Ludgate House

Ludgate House


Key Details

245 Blackfriars Road, London SE1 9UY


Ludgate House was a commercial building on Blackfriars Road in London SE1.

UBM Headquarters until demolition works started in 2017.

Ludgate House comprised 173,633 sq ft. and was let to United Business Media plc at £4.87million p.a. The lease expired in March 2015.

2018 - The demolition works complete.

2017 September - McGee starts the structural demolition.

2017 July - On the weekend of 15/16th July the tower crane required to demolition Ludgate House was erected by McGee.

2016 October - Initial demolition works commenced on select areas of Ludgate house. Specialist contractor, McGee undertook the works.

The house was sold by Minerva to a private investor for £78.5 million in August 2005.

See also: Bankside Yards development in the Developments database.

Site & Location


Southwark Underground StationJubilee
Blackfriars Road - 1 min. walking / 40 metres381, N343, N381


Demolition Contractor


News, events, milestones and offers from the new development
Native Land has instructed McGee to carry out the structural demolition of Ludgate House. Worth circa £4.2m for the demolition phase of works, this is another major contract win for McGee. Initial demolition works on select areas of the site were completed in October 2016 as part of a scope...
03/09/2017 16:24 by Buildington
An international consortium, comprising the UK’s Native Land, Singapore’s Temasek and Hotel Properties Limited (HPL), and Malaysia’s Amcorp Properties, has announced the formation of a joint venture, which has exchanged contracts to acquire Sampson House and Ludgate House from global...
31/03/2015 15:40 by Buildington
UBM will move out of Ludgate House in 2015
21/01/2012 23:57 by Buildington


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