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Canary Wharf Group has secured a £190 million funding package to develop a major office scheme.

London-based PTP Consultants has been acquired by traffic and transport consultancy firm Singleton Clamp & Partners (SCP). PTP is a specialist in the field of transport planning, passenger transportation and infrastructure design. The value of the deal was not disclosed.

Manchester-based traffic and transport consultancy firm Singleton Clamp & Partners (SCP) has acquired PTP Consultants. Based in London, PTP is a specialist in the field of transport planning, passenger transportation and infrastructure design. The value of the deal was not disclosed.

Construction of 20 Fenchurch Street, EC3, dubbed the “Walkie Talkie”, officially started this week, following the breaking of the ground by George Iacobescu CBE, chief executive officer of Canary Wharf Group and Robert Noel, managing director, London Portfolio, at Land Securities.

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David Hughes sums up his entrepreneurial career to date thus: four spectacular successes and two failures. He founded the sports retailer Allsports and achieved turnover of £180 million before a vicious price war meant decline, administration in 2005 and a sell-off to rival JD Sports.

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