Description of 26 St James's Square
26 St James's Square is an office development in St James's, London SW1.
Originally built in 1989.
2020 - Morgan Capital started comprehensive refurbishment of the building in summer 2020.
2019 October - Planning permission for: External alterations to the St James's Square and Pall Mall facades, including alterations to windows and entrances, new entrance from Pall Mall and cleaning of brickwork; erection of roof extension to incorporate lift overrun, roof access, concealed open plant area and new plant; and dual/ alternative use of part of the ground and basement levels as either office (Class B1) or retail (Class A1); and associated works. Westminster Council ref. no. 19/06149/FULL.
2019 March - The freehold building is acquired by Morgan Capital for £34,000,000 from Union Bancaire Privee, who have occupied the for nearly 20 years. The property was purchased freehold with a short lease back to the bank.