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The battle for Bishopsgate: £800-million transformation

In an attempt to woo the local community in Shoreditch, a new scheme will go to City planners this week promising an £800-million transformation of Bishopsgate’s old railway goods yard into a neighbourhood of new homes, warehouse-style office spaces and hundreds of shops.

Steal the style: Crosby Street Hotel, New York

In the heart of super cool Soho, against a backdrop of red brick buildings with geometric iron fire escapes and the cast iron façades of former factories, Crosby Street Hotel is a fabulous mix of English style and New York panache. 

Inside the home of a Vogue stylist

Stylist with royal connections, Mary Fellowes, has created a character-packed home from a gloomy Victorian terrace. She takes us on an exclusive tour of her house in Kensal Rise.

October 2009 events diary

Last month London was buzzing with its festival of design, but now it is soaking up art. Events in tents are springing up all around the capital, pulling in the cultural cognoscenti from all over world