London Borough of Tower Hamlets

Tower Hamlets to sell £20m Moore sculpture to pay for services

The Moore sculpture "Draped seated woman".

One of London's most deprived boroughs decided to sell a Henry Moore sculpture valued at up to £20 million (HK$248 million) to ease its debts, despite pressure from the art establishment to hold on to the imposing bronze work.

Friday, 9 November, 2012, 3:27am

Coveted address at the heart of historic city

The City of London is the historic heart of the capital and, in its alternative guise as 'the Square Mile', remains one of the world's pre-eminent centres for trade and finance.

5 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Exclusive place to call home

S settling into a major city such as London can be a challenge. However, British developer Telford Homes has come up with a new residential property that surpasses all the landmark buildings in the capital, and will leave residents in awe.

4 May 2012 - 12:00am

Town Hall Hotel, London

East End, did you say? That's right. The East End is increasingly trendy these days and you can expect this grand Edwardian building to sweep you off your feet.

1 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Convenient living at its best

A wave of regeneration in east London is bringing vitality to some of the city's best situated areas. Investment and infrastructure linked to the 2012 Olympics have given impetus and a sense of optimism, helping to change perceptions, upgrade amenities, and attract new interest in high-quality residential developments.

16 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Maritime heritage merges with modern attractions

Surrounded by signs of London's historic past, and features of modern city living, residents of 21 Wapping Lane will have much to choose from.

16 Mar 2012 - 12:00am

Superb setting enhances attraction

The tranquility of a canal-side frontage, excellent transport links, close proximity to Canary Wharf and other amenities specially upgraded for the London Olympics make Waterside E1 one of the most sought after developments on the market.

14 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Development offers ease of convenience

People living in Hong Kong know the advantages of getting around with ease and convenience for work, school, shopping or a night out. And owning an apartment at London's luxurious new Waterside E1 development allows them the same sense of having everything just around the corner.

14 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Project makes the most of historic trading site

Where the Pacific Court development stands today, barges towed by a horse on the banks of the canal, or a tugboat, once ferried goods in and out of the capital. Spices and tea arrived on British shores, while India Pale Ale from the Limehouse Brewery was despatched to Asia.

6 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

London offers rival hub lessons

Hong Kong's 118-floor International Commerce Centre now reaching for the skies in Kowloon will end Two IFC's reign as the city's tallest building when it is completed in 2010.

24 Oct 2007 - 12:00am

Transformed docklands area provides inspiration

Some have begun comparing Canary Wharf in London's East End to West Kowloon, particularly since investment giant Morgan Stanley announced it was to move from Central to the International Commerce Centre (ICC), after its completion in 2010.

Some observers see it as a bold step out of the confines of Hong Kong Island, while others are more sceptical about crossing the harbour.

19 Sep 2007 - 12:00am

Brick Lane, London

Best known for its 'cor-blimey' market and fine curry houses, central London's Brick Lane is peppered with alternative boutiques. Start your trawl at Tatty Devine,

11 Jul 2004 - 12:00am

Docklands sprouts hotels as demand grows

Four hotels are planned for London's Docklands area to help the city meet increasing demand for rooms as the millennium celebrations grow nearer, the London Docklands Development Corp (LDDC) says.

Hotels due to open before 2000 include the Canary Riverside, a joint development by Pidemco, Canary Wharf and Hotel Properties.

1 Apr 1998 - 12:00am