Description of Panther House
Panther House is a new development in London Midtown WC1.
The scheme will create new mansion block above retained shopfronts on Gray’s Inn Road. The industrial buildings on the site will be restored and extended.
60,000 sq ft of office space, 6,000 sq ft of retail and 15 residential apartments.
The development will include 135 cycle spaces, three on-site affordable homes and the creation of 626 new permanent on-site jobs which are anticipated to result in £2.6m additional local spend annually in London Borough of Camden.
The design also includes a new route through the site, extending Brain Yard through to Mount Pleasant, and providing a new external public courtyard; affordable workplace and affordable housing are included within the site.
2015 December - planning application submitted for:
Redevelopment of existing buildings to provide part 4 storey and part 7 storey building following partial demolition of existing Panther House and Brain Yard buildings for a mix of Class B1a (office), A1 (retail) and A3 (restaurant/cafe) uses, provision of new 7 storey building at 156-164 Gray’s Inn Road behind retained facade from existing building at 160-164 Gray’s Inn Road to provide flexible Class A1/A3 (retail/restaurant) use at ground and basement levels and 15 self contained residential units (C3) (6 x 1-bed, 6 x 2-bed and 2 x 3-bed) at upper floor levels. Site address: 8 Mount Pleasant The Brain Yard 156-164 Gray's Inn Road London. Camden Council Application Number: 2015/6955/P.
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