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Skyscraper completions fall 20% in Covid-marred 2020

9/2/21

The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH) has revealed that 106 buildings of 200m in height or greater were completed in 2020, a 20% fall from 2019, when 133 such buildings were completed.

The decline can be...

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Covid delays Laing O’Rourke start to £160m Salford tower

8/2/21

The developer behind Salford's tallest residential tower project has pushed back the construction start date by six months because of the Covid lockdown.

Hong Kong developer One Heritage this morning confirmed Laing O'Rourke...

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Go-ahead for 48-storey Birmingham Irish centre tower

5/2/21

Birmingham planners have given the thumbs up to a 48-storey build-to-rent scheme at the site of the former Irish Centre in the city.

Local developer Court Collaboration now plans to start work...

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Green light for Barratt 450-home Wembley Park scheme

4/2/21

A joint venture between Transport for London and Barratt London has got the planning green light for over 450 homes next to Wembley Park London Underground station.

The proposals will deliver 454 homes, including 40%...

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HK developer submits London tower plan

3/2/21

Hong Kong developer Tenacity has submitted plans for a 33-storey office block in London’s Square Mile.

The firm said it was backing the London office market in the belief that Covid-19 has changed the expectation of...

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Plans Submitted for Mixed-Use Scheme in London Docklands

2/2/21

Developer Regal London has submitted a planning application for a £500-million (US$674-million) mixed-use scheme at Orchard Wharf in London Docklands

The Orchard Wharf project will be Regal London’s largest...

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£100m London Brixton office tower approved

2/2/21

Plans for the first tall office project in the heart of Brixton in south west London have been approved by local Lambeth Councillors. Brixton Village and Market Row owners Hondo Enterprises got the go-ahead after revisions to the plan...

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Moda’s £260m Birmingham tower approved

1/2/21

Moda has been given the go-ahead to build a new £260m tower in central Birmingham. The residential development on Great Charles Street will see a 39-storey tower built along with lower-rise buildings to deliver 722 homes for rent....

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Jenrick promises tougher regulations after ‘shocking’ Grenfell testimony

17/11/20

Housing secretary Robert Jenrick has promised tougher regulations will improve building safety, after expressing his shock at this week's revelations from the Grenfell Tower Inquiry. Yesterday, former Celotex product manager Jonathan Roper...

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Fosters’ partner rejects complaints Tulip resembles ‘watchtower in prison camp’

9/11/20

Jibe surfaces on third day of developer's appeal into London mayor's decision to refuse scheme planning.

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Research key to ensure high-rise office fire safety, BCO warns

9/11/20

Report author warns more scenario planning is required.

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Studio Egret West submits plans for three housing towers on Edgware Road

9/11/20

Studio Egret West has submitted plans for a 470-home mixed-use scheme comprising three tall towers built close to the Edgware Road in north London.

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Mayor backs reworked Allies and Morrison Paddington tower

9/11/20

Sadiq Khan has approved Allies and Morrison's proposals for a 20-storey tower in Paddington that were opposed by Westminster councillors

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£75m Salford Quays tower approved by planners

9/11/20

Manchester developer Cole Waterhouse has gained planning for a 29-storey tower in Salford Quays.

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Plans go in for world’s tallest octagonal resi tower

9/11/20

Developer Argent has submitted plans to construct the world's tallest pure octagonal residential building at the Paradise site in Birmingham.

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