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LCR Expands With New Leicester Square Office

19 November 2019

Following a successful period of growth and expansion, government-owned regeneration specialist LCR this week announced that it has moved to a new HQ in Central London.

Plans submitted for 13-storey flagship office building at Mayfield

04 November 2019

The planning application process for phase one of the Mayfield development in Central Manchester has been completed with the submission of plans for a flagship 13-storey office building at the heart of The Mayfield Partnership’s transformational £1.4bn project.

Have your say on plans for Union Place

02 November 2019

Detailed plans to transform a prime town centre site in the heart of Worthing will go on display at a public consultation this month.

Full Steam Ahead: Major transformation planned for land around Rochdale railway station

30 October 2019

Plans to transform the areas surrounding Rochdale train station are firmly on track following a collaboration between Rochdale Borough Council and the Greater Manchester Station Alliance. Work is underway to conduct feasibility studies and masterplanning as part of wider council plans to transform brownfield sites around key transport hubs, with the potential for the project to deliver 3,000 new homes.

Planning application submitted for first phase of transformational Mayfield development

29 October 2019

Planning application submitted for first phase of transformational Mayfield development

Former St Modwen Group FD Joins LCR Board

02 September 2019

The former group finance director of St. Modwen Properties plc, Michael Dunn, has joined board of LCR, the commercial developer and the government’s regeneration expert.

LCR’s Leake Street Arches shortlisted for Estates Gazette Award

04 July 2019

Our work to transform Leake Street Arches from an unwelcoming street tunnel to a buzzing creative and leisure destination has been shortlisted in the Creative Spaces category of the 2019 EG Awards.

Waterloo.London Launches

28 June 2019

We welcomed around 150 retailers and agents to learn more about LCR’s vision to set a new benchmark for progressive travel retail destinations in the UK.

New Images Reveal Retail Transformation at Waterloo Station

25 June 2019

Developer LCR launches Waterloo.London - 135,000 sq ft retail and leisure scheme in the heart of the South Bank

Belcan Accelerates Expansion With Derby Office Move

30 May 2019

LCR has secured a 6,000 sq. ft letting to global engineering firm Belcan LLC, at its redeveloped RTC Business Park in Derby, bolstering the scheme’s position as a centre of high-tech, rail and aerospace engineering businesses.

Mayfield Partnership to submit plans this summer for first phase of £1bn development

29 April 2019

Mayfield Partnership to submit plans this summer for first phase of £1bn development

Nick Markham appointed to chair LCR

29 April 2019

Nick Markham, former strategy director at ITV and CFO of Laura Ashley, has been appointed to chair the board of developer and placemaking expert LCR.

LCR announces ten new hires to support growing development portfolio

15 April 2019

Developer and placemaking expert LCR has announced ten new recruits across its offices in London in Manchester as it expands its portfolio of regeneration projects and regional strategic partnerships.

LCR agrees conditional sale of Stratford site to Telford Homes

11 February 2019

LCR has agreed the conditional sale of a 1.14-acre site on International Way, Stratford, to Telford Homes Plc, the London-focused residential property developer.

Nelson Mandela: The Official Exhibition launching at Leake Street

08 February 2019

A major new global touring exhibition celebrating the extraordinary life and legacy of Nelson Mandela is premiering in London on 8 February, commemorating the centenary year of his birth and the fifth year since his passing.

LCR launches Manchester office with plans to recruit

06 February 2019

Developer and placemaking expert LCR has established a permanent base in Manchester to support its work on the £850m Mayfield regeneration project and complement its wider UK expansion plans.

VAULT Festival: A platform for underground talent

30 January 2019

VAULT Festival is returning to its home at Leake Street Arches in 2019, with 400+ shows from more than 2,000 artists, showcasing the best in cutting edge, experimental and innovative theatre and performance.

Mayfield regeneration site to be new home for Manchester Pride Festival

17 January 2019

A 24-acre regeneration site close to Piccadilly Station in Manchester will this year become home to an exciting new element of one of the world’s leading LGBT+ festivals - the Manchester Pride Festival.

Time Out Market is coming to London

13 December 2018

Time Out Market will be the centrepiece of a new, progressive retail, leisure and cultural destination in Waterloo, bringing the format behind its highly successful Lisbon food and cultural market to London’s South Bank.

LCR appoints ISG as lead contractor on major Waterloo retail and leisure development in agreement worth £40+ million

31 October 2018

LCR appoints ISG as lead contractor on major Waterloo retail and leisure development in agreement worth £40+ million

Partnership can deliver on 'once in a generation' opportunity for Notts economy

19 October 2018

Partnership can deliver on 'once in a generation' opportunity for Notts economy

Plans approved for new commercial building at IQL

26 September 2018

Plans approved for new commercial building at IQL

LCR seeks Non-Executive Chair of the Board

05 September 2018

LCR seeks Non-Executive Chair of the Board

Plans Approved for new Olympic Park Gateway Pavilion at IQL

02 August 2018

Plans Approved for new Olympic Park Gateway Pavilion at IQL

Latest commercial sale confirms growing investor confidence in Stratford’s IQL

27 June 2018

Lendlease and LCR today announced the c.£240m forward sale to DWS (formerly Deutsche Asset Management) of a 278,000 sq. ft. commercial office building at International Quarter London (IQL) – the £2.4 billion mixed use development at the heart of Stratford, London.

David Joy, CEO of LCR, has been awarded an MBE for services to Urban Regeneration in the Queens Birthday Honours List.

18 June 2018

David Joy, CEO of LCR, has been awarded an MBE for services to Urban Regeneration in the Queens Birthday Honours List.

LCR's Leake Street Arches shortlisted for a New London Architecture (NLA) Award

12 June 2018

With the phase one of LCR’s Leake Street Arches development nearly complete, we are delighted to report that the project has just been short listed in the Public Spaces category for the NLA Awards.


24 May 2018

On 25th May 2018 the new General Data Protection Regulation comes into force across the UK. LCR takes the privacy and security of all personal data shared with us extremely seriously and we have updated our Privacy Notice in line with the new regulation.

Unicef UK joins list of forward-thinkers heading to International Quarter London.

24 May 2018

Lendlease and LCR - joint venture partners of International Quarter London (IQL) - have signed an agreement for lease with Unicef UK, which will see the organisation relocate its London-based headquarters to Stratford, at the gateway to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

FCA gets keys to its new HQ at International Quarter London in Stratford

27 March 2018

Lendlease and LCR - joint venture partners of International Quarter London (IQL) – have officially handed over the Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) new headquarters in Stratford, at the gateway to the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Birmingham City Council Approves Use of Compulsory Purchase Powers to Unlock Axis Square Development.

16 February 2018

Birmingham City Council has resolved to use its Compulsory Purchase powers to unlock the major development site, Axis Square, which includes the redevelopment of The Axis building on Holliday Street in the city centre.

Leake Street Arches, an LCR development project, short listed for two industry awards

12 February 2018

Leake Street Arches, the LCR development project that is bringing eight former railway arches under Waterloo Station back to life to provide a curated collection of independent restaurants and bars, has this week been shortlisted for not just one but two property industry awards!

Manchester city centre could get a new public park near Piccadilly station for the first time in 100 years

27 January 2018

The revised masterplan for the industrial area around Mayfield depot would see the Star and Garter pub being kept as well as a 6.5 acre park being created on wasteland.

Chobham Farm Zone 2. Completion of Sale.

04 January 2018

LCR completed the sale of this site on 31st March 2017 to Higgins Homes plc for £14.5m. It comprises approximately 2.9 acres and has planning consent for 154 housing units consisting of apartments, rising to 7 storeys on the Penny Brookes Street frontage, maisonettes on the northern part of the site and a small quantity of commercial floor space.


22 December 2017

Further to the announcement earlier this year that Lumiere London the UK’s largest light festival, will be returning to the city in January 2018, 10 more artworks and their locations have just been revealed. These include a piece on Leake Street in Waterloo, a street which forms part of one of LCRs development projects, Leake Street Arches

Leake Street Gets Lit Up

21 November 2017

London’s famous graffiti tunnel has been given a new lease of life as part of a regeneration project around the South Bank area.

Birmingham CC OP Approval LCR's Axis Square Project.

10 August 2017

Birmingham City Council has approved the outline planning application for LCR’s Axis Square development.

