Description of 40 Beak Street
40 Beak Street is a new commercial development in Soho, London W1.
Former police station built in 1901 was redeveloped in 2018.
2018 October - Damien Hirst acquires the building for £40m from LandCap and Enstar.
2015 November - Planning permission for the Demolition and redevelopment to provide a new five storey building (plus basement) for use as Class A3 restaurant at part of ground and basement floors and Class B1 offices at part basement, part ground and first to fifth floors. Creation of terrace at roof level and plant. Excavation of existing basement by one metre. Westminster City Council ref. no. 15/04904/FULL.
2015 January - Ca 14,000 sq ft GIA building occupying a prime position in Soho with significant redevelopment potential. The long leasehold interest with full vacant possession is acquired by Burlington Partners on behalf of private clients.
1. City of Westminster westminster.gov.uk
2. Bringing art to the heart of London! Damien Hirst splashes £40MILLION on a Soho studio with soaring 30ft ceilings set to be his new creative HQ, Daily Mail 4.10.2018 dailymail.co.uk