HYLO is an office development near Old Street roundabout in London EC1.
The 29-storey building will comprise 278,000 sq ft of office and retail space. Designed by HCL Architects with interiors by Stiff + Trevillion.
Offices: 261,143 sqft of office space.
Retail: 17,130 sqft of retail.
Amenities: Over 11,000 sq ft in terraces across four floors providing multiuse spaces, for work, rest and play. Landscaped roof terraces, breakout spaces and dining areas, generous locker and shower facilities, as well as cycle storage for over 400 bikes. An expansive ground floor reception incorporating a modern lounge and cafe. and
The scheme will create over 20,000 sq ft of new public realm
Due to complete in Q2 2021. The leasing agents are BNP Paribas Real Estate, Cushman & Wakefield and Colliers.
2018 September - start on site.
2017 December - Islington Council gives planning permission for: Erection of a 12 storey extension to the existing 16 storey building and a 3 to 6 storey extension to the existing podium block up to 7 storeys to provide additional office (Use Class B1a) floorspace; recladding of the existing building to match the materials of the extensions; change of use of part of the ground floor accommodation to flexible Class A1 (retail) and A3 (restaurant/cafe) uses; demolition of single storey structures and the erection of 6 storey block adjacent to the western elevation to provide 25 affordable dwellings; alterations to the public realm, including landscaping and highways improvements and other associated works. Ref no P2016/3939/FUL.
2015 December - CIT Group acquires the 153,000 sq.ft. freehold office building from Hermes Investment Management.
Finsbury Tower was built in the 1960s, the 15 storey building was designed by Richard Seifert.
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