Results tagged “Greenwich Peninsula”
By Peter Golds
As an Island councillor, I have been examining Greenwich Council's Peninsula West Masterplan.
This masterplan outlines its intention to transform Greenwich Peninsula into what is described as "London's premier entertainment zone" by focusing development and regeneration around multi-purpose sports and entertainment facilities.
Boris Johnson's cable car has come under criticism for low passenger numbers but at least those using the service are apparently happy.
The next stage of the Greenwich Peninsula development has been approved by the borough's planning committee.
Three buildings with a combined 500 flats got the go-ahead at a recent meeting. They represent the latest plots for development as part of the peninsula masterplan agreed back in 2004.
Construction of a luxury hotel connected to The O2 will begin this spring after the entertainment centre's owners AEG revealed Arora will run the venue.
Greenwich Peninsula is fast becoming known for its architecture with a host of structures now surrounding The O2 centrepiece.
Rather than being a transport hub or offices, however, the latest is a work of an innovative work of art and exhibition space designed by Chinese-born Chun Qing Li.