Description of 1 Portsoken Street
1 Portsoken Street is an office building in the City of London E1.
The building is being refurbished with completion expected at the end of 2020. The works include alterations to the ground floor, the landscape outside the main entrance
along with the change of use at the basement, ground floor and mezzanine.
The Site is bounded by Goodman’s Yard to the south, Mansell Street to the east and Portsoken Street to the north.
2019 February - Permission for the refurbishment of an existing building at ground floor, ground floor mezzanine, and lower ground floor, including alterations to building entrance, facades and canopy. Change of use of part of the ground floor from office (Class B1) to a flexible use for either a shop or financial & professional services (Class A1/A2) use or a shop or restaurant (Class A1/A3) use, and change of use of part of the ground floor, part of the ground floor mezzanine, and part of the lower ground floor from office (Class B1) to flexible use for either shop or financial & professional services or office or non-residential institutions (Class A1/A2/B1/D1) use. New external landscaping, cycle parking and other works incidental to the development (1825sq.m GIA). Architect: Box Architects. City of London ref. no. 18/01226/FULL.
2017 - Fosun International acquires the site.
2016 - Planning application submitted for:
Demolition of existing building and erection of a new building comprising ground plus 12 storeys and 3 basement levels, including Class B1a office use, flexible Class A1/A2 use at the ground floor, and flexible Class A1/A2/A3/D2 use at ground and basement levels associated landscaping works, vehicular access and other works incidental to the development (47,262sq.m GIA). City of London ref no 16/00209/FULMAJ.
1. City of London cityoflondon.gov.uk