Category Archives: Property

‘What innovations will shape architecture in a decades time’ (Wired Magazine July 2013) We asked six of Silicon Roundabout’s leading architects what they thought?!


Chris Patience Partner at EllisMiller Architects Imagine cities enclosed by a super scale mega-structures smart enough to control light and heat, collect water, generate energy, and protect its inhabitants from an increasingly volatile climate. A little Stanley Kubrick perhaps, possible …

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London’s ‘Silicon Roundabout’ will soon benefit from Europe’s largest infrastructure project. Ian Lindsay of Crossrail explains more!


Currently Europe’s largest infrastructure project, Crossrail is one of the most amazing, large and complex projects ever undertaken in the UK, delivering 118 km (73 miles) of new, modern railway linking Maidenhead and Heathrow in the west to Canary Wharf, …

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‘Art in the workplace is no longer simply about decoration…’


James Burke, creative director and co-founder of Shoreditch-based Acrylicize, explains why. Art has long been a feature in spaces outside of the art gallery. Offices have typically used art to decorate the workplace, brightening up meeting rooms and making a …

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Where is the architectural blueprint and vision for a neighbourhood at the forefront of London’s digital revolution?


We asked Peter Murray, Chairman of NLA (London’s Centre For The Built Environment) “Blueprint?! Vision?! Masterplan!? That’s not how these things work in London! Silicon Roundabout happened because there was NO masterplan. It grew because there were cheap, no nonsense …

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Are the Government investing £50m in ‘Silicon Roundabout’ just as soaring office rents are driving the tech community out?


To survey the skyline of Silicon Roundabout is to embrace a varied and growing expanse of building types. One should be under no illusion that the cranes will be descending upon the area in the near future as Landlords, inspired …

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Silicon Roundabout: is it all about location, location, location?


In February 2012 David Rowan, editor of Wired magazine wrote a piece ‘How Significant is Silicon Roundabout’. The title raises some interesting questions! A few months ago at a conference it was suggested to us that to believe Silicon Roundabout …

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Blackbridge Communications recently moved to Silicon Roundabout. We pop in to say hello!


Zetland House, Scrutton Street is in the heart of ‘Silicon Roundabout’. An old print works for The Bank of England, it now provides refurbished loft style open plan offices with original restored timber floorboards, good natural daylight and central courtyard. …

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Five minutes with Andrew Walker, co-founder and director of Thin Martian


This weeks “Five minutes with….” interview is with Andrew Walker, Co-founder and Director of Thin Martian, the digital creative agency located close to the very heart of ‘Silicon Roundabout’ in Cowper Street,EC2. Although Andrew won the Bournemouth International Music Festival …

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Five minutes with Jason Goodman, CEO of Shoreditch based Advertising agency Albion


We are delighted that this weeks “Five minutes with…” interview is with Jason Goodman CEO of Albion who are based at the Tea Building in Shoreditch. So here we go… As the LA Dodgers baseball team file for bankruptcy protection …

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Five minutes with Tom Appleton of Rocket Investments


Welcome to the inaugural Silicon Roundabout “Five minutes with…” a series of quick interviews with key business leaders in the Silicon Roundabout area. This weeks “Five Minutes” is with Tom Appleton of Rocket Investments an investment company focused on delivering …

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