Description of 185 Park Street
185 Park Street is a mixed-use development in London SE1.
The existing building was built in 1961 as the headquarters for the Central Electricity Generating Board (CEGB).
2015 - Planning permission granted for:
Demolition of existing buildings and redevelopment to provide a mixed use development comprising three new buildings with basement, lower ground and ground floor plus part 9, 14 and 20 storeys containing 170 residential units, office floorspace, retail floorspace, cultural floorspace; provision of parking, servicing and plant areas, hard and soft landscaping. London Borough of Southwark application no. no. 14/AP/3842.
2013 August - Delancey acquired the building.
The site is approximately 0.47 hectares in size and is bound by Park Street to the north and west, from where it takes its access, Emerson Street to the east and Sumner Street to the
south. The site is directly adjacent to the Tate Modern art gallery to the west where significant extensions are underway to its rear elevation, with the Globe Theatre and Millennium bridge located a short walk to the north towards the River Thames.