CGI Panther House from Design and Access Statement by Alford Hall Monaghan Morris

CGI Panther House from Design and Access Statement by Alford Hall Monaghan Morris


Panther House

156-164 Gray's Inn Road, London WC1X 8ED
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Description of Panther House

Panther House is a new development at 156-164 Gray's Inn Road in London Midtown WC1.

The project will deliver a highly specified, sustainable office building with exemplary on-site amenities, as well as attractive residential space with terraces. A significant proportion of the existing buildings including the character warehouse will be retained for the new development. The design will offer a blend of modern architecture with retained brickwork and original features.

Site area is 0.54 hectares (5,400m2).

2020 June - Credit Suisse Asset Management acquires Panther House.
2020 April - Planning approved for the redevelopment of the site and includes the retention, refurbishment and part 2, part 3 storey roof extensions of Panther House; retention and refurbishment of the Tramshed at Brain Yard; demolition of 156 and 160-164 Gray's Inn Road and the construction of a new 7 storey (plus plant) building to deliver new/refurbished employment (B1) floorspace across Panther House, the Tramshed and two levels of Gray's Inn Road, new A1/A3 uses at the ground floor level of Gray's Inn Road and residential units (C3) at the upper floors of the Gray's Inn Road building. Associated works include roof terraces and balconies at various levels of the buildings; plant equipment and landscaping works. Architect: Estudio Cano Lasso Architects. Executive architect: Veretec. Application ref. no. 2019/4478/P.

2015 - Planning application for the redevelopment of the site to the designs by AHMM was approved in 2017.

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The nearest tube, train and bus stations.
Chancery Lane Underground Station
Clerkenwell Road / Rosebery Avenue
17, 46

News: (3)

Credit Suisse Asset Management Acquires Panther House

A fund managed by Credit Suisse Asset Management Global Real Estate has acquired Panther House from Argo Real Estate, Investec and Dukelease.

Dukelease has been appointed as development manager for the project.

Three neighbouring buildings will be redeveloped and will include approximately 82,000 sq ft of office, residential and retail space.

Jin Cui, Head of Asset Management UK at Credit Suisse Asset Management Global Real Estate, commented: “We are delighted to work on this development with Dukelease. Delivering this scheme fits fully within our UK strategy of delivering high-quality office space in core locations in major cities.” Richard Leslie, Dukelease Chief Executive said today: “We are thrilled to have brought Credit Suisse Asset Management into this deal. We look forward to continuing on the journey and taking the scheme forward to deliver a best-in-class development for this special and historic corner of London.”

Cushman & Wakefield and Knight Frank acted on behalf of Dukelease. Credit Suisse Asset Management Global Real Estate.

17/06/2020 15:11 by Buildington

Plans for the Panther House development were approved by Camden’s Planning Committee on Thursday evening 23rd February, reports architect AHMM.

The application was supported strongly by Camden planning officers, and approved 6-2 at Committee.

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