Tag Archives: london development

Planning rules on extensions to be relaxed ‘to boost the economy’

The government wants to get planning officers “off people’s backs” with a relaxation of current rules in England to boost the economy. The government will consult on allowing people, for a three-year period, to build larger extensions on houses – read more

London: Shard inauguration and opening details

At the Shard inauguration skyscraper in London, the new landmark’s architect and investors outline their vision for its future. With external work on the Shard now complete, the controversial development has reached its complete height of 1016ft (309.6m) and the structure’s current silhouette read more