Results tagged “London”

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WHAT'S ON

East London's prime festival territory - whether it be the sparking delights of a December Winterville or Lovebox, On Blackheath and Citadel this summer.

We pick out some of the capital's must go to gigs - and chat with Winterville's Daz Guerin about hosting his debut event in Victoria Park.

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China Minsheng Investment has said it will pump £1billion into the development of the Royal Docks as a new commercial district.

The investment fund will join with ABP to build office towers on brownfield land earmarked for an Asian business park next to University of East London.

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The Royal Docks should be given over to housing, with plans to develop large-scale business on the site flawed.

Travel: Valentine's Special

By Beth Allcock on February 11, 2015 4:23 PM |

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LIFESTYLE

The romantic Gaelic charm of Dublin presents an opportunity to treat your date to a trip abroad for Valentine's.

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COMMENT

By Giles Broadbent

There's always a reason: The greater good. The council coffers. That important public infrastructure project. That precious vote.

In this climate, the market will always win and affordable housing will always lose. Not wholesale. Not by decree. But slice by slice, development by development until the policy just bleeds out.