New development news and offers in the East Central London EC1 postcode.
Areas: Bunhill Fields, Clerkenwell, Farringdon, Finsbury, Hatton Garden, St Luke's and St Bartholomew's Hospital.
Local authority: Camden, City of London, Islington.
New home agents: Savills (Postmark), JLL (Pinks Mews 2018)
Office Agents: CBRE (Sixty London 2013)
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The Arc

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Exclusive pre-sales launch takes place this Thursday 25th February 2021. The Arc offers 100 spacious apartments are for sale. Residents benefit from a landscaped roof terrace, yoga studio, golf simulation and cinema room. Visit the development website to register your interest.

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Law firm Leigh Day has signed up as a primary occupier at the recently launched Panagram office building. The firm has taken a total of 28,360 sq ft over 5 floors, on 12-year leases. This is one of the largest lettings in the City fringe during Covid and a significant transaction during Q1...

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Lucas has won a major painting package at Hylo development. The team will carry out the shell and core works which will also include the application of specialist coatings to all back of house areas and associated plant rooms and stores. Lucas was previously appointed to deliver significant...

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Snow Hill Police Station

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Whitbread, the owner of the Premier Inn and hub by Premier Inn hotel brands, has submitted plans to convert the Grade II listed Snow Hill Police Station in Farringdon into a 220-bedroom hub by Premier Inn hotel. The former police station will be its third hub by Premier Inn hotel in the City of...

150 Aldersgate Street office building.

150 Aldersgate Street

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The City of London Corporation has approved plans for the redevelopment of the post-modernist 150 Aldersgate Street building. Designed by Fletcher Priest Architects the new building will include a ground floor café, more than 17,000m2 of office floorspace and ambitious urban greening. Chair...

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The Denizen

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The Denizen is now over 70% sold! 1, 2 and 3-bedroom apartments available with prices from £725,000 -£1,995,000. A 2-year rental guarantee and many other incentives offered. Visit the development website for details.

Saunderson House office building in London EC1.

1-12 Long Lane

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The City of London Corporation has approved plans for a new 8-storey office building at 1-12 Long Lane. Oliver Sells QC, Deputy Chairman of the Planning and Transportation Committee at the City of London Corporation, commented: “The approved scheme strikes the right balance of office and retail...

View to Barts Square construction site from West Smithfield in May 2018.

Barts Square

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Helical has sold four apartments and exchanged contracts on one further unit in Phase One during the latest trading period since 1st of April, leaving just one apartment available for sale. In Phase Two, Helical has completed the sale of 26 apartments during the period, six of which have...

Helical's 33 Charterhouse Street development under construction on Farringdon Road.

33 Charterhouse Street

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Following the grant of the new lease, Mace has been appointed as principal contractor. Work is progressing on site, with all of the pre-existing structure now removed, the basement raft substantially poured and the core being built, currently up to the sixth floor. The 200,000 sq ft office...

Sixty London office development site is right next to 65 Holborn Viaduct.

Citicape House

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Dominvs Group has decided to sell the landmark Viaduct site in Holborn due to the number of unofficial approaches the group has received from interested purchasers over the summer. The move is in line with the group’s future focus and core strategic diversification, to seek real estate...

55 Bartholomew Close office development logo.

55 Bartholomew Close

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Helical has completed another letting at 55 Bartholomew Close. Clevertouch, a global leader in providing multi-award winning audio visual solutions, has agreed a 5-year lease at a headline rent of £75 psf for the entire 2,564 sq ft ground floor. Clevertouch joines hedge fund ShadowFall who...

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20-23 Greville Street

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Farringdon-based construction specialist, RED Construction Group, has been appointed by Seaforth Land for the delivery of a distinctive refurbishment project at 20-23 Greville Street, London EC1. Set to commence in Autumn 2020, RED Construction Group will implement a historically-inspired mesh...

Postmark development site on the corner of Farringdon Road and Calthorpe Street.


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Taylor Wimpey has released new apartments at the Two Signature Place building. 1 and 2-bedroom homes from £955,000.

