Apple has agreed to lease office space in the London’s historic Battersea Power Station.
Occupying approximately 500,000 sq ft across 6 floors, Apple is expected to move into the Power Station in 2021. 1400 employees from existing offices around London will relocate.
Dato’ Johan Ariffin, Chairman of Battersea Holding Company Limited, said:
“We are delighted to welcome Apple, the world’s most valuable brand, to Battersea Power Station, London’s most iconic development. This move by a brand of such calibre will serve to generate even more interest in Battersea with its vibrant mix of commercial, exciting retail and residential offerings in a cultural setting designed to drive innovation and enterprise. Apple can only strengthen this formula for success.”
Rob Tincknell, CEO of Battersea Power Station Development Company:
“We are delighted that Apple has chosen to make Battersea Power Station its home in 2021. It is testament to our fantastic building and the wider regeneration of the 42-acre site which offers a carefully curated mix of homes, businesses and leisure amidst extraordinary open spaces and new transport links. It has always been our clear objective to create one of London’s most thriving new communities and this commitment from Apple will undoubtedly help us achieve our goal.”
Sadiq Khan, Mayor of London:
“I am delighted that Apple is moving into Battersea Power Stationâ€Ž, helping to generate new jobs and economic prosperity for Londoners. It is a further sign that London is open to the biggest brands in the world and the leading city for trade and investment.”
Cllr Ravi Govindia, Leader of the London Borough of Wandsworth:
“I’m very pleased to give Apple a warm welcome to the London Borough of Wandsworth. Apple will become the largest employer in the Borough and we are hugely excited that they will play a keen and active role in our local community.”
The transaction is said to be the largest office letting in London’s wider West End in the last twenty years.
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