British Land plans to increase the current consent at 5 Kingdom Street from 240,000 sq ft to more than 332,000 sq ft and expects to submit a revised application later this
year. The site sits above the Box, a 70,000 sq ft site which will become redundant on the completion of Crossrail, when ownership reverts to British Land. This represents an interesting opportunity to create an alternative use, potentially retail, leisure conference or events space, which will further differentiate our campus offering.
Source: British Land Company plc Full Year Results 2018, year ended 31 March 2018 britishland.com.
17/05/2018 11:20 by Buildington
British Land will soon be submitting the planning application for an office-led scheme at 5 Kingdom Street.
The site is currently let on a short-term basis to Pergola, an 850-capacity pop-up dining concept which attracted 130,000 visitors in the first 3 months.
Source: British Land Company plc Half Year 2017/18 Results.
16/11/2017 15:09 by Buildington
Pergola, the company behind Pergola on the Roof at White City, will create a new al fresco dining experience at 5 Kingdom Street development.
Pergola has signed a 2-year lease for a new 850-capacity venue, set over two floors on the site of 5 Kingdom Street.
It will host four residencies, the first of which will launch in May and play host to five of London’s popular restaurants and bars, including Mamalan, DF/Mexico, Decatur, Patty & Bun and Raw Press. Each operator will offer a bespoke menu.
The venue will have a unique, contemporary design and will be weather-proofed for all conditions. Paddington’s industrial heritage will be reflected in the design of the space, with planting and hanging foliage introduced throughout to create an ‘urban paradise’ in the centre of London.
Tim Haddon, Asset Manager at British Land commented: “We are always looking for new and exciting ways to enliven our spaces and introduce forward thinking and unique occupiers. Pergola will attract thousands of new visitors to Paddington Central, adding to the vibrancy of the campus.”
Alice Keown, F&B Asset Manager at British Land added: “We are excited to welcome Pergola, one of London’s most exciting food and beverage concepts, to Paddington Central, which will offer the perfect setting for those looking to enjoy their summer evenings outdoors in a unique location.”
Pergola on the Roof launched in May 2016 at the former BBC Television Centre in White City. The experience proved popular with Londoners, attracting 130,000 visitors during its initial three month opening.
08/04/2017 10:08 by Buildington
British Land is working with architects Allies & Morrison to improve the
consent, significantly increase the area and bring the design in line with their broader vision for the campus.
Source: The British Land Company PLC Half Year Results 17 November 2015
18/11/2015 14:33 by Buildington