Tag Archives: London

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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10 Portman Square | W1: Can a Name Change Clean up a Dirty Image?


10 Portman Square – the new name for 2-14 Baker Street. Sharper, better sounding and, perhaps a better address without having to move….. The name change may help achieve higher rents, shorter rent free enticements and might well have pointed to … Continue reading

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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

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Q&A: 2-14 Baker Street | 10 Portman Square, British Land and McAleer & Rushe


2-14 Baker Street which has been renamed as 10 Portman Square, British Land and McAleer & Rushe. Q&A: Background and Facts Subject: 2-14 Baker Street | 10 Portman Square), London W1 Background and Facts McAleer & Rushe originally bought British Land’s  … Continue reading

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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

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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

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Trashing London Ahead of the Olympics – McAleer & Rushe F-Up Again on British Land Site


McAleer an Rushe trash their British Land Site at 2-14 Baker Street flooding Bakers Mews with filthy water. mud and noise in the early hours. But…. who cares? Another day of hell for Bakers Mews residents at the hands of McAleer … Continue reading

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Dicing with Death – Update: McAleer & Rushe’s Health and Safety Record


Some months ago this blog published an article ‘Dicing with death‘ discussing serious failings and site safety lapses by McAleer & Rushe on the British Land development at 2-14 Baker Street (10 Portman Square). McAleer & Rushe’s total failure to put in … Continue reading

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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

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