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Blossom Street

Blossom Street, London E1 6PL
Mixed use

Description of Blossom Street

Blossom Street is a new development in Spitalfields, London E1.

Blossom Street is a regeneration area in Spitalfields close to the Shoreditch Tech City and the core City of London market, comprising three sites and being developed in partnership with the Corporation of London.

The plans, developed by architects AHMM, will deliver a total of 347,000 sq ft comprising office space, 13 new retail units and 40 new apartments. The various elements would be integrated through two new areas of public space, totaling 15,000 sq ft, and would be accessible via a new pedestrian route running from Commercial Street to Shoreditch High Street.

The development will provide:
• 33,040m2 of commercial space
• 4,000m2 of residential space (40 apartments)
• 3,550m2 of retail space
• 1,400m2 of public realm

The proposals outline how the existing buildings, which include partially vacant warehousing and commercial space, would be reconnected through a mix of refurbishment, extension and redevelopment.

British Land appointed AHMM to oversee the design of the site, which sits within the Elder Street Conservation Area. The proposals, developed in consultation with local amenity groups and residents, seek to integrate the new buildings with their surroundings through sensitive and sympathetic architecture, with much of the important historical fabric retained or restored.

Alongside AHMM, award winning architects Duggan Morris, DSDHA and Stanton Williams were appointed on specific elements to ensure design variation, in keeping with the character of the wider area.

AHMM, Duggan Morris and DSDHA, collectively developed plans for the collection of buildings fronting onto Shoreditch High Street, bounded by Blossom Street, Folgate Street and Fleur De Lis Passage. The plans show a re-purposing of the existing warehouse units as modern office space, with floorplates ranging from 500 sq ft to 20,000 sq ft, intended to attract occupiers from across the burgeoning TMT sector, from mature corporates to start-up businesses.

The plans include provision for a wide range of retail, café and restaurant uses at street level, aimed at independent operators, intended to complement the mix at the nearby Spitalfields Market and the vibrant Shoreditch area to the north.

Stanton Williams led the design of proposals for the adjacent area, north of Fleur De Lis Street. The proposals include the conversion and refurbishment of the locally listed Elder Street warehouse, creating studio offices with retail at street level.

The design of the third plot, led by AHMM, is informed by the existing Georgian houses on Elder Street and Fleur De Lis Street, with 40 apartments, including on-site affordable, shaped around a courtyard.


2014 December - British Land submits planning application for Blossom Street site, E1

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News: (8)

Site 3 Public Consultation

British Land is exploring the potential for an office-led scheme at the Loom Court site and neighbouring depot building (site 3).

The proposals include retaining and refurbishing the existing Loom Court building, along with a new build element where the depot building was on Blossom Street.

British Land would like your feedback and will be holding two drop-in sessions at Loom Court, 14-22 Elder Street, E1 6BT:

Thursday 16th May 2019, 4:00pm – 8:00pm
Saturday 18th May 2019, 10:00am – 2:00pm

Visit to find out more.

09/05/2019 18:08 by Buildington
Construction Update

Construction Update Meeting takes place on Thursday 25th April 2019. For details please visit the development website at

Hoarding set up and lighting to the scaffold gantry on Shoreditch High Street continues on Saturday 27th and Sunday 28th April and possibly the next weekend after that, too.

25/04/2019 06:15 by Buildington

The next Construction Update Meeting takes place on Thursday 28th March 2019.

This is a further opportunity for the community to receive an update regarding the project, including details on the development programme and other information on the construction over the next few months.

The team will be joined by the site contractor to answer questions on the construction and communications programme.

For more details about this event please visit

18/03/2019 07:49 by Buildington

Contractor Cantillon is preparing Loom Court building to be used as offices for the site team ahead of the imminent commencement of works on site in February 2019. This will involve the removal of internal fixtures and fittings to enable the internal partition walls to be installed and the subsequent decoration of facilities.

The full update regarding ongoing activity around Blossom Street is available at

22/01/2019 17:29 by Buildington

The Blossom Street Development is planning to commence in February 2019. Cantillon Limited will be moving onto the site to facilitate the construction works.

See more at

20/12/2018 14:39 by Buildington

British Land will make a decision on the Blossom Street development before the end of this calendar year.

They have consent for a 340,000 sq ft mixed use development, integrating 258,000 sq ft of character office space, with retail and residential, to create a mixed-use development, that builds on the historic fabric of the area, which expires in February 2019. The plans envisage a mix of floorplates, to appeal to small and growing businesses, particularly in the technology and creative sectors, with the potential for some space to be allocated to Storey.

Source: British Land Company plc Full Year Results 2018, year ended 31 March 2018

17/05/2018 09:43 by Buildington

At Blossom Street, the Court of Appeal ruled in November that the planning permission for the proposed development could not be legally challenged, bringing the planning process to a successful conclusion. British Land will continue discussions with potential occupiers to secure a sufficient level of pre-lets before committing to the scheme.

Source: The British Land Company PLC Half Year Results 2016/17 16.11.2016

17/11/2016 09:28 by Buildington

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19/07/2015 13:49 by Buildington

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