Results tagged “Peninsula”

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After the failure of London Pleasure Gardens and Greenwich's Peninsula festival, another pop-up has thrown in the towel.

Regeneration scheme Industri[us] held a site next to Canning Town station and looked to profit on the footfall between the transport hub and the Excel centre. But, as LPG discovered, everyone was either focussed getting to the Games or staying away.

Billionaire backs peninsula project

By Giles Broadbent on June 20, 2012 11:53 AM |

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• The Daily Telegraph reports that Hong Kong billionaire Henry Cheng Kar-Shun has agreed a £480million deal to kick-start the Greenwich Peninsula project.

Mr Cheng's Knight Dragon, will pay £180million to secure a 60pc stake in the Greenwich Peninsula project and provide £300million to start development.

Delta Beach.jpgPlans to use a beach on Greenwich Peninsula for live events attended by up to 3,500 people are to be reconsidered by Greenwich Council.

Dutch company Orange Connections have resubmitted an application to use Delta Beach, on the west side of the peninsula, for at least 12 events a year. Greenwich's licensing sub-committee will consider the new application next Wednesday.

aa-feb4-o2hotel.JPGPlanning permission has been granted for a four star hotel to be built next to The O2.

Greenwich Council's planning board last night approved plans for the 452-bed hotel, which will also feature a ballroom, restaurant and health spa. It will also have a sky bar and executive lounge overlooking the River Thames.