The drive to recruit more young people from London’s docklands into careers in the construction industry went up a gear as Ballymore celebrates its partnership with local boroughs in a new training programme aimed at supporting local talent.
The trend pioneered by Ballymore to “create communities” reached the stars this week at the celebrity launch of the latest restaurant by award-winning Irish chef Robin Gill at the landmark Embassy Gardens development at Nine Elms.
A bumper summer festival of special events featuring live music, yoga, food markets – plus beer and blues– is coming to Brentford, whose riverside community is one of west London’s best-kept secrets.
London City Island is providing creative workspace, co-working and affordable studios catering for everyone, from architects to ceramicists and fashion designers.
Urban dwellers are being offered new ways to reconnect with nature as health and wellness climb up Ballymore’s agenda
City Island, the horse owned by Bernardine Mulryan, wife of Ballymore’s chairman and Group Chief Executive Sean Mulryan, beat the favourite to win the Ballymore Novices’ Hurdle at this year’s Cheltenham Festival, the race sponsored by the Group.
As residents begin to move in to the Legacy Building - the second phase of Embassy Gardens - the lobby can finally be appreciated as a sophisticated design statement that hovers somewhere between a five-star hotel, a classical palace and a London members’ club.
A new, Island-born fashion brand was launched in Canning Town this week as Lucretia Sandu’s maiden runway show delivered an enchanting, theatrical performance, featuring exceptional designs, perfect choreography – and even two real life wolves.
A ground-breaking NGO, working in communities affected by crime and violence, is supporting thousands of young people to realise their potential.
The latest addition from innovative premium bar and restaurant operators The Alchemist, specialising in the theatre of spectacular cocktails - is coming to Embassy Gardens.
In his biggest project yet, the celebrated Irish chef Robin Gill is opening a new restaurant with a ‘retro’ style at the landmark Embassy Gardens development in Nine Elms. The latest venture by the Good Food Chef of the Year, Darby’s – a restaurant name inspired by the famed jazz career of Robin Gill’s father – will open its doors next spring on the ground floor of one of the buildings at Embassy Gardens linking the Sky Pool.
Ballymore is to be Principal Patron of next year’s Dublin Fringe Festival, the annual arts festival that prides itself on developing new talent
The most prestigious award honouring “an outstanding contribution to Ireland and the Irish community in Great Britain” this year goes to the Founder and Group Chief Executive of Ballymore, Sean Mulryan.
The Unity Arts Festival in September 2018 was a weekend of exhibitions, installations and workshops celebrating the creativity and energy of east London’s most exciting new neighbourhood.
"Ballymore is getting creative at its huge residential developments in London by putting culture at their heart"
An evocative new sculpture, the first in the UK by the influential Irish artist Guggi, has arrived at Embassy Gardens – conferring another powerful boost to the cultural vibrancy of Nine Elms, south of the Thames.
For Ballymore people, charity really does begin at home. From cycling, to rowing, to abseiling, to football, charity heroes from company directors to hundreds of employees gave up their spare time over the summer to help raise nearly £40,000 for good causes.
Construction workers on Ballymore’s Royal Wharf development in London’s docklands have won the Seal of Excellence for Site Management accolade at the national 2018 NHBC (National House Building Council) Pride in The Job awards.
Civic leaders, developers and town planners joined Lord Coe to assess how the Olympics became a game changer in the development of east London.
Ballymore has eight apprentice administrators working on its sky-high Wardian development. Here, one of them, Mo Hassan, explains why reaching the top has always been his goal.
The flagship office building at Embassy Gardens in Nine Elms, neighbouring the new US Embassy and the ‘tech clustering’ at Apple’s new London campus at Battersea Power Station has gone on sale.
The most ambitious arts festival to be staged in London’s docklands is planned on the Leamouth peninsular in late September bringing together a local galaxy of 150 independent arts organisations to forge “an incredible island of the arts.”
The Isokon in north London is a classic example of the quest for viable ways people can live together - a challenge that has exercised the minds of developers and architects for decades and continues today.
London ‘s 2012 Olympics has been credited with kickstarting the regeneration of east London but more than 20 years earlier a rock spectacular made docklands a destination.
The tallest tower on Goodluck Hope honours Britain’s master lighthouse builder - famed for his love of heights and ingenuity
Ballymore wants to attract more women into its workforce. One of its ‘ambassadors’, Donna Keogh, explains why negotiating skills are now more sought after than strength if you want to work on site.
As part of this year’s London Festival of Architecture, Glenn Howells led a tour of Royal Wharf, a new neighbourhood in the heart of the Royal Docks regeneration area.
Nine Elms, extending from Lambeth Bridge in the north to Chelsea Bridge in the south, is by far the largest riverside regeneration in London. And it’s an area full of interesting things to do and see from the new US Embassy to the one of the best coffee shops on the South Bank.
A choice selection of London’s most popular street traders is heading for Embassy Gardens market on Saturday July 28 offering an international range of mouth-watering produce - from fresh pasta to swordfish burgers, from cookies and fudge to Japanese gyoza dumplings.
Goodluck Hope will be hosting a weekend urban retreat dedicated to fitness and fun.
The capital’s largest free contemporary arts festival is heading south of the river with a dozen internationally renowned artists exhibiting in new and iconic locations from the Hayward Gallery through Nine Elms to Battersea Power Station.
Birmingham’s new Three Snowhill office development, the largest speculative city-centre scheme outside London, has topped out - with a touch of gold.
Ballymore’s mission for ‘place-making’ won national industry recognition for the second year running by walking away with the Best Place-Making Marketing Campaign for its pioneering development at Goodluck Hope.