Architect's vision of the Hobhouse Court development; screen capture from Design & Access Statement by Arquitectronica in November 2014 at westminster.gov.uk.
7-17 Whitcomb Street, London WC2H 7HA
Description of Hobhouse Court
Hobhouse Court is a mixed-use building next to Trafalgar Square in London WC2.
2019 - The design collaboration between Brisac Gonzalez and Arquitectonica created 20 apartments, 1,100m2 offices and 650m2 retail space. The site includes 3-17 Whitcomb Street and 1, 2, 2A and 3 Hobhouse Court. The refurbishment of the Grade II listed 3-5 Whitcomb Street will house the new premises for the Royal Watercolour Society.
2019 - Topping out ceremony is held in February 2019.
2017 - Construction began in May 2017.
Osborne celebrated a key milestone at Hobhouse Court with a traditional ‘topping out’ ceremony on Thursday 28 February 2019.
Osborne, attended, along with the client, Hobhouse SA, their team including Deloitte and Bankfoot, and the professional team including TP Bennett, Thornton Tomasetti and Max Fordham.
Osborne was awarded the £31m contract for the Arquitectonica-designed (in association with Brisac Gonzalez) mixed-use development after the successful delivery of the Mercers Walk development in Covent Garden with Deloitte in 2016.
A representative on behalf of Hobhouse SA, commented: “The Hobhouse Court project has been exciting and today we see the rewards of everyone’s hard work. We look forward to seeing final completion within the next few months.”
Andrew Osborne, Chairman added: “At Osborne, we have a track record and approach of working closely with our customers to ensure successful delivery of their projects. We are delighted to be an integral part of this important landmark for our customers at Hobhouse Court.”
Read more at osborne.co.uk.
01/03/2019 18:18 by Buildington
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