Description of Millbank Tower
Reuben Brothers are redeveloping Millbank Tower, turning it into 207 apartments and a five-star hotel with the earliest start in 2019.
Millbank Tower is a 118-metre Grade II listed building on the banks of river Thames, London SW1, which is set for redevelopment.
The new homes will mainly be one and two-bedrooms, some with private gardens.
Five-star hotel 150-bedroom hotel.
Various food and beverage outlets, including publically accessible sky bar on the 34th floor, as well as a new cafe on top of the podium on the third floor.
Gym and spa with swimming pool located over two basement levels
Large new cultural centre at the southern end of the building spread over three floors
2016 June - Planning Permission granted for:
Refurbishment and replacement of facades and erection of 2 additional floors and plant enclosure to both Millbank Tower and 1 additional floor to the Y buildings; excavation of basement levels; demolition of rear car park in association with re-landscaping and reconfiguration of wider site; all in association with the use of the Tower as 207 private residential flats (Class C3) and Skybar (ancillary to adjacent Class C1), the south podium and part of tower as an arts/ cultural facility (Class D1) and the north podium and Y buildings as a 150 bedroom hotel (Class C1) with restaurant, bar and cafe at ground floor level. Use of roof of podium building as a terrace with associated alterations. Developer: Basio Holdings Ltd. Architect: John McAslan+Partners. Westminster City Council ref. no 15/07756/FULL.
2015 August - Planning application submitted for redevelopment of Millbank Tower. Designed by John McAslan + Partners.
2015 April - John McAslan + Partners commissioned by Motcomb Estates to convert the 33 storey, 118m high Millbank Tower and Complex into high-end residential and 5-star hotel use.
The original scheme was designed by Ronald Ward + Partners for the engineering company Vickers and completed in 1963. It is listed at Grade II and one of the few London towers to be praised for its structural elegance and composition.
1. Westminster City westminster.gov.uk