New Covent Garden Market

Although nothing like as closely involved in the developments in Nine Elms as I was (and even then it was such a big project I was only tangentially involved) the development continues apace: the Tideway site was recently given planning permission and the Secretary of State recently approved the plans for Battersea Power Station. One […]

New Covent Garden shortlist announced

Another of the big projects for Nine Elms took a step forward yesterday with the announcement of the six shortlisted developers for the redevelopment of New Covent Garden Market. New Covent Market is the biggest single development site in Nine Elms and having the six major developers from which to choose is a real boost […]

New Covent Garden Exhibition

The dates for the next public exhibition at New Covent Garden Market have been announced. The exhibition will run over three days starting on Thursday 25 February and finishing on 27 February – including some very early morning sessions (you can go at 5am on the Friday). The market is a fascinating place, and a […]

New Covent Garden Market

I posted about Jan Lloyd’s presentation on New Covent Garden Market to the Regeneration and Community Safety OSC the other day and have been picked up on my comment that their public exhibitions are over. It was sloppy writing by me. The first round of public consultations are over, but a second round are starting […]

New Covent Garden Market redevelopment

Last night was the first Regeneration and Community Safety OSC of the year and was kicked off by a presentation from Jan Lloyd on the proposed redevelopment of New Covent Garden Market. It’s amazing when you look at the Market today, when it’s employing 2,500 people (a few hundred less than before the recession) and […]

Weekly wrap-up, 28 August

Being a new man Actually a fairly quiet week this week. ┬áPartly because it’s still summer, and consequently everything is just a bit quieter, and partly because I started my new man duties this week – which effectively limited me to half-days consisting of an hour’s work during the morning nap and a few hours […]

Promoting Nine Elms

One event I’m going to miss is the the launch of our promotion of Nine Elms tonight. Nine Elms is central London’s largest regeneration area – anchored by the Power Station to the west and New Covent Garden Market in the east there are about 450 acres on the Thames riverside, at one point just […]