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Monthly Archives: June 2011
A new 258 room hotel scheme has been approved for the City’s eastern fringe, promising the novelty of both a green wall and roof, and exterior cladding in kitchen worktop material Corian.
Members have approved a residential development at 581-587 Harrow Road, W10 but imposed extra conditions relating to public art and the car lift.
An application for alterations to the Grade 1 Oriental private members’ club in Stratford Place W1 has been granted by majority despite a recommendation of refusal.
Members agreed by three to one to waive the applicant’s need to provide affordable housing in approving an application for two houses at Down Street Mews, Mayfair, W1.
An application for a Zaha Hadid-designed scheme at the Magazine Storeyard building in Kensington Gardens, Hyde Park, W2 has been agreed.
Qatari Diar’s multi million pound plans to redevelop the Chelsea Barracks site have been approved by members. Members approved the outline plans for the 13-acre site which was the former London base of the Irish Guards.
Despite objections from English Heritage, CABE, Victorian Society, Council for British Archaeology and the GLA, Great Portland Estates and Crossrail’s application for an above-ground Bond Street station ticket hall at a site incorporating Hanover Square, New Bond Street, Brook Street, … Continue reading
Plans for a floating river walkway running along the north bank of the Thames have received mayoral support and funding from a Singaporean commercial sponsor, and the scheme is now expected to open in summer 2012. The progress is a dramatic turnaround … Continue reading