CGI of 40 Beak Street development by Stiff+Trevillion; screen capture from

CGI of 40 Beak Street development by Stiff+Trevillion; screen capture from


40 Beak Street

40 Beak Street, London W1F 9RQ
Mixed use

Description of 40 Beak Street

40 Beak Street is an office building 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
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

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The nearest tube, train and bus stations.
Piccadilly Circus Underground Station
Bakerloo, Piccadilly
Trocadero / Haymarket
14, 19, 38, N19, N38

News: (1)

40 Beak Street has been sold to Damien Hirst, reports architect Stiff + Trevillion.

It will be home to Hirst's London studio following a restructure of his art and business operations to focus more closely on creative work.


06/10/2018 09:12 by Buildington

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