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Monthly Archives: November 2011
The age of the mega-bank as financial supermarket is over and the City is moving towards specialist providers, according to Knight Frank’s head of research, James Roberts. Roberts presented the views in his firm’s London 2016 report at New London … Continue reading
Berkeley Homes’ redevelopment of Abell and Clelland House has been deferred for a site visit.
A topical discussion paper produced by planning consultant Quod for the Corporation, with research by Jones Lang LaSalle puts the case for preserving the City core for major offices.
Members have voted by majority to defer Standard Life’s “poor” refurbishment scheme for to St James’s House in King Street SW1.
Former Tory leader-in-waiting turned TV presenter Michael Portillo amused record numbers at this year’s WPA annual lunch. Portillo, once a Big Beast in the Westminster jungle, wryly introduced himself as a member of that exclusive but expanding club of “Former Future Prime … Continue reading
For those fretting about delivering affordable housing in Westminster there is one private organisation quietly getting on with it.
Westminster Property Association’s chairman David Silverman strongly criticised Westminster Council’s new City Management Plan (CMP) at the WPA’s prestige annual lunch last week. “Unfortunately as currently drafted [the draft CMP] appears to erode much of the good work achieved between … Continue reading