Crossrail

Futuristic Designs Of The Crossrail Elizabeth Line Have Been Unveiled

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harris1 | Posted 11.05.2016 | UK

Newly-released images have revealed how the new Crossrail line will look when it is first unveiled. Artists' impressions of the route, which is to be ...

Crossrail 2 Map Shows Potential Route From Surrey To Hertfordshire

The Huffington Post | James Martin | Posted 16.03.2016 | UK

Crossrail 2 will be among major rail developments in the south east and north of England to get the green light in George Osborne's Wednesday Budget. ...

Major News For HS3 And Crossrail In George Osborne's Budget Tomorrow

The Huffington Post | Louise Ridley | Posted 30.03.2016 | UK

George Osborne is set to give the green light to major rail developments in the north of England and London in his Budget on Wednesday. The Chancellor...

Elizabeth Line Tube Map Shows How London's Underground Will Look Like By 2019

The Huffington Post UK | Huffington Post Staff | Posted 10.03.2016 | UK

Crossrail's Elizabeth Line is prompting yet another change to the capital's iconic Tube map. The first section of the Elizabeth Line between Liverp...

Why the EU Debate Is Worth More Than Personal Ambitions

J.N. Paquet | Posted 25.02.2016 | UK Politics
J.N. Paquet

Some people have a deep reason to wish for the UK to leave the European Union, whether it is a frustration at the way the European institutions work, or the way they feel Brussels gives the orders and Britain just obeys, or maybe it is because they feel the government has no power to limit EU immigration...

There's A Problem With The New Elizabeth Line That Has Disabled People Confused

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 25.02.2016 | UK

Crossrail's new Elizabeth Line was unveiled to much fanfare this week but even though it won't run until May it's already causing problems. A mix-u...

Time Lapse Video Beneath London Shows How Crossrail's Tunnels Are Built

The Huffington Post UK | Jack Sommers | Posted 24.02.2016 | UK

This time lapse video shows the sheer scale of the building project that is set to revolutionise London's public transport. Published by Mashable ...

A Woman Called Elizabeth Line Has A Warning For The Queen

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 30.03.2016 | UK

It was announced on Tuesday that the new Crossrail line will be dubbed the Elizabeth Line, after Her Majesty The Queen - but one woman has a warning f...

'Hypocritical' Boris Actually Has A Billion Reasons To Thank The EU For Crossrail

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 30.03.2016 | UK

Boris Johnson has been slammed as "deeply hypocritical" for campaigning for Brexit, despite "acknowledging the benefits membership brings London" - in...

Crossrail Renamed The 'Elizabeth Line', But Commuters Have Their Own Suggestions

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah Ann Harris | Posted 30.03.2016 | UK

The new Crossrail line has been revealed - although plenty of commuters have offered their own suggestions too. The line will be named the Elizabet...

Crossrail's Great Delay Shows We Need to Think Creatively to Keep London Moving

Syed Kamall | Posted 24.08.2015 | UK Politics
Syed Kamall

Crossrail was finally delivered mainly by Londoners for Londoners, with a democratically accountable Mayor at the helm and over 60% of its £14.8bn funding coming directly from Londoners and London's businesses. After Crossrail, it is clear that London's entrepreneurial citizens need to keep the initiative.

Gruesome Remains From 'Victims Of London's Most Notorious Killer' Unearthed

The Huffington Post UK | Kathryn Snowdon | Posted 12.08.2015 | UK

A mass grave believed to contain 30 skeletons which could belong to victims of The Great Plague has been discovered by Crossrail excavators. Worker...

Business Rates Reform Should Give Firms of All Sizes a Fair Chance to Grow

Simon Pitkeathley | Posted 08.06.2015 | UK Politics
Simon Pitkeathley

Regardless of who becomes Prime Minister in four weeks' time, the message to small business is clear - business rates will soon be reformed.

The Urbanisation of London - Who Is It for?

Tristen Lee | Posted 27.04.2015 | UK
Tristen Lee

Not only are developers ruining London for the people who actually live here, the development of HS2 is going to destroy some of Britain's most idyllic countryside, all for a train line that many will not be able to afford to travel on.

3,000 Bodies From London's Bedlam Burial Ground To Be Unearthed

PA | Posted 09.02.2015 | UK

Remains of a former lord mayor of London as well as those of a notorious criminal and political activists could be unearthed when excavation of an inf...

Crossrail: Stunning Images Show What Subterranean London Looks Like

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 12.12.2014 | UK

New images have been released as nearly 90% of London's Crossrail tunnels are completed, showing stunning views from underneath the streets of the cap...

Funding Crossrail 2 Requires Fresh Thinking and Bold Ideas, Not Another Hit on London's Businesses

Simon Pitkeathley | Posted 02.02.2015 | UK Politics
Simon Pitkeathley

Our message to the Government is clear: extending the BRS in its current form will put the future of London BIDs and the success of its high street policy initiatives at risk. Whether this means offsetting it against BID levies or ensuring that landlords are on a more even footing, the BRS needs to be adapted to ensure that the short-to-medium term occupiers are not the ones that are penalised.

Mind the Gap: Could UK Infrastructure Be the Biggest Victim of Skills Shortage?

Alistair Cox | Posted 19.01.2015 | UK
Alistair Cox

HS2, Crossrail, Thameslink and the much-needed expansion of the UK's airport capacity. These are all projects which promise to transform our infrastructure landscape and drive a competitive, healthy and resilient UK economy for the future.

More Than a PR Campaign Is Needed to Address the Stark Gender Gap

Nisrine Chartouny | Posted 22.08.2014 | UK
Nisrine Chartouny

Huge progress has been made in recent years to address the gender disparity in the construction sector, admittedly from an extremely low starting point - but with just 8.5% of UK engineers women, much more needs to be done quickly to not only address the gender gap but to avert a skills shortage in the UK construction and engineering industry.

The Soul of Soho: Bar Italia Turns 65

Jason Holmes | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jason Holmes

You can still turn the corner into Frith Street from Shaftesbury Avenue and find a place where the world is at peace with itself. Bar Italia is a jewel set in the rusted London crown. It's the fruit of immigrant toil, a place that makes a laughing stock of Farage and his followers.

New Findings Cast Light On The Mystery Of The Black Death

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 31.03.2014 | UK

The Black Death cost the lives of more than 1.5million Britons and up to 25million of our European ancestors – but new findings may be about to rewr...

London Crossrail Worker Dies

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 07.03.2014 | UK

A contractor on the Crossrail project in London has died in a shaft near Tottenham Court Road, becoming the first fatality in the £14.8 billion rail ...

'Don't Slam The Door On The Rich'

The Huffington Post UK | Asa Bennett | Posted 25.01.2014 | UK Politics

Boris Johnson has urged George Osborne not to "slam the door" on wealthy foreigners buying property in the capital and to avoid treating them like "bl...

LOOK: 'Exceptional' Roman Sculpture

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.10.2013 | UK

Archaeologists have unveiled an "exceptional" Roman sculpture that was only just found hours before a dig was about to end in London. Experts have ...

Barcelona - A City That Could Teach London a Thing or Two About Access

Mik Scarlet | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Mik Scarlet

I have just returned from a holiday in the city of Barcelona. It is a wonderful holiday destination, and my wife and I love it so much we are looking into possibly relocating there. Part of the attraction for me is the wheelchair access.