The New York Times: Titans of Artisanal Food Expand in Crowded New York City Arena

18th September 2014

By Liz Robbins By the lunch rush on Monday, the sun had maneuvered around the Midtown towers, warming a bustling three-block slice of Broadway, from 41st Street to 39th. In the pedestrian plaza, Roberta’s mobile wood-burning pizza oven was firing its sopressata-topped pies, for which the line seemed to stretch back to the restaurant’s Brooklyn home. Read article

BD:  Bid to list Smithfield Market lodged

11th February 2014

By Elizabeth Hopkirk. Move comes as inquiry into John McAslan plan opens Conservationists trying to stop the redevelopment of Smithfield Market have put in an audacious application to have the buildings listed. The request by the Victorian Society and Save Britain’s Heritage was made less than 24 hours before today’s public inquiry was due to open. Read article

The Guardian:  Smithfield market inquiry to open after protests against £160m redevelopment

7th February 2014

By Oliver Wainwright. February 7th 2014. Save Britain's Heritage calls McAslan plan for office and shops 'worst mutilation of a major Victorian building in 30 years' Read article

BD Online: USM and SAVE submit planning application for rival Smithfield scheme

18th December 2013

Urban Space Management alongside The Victorian Society and Save Britain’s Heritage have submitted a full planning application for Smithfield Market in an unprecedented bid to pre-empt a planning inquiry. Read article

Monteverdi gets the Silent Opera Treatment at Trinity Buoy Wharf

12th January 2013

The Independent’s Jessica Duchen talks to to Silent Opera about their forthcoming shows at Trinity Buoy Wharf. “We’re in uncharted territory, staring at a crystal ball. This glass globe adorns a table at Trinity Buoy Wharf – the Docklands river peninsula devoted to the arts and creative industries where anything can happen and often does. But am I really looking into the future of opera?…” Read article

Container living: a home for under £50,000

9th July 2012

Everyone knows what shipping containers are for. Transporting computers, television sets, cheap toys and a million other kinds of goods from one side of the world to the other. Read article

Container City, the new affordable housing community

4th May 2012

In times when the British public are constantly living in fear of the effects of recession, a community in east London has come up with a unique idea of converting shipping containers into liveable homes. Read article

Let Smithfield start the urban village revolution

5th April 2011

If you're looking for London's liveliest urban village, it's hard to beat the streets around Smithfield Market, full of cafés, bars, pubs, pie shops and sushi bars. It's come to life, like Covent Garden before it, through natural regeneration. Read article