Ballymore joined forces with international real estate journal Bisnow this week, hosting a debate on the future of the UK’s town centres and high streets.
The construction industry faces major changes this year as the sector implements the new Building Safety Act – which drives a whole new safety regime for the construction industry.
Ballymore’s London City Island played host to The Academy of Urbanism’s Great Place Urbanism Awards, welcoming architects, designers and other guests to the area.
Tintagel Castle Footbridge in Cornwall – the legendary home of King Arthur - was crowned the overall winner of the inaugural Building Beauty Awards hosted by the Royal Fine Art Commission Trust and sponsored by Ballymore.
Goodluck Hope has won a Gold accolade at this year’s WhatHouse? Awards – one of the property industry’s most prestigious ceremonies.
London’s first community concert hall in more than a decade has opened at Embassy Gardens, as charity World Heart Beat launches a new, accessible venue for local people.
Sean Mulryan, Ballymore’s Chairman and Chief Executive, and Stephen Bayley Hon FRIBA, Chairman of The Royal Fine Art Commission Trust, planted the first of nine elm trees in the Nine Elms Park at Embassy Gardens, as part of ‘The Queen’s Green Canopy’ and in memory of the late Sovereign, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.
Development Director, Steve Tennant and Development Manager, Michelle Burton have both been appointed to the New London Architecture’s (NLA’s) expert panels for High Streets and Public Realm, respectively.
The British Homes Awards has crowned Ballymore its 2022 Homebuilder of the Year at its annual ceremony at the Londoner Hotel, Leicester Square on 30 September.
Having weathered the pandemic, small businesses are squaring up to the fresh challenges of the cost of living crisis and the UK’s 5 million or more artisan makers, café owners, creatives, street food chefs and entrepreneurs are applying their imagination and innovation to keep on attracting customers.
One of Dublin’s largest scale open-air art exhibitions was unveiled on Sheriff Street today. Ballymore’s Dublin Arch Murals aim to make art accessible to all using eight up-and-coming, local and established artists to create large-scale dramatic work.
Ballymore and Transport for London (TfL)’s commercial property company, TTL Properties Ltd (TTLP) have formally committed to combine their landholdings in Edgware. Working with the London Borough of Barnet, they will deliver their shared vision of a reimagined town centre with a thriving high street on Station Road open to all.
Ballymore has today (29 July) submitted planning permission to Dublin City Council to regenerate and open the gates of the historic St. James’s Gate site to become the ‘Guinness Quarter’ – a world class, modern, and dynamic urban neighbourhood in Dublin 8.
Ballymore has formed a 50/50 joint venture partnership with The London Legacy Development Company (LLDC), to bring new homes, jobs and amenities to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.
Ballymore’s Goodluck Hope development at East London’s Leamouth peninsula won “Best place to live” at this year’s Building London Planning Awards.
Ballymore sponsored the London School of Architecture’s Summer Design Charrette this month – helping connect the design community with emerging talent as they seek to address critical urban challenges.
Ballymore has received planning permission for phase 2 of its Dublin Arch mixed-use development adjacent to Connolly Railway Station in Dublin 1, paving the way for the creation of two residential blocks and four office buildings, all of which overlook a new central public space.
Group Managing Director, John Mulryan, has shared his vision for the future of the British capital, featuring on a new podcast series entitled: ‘What next for London?’
Ballymore has “topped out” the first building in 8th Lock, the final phase of its development at Royal Canal Park in Ashtown, Dublin 15. 8th Lock is the first large development in Ireland or the UK to make use of a pioneering low carbon product, Carbon Cure.
Three Snowhill in Birmingham has won a 2022 British Council for Offices (BCO) Award – an accolade which recognises the highest quality developments in the office sector across the UK. Three Snowhill is the largest-ever speculative city centre office scheme built outside London attracting tenants including BT.
Ballymore has applied for planning permission to repurpose the Brewhouse 2 building at St. James’s Gate in Dublin into a modern office space. The building, which was once part of Guinness’ brewery operations, will create a major headquarters building for Diageo Ireland, which will anchor the overall scheme. Refurbishing this building will also facilitate the wider redevelopment at St. James’s Gate.
Dublin Landings has been awarded the 2022 Urban Design & Architecture Award – the second accolade to be presented to the waterfront scheme this year. Judges noted “the project is distinguished by its stunning architecture and striking landscaping”, as well as referencing to the “calibre of the tenants who have chosen to take space there”; businesses now anchored at Dublin Landings include We Work, The Central Bank of Ireland and the National Treasury Management Agency.
London’s brand new Crossrail link is a fantastic addition to the capital’s transport network, making it a whole lot quicker and simpler to travel across the capital. The Elizabeth Line’s distinctive silver grey and purple trains entered service from Reading and Heathrow in the west to Shenfield and Abbey Wood in the east on 24 May, just ahead of the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
Ballymore has joined the newly-launched London First Place Commission, helping to produce a framework and recommendations to evolve London's built environment as it recovers from the pandemic.
Royal Wharf Primary School has been named as a winner of a 2022 RIBA London Award – one of the most prestigious awards in architecture – with judges calling the school “joyful and inspiring.”
A colourful new art installation has brought together the best of London City Island’s community this month, with a sculpture, performative dance piece and post-production film, all created by Islanders and creative partners of Ballymore.
Ballymore has successfully secured planning permission (subject to a Section 106 agreement) from the London Borough of Tower Hamlets’ Strategic Development Committee to create a new residential-led, mixed-use development in London’s Docklands.
Bishopsgate Goodsyard Regeneration Ltd, the 50:50 joint venture between international property developers Ballymore and Hammerson, has completed the Section 106 agreement, unlocking the 1.7 million sq ft mixed-use regeneration area in Shoreditch, one of central London’s highest growth neighbourhoods.
The Lockdown Room bar and restaurant at Ballymore’s London City Island has raised more than £22,000 to help the people of Ukraine. In its commitment to charitable causes, Ballymore matched The Lockdown Room’s £10,000 fundraising target.
Boutique hotelier chooses new Ballymore neighbourhood for first hotel in Ireland
Chance to explore vision for regeneration of historic Dublin brewery site.
New Tube station links Embassy Gardens to central London
Community helps boost west of Ireland tourism with jetty project