Description of Skipton House
Skipton House is a mixed-use development in Elephant & Castle, London SE1.
The development will create 490,000 sq ft of workspace with a flexible floor design that can accommodate both large and small businesses.
The building will have a triple-height garden on the 7th-floor with great views over London.
Stow redeveloped the existing 250,000 sq ft (23,225m2) landmark office building. It was pre-let to the Secretary of State for the Environment and later sold to London and Regional Properties.
2020 December - Plans designed by Piercy & Company are approved by Southwark Council.
2018 December - Planning application submitted for: Part retention, part demolition, reconfiguration and re-cladding of existing building and extension to create six additional storeys to accommodate office space (Use Class B1) at upper floor levels, a gym (Use Class D2) and flexible retail/commercial uses (Use Class A1/A2/A3) at ground floor level with associated cycle parking, landscaping, ancillary servicing and plant and all associated works. Architect: Piercy & Company. Southwark Council ref. no. 18/AP/4194.
2015 - Planning application submitted for: Demolition of the existing buildings and creation of 2 levels of basement (plus mezzanines) and the erection of buildings ranging from Ground Floor plus 7 to ground floor plus 39 stories (maximum building height of 146.3m AOD) comprising retail uses (Use Classes A1/A3/A4) at ground floor, multifunctional cultural space (Use Classes D1/D2/Sui Generis) and flexible retail/fitness space (Uses Classes A1/A3/A4 & D2) below ground, and office use (Use Class B1) and 421 residential units (Use Class C3) on upper levels, new landscaping and public realm, a publically accessible roof garden, ancillary servicing and plant, cycle parking and associated works. Architect: SOM. Planning consultant DP9. Southwark Council ref. no. 15/AP/5125.