Euston Concept Design Architects Aedas have been appointed to oversee a revamp of the existing concourse at Euston staton. In their own words: Aedas has developed a coherent language for the station wayfinding, retail signage and advertising, ensuring they are integrated into the station architecture. Improvements to the passenger experience will be provided by better connection between internal and external concourses, simplifying routes to the platforms and improving passenger information. ...
Our thanks and copyright acknowledgements to Enfinity Americas for the use of this image The story so far: “‘Tis the season of myths and mellow votefulness. Boris rules a slumped blancmange Castle, close to a large river and filled with proportionally elected inhabitants, bound by the eternal rituals, quadrilles and gavottes of plotting and politics. Knowing that the unavoidable time of trial will come in the next year, Boris strikes out west to summon support. He pauses and wishes ...
Once synonymous with Kings, Castles, Halls and Manors and now home to the dedicated Heathrow services, Old Oak Common is now the pivotal interchange in many of London’s rail plans. Our thanks and copyright acknowledgements to our chum Loose Grip 99 for this scene that looks destined to change. Andrea Klettner writing in Building Design and Greg Burns writing in the Fulham Chronicle report that Terry Farrell and Partners, the architects behind the controversial new Earl’s Court estate plans ...
On Thursday 17th June, the new Ministerial team at the DfT faced their first parliamentary question time. Falling in the midst of spending review and budget statements there were several holding answers. A number of questions of local interest came up, however. Our comments are in italics. Dartford Crossing 2. Mr John Whittingdale (Maldon) (Con): If he will take steps to reduce congestion at the Dartford crossing.  The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Transport (Mike Penning): ...
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