In a prime location next to Liverpool Street Station, this is a landmark refurbishment and extension of an unloved 1980s office block.
520,000 sq ft of lettable office space – 10 floors
Winner of RIBA London Award 2022
👷🏾♀️Developer & Contractor
✍️Architects & Engineers
BREEAM Outstanding + British Land’s first net zero carbon development
100% of substructure + 50% original superstructure reused = significant reduction in embodied carbon with the addition of 3 new floors
Embodied carbon = 389kg per m2 – industry benchmark for 2020 = 1,000kg per m2
Sustainable supply chain partners: recycled steel + concrete with cement replacement (GGBS) used where new materials were required
WELL Gold + Platinum WiredScore
Top 5 floors progressively setback to reduce massing + create outdoor amenity across a series of planted terraces totalling 20,000 sq ft
Cores moved to create new elliptical atrium at the building’s heart: enhancing leisure and retail accommodation
Rooftop restaurant with sweeping 9th floor terrace offers fantastic views across to St Paul’s Cathedral
Excellent end-of-trip facilities for cyclists and runners: 60+ luxury showers and 700 bike spaces
It is located next to Liverpool Street Station, and next to the Elizabeth Line, above 2 tube lines and above a bus station. Design and build complexities were manifold. Despite challenges, it has significantly enhanced the public realm – improving permeability and access across the whole site.