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‘Octopus’ plans rejected in Chiswick

Plans have been rejected for a futuristic office building in Chiswick. The building, known as the 'Octopus' has been turned down due to it being too distracting to drivers, causing chaos on the roads. It was planned to...

London no longer the leading financial centre

According to The Global Financial Centres' report, the City of London is no longer the financial capital of the world. The report slashed City's rating to an equal of New York, where their financial centres took a real...

Derwent predicts increase in London office space rents

Developer Derwent London Plc has predicted an increase in office space rent prices in central London this year. They expect the rents to increase throughout 2010 as potential tenants compete for space, which is rapidly...

New skyscraper in London to have rooftop turbines

The recently completed 'Razor' tower in Elephant and Castle, London is to generate 8% of its own energy with new wind turbines. Officially named the Strata tower, it stands at 148 m high and is part of a £1.5 billion p...

London Eye celebrates its 10th Birthday!

One of London's most popular architectural icons, The London Eye, celebrates its tenth birthday this week! It was officially opened on 31st December 1999 by then-prime minister Tony Blair, but face technically difficult...

Skyscrapers on the rise again in City of London

A stake holder in the UK's tallest building has plans to construct an even bigger project in the City of London. Brookfield Asset Management Inc, based in Toronto Canada, have announced that they are searching for a sit...

Ealingcross signs first tenant

The first tenant at the new Ealingcross office space scheme  in London has been signed. Ealingcross is based at 85 Uxbridge Road, Ealing in west London. It is owned by Neptune Land and Standard Life Investments’ Life...

New plans for 25 Churchill Place

25 Churchill Place, the last available plot on the Canary Wharf estate, is having a new design produced. News International were meant to be using the site, but they pulled out leaving the site undeveloped. The design i...

Space for freelance workers to co-work at THECUBE

A new trend is emerging, which is helping freelancers and small businesses work together in business centres and working spaces. THECUBE, London is helping push this emerging trend and make it the standard way of workin...