Screen capture of the proposed building CGI

Screen capture of the proposed building CGI

Source: Design and Access Statement by AHMM

The Arc

225 City Road, London EC1V 1JT
Local Authority:
Mixed use

Description of The Arc

The Arc at 225 City Road is a residential development in Shoreditch, London EC1.

The 22-storey tower designed by AHMM comprises new apartments and 150,000 sq ft of office and retail space.

New Homes: 100 new 1, 2 and 3-bedroom homes for sale. Sizes range from 441 to 1,733 sq ft. The homes are leasehold.

- Rooftop terrace on 7th floor
- Cinema
- Communal lounge
- Yoga room
- Fitness suite
- Golf-simulation room
- Seating area at the front
- Cycle hub on the lower ground floor
- 332 cycle parking spaces

Event spaces managed by a management team and will be bookable through a dedicated app.

New Offices & Retail Space: 150,000 sq ft of flexible office and retail space across seven floors. The ground floor features a restaurant.

A 1-acre site on the borders of Islington and Barbican.


2017 June - Consent received for a 22-storey mixed-use scheme with 100 rental flats and 146,000 sq ft of offices.

2016 June - Planning application submitted for:
Erection of part 22 storey, part 7 storey over basement building comprising fitness centre use at basement level (D2), flexible retail uses at ground floor level (A1/A3/A4), office use at the ground to sixth-floor level (B1) and 100 Private Rented Sector residential units on the upper floors (C3); provision of communal terrace and gardens at sixth and seventh-floor level; provision of ancillary services and residential facilities and plant, cycle parking and associated works. Hackney Council ref no 2016/1814.

Connected Companies

Interior Designer:
Commercial Leasing:


The nearest tube, train and bus stations.
Old Street Rail Station
Moorfields Eye Hospital
205, 214, 43, N205

News: (3)

Launching Soon

The Arc is launching on the 21st of January 2020!

100 new 1, 2 and 3-bedroom homes, a wide range of amenities and select retailers.

Register your interest on the development website today.

27/11/2020 19:12 by Buildington

Hackney Council has decided to grant planning permission for 225 City Road, reports architect AHMM.

The mixed-use development comprises commercial workspace and 100 private rented sector homes. These will be supported by new retail, café and restaurant uses from a shared super lobby on the ground floor and complemented by public realm improvements around the building and along City Road.

Via AHMM 23.03.2017

28/03/2017 08:10 by Buildington

225 City Road mixed-use development in London EC1 - new on Buildington!

20/12/2016 00:13 by Buildington

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