Description of 101 Whitechapel High Street
101 Whitechapel High Street is a mixed-use development in Aldgate, London E1.
The new landmark office building designed by Foster + Partners will provide 470,000 sq ft of high-quality office space with retail uses on the ground floor.
It will also provide new facilities for the local primary school, Canon Barnett, including a multi-use and modern playground tucked away from the toxic air and noise pollution. The school will have a new annexe building and other enhanced facilities for the school to accommodate additional learning space.
The site is located on the corner of Whitechapel High Street and Commercial Street.
2018 - Planning application submitted for: Demolition of 98 ?105 Whitechapel High Street, 2 - 6 Commercial Street and the western annex of the Canon Barnett Primary School; retention of the façade of 102 -105 Whitechapel High Street; to facilitate a redevelopment to provide buildings ranging from ground plus 3 ?19 storeys, comprising office floorspace (Class B1), retail floorspace (Class A1-A5), educational floorspace (Class D1); relocation and expansion of the existing school playground; associated car and cycle parking, hard and soft landscaping and other associated works. Tower Hamlets ref. no. PA/18/02615/A1.