Empress State Building

SW6
Commercial

Key Details

Address
Marchbank Road, London SW6 1TR
Completion
1961
Offices
1

Overview

Empress State Building is a commercial building in South West London SW6.

London’s new counter-terrorism hub.

History

Empress State Building was was the tallest commercial building in London until Millbank Tower was completed in 1962.

2018 March - CAPCO sells the building to the Mayor's Office of Policing and Crime for £250m.

2015 - The property is used as an office space, generating an income stream for the CAPCO Group, while the process to achieve the change in use is being implemented.
Land Securities has sold its 50% stake in the Empress State Building, SW6 to existing partner Capital & Counties Properties PLC for £117 million. The 451,000 sq ft, 31 storey office building is let to the Metropolitan Police Authority until June 2019 at a current passing rent of £14.9 million.

2014 April - London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham (LBHF) approved Capco's proposal for a change of use from commercial to residential.
The Empress State Building was to be integrated into the Earls Court Masterplan until 2018. The new scheme proposed the creation of over 440 new homes of which over 100 are affordable. Improvements will also be made to the façade of the existing building and internal amenities created for residents including children's play areas, 211 car parking spaces within the basement area, 468 cycle parking spaces, 21 motorcycle spaces and a new retail unit to complement the new High Street.

Site & Location

Transport

OVERGROUND
West Brompton Rail StationLondon-overground
NATIONAL-RAIL
West Brompton Rail StationSouthern
BUS
Empress State Bldg / W Brompton Stn190, 430, 74, N74, N97

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Disclaimer

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