News from Connaught Village

Read the latest news from Connaught Village, including new openings as well as temporary uses for shops that are currently not being used.

Next episode of Tales from Tyburnia released

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.

Next episode of Tales from Tyburnia released

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.

Redevelopment of Garfield House

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”

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Introducing Tales from Tyburnia

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 HyPER

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.

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