|White City - the vision|
It's a promotional piece, but it has some nice 3D images of the future of White City, and gives a useful impression of how the redeveloped neighbourhood will look.
On the left you can the see the new John Lewis department store, part of the ongoing expansion of Westfield, and further to the left the tall towers of the St James development on the old M&S warehouse site.
White City will be pretty much unrecognisable when all this is done. The centrepiece of the new development is a new city park, which will straddle the railway arches of the Hammersmith & City line, which is itself being refurbished to include shops and cafes under the arches.
The new park in particular will be a welcome addition to White City. I'm not sure if it's just me, but the green space of the new park seems to look a little bit smaller every time I see a new architectural render. Let's hope it doesn't disappear altogether. Opportunities like this to add to the green lungs of our city don't come along very often.
To see the full story in the Evening Standard, follow this link.
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