plot M0116 at Greenwich Peninsula, known as ‘Fulmar’. It forms the central plot of a […]

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Plans for Shoreditch Tower

Plans have been lodged to Hackney Council for a mixed use tower development in Shoreditch . The scheme, located on Shoreditch High Street and Fairchild Street a stone throws away from Shoreditch Overground station, will be cleared to make way for a new 30 storey tower. The development will comprise of 11,866 sq m gross of  office space […]

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Pylons: Too Close for Comfort?

How close would you be prepared to live to a power line? Residents of the Pump Tower, and to a lesser extent Hoola, near Royal Victoria station in Newham, will be very close. Indeed the Design and Access statement for the Pump Tower reveals some of the development might not be within guideline distance as […]

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Permitted Development Gone Mad

Permitted development office to residential schemes have caused a lot of controversy, particularly as they can lead to eye sores that would have otherwise have come down remaining. We come across a ton of these schemes here at London Residential Research, but this one just about takes the biscuit: The proposal is for 7 studio […]

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QUIZ: Can You Name the Vauxhall Tower Schemes?

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Redevelop Suburbia to Solve Housing Crisis

London is due to spend tens of billions on infrastructure projects to unlock brownfield sites in areas with little transit provision, with schemes such as Crossrail 2 and the Bakerloo line extension – but we could potentially avoid these costs and solve the housing crisis with existing infrastructure, if we’re prepared to challenge perceptions of […]

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Who is land banking?

Is the planning system really at fault? As a previous post on this very blog posted just last week suggested it’s probably not. In the first half of this year 28,565 units were granted consent. If all of those were followed through into construction starts London would then be building enough homes to meet demand; […]

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Spurs Plan Five Towers

Haringey Councillors will get interrogate the Spurs (or at least their planning consultants) over a plans for 5 towers (4 residential) and a new stadium this Thursday. Tottenham Hotspur already have planning on a stadium redevelopment programme that we’ve been monitoring at LRR due to the inclusion of 285 units (nothing to do with the football, […]

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Another day, another Tower…

Applications for towers are becoming a increasingly frequent feature here on the LRR desks. This time plans have  been submitted for the ‘Safestore’ site in Whitechapel. The site bound by Stepney Way to the south, Sidney Street to the east and Raven Row to the north, will be cleared to make way for three new […]

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