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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Goldman Sachs to buy The Belfry

Goldman Sachs has become the preferred bidder to buy The Belfry, the world-famous Warwickshire hotel and golf course, for an expected price of around £140m. Goldman Sachs is to become the new owner of The Belfry, one of the world’s best-known golfing resorts. A property fund run by the Wall Street firm has beaten Pimco, one of the world’s largest bond fund managers, to become the preferred bidder for the Warwickshire hotel and golf courses, with a purchase price of about £140 million, according to Sky News. The sale will bring to…

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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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