Monthly Archives: April 2014

Gherkin goes in to receivership

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THE GHERKIN in the City of London has gone in to receivership, it has been announced. The move was forced by creditors of the iconic building, which has become one of the most popular additions to London’s skyline over the … Continue reading

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Chinese skyscraper to have world’s fastest lift

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A NEW skyscraper being built in China is to have the fastest elevators in the world, capable of reaching 45mph. The lifts in the under-construction Guangzhou CTF Financial Center will move passengers up 95 storeys in just 43 seconds. From … Continue reading

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Listed Clerkenwell warehouse approved for new office conversion

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A CLERKENWELL warehouse that has been used for many Hollywood movies will be turned in to new offices. The Planning Committee at Islington Council approved the plans to convert the Grade-II listed Farmiloe building in St John Street. 3,000 sq … Continue reading

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Londoners learn to love the Shard

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A MAJORITY of Londoners think that the Shard has improved their city’s skyline, a new survey shows. The poll by Yougov shows that 57% of respondents believe that the eye catching tower has improved the way London looks. Only 21% … Continue reading

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Financial Conduct Authority secures Olympic Park offices

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THE FCA is to move its headquarters to new offices at the Olympic Park in East London. The financial regulator will leave its current base in Canary Wharf to move in to 430,000 sq ft of offices in The International … Continue reading

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