Boxpark comes to the City with new Liverpool Street deal

Street food is coming to the City: hospitality group Boxpark has signed a deal to open a new 17,000 square foot location by Liverpool Street next year. The arcade was built in 1912 on the site of the former Metropolitan Railway station, which is now served by Circle, Metropolitan and Hammersmith & City line tubes. The site will open in summer 2023 as part of a 15-year lease signed with freehold owner, Transport for London. BoxHall City will be the fourth Boxpark site in London. Its first venue opened in Shoreditch in…

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Brent Cross Town: £6bn regeneration scheme will be London’s biggest ’15-minute town’

The project is the capital’s most ambitious since the start of the coronavirus pandemic. London’s most ambitious regeneration project since the start of the pandemic will become the capital’s biggest “15 minute town” where shops, offices, restaurants, parks and the train station are all within a quarter of an hour’s walk, developers said today. Details of Brent Cross Town, a £6 billion scheme near the north west London shopping mall were unveiled for the first time by property joint venture Argent Related. Argent, which has teamed up with US firm Related Developments, is the company…

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10 London regeneration zones set to be totally transformed in the next 15 years

Cast your mind back 15 years, to when the section of east London now centred around the former 2012 Olympic Village was dominated by industrial buildings, artist-inhabited old warehouses and neglected high streets. This area is unrecognisable today, with new flats, Westfield Stratford City shops and pedestrian, cyclist and public transport-focused planning. House prices have been transformed, too – up a staggering 925 per cent in 20 years to just under £500,000. But, looking ahead, where’s the “next Olympic Village”? A report from New London Architecture looks back over the years since…

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