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19-09-2014 > New Croydon College Plans Win Approval

College Road, CroydonProposals for a new part-16 part 38-storey hotel development in Croydon have been approved by the local council.

18-09-2014 > Rolfe Judds High-rise Twins

54 Marsh Wall, LondonA planning application has been filed for the latest plans on 54 Marsh Wall in London's Isle of Dogs, an interlinked residential tall building with towers of 29 and 39 storeys respectively (excluding the upper plant floor) that have been designed by Rolfe Judd.

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18-09-2014 > Salfords Tallest Ready To Rise

One Greengate, SalfordSoon to rise above the scaffolding in Salford is a new collection of tall buildings that have been approved for the former Canopus site that overlooks the River Irwell.

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18-09-2014 > Great Court Visions For Historic Edinburgh

Donaldson's College, EdinburghOne of the grandest Victorian buildings in Edinburgh is Donaldson's College, a grand gothic revival mansion built in 1851 that was aimed at educating and supporting deaf children.

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16-09-2014 > Sheffield Sees First Tower Proposals In Years

New Era Square, SheffieldPlans have emerged for what is the first tower to be proposed in the city of Sheffield since the 2008 recession hit.

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12-09-2014 > Camden Council Turns Down Swiss Cottage Tower

110 Avenue Road, LondonPlans for a new tower at Swiss Cottage in west London have been rejected by the local council despite recommendations from planning officers they give the green light.

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04-09-2014 > Barlett Plans Win Green Light

Barlett School of ArchitectureHawkins\Brown has had their proposals for the new Bartlett School of Architecture approved by the London borough of Camden.

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03-09-2014 > New Scotland Yard To Go Under The Hammer

New Scotland Yard, LondonHaving been repurchased by the Metropolitan Police Force from Land Securities in 2008, the decision has finally come to put the office block with the rotating sign up for sale for 250 million.

The sale was justified by Land Securities as an attempt to get the full shareholder value out of the property for the next few years during a climate where property values in London fell. Ironically, the building is now on sale for vastly more than the sum the Met paid, although the precise profit has yet to be published.

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12-09-2014 > Another Tower For Blackfriars Road

128-150 Blackfriars RoadBlackfriars Road is quite the tower hotspot right now with developer, Barratt Homes, becoming just the latest to have plans to build a tall building off it.

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12-09-2014 > Manchester Cornbrook Plans Surface

Cornbrook Masterplan, Manchester20 years ago Manchester's Castlefield, a canal-side brownfield area, was to put it politely something resembling a bomb site. These days with the Hilton in the background it's one of Manchester's most appealing areas. Now a similar regeneration project is planned for another part of the city, Cornbrook, that crosses the area between central Manchester and Trafford.

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03-09-2014 > Northampton Lifts Tower To Open To Abseilers

No ImageOne recurring request in the Skyscrapernews email bag is if we can tell a charity worker how can they can abseil down a building. Soon they won't have to ask, the National Lift Tower is opening up to allow a certain number of charity abseils a year.

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02-09-2014 > Manc Developers Aim To Score At Jacksons Row

Jackson Row, ManchesterWe all live in a Robbie Fowler house, as the chant goes, but some footballers have bigger ambitions when it comes to property than being mere buy-to-let landlords so soon we may all sleep at Ryan Giggs hotel.

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