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The Financial Times
Gill Plimmer

Crossrail art reveals blue-sky thinking

It is not quite the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel, rather it is the new Crossrail station at Paddington in London. But if you look up when jostling to catch your train, you will at least be looking at art.
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luxury London

Lumiere London: A sneak Peek

As part of the Lumiere London festival which starts today, the iconic neon letters from the Centre Point building will make Trafalgar Square their home while the landmark, which was commissioned by Harry Hyams and designed by Richard Seifert, is transformed into a new residential, restaurant and retail destination by property development and investment company Almacantar.
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Property Week
David Parsley

Almacantar begins transformation of Centre Point

London’s landmark Centre Point began its revival today as developer Almacantar started work on its transformation. The development will create 82 exclusive residential apartments and a new destination for London, complete with retail and restaurant space and centred on a...
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Evening Standard
Jonathan Prynn & Russell Lynch

Centre Point apartments snapped up as buyers scramble for them

The first apartments to go on sale at the West End's only residential sky-scraper, Centre Point, have been snapped up "at the asking price", the Standard can reveal.

Drapers

A tall story

Design duo Eley Kishimoto have found a larger-than-usual surface for their creations.
Print of man and woman underneath London Underground sign by Eley Kishimoto in collaboration with Centre Point

City A.M.
Kasmira Jefford

Centre of Attention

Both reviled and admired, London’s Centre Point tower at the east end of Oxford Street has stirred controversy ever since it was first erected in 1966.
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Dezeen Magazine
Amy Frearson

Work starts on public plaza beneath Richard Seifert’s Centre Point

construction is now under way on a public square underneathRichard Seifert's iconic Centre Point tower in London, as part of a major redevelopment by Rick Mather Architects and Conran & Partners (+movie).
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The Daily Telegraph

Centre Point: Developers plan upmarket homes at landmark site

London landmark Centre Point, which stood vacant for a decade, is set to become the latest home for the world's super-wealthy after property group Almacantar unveiled plans to build apartments worth up to £50m at the site.
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Estates Gazette
Joanna Bourke

Centre Point transformation starts

Mike Hussey’s Almacantar will today start the residential redevelopment of London landmark Centre Point, WC1.
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Financial Times
Kate Allen

High fashion: Centre Point adorns a wrap

Centre Point skyscraper, a symbol of London’s “Swinging Sixties”, is turning to high fashion as part of its transformation into luxury homes.
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Design Week
Tom Banks

Eley Kishimoto “wraps” Centre Point as work begins on landmark tower

Work begins today on transforming London’s Centre Point, where a host of designers have been engaged in interiors, public realm and branding projects.
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CoStar UK
James Wallace

Revival of Almacantar’s Centre Point begins today

Construction works for Almacantar’s Centre Point in London gets underway today, with the 1960s tower being redeveloped with 82 residential apartments.
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