2012 was a huge year for all of us here at L&G Forest Products. We supplied an essential range of products to projects and events that, in many cases, were showcased on a global scale. Take a look at the photo galleries below and discover some of the huge projects that we were able to be a part of in 2012.
The Olympic Stadium
The Olympic Stadium acted as the geographical and aesthetic focus point of the 2012 London Olympics. A truly breath-taking construction project that was the viewed around the world in the summer of 2012.
The Shard is a breath-taking ninety-five storey high skyscraper which has made an enormous impact on the London skyline. Providing office spaces, restaurants, a hotel and incredible views for miles around; the Shard was a hugely ambitious build and one of the finest pieces of modern architecture in the world.
Crossrail is the biggest engineering project in Europe and forms a major part of the Mayor’s Transport Strategy.
Crossrail will connect 37 stations, including Heathrow airport and Maidenhead in the west with Canary Wharf, Abbey Wood and Shenfield in the east.
Great Northern Hotel
The Great Northern hotel is a neo-classically designed, Grade II listed building dating back to 1855.
One Hyde Park
One Hyde Park is one of the key architectural builds of 2012, as the One Hyde Park website explains “The design of One Hyde Park was created by award-winning Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, one of the world’s most renowned architectural practices. One Hyde Park is an important 21st Century addition to London’s architectural landscape – a landmark building that is iconic in form, celebratory in spirit and respectful to its environment”.
The London Gateway is a major business asset to the UK. As the London Gateway website explains “London Gateway will be the UK’s first 21st Century major deep-sea container port and Europe’s largest logistics park. Situated on the north bank of the River Thames, London Gateway provides unrivalled deep-sea shipping access for the world’s leading businesses to the largest consumer markets in the UK. The port’s location, with its superior operational systems and service, ensure ships load and unload as fast as possible, making London Gateway a world class asset for the UK’.
Sea Containers House
Located within the London Borough of Southwark, Sea Containers House is one of the most famous and recognisable buildings to line the River Thames through the heart of London.