LCR's Leake Street Tunnel turned into an outdoor gym

07 August 2017

LCR's Leake Street Tunnel Project has been turned into an outdoor gym ahead of the IAAF World Championships.

Cancer Research UK and British Council to relocate to International Quarter

31 July 2017

Lendlease and LCR, joint venture partners of International Quarter London, today announced Cancer Research UK and British Council have signed pre-let agreements to relocate their headquarters to the development next to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

LCR supports local community initiative, the Waterloo Carnival

31 July 2017

With the development of LCR’s Leake Street Arches project well underway in Waterloo, the team continue to support links with the local community.

LCR’s Association with Evershed Real Estate Team of the Year

03 July 2017

Eversheds Sutherland (International) has won ‘Real Estate Team of the Year’ at The Lawyer Awards for their work on LCR’s Manchester Mayfield development.

Waterloo Station expansion to include new shopping destination

07 November 2016

LCR, the Department for Transport and Network Rail are bringing the former Eurostar terminal back into use after almost a decade. The plans will create 135,000 sq ft of space for an ambitious mix of independent, high street and food stores, spread across three floors, including a new mezzanine level. Several new western entrances will also be built to accommodate anticipated growth in passenger numbers on the routes serving Waterloo station in the next few decades.

Waterloo Station planning consent for proposed expansion to include a new shopping destination

02 November 2016

Plans to provide additional retail space at the former Waterloo International Terminal (WIT) to align with a wider project to add capacity at Waterloo Station have been given the go ahead by Lambeth Council.

Lendlease and LCR achieve planning permission for next stage of London’s most progressive business destination

02 November 2016

Lendlease and LCR joint venture partners in International Quarter London – the capital’s new home for business – today announced they have secured planning approval from the LLDC’s planning committee to begin construction on a new building at Stratford.

U+I to lead £850m regeneration of Manchester Mayfield site

25 October 2016

The Mayfield Partnership comprising LCR, Manchester City Council and Transport for Greater Manchester, advised by JLL, has today appointed leading regeneration specialist, U+I as its development partner for the Mayfield site in Manchester.

London & Quadrant Housing Group to fill homes at Caledonian Road

18 September 2016

4th August 2016 Agreement has been reached between LCR and Telford Homes plc for London & Quadrant Housing Group to provide the anticipated occupancy from 2018 of the 60 affordable homes and 96 private rented sector homes under way at 351 Caledonian Road.

Sale of Oxford South End Yard

05 February 2016

The sale of the Oxford South End Yard site to a joint venture company formed between Oxford City Council and Nuffield College, completed on 5 February 2016.

LCR sells stake in London’s 67-acre King’s Cross development after nearly 20 years stewardship

22 January 2016

LCR completes the sale of its 36.5% stake in the King’s Cross Central Limited Partnership (KCCLP) to AustralianSuper for £371 million.

Confidence high after second major investment in Stratford development

11 January 2016

Lendlease and LCR today announced the forward sale of a further 515,000 sq ft of commercial space to Deutsche Bank’s asset management arm at The International Quarter.

Momentum grows at The International Quarter following Legal & General investment

07 January 2016

Lendlease and LCR today announced the forward sale of 265,000 square feet of commercial space to Legal & General at The International Quarter.

RTC Derby sign new tenants

18 December 2015

Office deals totally almost 30,000 sqft have been signed at RTC Business Park in Derby.

Glasshouse Gardens’ residential towers reach full height

25 November 2015

This morning, joint venture partners Lendlease and LCR held a topping-out ceremony to celebrate the tallest and final tower at Glasshouse Gardens – two residential towers at Stratford’s The International Quarter - reaching full height.

Green light for new dining destination at London Waterloo

20 November 2015

Plans to transform a number of railway arches and vaults beneath the original Eurostar Terminal at Waterloo Station into an exciting new dining and leisure destination have taken a major step forward following planning consent from Lambeth Council earlier this month.

Chobham Farm South Sold

12 October 2015

LCR has today completed the sale of Chobham Farm South to Westfield.

Manchester Mayfield PQQ Launch

24 September 2015

The Mayfield Partnership comprising LCR, Manchester City Council and Transport for Greater Manchester is today commencing the search for a development partner to transform the Mayfield Quarter in Manchester.

Work begins on Financial Conduct Authority HQ

15 September 2015

Construction has officially started on the new headquarters of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) at The International Quarter, Stratford.

