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Regent Street Partnership extended in £390m Quadrant 3 deal
03 December 2013
We can announce that we have extended our Regent Street partnership through the addition of the landmark £390m Quadrant 3 redevelopment. The deal sees NBIM take a 25 per cent stake in the £390 million Quadrant 3 scheme, in addition to their existing 25 per cent stake in the rest of Regent Street.
Free admission into The Savill Garden during December
29 November 2013
Throughout December admission into The Savill Garden is free! Father Christmas will be visiting The Savill Garden on selected dates, arriving on festive horse and carriage (subject to weather conditions!) Booking required.
Please note that normal car park charges apply, and that the Savill Garden is closed 24-25 December.
Inaugural Integrated Report wins second award
28 November 2013
We have won a further award for our first Integrated Annual Report and Accounts at PwC's Building Public Trust Sustainability Reporting Awards in the public sector category.
School choir mark St James’s tree switch-on
27 November 2013
The Soho Parish School choir has 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 to dress the tree and the choir performed to the crowds to mark the switch-on.
The St James's Christmas lights, situated on Jermyn Street, will be switched-on as part of the Fayre of St James's, taking place on Thursday 5 December.
Exe Estuary Trail complete
26 November 2013
The final section of the Exe Estuary Trail has officially opened. Culminating in a 120m-span bridge over the River Clyst, the crossing allows cyclists and walkers to travel between Exeter and Exmouth. The path is part of the National Cycle Network Route 2 and has been developed by Devon County Council.
We helped enable the construction of the bridge by granting the necessary rights across the riverbed, that forms part of The Crown Estate.
Patron Capital set for new home on Regent Street
22 November 2013
Real estate investment advisors, Patron Capital, are set to move to Regent Street after agreeing a ten-year lease with The Crown Estate for 8,300 ft2 on the third floor at 1 Vine Street.
Offshore wind transmission study launched
21 November 2013
We have commissioned a study into best practice in offshore transmission for offshore wind, building on recommendations from the Offshore Wind Cost Reduction Task Force made last year.
Delamere regeneration plans open for public consultation
21 November 2013
We are holding a consultation this weekend on plans to regenerate the former Marley Tile Works site, off Station Road, Delamere.
Following a consultation on initial proposals during the summer the organisation will present detailed plans at Delamere Community Centre on Friday 22 and Saturday 23 November.
Fayre of St James’s returns
19 November 2013
Following on from the success of last year, the Fayre of St James's will take place again at St James's Church Piccadilly on 5 December 2013.
With carols and Victorian Christmas cheer in abundance, the fayre will draw crowds down for the official turn-on of the St James's Christmas lights.
Offshore wind education website launched
07 November 2013
Today sees the launch of an online, interactive marine offshore wind education resource sponsored by The Crown Estate.
Part of the established 'U-Explore' website, which seeks to bridge the gap between education and employment, a dedicated portal will showcase offshore wind industry careers to secondary school option takers, older students aged 12 and above as well as parents.