Description of No. 1 Kingsway
No.1 Kingsway occupies the prominent corner of Aldwych and Kingsway, a road which celebrated its centenary in 2005.
The building was originally designed by Trehearne & Norman after the First World War and completed in 1920.
No.1 Kingsway has been totally re-built behind the original façade, to provide outstanding sustainable office space for the 21st Century.
- Stunning David Collins Studio designed double height reception
- Large light floor plan
- Highly flexible, low maintenance energy efficient air conditioning
- Minimum 2.7m clear floor to ceiling height LG7 compliant lighting
- Retained Portland stone facade
- Excellent BREEAM rating
- 4 x 13 person lifts
In addition to a world class restaurant and office space on the first to eighth floors, levels nine and ten will comprise of seven unique residential units. They will be centred on a landscape designed courtyard with a separate quiet entrance. Prominently located, each of the units will command a breathtaking panorama of London and will be developed to a high specification, available to let.
Jeremy King and Chris Corbin, the creators of the iconic Wolseley restaurant in Piccadilly have taken a lease for a new European style brassiere in the No 1 Kingsway development. The new sister restaurant to The Wolseley will cover over 13,000 sq ft and is planned to open late autumn 2011. David Collins Studio, the global interior design practice also responsible for the interiors at The Wolseley, will design both the restaurant and office lobby.