Regeneration at Caledonian Road moves ahead

11 September 2015

LCR has sold its land at 351 Caledonian Road to Telford Homes plc to begin construction of an innovative scheme approved by Islington Council for 156 homes

LCR submits proposals for new dining destination at Leake Street Arches

26 August 2015

A planning application has been submitted by LCR to Lambeth Council for the refurbishment of the Leake Street Arches in Waterloo.

Government starts sale of its investment in King’s Cross Central development

17 August 2015

The government announced the start of the sale process of its investment in the iconic King’s Cross Central redevelopment today.

LCR announces sale of Oxford Oxpens site

30 July 2015

London and Continental Railways (LCR) has today announced its intention to re-market its Oxpens Road site in Oxford, following the recent withdrawal of Exemplar who were previously selected as LCR’s preferred partner from the sale process.

First Glasshouse Gardens Tower tops out

24 July 2015

This week, joint venture partners Lend Lease and LCR celebrated the topping out of the East Tower at Glasshouse Gardens, a 17 storey residential building at the gateway to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

Planing Permission Granted for Caledonian Road

21 July 2015

Planning permission has been granted by the London Borough of Islington for development of 351 Caledonian Road by Telford Homes plc.

Consultation on Leake Street Arches

17 July 2015

LCR have commenced public consultation on a proposed change of use for a series of arches along Leake Street, beneath the former Eurostar Terminal at Waterloo.

Construction begins on new TfL building at Stratford’s The International Quarter

30 June 2015

Construction has officially started on the new Transport for London Building at The International Quarter - the £2.1 billion development at Stratford, which, at a total of four million square feet, is one of the largest new commercial developments in London.

Derby Property Summit 2015

25 June 2015

On 24 June, over 350 delegates from the regeneration and property sector joined together at an event promoted by Marketing Derby at the iPro Stadium to hear announcements on development opportunities in Derby.

The Financial Conduct Authority signs for a new London HQ at TIQ, Stratford

21 May 2015

Lend Lease and London & Continental Railways (LCR), joint venture partners in The International Quarter today announced that the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has signed a pre-let to occupy the third stage of the £2.1 billion development in Stratford.

TFL moves to Stratford’s The International Quarter

05 May 2015

LCR and Lend Lease, joint venture partners delivering The International Quarter, today announced that Transport for London (TfL) has signed a pre-let to occupy a building as part of the second stage of the £2.1 billion development at Stratford.

Sale of Freight Lane site to Camden Council

31 March 2015

LCR and Exel Holdings Ltd (DHL) completed the sale of Freight Lane, King’s Cross to the London Borough of Camden on 27th March 2015. Located to the north of the King’s Cross development, the site includes depots used by Camden Council, Metroline and DB Schenker.

Regeneration of Manchester Mayfield gets underway

22 January 2015

London and Continental Railways (LCR), Manchester City Council, and Transport for Greater Manchester have jointly entered into a land pooling agreement which will unlock new regeneration opportunities around Manchester.

RTC Business Park is right on track

13 November 2014

Work has started at the RTC Business Park in Derby to support the growth of the engineering sector in the city and the Deputy Leader of Derby City Council, Councillor Martin Rawson and David Joy, Chief Executive of London and Continental Railways met to mark the occasion.

Chobham Farm sale

07 November 2014

LCR has exchanged contracts with a joint venture between Telford Homes and Notting Hill Housing Group for the sale of part of the Chobham Farm site in Stratford, E15

House of Vans opens in Waterloo Arches

04 September 2014

House of Vans, a 3,000 sq m music and skate space, has opened within the arches beneath Waterloo Station.

Work starts at Glasshouse Gardens

21 July 2014

Construction work has started on more than 300 new homes as part of the first phase of The International Quarter in Stratford.

Eurostar interest transferred to HM Treasury

19 June 2014

The Department for Transport has transferred its 40% stake in Eurostar (held through London & Continental Railways) to Her Majesty’s Treasury.

Major investment announced for RTC Business Park, Derby

16 April 2014

£6m modernisation programme to be joint funded by LCR and Derby City Council’s Regional Growth Fund, creating an estimated 200 new skilled jobs.

