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Where the City’s movers and shakers get a few things off their chest. Today, it’s our editor Andy Silvester with the pen Fleet Street’s face lift: A century-defying city transformation One of the more appealing things I’ve received in my inbox was a computer generated image of what a ‘new’ Fleet Street could look like. [...]
Some 22 per cent of the shops on Fleet Street are now vacant, with the sector blaming sticky transport links and a slow return to office life for the drab state of the infamous London area.
Barclays has announced the closure of 15 branches across the country, meaning over 100 banks are slated to shut down so far this year. The bank is set to close 14 branches across England and one in Wales from late April to the first few days on May. Sites in London, Gosport, Bridgwater and St [...]
Fleet Street will soon be transformed into a vibrant, lively destination for workers and visitors. It will show how London areas can thrive as cities all over the world modernise and change, writes Lucy French
Fleet Street legend Tony Gallagher has been named the new editor of The Times, taking the reins from veteran John Witherow as the paper pushes forward on both print and digital fronts. After serving as deputy editor since 2020, Gallagher, 58, said this morning that he was “enormously proud” to take up the top spot, adding that the [...]
The former Daily Express headquarters is among a flurry of buildings that will be transformed as part of a £5bn makeover of Fleet Street. A pipeline of 34 new developments have been announced for the East London region, which was once the former home of the newspaper industry. As part of the scheme, Salisbury Square, [...]
Cleaners employed by Churchill who clean trains and stations across London and the Southeast will take their fight over pay to their company headquarters today. The cleaners are employed by Churchill to clean trains and stations for the Thameslink, Southern, Great Northern and Southeastern franchises, which run trains across London and the Southeast of England. [...]
A Jaguar E-Type owned by a bona fide Fleet Street legend is to go under the hammer, with a price of £55,000 expected for the 50 year old motor. The tangerine-orange Jag was the company car of Express cartoonist JAK, a nugget of information that will drain the colour from the faces of many contemporary [...]
The City of London changes with the times, and so does its identity. To foster an inclusive community of residents and workers, it needs a strong sense of place built around public spaces, writes Martha Grekos
Chancery Lane will be closed off to cars for the next 18 months as the City of London experiments with a scheme to support pedestrians more. Sandwiched between Holborn and Fleet Street, the Square Mile’s historic road will have no access for cars after 20 February. For 18 months, traffic restrictions will apply from 7am [...]
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