Urban development

We work on development strategies and placemaking for mixed-use developments, urban quarters and regeneration schemes.

Selected projects led or managed by the principals of Fourth Street.

  • Location: Mriehel, Malta
  • Client: Simonds Farsons Cisk Plc
  • Destination: Simonds Farsons Cisk Brewery
  • Services: Market analysis, business plan and development appraisal for the redevelopment of the Simonds Farsons Cisk brewery site
  • Location: South Bank, London
  • Client: Berkeley Homes
  • Destination: One Tower Bridge
  • Services: Long term involvement in support of Berkeley Homes' landmark development on the South Bank
  • Location: Royal Docks, London
  • Client: Siemens
  • Destination: Siemens Crystal
  • Services: Appraisal of the design proposals and business planning for the public elements of the showcase building
  • Location: Tbilisi, Georgia
  • Client: Georgian Railways
  • Destination: Tbilisi City Centre
  • Services: Strategic urban development advice to Georgian Railways in aid of a successful application to EBRD for infrastructure finance
  • Location: Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • Client: BASE-MK
  • Destination: Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • Services: Involved in all aspects of the masterplanning, commercial planning and due diligence of BASE-MK's portfolio of sites, in preparation of a planned IPO
  • Location: Swansea
  • Client: NMGW / Swansea City Council
  • Destination: National Waterfront Museum
  • Services: Lead consultant on the planning, development, funding and delivery of a new national museum
The Old Vinyl Factory Central Research Lab
  • Location: Hayes, Middlesex
  • Client: Cathedral Group
  • Destination: The Old Vinyl Factory
  • Services: Strategic advice to inform the concept and business plan for a new innovation centre at The Old Vinyl Factory
Redrow Homes Redrow Homes
  • Location: Various Sites, London
  • Client: Redrow Homes
  • Destination: London
  • Services: Support to developer’s successful bid to be nominated to the GLA’s house builder panel, including articulation of new public-private partnership models
EMI EMI Archive
  • Location: Hayes, Middlesex
  • Client: Cathedral Group
  • Destination: The Old Vinyl Factory
  • Services: Options for the integration of the EMI archive to support the regeneration of the former EMI factories at Hayes
Boscombe Pier Bournemouth Seafront
  • Location: Bournemouth
  • Client: Bournemouth Borough Council
  • Destination: Bournemouth Seafront
  • Services: Funding and delivery advice to support Gillespies' preparation of Stage C designs for Bournemouth's Seafront Strategy
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  • Location: Kings Cross, London
  • Client: Argent plc
  • Destination: Kings Cross
  • Services: Advice on the market and financial viability of developing a fit-for-purpose events space inside one of the former gasholders
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  • Location: Willesden Green
  • Client: Brent Council
  • Destination: Willesden Green Cultural Centre
  • Services: Preparation of a business case for the new Cultural Centre, proposed by Galliford Try as part a wider residential led scheme
shutterstock_103123409 Tbilisi Tbilisi Hippodrome
  • Location: Tbilisi, Georgia
  • Client: Bargana Developments
  • Destination: Tbilisi Hippodrome
  • Services: Development strategy, development appraisal and procurement of design team for the developer of a high profile 75 Ha site in Tbilisi
Norwich Forum Norwich Forum
  • Location: Norwich
  • Client: Norwich Millennium Experience
  • Destination: Norwich Forum
  • Services: Market analysis, business plan and strategic advice during the design and development of major city centre regeneration project
shutterstock_60582865 Eurostar Ebbsfleet Ebbsfleet Station
  • Location: Ebbsfleet, Kent
  • Client: London and Continental Railways
  • Destination:
  • Services: Research and analysis to support Brandstory Ltd in the development of a destination brand for the new station
Ashford International Ashford International
  • Location: Ashford, Kent
  • Client: Eurotunnel Ltd
  • Destination: Ashford International Station
  • Services: Strategic and economic advice on the development of surplus lands around Eurostar terminal in Ashford
Hungerford Bridge Hungerford Bridge
  • Location: Westminster / Lambeth
  • Client: Westminster City Council
  • Destination: Hungerford Bridge
  • Services: Re-use options for Surrey Pier and support to sponsorship and fundraising strategy
Cruise Terminal London Cruise Terminal
  • Location: Greenwich, London
  • Client: Greenwich Reach
  • Destination: Greenwich
  • Services: Market analysis and economic impact assessment for new cruise terminal proposal
Devonport Dockyard Devonport Dockyard
  • Location: Devonport, Devon
  • Client: Naval Base Museum
  • Destination: Devonport Dockyard
  • Services: Business plan for proposed integration of a de-commissioned submarine into the experience
Wycombe Wanderers Wycombe Wanderers
  • Location: High Wycombe
  • Client: Wycombe Wanderers FC
