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55 Gresham Street

51-55 Gresham Street, London EC2V 7HQ
120,000 sq ft

Description of 55 Gresham Street

55 Gresham Street is an office building in the City of London EC2.

The scheme comprises remodelling of the existing late 20th-century building including above-ground extensions to the front and rear facades, an additional 8th storey and roof structure and internal refurbishment of the central atrium. Mini-pile foundations are proposed to support the proposed extensions. [2]


2016 January - Planning permission granted for:
Refurbishment and alterations to the building, including demolition of the seventh floor and roof plant; extension of floorplates at ground to sixth floors, replacement of seventh floor, additional eighth floor and pavilion at ninth floor for Class B1 offices; partial change of use from Class A4 to Class B1 at ground and lower ground levels and partial change of use from Class A1 to Class B1 at ground level; infill of existing atrium; creation of ninth floor roof terrace and accessible terraces at seventh floor; new plant at ninth floor level; recladding to exterior elevations and replacement fenestration; provision of new main office entrance on the corner of Gresham Street and Wood Street; alterations to rear service bay area; the provision of lower ground level cycle parking and associated facilities and other incidental works. Ref no 15/00706/FULMAJ [1]

1. City of London planning
2. 55 Gresham Street Historic Environment Assessment by MOLA June 2015 at

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News: (1)

Parmarbrook has been appointed by Investec Asset Management for the fit out of 55 Gresham Street where they will occupy the entire 121,600 sq. ft of office space set across 11 floors.

HLW Architects is designing the £15m fit-out.

Investec Asset Management will relocate from their current office in Woolgate Exchange, 25 Basinghall Street.

Russell Thomas, Technical Director at Parmarbrook said: “We are delighted to have been commissioned on this project and look forward to working with PM’s Jac Group, HLW and the wider design team to deliver this prestigious development.”

06/10/2018 14:33 by Buildington

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