Decathlon launches pop up climbing wall at Queensgate Centre
15 December 2014
Adventurous shoppers got the opportunity to try out their climbing skills at the Queensgate Centre when French retailer Decathlon celebrated its brand new Harlow store with a pop up climbing wall. The new unit was made available following a reconfiguration, enabling two smaller stores to be created. Harvey’s, the UK’s largest specialist furniture retailer, opened last month in the adjoining store.
Fourth & Main take latest residence in St James’s pop-ups
11 December 2014
In the run up to Christmas, Fourth & Main will provide a one-stop Christmas pop-up for the discerning gentleman, at 39C Jermyn Street, from 15 – 23 December. Founded by Nikhil Adwalpalkar, the store will also host a great mix of complimentary accessory brands including Hamilton & Hare, Alice Made This, Marwood and Tusting.
Windpower Monthly Consenting Conference
03 December 2014
Toby Gethin, Consents Manager, chaired the ‘Consenting Through The Planning Inspectorate Regime’ session at Windpower Monthly’s December consenting conference in London.
Annie Breaden, Policy & Consents Manager, also addressed the ‘UK Fishermen’s Information Mapping Project (UKFIM) Joint Case study’ session.
Scotland Bulletin Autumn 2014
01 December 2014
Aquaculture, tourism and offshore renewables are vital sectors for a prosperous Scottish economy. In our latest edition of the Scotland Bulletin we show how The Crown Estate links into these sectors, helping to create the relationships and support that bring plans and projects to fruition.
Download the bulletin: Scotland Bulletin Autumn 2014
(PDF, 1.595 MB)
School choir mark St James’s tree switch-on
28 November 2014
The Soho Parish School choir helped switch on the lights of the St James's Church Piccadilly Christmas tree.
A landmark of the St James's area, the school children made decorations for the tree and the choir performed to the crowds.
The St James's Christmas lights, on Jermyn Street, were switched-on as part of the Fayre of St James's.
School children create St James’s Christmas decorations
25 November 2014
150 school children from Soho Parish School have created decorations for the Christmas tree which will stand in St James's Church Piccadilly.
St James’s festive pop-ups welcome Nyetimber
19 November 2014
Nyetimber are bringing their sparkling wine to Jermyn Street from 24 November to 13 December. By day, there will be master classes, tastings and Christmas shopping. By night they will host a series of parties, including reader’s events for Tatler and Harper’s Bazaar, as well as a wine and perfume pairing tutorial with renowned Jermyn Street perfumer Floris.
Portgordon Harbour Works Underway
14 November 2014
Reinstatement works to the East Pier of Portgordon Harbour in Moray are underway. The completion date is likely to be early February 2015, allowing for the workers’ festive break and dependent on weather conditions. We will continue to keep the community informed of any further developments regarding the future of the harbour.
Men’s winter grooming joins St James’s pop-ups
12 November 2014
Murdock London will create a men’s winter grooming lodge at 192 Piccadilly from 17 November until 5 January, stocking a collection of gentlemen’s colognes, skincare and grooming accessories.
The opening comes as St James’s London welcomes a series of festive pop-ups showcasing luxury brands at 39C Jermyn Street.
Banbury Gateway work commences
07 November 2014
Work has started this week to deliver the £80m Banbury Gateway Fashion Park. We are funding the scheme, which is being developed by LXB Retail Properties, and have completed our purchase of the site from LXB for around £42m.
Local MP Sir Tony Baldry joined Banbury Gateway asset manager Mike Bell to ceremonially kick-off development activities on Tuesday 4 November.