Some 20 colleagues from Ballymore joined a volunteer day in London this week, supporting the local environment and local skills. The Canal Day of Action took place in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and was organised by local charity Pursuing Independent Paths (PiP), working with the Canal and Rivers Trust, and Meanwhile Gardens.
Families and businesses across the UK are feeling the squeeze as interest rates continue to rise through the year. The property sector is also feeling the effects of interest rate increases, with consequences for investors, developers and homebuyers, as Ballymore’s Head of Underwriting David Morris explains.
There was exciting news for Edgware this week, as Barnet Council announced the borough’s first Business Improvement District (BID) – helping drive investment of up to £800,000 into the high street. The BID is the culmination of a campaign led by the Edgware BID steering group comprising Ballymore, Transport for London, Barnet Council and local businesses.
Embassy Gardens played host to a celebration of sustainable style and independent British brands this month, welcoming hundreds of fashion fans to London's Nine Elms for a two-week pop-up with Daily Dress Edit. The pop-up took over Embassy Gardens’ Oxeye restaurant, creating an immersive style experience that allowed customers to explore the vibrant space – something the Evening Standard called “a colourful bijoux bursting with fab frocks”.
London City Island is the capital’s newest cultural quarter. Ballymore’s burgeoning new community is home to myriad creative talent, a place from which performers and artists can share their work. In this new film, we meet some of the artists who call London City Island their home.
A new sculpture has been unveiled at Ballymore’s London City Island neighbourhood on the Leamouth Peninsula, recognising the location as east London’s newest cultural quarter. The artwork - called After the dance, takes pride of place in Hopewell Square, close to English National Ballet’s (ENB) home at the Mulryan Centre for Dance.
Ecoworld Ballymore, the joint venture partnership responsible for some of London’s most exciting and innovative residential developments, has received the UK-Malaysia Partnership of the Year accolade at the British Malaysian Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards.
April was World Autism Month, providing countries all over the globe with the opportunity to increase awareness and acceptance of autism by helping neurodiverse people to reach their full potential. One school in Dublin is successfully helping its pupils build confidence and new skills through an approach known as equine therapy.
Four Ballymore neighbourhoods in London have been shortlisted for industry accolades – extending our run of awards success.
Beautiful Malahide is a coastal community in one of Dublin’s most sought-after suburbs and Ballymore is onsite here creating an entirely new neighbourhood at Seamount Rise. Here. we meet one family who tell us why this is their ‘forever home’.
This is the final article in our series International Women’s Day, articles in which we meet just some of the great women who help make Ballymore the business it is today. Our final feature of this series focuses on Senior Design Manager Ruphina Choe and Nicola Zech-Berens – a project director in London.
All this week, we're marking International Women’s Day - introducing you to just some of the great women in our workforce. Today we focus on Rachel Hoy and Kelly O’Shea, two of our colleagues in Dublin who talk us through their work and home lives.
The 15-minute city is not a new idea. But in recent weeks it has found itself in the middle of quite the controversy. What has been a clever, human-centric urban planning model designed to better equip our neighbourhoods with day-to-day amenities within 15 minutes’ walk or cycle, news of Oxford’s traffic filter plans has led to the 15-minute city becoming a fully-fledged conspiracy theory – even finding its way into a conversation in the House of Commons.
This week we are celebrating International Women’s Day, meeting just some of the great women who help make Ballymore the business it is today. We’ve selected some of our female colleagues in the UK and Ireland, sharing their stories throughout the week. Today, we start with Suzanne Hussey (42), who works as Project Manager in Dublin, and Lynnette Uzell – who works in our customer care team in London.
The London Festival of Architecture (LFA), in partnership with Ballymore, Barnet Council and Transport for London (TfL), has launched a new design competition, ‘More Edgware, Less Anywhere’. Emerging architects, landscape architects and designers are invited to submit a proposal for a new public realm intervention in Edgware, re-introducing greening on the High Street.
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?’