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Regeneration schemes aiming to be London’s new cultural quarters

With placemaking critical to success, major regeneration schemes across London have designs on the creative community to help establish themselves as the capital’s new cultural quarters


 

King’s Cross Central, N1

Developer: Argent

Size: 70 acres

Percentage of cultural/creative space: 12%

Cultural focus: Arts and public space. In September 2011, the University of the Arts London moved to the Granary Complex and the development has become known for its creation of new public spaces and 10 squares. Granary Square, which features 1,000 choreographed fountains, opened in June 2012…

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