Description of Skipton House
Skipton House is a mixed-use development in Elephant & Castle, London SE1.
London and Regional Properties is planning to build two new mixed-use buildings which comprise 408 residential units and associated spaces including:
- Over 1,700 m2 of flexible cultural space, which has
been identified for cultural uses and performances;
- Over 49,000 m2 flexible office accommodation;
- A new fitness centre;
- A publicly accessible elevated roof garden
- Over 1000 m2 flexible retail space;
- 1,182 bicycle parking spaces; and
- High quality public realm incorporating both hard
and soft landscaping including 52 on-street bicycle
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.
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. Planning consultant DP9. Southwark Council ref. no. 15/AP/5125.