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Plans for towers in Wandsworth Town.

An EIA application has been submitted for residential towers in Wandsworth Town. The site currently home to a B&Q, was outlined as a potential development site in Febuary 2010, in Wandsworth´s ´site allocation´document. The EIA application proposes the demolition of the current building on the site and the erection of new buildings between 11-18 storeys […]

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Residential towers for Limehouse

Plans have been lodged to Tower Hamlets council for new residential towers in Limehouse. The former Esso Service Station site on Leamouth Road, will be redeveloped to make way for two buildings including a 24 storey tower with stepped blocks of 20, 17, 11 and 8 storeys, linked by a 2 storey podium at ground level. […]

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Residential Led Tower Scheme for Greenford

An EIA (Environmental Impact Assessment) has been submitted for the former Glaxo Smith Klein site in Greenford. The site located on Greenford Road (UB6), has existing planning permission for a mixed use scheme including 593 residential units, granted in 2014. An new EIA has now been submitted for the redevelopment of the site with new […]

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Plans for Limehouse Residential scheme

Plans have been submitted to Tower Hamlets council for a residential scheme in Limehouse. The site, currently a cash and carry, will be cleared to make way for new buildings, ranging between 5-12 storeys. The scheme will provide 220 residential units on the site, with 147 units for market sale and 73 affordable homes (a […]

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Plans for Blackfriars office tower

Plans have been lodged to Southwark council for a new office tower close to Blackfriars. The site at Friars Bridge Court, 41-45 Blackfriars Road, was previously outlined by Southwark council as a ‘potential development site’ in it’s ‘Blackfriars Road – Supplementary Planning Document‘ back in 2014. An EIA was  then submitted for a new office […]

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New tower planned for City

A planning application has been submitted to the City of London. Plans involve the demolition of the existing building on the site and the erection of a new 32 storey tower (arranged over 3 basement floors). The scheme will provide 60,811 sq m gross office space, as well conference and event space. Car and cycle spaces will […]

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Plans for Pontoon Dock Residential Towers in Silvertown

Plans have been submitted to Newham council for a large residential development in Silvertown. The site at Pontoon Dock, will be redeveloped and cleared to make way for new buildings of up to 15 storeys . The scheme will provide 236 residential units, 154 private units (PRS units for Private Rent) and 82 affordable units. There […]

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Plans for City’s tallest tower submitted at One Undershaft

Plans have now been lodged to the City of London for the erection of the City’s tallest tower at One Undershaft. The scheme which will rise as tall as London’s tallest building The Shard across the river, will site between the Gherkin and the Cheesegrater, providing 131,970 sq m gross of office space. It will also […]

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Plans for Paddington Tower

New plans have been submitted to Westminster Council for the redevelopment of the West End Green site in Paddington. The site currently existing as a temporary car park has been lying vacant for over 20 years resulting in the the frustration of local residential as well as the council. Berkeley Homes exchanged contracts mid last […]

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Tower for Tottenham

Plans have been lodged to Haringey council for the redevelopment of the Apex House site in Seven Sisters, Tottenham. The site was sold to Haringey council in 2014 to Grainger who have invested in over £100 million worth of Tottenham based projects. The site is located on the junction of the High Road and Seven […]

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