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Movement for Liveable London Street Talks - Nick Searl, 2nd September 2014

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September 2014 Street Talk by Nick Searl, Partner, Argent

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Movement for Liveable London Street Talks - Nick Searl, 2nd September 2014

  1. 1. THE MASTERPLAN 23 OFFICE BUILDINGS 17 RESIDENTIAL BUILDINGS 500,000 SQ FT OF RETAIL HOTEL, CULTURE, LEISURE AND EDUCATION A MAJOR NEW PIECE OF CENTRAL LONDON
  2. 2. PRINCIPLES FOR A HUMAN CITY
  3. 3. PRINCIPLES FOR A HUMAN CITY • A robust urban framework • A lasting new place • Promote accessibility • A vibrant mix of uses • Harness the value of heritage • Work for King’s Cross, work for London • Commit to long-term success • Engage and inspire • Secure delivery • Communicate clearly and openly
  4. 4. SETTING OUT THE FACTS High Density – Mixed use “There is a planning policy expectation, at all levels, that King’s Cross will be high density development. But what does that mean?” “…a successful mix does not have to be an evenly spread mix. Our perception of mixed use is primarily a ground floor experience.”
  5. 5. N1C A NEW POSTCODE FOR LONDON
  6. 6. THE SURROUNDING AREA KING’S CROSS – THE BIG PICTURE
  7. 7. THE TRANSPORT STORY £2.5 BILLION ON TRANSPORT UPGRADES £200M OF IMPROVEMENTS ON THE UNDERGROUND £450M AT KING’S CROSS STATION
  8. 8. WALKING AND CYCLING
  9. 9. CYCLE STORAGE AND PARKING
  10. 10. VALUING PUBLIC SPACES BRINGS VALUE TO BUILDINGS REGENT’S CANAL AND GRANARY SQUARE
  11. 11. VARIETY AND CHOICE PUBLIC REALM
  12. 12. A NEW DESTINATION FOOD AND DRINK
  13. 13. A NEW DESTINATION EATING OUT
  14. 14. A NEW DESTINATION UAL AND CENTRAL SAINT MARTINS
  15. 15. A NEW DESTINATION FASHION
  16. 16. BUSINESS PARTNERSHIP
  17. 17. A NEW DESTINATION EVENTS – PEOPLE AND PLACE
  18. 18. COMMUNITY
  19. 19. A MANAGED ESTATE
  20. 20. 2013 COMMUNICATING AND ENGAGING
  21. 21. BUSINESS PARTNERSHIP King’s Cross/Argent (founder) EC Harris Eurostar Grant Thornton Guardian/Observer King’s Place Network Rail Macmillan Publishing High Speed 1 Green & Fortune
  22. 22. POPE BENEDICT XVI POPE FRANCIS
  23. 23. Written in 2001 and still applies today But do we need a new Principle(s) for a digital world?

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