Category Archives: London Olympics

Westminster City Council Bends the Rules for British Land – Who says Graft is Dead?


Park without paying in Westminster, even for a few minutes, means instant fines and worse. At least if you are Joe Bloggs. Step out of line on planning regulations in Westminster and wham – BIG BIG trouble. Block a whole road … Continue reading

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McAleer & Rushe Group: Asleep on the Job – or are Liabilities Forcing an End Game?


One can only wonder what’s going on at McAleer & Rushe Group when these two images are viewed side by side – and coupled with the fact that, according to records at Companies House, McAleer & Rushe Group accounts are now … Continue reading

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World War III Hits Westminster at 10 Portman Square


Many years ago pigs roamed what is now modern Marylebone. This image might be mistaken for a still surviving pig stye. But this is a British Land site under the proud stewardship of McAleer & Rushe. In fact, it might … Continue reading

Posted in Construction, Construction Deaths, Death, Disabled Access, HSE, Legal Action, London, London Mayor, London Olympics, Mayor of London, McAleer & Rushe, McAleer and Rushe, Mob, NAMA, NAMA Wine Lake, NAMAWINELAKE, New England Quarter Development, Parking in London, Retail Development, Street Parking in Marylebone, Street Parking in Westminster, Tax Avoidance, Thug, Thuggery, Tourism London, Uncategorized, West End, Westminster, Westminster City Council, Where to park in London, World War III | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Plundering Ireland? – Disposing NAMA Assets at 50%+ Below Value – McAleer & Rushe, British Land, Bank of Ireland and NAMA


Image via Wikipedia 2-14 Baker Street | 10 Portman Square There has been much discussion in the media and among individuals about the disposal of NAMA assets at below and at substantially below market value. Is such discussion just speculation or … Continue reading

Posted in 10 Portman Square, 10 Portman Square l W1, 10portmansquare, 2-14 Baker Street, Bank of Ireland, Boris Johnson, Brighton & Hove City Council, British Land, Building Site, Child Safety, Children, children's playground, Commercial Development, Competition, Congestion Charging London, Construction, Construction Deaths, Disabled Access, HSE, Legal Action, London, London Mayor, London Olympics, Lottery Winner, Mayor of London, McAleer and Rushe, Mob, NAMA, NAMA Wine Lake, NAMAWINELAKE, Parking in London, Retail Development, Street Parking in Marylebone, Street Parking in Westminster, Tax Avoidance, Thug, Thuggery, Tourism London, Uncategorized, West End, Westminster, Westminster City Council, Where to park in London | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 10 Comments

Child killed by construction site failures on Baker Street despite known risks


This could be the headline reporting on British Land‘s construction site at 2-14 Baker Street operated by McAleer & Rushe. After many months (nearly 10) of site safety failures, serious health and safety lapses and procedures necessitating interventions by Westminster City Council … Continue reading

Posted in 2-14 Baker Street, Boris Johnson, British Land, Building Site, Child Safety, Children, Commercial Development, Congestion Charging London, Construction, Construction Deaths, Death, Disabled Access, HSE, London, London Mayor, London Olympics, Mayor of London, McAleer and Rushe, Mob, NAMA, Parking in London, Retail Development, Street Parking in Marylebone, Street Parking in Westminster, Tax Avoidance, Thug, Thuggery, Tourism London, Uncategorized, West End, Westminster, Westminster City Council, Where to park in London | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

2-14 Baker Street (10 Portman Square). Bigger than the Lottery: A £28.2m Prize


It’s been won and done. No longer up for grabs. But real money and real ‘winnings’. Like everyone else, we’d like to learn more. Maybe there’s a chance of further winnings – who know? We can’t promise a top prize … Continue reading

Posted in 2-14 Baker Street, Boris Johnson, British Land, Building Site, Commercial Development, Competition, Congestion Charging London, Construction, Free Parking, HSE, London, London Mayor, London Olympics, Lottery Winner, Mayor of London, McAleer and Rushe, Mob, NAMA, Parking in London, Retail Development, Street Parking in Marylebone, Street Parking in Westminster, Tax Avoidance, Thug, Thuggery, Tourism London, Uncategorized, West End, Westminster, Westminster City Council, Where to park in London | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Free Parking in Westminster : parking and congestion control exemption in Marylebone


With all the talk about onerous new parking regulations in London’s West End – complements of the Tories and Westminster City Council, are we to welcome the total relaxation of parking controls and congestion policing in parts of Marylebone? Westminster City … Continue reading

Posted in Boris Johnson, British Land, Building Site, Commercial Development, Congestion Charging London, Construction, Free Parking, HSE, London, London Mayor, London Olympics, McAleer and Rushe, Mob, NAMA, Parking in London, Retail Development, Street Parking in Marylebone, Street Parking in Westminster, Thug, Thuggery, Tourism London, Uncategorized, West End, Westminster, Westminster City Council, Where to park in London | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

Invective Problem Solving – and still Dicing with Death: British Land and McAleer & Rushe show their mettle


So, here we have it. British Land who, at a meeting with a neighbour of the site at 2-14 Baker Street (10 Portman Square) – who had been treatened by McAleer & Rushe thugs, on Tuesday 7th June, stated “We have … Continue reading

Posted in Boris Johnson, British Land, Building Site, Commercial Development, Congestion Charging London, Construction, HSE, London, London Mayor, London Olympics, Mayor of London, McAleer and Rushe, Mob, NAMA, Parking in London, Retail Development, Thug, Thuggery, Tourism London, Uncategorized, West End, Westminster, Westminster City Council | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Dicing with Death – 2-14 Baker Street (10 Portman Square) British Land Development


Heavy vehicular traffic in and out of the British Land 2-14 Baker Street (10 Portman Square) site, means the roadway access for residents of Bakers Mews and those passing through is very frequently blocked. But it is not just road access that’s … Continue reading

Posted in 10 Portman Square, 10 Portman Square l W1, 10portmansquare, 2-14 Baker Street, Bank of Ireland, British Land, Building Site, Child Safety, Children, Commercial Development, Construction, HSE, London, London Olympics, McAleer & Rushe, McAleer and Rushe, Mob, NAMA, Retail Development, Thug, Thuggery, Uncategorized, West End, Westminster, Westminster City Council | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments