Description of 150 Aldersgate Street
150 Aldersgate Street is an office building in London EC1.
Planning permission has been granted for the redevelopment of the post-modernist building near the Barbican.
The Arindel Properties design for 150 Aldersgate Street includes a ground floor café, more than 17,000 sqm of office floorspace and ambitious urban greening.
Sustainability features, including green roofs, roof terraces, hard and soft landscaping and the creation of external courtyards, are set to bring a significant benefit to townscape views, wellbeing and improve air quality.
The development, at the heart of the Culture Mile, will also improve the pedestrian experience with the introduction of level access to the building and the upgrading of Braidwood Passage with new lighting and public art.
More than 250 cycle parks are included in the design.
2020 November - The City of London Corporation approves plans for the demolition of roof top plant enclosure, rear service ramp and removal of cladding to facilitate the refurbishment, recladding and extension of the existing Office (Class B1(a)) building at 150 Aldersgate Street to create a basement, ground plus nine-storey building, including rear and roof top extensions, infill extensions to the rear courtyard (ground plus two storeys) to link with 3-4 Bartholomew Place; (ii) a part change of use at ground floor from Office (Class B1) to Cafe (Class A1). (iii) erection of a new building Office (Class B1(a) at 3-4 Bartholomew Place comprised of the basement, ground plus three storeys; (iv) the amalgamation of the two buildings; (v) the creation of new accessible and inaccessible terraces, green roofs, hard and soft landscaping, and creation of external courtyards; (vi) upgrade works to Braidwood Passage, including new lighting; and (vii) reconfiguration of the loading bay and associated works. Address: 150 Aldersgate Street 3-4 Bartholomew Place London EC1A. Architect: Fletcher Priest. City of London ref. no. 20/00371/FULMAJ.