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  • Royal Wharf Pier realises vision for sustainable travel

    Royal Wharf Pier realises vision for sustainable travel

    Pier opens to public as Transport for London launches strategy aimed at increasing travel on the Thames
  • It’s hotting up at The Brentford Project

    It's hotting up in Brentford

    The Brentford Project launches to community crowds
  • Raising the barre at London City Island

    Raising the barre at London City Island

    English National Ballet has moved into its dazzling new home
  • Dublin Landings attracts city’s startups

    Dublin Landings attracts city's startups

    A new community of entrepreneurs will be heading for Dublin’s docklands
Fun, fitness and new friendships help to foster community
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Fun, fitness and new friendships help to foster community

A grand open day has helped a new community centre at Royal Wharf get off to a flying start.

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Live the high life at Goodluck Hope
Property

Live the high life at Goodluck Hope

The launch of a collection of eight very special penthouses brings loft luxury to a growing riverside neighbourhood.

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Discovering the secret Gardens
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Discovering the secret Gardens

Artisan coffee, world-class spa treatments and the best Guinness in London. Kate Wills samples the delights of the South Bank’s latest destination - Embassy Gardens.

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All the fun of the Dublin Fringe
Arts and Culture

All the fun of the Dublin Fringe

Diverse, invigorating and exciting: that is Constance Harris’ verdict on Dublin Fringe Festival.

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Restaurateur Alan Yau to bring tastes of Asia to London’s Docklands
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Restaurateur Alan Yau to bring tastes of Asia to London’s Docklands

The influential restaurateur behind a string of famous dining spots is set to open two restaurants at Wardian London next summer.

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Brentford celebrates creativity and community
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Brentford celebrates creativity and community

The Brentford Project’s Summer Series ends on a high with a crowd coming along to Meet the Makers.

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Topping out heralds new model for living with nature in the capital
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Topping out heralds new model for living with nature in the capital

Ballymore has celebrated a milestone in the construction of Wardian London, which promises to bring high rise living closer to nature with features including a spectacular 53rd floor sky garden.

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Royal Wharf Pier wins top London design award
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Royal Wharf Pier wins top London design award

The design for the new Thames pier connecting Ballymore and Oxley’s development at Royal Wharf in London has scooped the transport and infrastructure award for unbuilt projects in the New London Awards.

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Cool sounds for a hot summer night at Goodluck Hope
VIDEOArts and Culture

Cool sounds for a hot summer night at Goodluck Hope

On July 4 there was a festival vibe at Goodluck Hope. Music producer Dantae Johnson, who set up Three Bears Entertainment with business partner Pete Boxsta Martin, gives the lowdown on his company and how it helped to make the Leamouth Peninsula’s first music festival happen.

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“A community of creative people who want to help each other”
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“A community of creative people who want to help each other”

London City Island is providing creative workspace, co-working and affordable studios catering for everyone, from architects to ceramicists and fashion designers.

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Talk of the town
Property

Talk of the town

Seven new townhouses radically ‘reimagined’ to offer optimum open space and connectivity, lacking in ‘the little box’ design of most traditional models, are about make waves as they go on sale at London City Island.

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Constructing careers for the next generation
BALLYMORE PEOPLE

Constructing careers for the next generation

As National Apprenticeship Week puts the spotlight on training, Ballymore has become one of the first developers in Tower Hamlets to assist with the delivery of Design, Engineer, Construct!, a learning programme helping to instil an understanding of built environment career prospects in secondary school children.

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Hitting the high notes - new oyster bar, bakery and grill at Embassy Gardens
Arts and Culture

Hitting the high notes - new oyster bar, bakery and grill at Embassy Gardens

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.

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We meet the youth charity making a real difference
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We meet the youth charity making a real difference

A ground-breaking NGO, working in communities affected by crime and violence, is supporting thousands of young people to realise their potential.

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London Fashion Week comes to London City Island
Arts and Culture

London Fashion Week comes to London City Island

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.

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Lifting the spirits
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Lifting the spirits

The latest addition from innovative premium bar and restaurant operators The Alchemist, specialising in the theatre of spectacular cocktails - is coming to Embassy Gardens.

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Ballymore backs ‘love letter to the city’
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Ballymore backs ‘love letter to the city’

Ballymore is to be Principal Patron of the 2019 Dublin Fringe Festival, the annual arts festival that prides itself on developing new talent

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Sean Mulryan honoured by global philanthropic charity
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Sean Mulryan honoured by global philanthropic charity

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.

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Heritage and craftsmanship combine to create London’s most luxurious lobby
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Heritage and craftsmanship combine to create London’s most luxurious lobby

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.

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Watch: Unity Arts Festival
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Watch: Unity Arts Festival

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.

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‘Art of selling apartments in London revealed’, The Times
Arts and Culture

‘Art of selling apartments in London revealed’, The Times

"Ballymore is getting creative at its huge residential developments in London by putting culture at their heart"

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Stars join Guggi for the launch of ‘Rice Bowl’
Arts and Culture

Stars join Guggi for the launch of ‘Rice Bowl’

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.

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Bringing charity into the heart of company culture
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Bringing charity into the heart of company culture

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.

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Royal Wharf team wins award for Excellence
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Royal Wharf team wins award for Excellence

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.

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Debating the London Olympics’ lasting legacy
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Debating the London Olympics’ lasting legacy

Civic leaders, developers and town planners joined Lord Coe to assess how the Olympics became a game changer in the development of east London.

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“Everyone makes you feel you are part of something”
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“Everyone makes you feel you are part of something”

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.

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Major arts festival debuts at City Island and Goodluck Hope
Arts and Culture

Major arts festival debuts at City Island and Goodluck Hope

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.”

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Pioneers of modern living
Arts and Culture

Pioneers of modern living

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.

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Rock around the dock
Arts and Culture

Rock around the dock

London's 2012 Olympics has been credited with kickstarting the regeneration of east London but more than 20 years earlier a rock spectacular made the docklands a destination.

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Douglass Tower - a place to live, work and play

Douglass Tower - a place to live, work and play

The tallest tower on Goodluck Hope honours Britain’s master lighthouse builder - famed for his love of heights and ingenuity

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“There’s nothing a woman can’t do on a construction site”
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“There’s nothing a woman can’t do on a construction site”

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.

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“You can’t just rely on the Thames”
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“You can’t just rely on the Thames”

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.

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Mayor says Royal Wharf community is thriving
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Mayor says Royal Wharf community is thriving

A huge turn-out to the Royal Wharf Summer Fête received a warm welcome from Newham’s newly-elected mayor Rokhsana Fiaz

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