Could tech save the high street?

All areas of life are enriched by our digital connections, from our relationships with family and friends to the way we interact with colleagues and service providers. It was technology that helped us to survive lockdown by providing a lifeline to the outside world – and it will continue to be of vital importance as we look cautiously but hopefully towards a post-pandemic future. Some things will never be the same again – in particular the popularity of a flexible, hybrid approach to working from both home and office –…

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Curzon cinema group opens in Camden Market

LabTech, owners of Camden Market, has announced that independent cinema group Curzon has opened its latest cinema within Hawley Wharf’s railway arches. The 6,000 sq ft landmark venue consists of five separate theatres, each with 30 seats. The cinema was designed by Takero Shimazaki Architects, which also worked with Curzon on its Bloomsbury location. The Camden cinema will also house a new dining concept, offering guests pizzas, hot dogs, small plates and milkshakes, alongside a full drinks selection. Jonny Perkins, retail asset manager at LabTech said: “The opening of Curzon marks…

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Arc & Co lends £12m on Isleworth residential scheme

Arc & Co has completed a £12m development loan with ME Developments and Octopus Real Estate to help fund a housing development in Isleworth The development, which is opposite Isleworth Station and the first major residential development in the area for 2 years, will provide more than 1,000 houses and apartments with a gross development value of more than £400m. A golden brick payment was payable on the affordable housing, which ME Developments has to exchange on prior to completion.The affordable housing sale has been agreed with L&Q. … visit…

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