Brentford is steeped in history and boasts a tantalising mix of 18th century architecture industrial heritage and riverside frontage. Ballymore’s long-awaited development will make it one London’s most sought-after areas.
Until now, establishing a roof or balcony garden has been a question of trial and error which is why landscape architect Huw Morgan has devised a bespoke gardening service for the residents of Ballymore’s Wardian development.
Ballymore has taken the workaday housebuilder’s marketing suite and created some little triumphs of temporary architecture.
Innovative technologies and cutting-edge engineering solutions make Sky Pool possible.
For just three days in May, London’s design quarter opens its doors with a packed calendar of events and exhibitions and a chance to see international and emerging design brands in unique surroundings, from an underground dungeon to one of the capital’s most iconic nightclubs.
Laura Corr has been working for Ballymore since 2014. She is a development manager on London City Island and Embassy Gardens. She grew up in Dublin and went to university in Bristol. Laura is a qualified chartered surveyor.
New residential developments along the Thames will mean a dramatic increase in the numbers of people using river transport. But the service should also meet the same high design standards as the rest of London’s transport network argues Jonathan Glancey.
British rug designer Helen Yardley will transpose her studio full of richly coloured rugs and wall hangings to Craft Central, St John’s Square, for the duration of Clerkenwell Design Week. Here she talks about her favourite design objects and why she treasures her vacuum cleaner.
Frank Busette is Duty Manager at Embassy Gardens and has been working for Ballymore since 2015. Here he explains why he traded life in Barbados for London and what makes him stay.
A magazine celebrating the energy and dynamism of South West London lays to rest tired notions about a long overlooked part of the city. Julie Tomlin reviews Nine magazine.
As part of its ongoing commitment to working with the community, Ballymore has thrown “a lifeline” to the London Docklands Sailing and Watersports Centre which trains young sailors - many from deprived areas of Tower Hamlets, to go on to compete in national and international events.
Chelsea Fringe is full of inspiration and great advice for urban gardeners everywhere.