London’s West End, so vital to the capital and the country, took a huge battering from Covid-19. But it is recovering slowly and also adapting to changes brought about and accelerated by the pandemic.
In the latest London Society podcast, Dave Hill, London Society trustee and editor of On London, went into town and spoke to three people about the new West End that is emerging: John McRae of architects Orms, designers of the radical new entertainment venue The Outernet: Grosvenor’s Heather Topel, who talks about plans to transform the South Molton Triangle; and Geoff Barraclough, Westminster Council’s cabinet member for planning and economic development, who Dave met on Oxford Street. The West End’s latest reinvention is taking shape. Click on the player below to find out how.