Category Archives: London

Sale agreed for Leadenhall Building in the City of London

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THE SECOND tallest building in the City of London has been sold for £1.15 billion. Contracts have been exchanged between joint developers British Land and Oxford Properties and purchaser CC Land for the sale of the 46-storey Leadenhall Building. Tim Roberts, … Continue reading

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Daredevil posts video online from roof of One Canada Square

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A “rooftopping” video has appeared online showing a daredevil gaining access to the iconic One Canada Square office building in Canary Wharf. The YouTube video appears to show Harry Gallagher, also known as Night Scape, get past security gates in … Continue reading

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McKinsey to move London headquarters

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MCKINSEY & Co are to move their London headquarters from St James’s to a newly-refurbished former Royal Mail Sorting Office near Holborn . The global consulting firm has announced it has pre-let space at the The Post Building, due for completion in … Continue reading

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Grade II* listing for James Stirling’s last completed building

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AN OFFICE and retail building in the City of London which was designed by James Stirling and completed five years after his death has been awarded a Grade II* listing. Built in 1997, No 1 Poultry has been become the … Continue reading

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Google to invest in huge new HQ in London’s King’s Cross

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GOOGLE has confirmed that London will be the home of the first wholly owned and designed Google building outside of the United States. Google’s CEO, Sundar Pichai, announced yesterday that the company will build a ten-storey purpose-built HQ at King’s Cross in … Continue reading

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22 Bishopsgate development to proceed, completion due 2019

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THE TALLEST skyscraper in the City of London should be completed by 2019, says the investment management company behind it. AXA Investment Managers Real Assets, representing a consortium of investors, have confirmed that work will continue on the 22 Bishopsgate landmark … Continue reading

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Apple signs huge office space deal at redeveloped Battersea Power Station

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TECH giant Apple will have a huge new office presence in the redeveloped Battersea Power Station, it has been announced. The California-based company is to lease 500,000 sq ft of office space in the main boiler house of the Grade II* listed … Continue reading

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Sculptures placed around iconic City office buildings

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TWENTY striking sculptures have been placed around some of the City of London’s most iconic office buildings. The eclectic collection by seventeen high profile artists includes a seven-metre-tall cast iron bust and a magic lantern in the shows of the … Continue reading

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Firefighters tackle blaze at empty Croydon office block

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DOZENS of firefighters were called out this morning to tackle a blaze at an empty office building in the Addiscombe area of Croydon. London Fire Brigade had the fire under control at Rees House just over an hour after they … Continue reading

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50 hot air balloons pictured over Canary Wharf

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LONDON saw a stunning fleet of hot air balloons fill the morning sky early on Sunday morning. It was the second edition of the Lord Mayor’s Hot Air Balloon regatta with almost 50 of the craft taking part. The hot … Continue reading

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