Westminster City Council under pressure to reject Exemplar’s plans for redevelopment of former Middlesex Hospital site

By News Reporters Exemplar, the company leading the redevelopment of the vacant Middlesex Hospital site on Mortimer Street, is facing huge opposition to its proposals for a nine to 11-storey mixed use development. A large number of objections have been made and Westminster City Council are being pressed to reject the scheme as local residents, …

Funeral for Philip Gould to be held at All Saints Church Margaret Street

By News Reporters All Saints Church in Fitzrovia has been chosen for the funeral of Philip Gould who has died aged 61 after a battle with cancer. Lord Gould who was a key strategist of New Labour and adviser to former prime minister Tony Blair, died Sunday night at the Royal Marsden Hospital London. The …

Fitzrovia, the construction industry and social media

Social media may bring people from the construction industry together in a virtual space, but face-to-face contact is still important. The construction industry still likes Fitzrovia's real meeting places, says Paul Wilkinson. The world's first awards for social media in the built environment will be held on 9 February 2011 at the Building Centre, Store Street, London WC1E 7BT

Fitzrovia – Street festival on South Crescent, Store Street

By News Reporters A week of exhibitions, debates, and film screenings will take place around South Crescent and Store Street as part of the London Festival of Architecture 2010 in Fitzrovia. The event, We Love Store Street, will take place from Friday 25 June until Saturday 3 July. We Love Store Street will see Store …

Fitzrovia – Butterfield’s “savage masterpiece”: All Saints, Margaret Street

The London Festival of Architecture 2010 starts in Fitzrovia on Saturday 19 June. Peter Whyatt pays tribute to one of Fitzrovia's most stunning buildings. Additional research by Churchwarden John Forde, Rebecca Hirst and Francis O'Neil. “To describe a church as an orgasm is bound to offend someone; yet this building can only be understood in …

London Festival of Architecture 2010 in Fitzrovia

The London Festival of Architecture 2010 is a London-wide event taking place from Saturday 19 June to Sunday 4 July. The Festival is an open event and "all Londoners are invited to join the Festival community, to develop projects to take part in debates; to investigate ways that London can be made a better place …