Listen to the latest episode of Tales from Tyburnia. In it, Joe Porter, the Station Interface Manager at Paddington Station, reveals some of the day-to-day dramas at one of Britain’s great Victorian institutions and looks ahead to where Paddington is going in the twenty first century, as Crossrail and the completion of the redevelopment of the concourse loom.
Listen to the latest episode of Tales from Tyburnia. In it, Tony Heywood, former head gardener for the Church Commissioners on the Hyde Park Estate sets out a vision for the responsible use of gardens and squares on the estate, and introduces us to the ‘conceptual gardens’ he creates with his wife and collaborator, Alison Condie.
The Portman Estate has recently announced intentions to redevelop Garfield House and Bernard House. These are 2 of the buildings on the east side of Edgware Road between George Street and Upper Berkeley Street, currently the location of Tesco and Costa Coffee amongst others. The proposals are in a very early stage, with the Portman Estate currently conducting initial stakeholder engagement. As such there are no firm plans for what the redevelopment will look like, although there is an initial intention to retain retail on the Edgware Road side, with the George Street side probably containing an accessContinue reading “Redevelopment of Garfield House”
Details of the quietway 7 proposal from Hyde Park to Bryanston Square
A brief mention of the Council’s decision to cancel the proposed Low Traffic Neighbourhood makes it into Private Eye’s Rotten Borough’s feature.
West End Extra runs a story about the results of the consultation that led to the cancellation of the proposed Low Traffic Neighbourhood scheme.
HyPER has recently obtained the results of the Low Traffic Neighbourhood engagement process using a Freedom of Information request. See the results and read our analysis.
One of our first initiatives has been to create a series of podcasts interviewing local people with a story tell. The podcasts focus on both the past and the present. What did the Hyde Park Estate used to be like and how can we engender a sense of community for the future? See the series on the Tales from Tyburnia page.
Welcome to the new HyPER website. We’ll be adding content over the coming weeks. We hope this will be a useful source of information for everyone in the community, so let us know if there is anything else you would like to see added.
BBC News publishes an article about the Council not going ahead with its proposed Low Traffic Neighbourhood scheme.
London Evening Standard publishes an article about the Council’s rejection of its own Low Traffic Neighbourhood scheme and the subsequent formation of HyPER.
West End Extra publishes an article about the formation of HyPER as a result of many residents supporting the proposed Low Traffic Neighbourhood.
London News Online article about mixed views of the proposed Hyde Park Estate Low Traffic Neighbourhood.
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