Description of 1 New Oxford Street
1 New Oxford Street is a mixed-use building on the corner of New Oxford Street and High Holborn in St Giles, Midtown London WC1.
The existing building was called Commonwealth Building and was built in 1939.
2015 January - Planning permission granted for:
Demolition and reconstruction of 7th and 8th floors, erection of a roof extension at 9th-floor level and infill works to provide additional office floorspace (Class B1a) and new roof top plant. Changes of use at ground floor level from retail (A1/A3) to provide a relocated and enlarged office entrance (B1a), retail and food and drink uses (A1/A3) and flexible office and retail use (B1a/A1/A3) with associated alterations to shop fronts, replacement of all existing upper floor windows, recladding of the elevations, works to Dunns Passage and other enabling works for refurbishment of existing offices (B1A). Camden Council application no 2014/4983/P.