The Independent London Newspaper
13th December 2017

Property

    Bowling club bid for luxury housing gets Whitehall approval

    How the Mansfield Bowling Club site will look

    Published: 2 February, 2017
    By DAN CARRIER

    MORE than 100 years of sporting history in the heart of Dartmouth Park is set to end forever after a Whitehall planning inspector ruled a luxury housing development can be built on the site of a bo

    Swains Lane parade finally ready for ‘facelift’ as wrecking ball team waits to move in

    The development’s progress was discussed at St Anne’s Church on Monday

    Published: 19 January, 2017
    By DAN CARRIER

    THE Highgate shopping parade that has had the wrecker’s ball hanging over it for more than a decade is a step closer to being turned into rubble.

    Turtle Bay restaurant chain lined up for move into former Auntie Annie's pub in Kentish Town

    Published: 12 January, 2017

    TURTLE Bay, the nationwide Caribbean-themed restaurant, is set to become the latest chain to move into Kentish Town, with a branch proposed for the former Auntie Annie’s Porterhouse pub.

    Calls for rethink over vision for 'dilapidated' community centre

    An illustration of how Highgate Newtown Community Centre could look under the To

    An illustration of how Highgate Newtown Community Centre could look under the Town Hall scheme and, below, the building as it currently stands

    Highgate Newtown Community Centre

    Published: 5 January, 2017
    by DAN CARRIER

    High hopes for new offices at cab company building

    Spring Place

    Above: how the new six-storey building could look in Spring Place after the £15m project is completed. Below: how the site currently looks

    Spring Place

    Published: 9 August, 2016
    by DAN CARRIER

    Athlone House mansion set for £20million revamp

    Athlone House

    Architect Stuart McLauchlan outside Athlone House and, below, what will become the master bedroom inside the 1870 mansion 

    Athlone House

    Published: 14 July, 2016
    by DAN CARRIER

    Blustons close to re-opening with same name and as a clothes shop

    Blustons before it closed last year

    Published: 13 July, 2016
    By DAN CARRIER

    IT was the time warp shop that delighted passers-by with its historic façade, eye-catching window displays and polka dot dresses.

    Owner ready to bring in ‘guardians’ as gardens squatters face eviction threat

    Rob

    ‘Rob’ has been living on the Rochester Square Gardens site in Camden Town for eight months

    Published: 16 June, 2016
    by ELLA JESSEL

    Planners’ fury as firm axes affordable homes at luxury development

    The Grade II-listed former school building in Covent Garden

    The Grade II-listed former school building in Covent Garden, which has also been used as offices for theatre impresario Andrew Lloyd Webber, is to be converted into ‘spacious and luxurious’ apartments

    Cllr Sue Vincent: ‘Don’t come again to my ward’. Danny Beales: ‘They should be ashamed’

    Published: 19 May, 2016
    by RICHARD OSLEY

    Empty home schemes: As the costs go up, property guardians ask 'where are our rights?'

    The Agar Grove Estate

    Published: 28 April, 2016
    By ELLA JESSEL

    LIVING as custodians of former pubs, empty offices or in the twilight zones of council high-rises awaiting demolition, Camden’s property guardians are something of a hidden population.

    New community centre will have ‘top quality facilities’ – and a rent bill of £100k

    The community centre at the bottom of Bertram Street that faces demolition

    The community centre at the bottom of Bertram Street that faces demolition

    Published: 8 April, 2016
    by DAN CARRIER

    Revealed: Plan to turn fire station into private homes - and one flat gets to keep the pole

    Revealed: Plan to turn fire station into private homes - and one flat gets to ke

    Belsize Fire Station in Lancaster Grove

    Published: 10 March, 2016
    By TOM FOOT

    A DEVELOPER has revealed plans to transform Belsize fire station into a private homes development – with one of the new flats set to retain the original fireman’s pole used by rescue cr

    'Local list' test as student flats scheme threatens 1930s heritage block

     42 Phoenix Road

    The ‘Local List’ property, above, at 42 Phoenix Road, and, below, how it might be developed

     42 Phoenix Road

    Published: 12 February, 2016
    by RICHARD OSLEY

    Argent boss Roger Madelin defends King's Cross deal as he leaves company after 30 years

    Roger Madelin

    Published: 1 February, 2016
    By DAN CARRIER

    ROGER Madelin joined developers Argent when they employed just five people.

    'Destructive' plan to replace leafy street’s trees with homes sparks fury

    Arkwright Road

    A property firm is seeking permission to build three family-sized houses in rear gardens in Arkwright Road

    Published: 11 January, 2016
    by ELLA JESSEL