FCA to move to International Quarter

04 April 2014

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has announced plans to relocate to The International Quarter at Stratford, with a 425,000 sqft pre-let that will form the first phase of commercial development on the site.

LCR response to Government comment on HS2 Growth Taskforce Report

24 March 2014

LCR, the organisation behind the successful delivery of High Speed 1, is to join forces with HS2 Ltd to develop proposals for a regeneration company that will support local partners in maximising development and regeneration opportunities around HS2 stations.

Planning permission granted for Chobham Farm scheme

27 February 2014

More than 1,000 new homes to be delivered overall, with the first phase of development to commence in mid 2014.

Planning application submitted for Caledonian Road site

14 February 2014

Approval sought for residential development on five acre site.

King's Cross and TIQ win London First awards

23 January 2014

At the annual London Awards, hosted by business group London First, the King’s Cross Central project won the ‘Improvement to Londoners’ Quality of Life’ accolade for the transformation of King’s Cross St Pancras district and The International Quarter, Stratford the award for ‘Investment in London’s Future’.

Planning permission secured for 330 new homes

27 November 2013

Lend Lease and LCR have secured planning permission for 330 new homes, known as Glasshouse Gardens, to be delivered at The International Quarter in Stratford.

Chobham Farm and St Pancras shortlisted for London Planning Awards

06 November 2013

Chobham Farm and St Pancras International in contention for awards to be presented on 4 February.

Domestic service uses Waterloo International

23 October 2013

Waterloo International Terminal welcomed its first ordinary passenger service in over six years on 23 October 2013.

LCR takes on BRBR properties

30 September 2013

On 30 September 2013, London & Continental Railways (LCR) took over certain properties and staff of BRB (Residuary) Ltd (BRBR) following the winding-up of BRBR under the Public Bodies Act 2011.

Progress at Chobham Farm South

10 September 2013

LCR has entered into a conditional option agreement with Westfield for the development of the 4.6 acre site known as Chobham Farm South, Stratford.

LCR Chair joins HS2 Growth Taskforce

29 August 2013

Lorraine Baldry OBE, Chairman of London and Continental Railways has been appointed to the HS2 Growth Taskforce.

Planning approval for Chobham Farm Scheme

24 July 2013

At their planning committee meeting on 23 July, the London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC) approved plans for a residential-led development of the Chobham Farm site in Stratford.

Sale of land at Woodgrange Road

17 July 2013

LCR has sold a 0.5 acre site at Woodgrange Road in Newham to the Obsidian Group. The site will form part of their wider regeneration plans for Forest Gate town centre.

Major hotel deal for TIQ

15 July 2013

Joint venture partners, Lend Lease and LCR have today announced that they have exchanged on their first hotel deal at the International Quarter, Stratford City.

Show jumping at Stratford City

10 June 2013

The world’s leading show jumping championships was staged this weekend at The International Quarter, Stratford City, a joint venture between LCR and Lend Lease.

Sale of Angel Lane site, Stratford

29 April 2013

Following enabling discussions with Westfield, LCR has sold a prominent 1.9 acre site at Angel Lane, Stratford to allow Westfield to bring forward the major regeneration of an important town centre site.

Caledonian Road Sale

19 April 2013

LCR is now working in conjunction with Telford Homes Plc to promote redevelopment of a vacant site in a vibrant location on the borders of the King’s Cross regeneration area.

TIQ takes control of Stratford site

22 March 2013

The International Quarter (TIQ), London’s new business district, celebrates a new phase of the project by hosting an event at the ArcelorMittal Orbit to mark the official handover of the 22 acres site from LCR. The site has been in use for Olympic-activities but is now within the control of the Lend Lease and LCR joint venture, The International Quarter, Stratford City.

Google to develop new UK headquarters

17 January 2013

Google and The King’s Cross Central Limited Partners, of which LCR is a shareholder, have reached an agreement that will see Google acquire a 2.4 acre plot at the 67 acre King’s Cross development.

Caledonian Road site sold to Igloo

26 October 2012

After obtaining planning consent, LCR has sold 400 Caledonian Road in the London Borough of Islington to the igloo Regeneration Fund. Formerly a light industrial workshop, the site will now be developed under igloo ownership comprising development of a courtyard to provide 21 new build flats, 2 semi-detached houses and commercial space.

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