Computer generated proposed elevation onto St James's Square

Computer generated proposed elevation onto St James's Square

15.2.2017 westminster.gov.uk

Norfolk House

Address:
31 St James's Square, London SW1Y 4JR
Area:
St. James's
Local Authority:
Westminster
Type:
Commercial
Completion:
Autumn 2022
Viewed:
6599

Description of Norfolk House

Norfolk House at 31 St James's Square is an office development in St James's, London SW1.

The redevelopment of Norfolk House comprises the creation of a new 8-storey, commercial office building, including the reconstruction of two brick and Portland Stone facades. The project also involves additional excavation to create a deeper basement.

Internally, the building will be finished to a Category A standard across all office floors. It will also include two reception entrances on St James’ Square and Charles II Street.

The 99,605 sq ft building, designed by MAKE architects, is targeting environmental standards to achieve BREEAM excellent.

The 0.26ha site is situated at 31 St James’s Square and 30 Charles II Street. It is a landlocked L-shaped site that is bound to the east by Waterloo Place, to the west by St James’s Square, to the north by Charles II Street and to the south by Pall Mall.

History

2017 February - Westminster City Council grants permission for: Demolition of existing building and reconstruction of 31 St James Square and 30 Charles II Street facades to provide an office building over single basement, ground and first to seventh floors, a lightwell and railings to the front of 31 St James Square, basement car and cycle parking, plant at basement and roof levels, alterations to existing access on Charles II Street and associated works. Ref no 16/09591/FULL.

The existing building dates from 1939 and has neo-Georgian classical style facades to the street. It is a multi-let seven-storey office building with he main entrance on St James’s Square with a secondary access on Charles II Street.

References:
1. Westminster City Council westminster.gov.uk

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Transport

The nearest tube, train and bus stations.
Piccadilly Circus Underground Station
Bakerloo, Piccadilly
Charles I I Street
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News: (2)

Skanska has won a contract for the redevelopment of Norfolk House.

The work is set to start in October 2020 and is scheduled to complete by September 2022.

Skanska’s multidisciplinary team will draw on its expertise to install the mechanical, electrical and plumbing fit out services and install a bespoke entrance veil.

Steve Holbrook, Managing Director, Skanska, said: “We are thrilled to be undertaking this project on behalf of our customer. I believe we won this job because of the vast knowledge and experience from our in-house experts that will enable us to meet our customer’s specific requirements.

“Our innovative approach enables us to deliver better and more effective projects for customers and our work on Norfolk House will have this at its heart.

“When finished, this building will provide high-quality, sustainable office space in a prestigious London location.”

10/09/2020 13:59 by Buildington

Westminster City Council has decided to grant permission for the demolition of existing building and reconstruction of 31 St James Square and 30 Charles II Street facades to provide an office building over single basement, ground and first to seventh floors, a lightwell and railings to the front of 31 St James Square, basement car and cycle parking, plant at basement and roof levels, alterations to existing access on Charles II Street and associated works.

Source: Westminster City Council westminster.gov.uk Ref no 16/09591/FULL.

15/02/2017 15:28 by Buildington

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