  • Destination: Wanderers Stadium
  • Services: Support in developing a business plan for a new stadium proposal, including soft market testing of different FM solutions
NOMA Manchester NOMA
  • Location: Manchester
  • Client: Delancey
  • Destination: NOMA
  • Services: Business plan for newly formed joint venture that will deliver a ten year development programme for a significant city centre regeneration site
Olympic Legacy Olympic Legacy
  • Location: London
  • Client: London Development Agency
  • Destination: Stratford, London
  • Services: Combination of literature reviews and expert interviews to inform London's Olympic legacy strategy
shutterstock_115223194 Tbilisi Tbilisi Arsenal
  • Location: Tbilisi, Georgia
  • Client: Kala Capital
  • Destination: Tbilisi Arsenal
  • Services: Lead commercial and property consultant to international developer of 80 Ha city centre site in stunning hilltop location
Al Farabi Al Farabi
  • Location: Almaty, Kazakhstan
  • Client: Speckles Ltd
  • Destination: Al Farabi Avenue Project
  • Services: Lead consultant to developer of a hotel, hospital, offices and shopping centre on a prime city centre site in Almaty
Cathedral Quarter Cathedral Quarter
  • Location: Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • Client: Cusp Developments
  • Destination: Cathedral Quarter
  • Services: Vision and development strategy for regeneration of key city centre site as a cultural quarter for Belfast
Earls Court Earls Court
  • Location: West London
  • Client: Capital & Counties
  • Destination: Earls Court
  • Services: Leisure and entertainment advice in support of regeneration masterplan; expert witness representation to the planning authority
Silvertown Quays Silvertown Quays
  • Location: Royal Docks, London
  • Client: Apollo Resorts & Leisure
  • Destination: Silvertown Quays
  • Services: Articulation of placemaking and regeneration strategy at Silvertown Quays in support of client’s shortlisted bid for Newham casino license
Vauxhall Nine Elms (Battersea Power Station) Vauxhall Nine Elms
  • Location: Battersea
  • Client: Transport for London
  • Destination: Vauxhall Nine Elms
  • Services: Financial modelling of Tax Increment Finance solution for delivery of the Northern Line Extension
Luzhniki Olympic Stadium Luzhniki Stadium
  • Location: Moscow, Russia
  • Client: Moscow Mayor's Office
  • Destination: Luzhniki Olympic Stadium
  • Services: Strategic development and placemaking advice to Moscow Mayor’s Office in preparation for the 2018 World Cup
MediaCity:UK MediaCity:UK
  • Location: Central Salford
  • Client: Central Salford URC
  • Destination: MediCity:UK
  • Services: Contributions to key sections of the winning bid document in competition for the BBC’s Northern headquarters
London Cable Car Emirates Airline
  • Location: Royal Docks & Greenwich
  • Client: Transport for London
  • Destination: Emirates Airline (London's Cable Car)
  • Services: Assessment of proposed Cable Car’s viability as a tourist draw as well as a catalyst for ongoing development of the Royal Docks
New and Renewable Energy Centre Renewable Energy
  • Location: Blyth
  • Client: ONE North East
  • Destination: North East
  • Services: Initial economic and feasibility study in support of the new and renewable energy testing and development centre
Economic Contribution of Sport Economy & Sport
  • Location: North East of England
  • Client: ONE North East
  • Destination: North East
  • Services: Interviewed leaders in sports management, marketing and administration to provide a thorough sector analysis and strategy for further development
Thames Barrier Park Gateway to London
  • Location: London
  • Client: Gateway to London
  • Destination: London
  • Services: Working closely with Location Connections, advised East London’s inward investment agency on key marketing priorities and provided three year strategy and business plan
123 Certosa Reale
  • Location: Turin
  • Client: Region of Piedmont
  • Destination: Certosa Reale di Collegno
  • Services: Vision and development strategy for re-use of 17th Century monastery at the edge of Turin City Centre
Roald Dahl Plass Roald Dhal Plass
  • Location: Cardiff Bay
  • Client: Cardiff Bay Development Corporation
  • Destination: Roald Dahls Plass, Cardiff Bay
  • Services: Feasibility study for the transformation of the Oval Basin into a public space and events venue
Dublin CHQ, Dublin
  • Location: Dublin
  • Client: Dublin Docklands Development Authority
  • Destination: CHQ, Dublin
  • Services: Events strategy and business case for the public areas and basement spaces of CHQ retail centre
Londons Floating Village Floating Village
  • Location: Royal Docks, London
  • Client: Studio Egret West
  • Destination: London's Floating Village
  • Services: Business planning and funding startegy advice in support of the successful planning application
London River Park London River Park
  • Location: London
  • Client: Venus Group
  • Destination: London River Park
  • Services: Review of the park proposals and market analysis to inform visitor and financial projections