Virtual walkthrough for the residents lounge and other facilities at 250 City Road is available on the development website.

250 City Road

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The Regents Collection, a new collection of premium apartments, have now launched at 250 City Road by Berkeley. These selected apartments in Valencia Tower are located on levels 26-33, benefit from a bespoke specificationand and provide some of the most stunning views across London. Register...

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King Square

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You can now register your interest in the new apartments at King Square. Prices start from £650,000. Visit the development website to find out more or contact Hamptons International.

Farringdon East development is designed by PLP Architecture.


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Practical completion Kaleidoscope office development above the Farringdon East Elizabeth Line station was achieved in December 2019. Helical is now actively marketing the 86,064 sq ft of office space, spread over five floors, alongside a ground floor restaurant and kiosk units. Source: Helical...

Featherstone Building development on City Road, London EC1.

Featherstone Building

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Demolition of Monmouth House finishes early September 2019. Expected completion H1 2022. Via Derwent London plc Interim Results 2019

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Award-winning London developer and asset manager LBS Properties has acquired Defoe Court building for circa £32m from Paris-headquartered Amundi Asset Management. The deal reflects an initial yield of around 4.5% and forms part of a wider 'Amundi Collection' portfolio disposal. Defoe Court marks...

Bloom Clerkenwell development under construction on Farringdon Road.

Bloom Clerkenwell

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HB Reavis has acquired the 12,800m2 Crossrail Over-Site Development (OSD) at Farringdon West in Clerkenwell. The site will become HB Reavis’ fifth acquisition in its pipeline of Central London office developments, alongside 33 Central, which was completed and sold to Wells Fargo in December...

Golden Lane in London EC1.

99 Golden Lane

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Planning committees at the City of London Corporation and in the London Borough of Islington have approved plans for 99 Golden Lane. Final sign off was given by Islington Council on Thursday 19.07.2018 for the scheme to regenerate the former site of Richard Cloudesley School, and adjoining City...

150 Holborn building in 2014

150 Holborn

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McLaren Construction has been appointed as the main contractor to deliver the construction works for Dar Group’s new UK headquarters at 150 Holborn. David Miller, Regional Managing Director, McLaren Construction London said: ‘’We are delighted to have been selected by Dar Group for this...

River House and 66-86 Farringdon Road development site from Bowling Green Lane.

66-86 Farringdon Road

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Endurance Land and Whitbread have secured planning permission for a mixed-use redevelopment of the NCP car park at 68-86 Farringdon Road in the London Borough of Islington. The planning consent presents the opportunity to demolish the existing multi-storey car park to develop a part five, part...

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Aviva plc has acquired the Stylus building in the heart of London’s Tech City, one of the world-leading clusters for tech businesses and start-ups. The new office development has been built behind the retained façade of a former Victorian gramophone factory and is exceptionally energy...

90 Bartholomew Close CGI on Helical website in June 2017; screen capture

90 Bartholomew Close

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Helical's joint venture with The Baupost Group, L.L.C. has exchanged contracts on the sale of 90 Bartholomew Close to La Francaise Real Estate Partners International (LF REPI), a pan-European investment business acting on behalf of a French collective real estate investment vehicle. The disposal...

The Warehouse building at The Bower.

The Bower

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Helical has let the 12th and 15th floors to Infosys, an existing tenant, and the 13th floor to Openpayd, a financial services business. The lettings on the 12th and 13th floor were on a “plug and play” basis. Following these lettings, The Tower is fully let. Source: Helical Bar Plc Half Year...

One Bartholomew Grade A office building.

One Bartholomew

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AshbyCapital and Helical plc have agreed to a new 10-year lease at One Bartholomew, EC1, with financial services company, finnCap. finnCap has taken the 19,609 sq ft 5th floor, which means the entire building is now fully let to a mix of high-quality companies within 12 months of completion and...

24-25 Britton Street building in Clerkenwell, London EC1.

24-25 Britton Street

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Great Portland Estates plc has exchanged contracts to sell 24/25 Britton Street to an overseas investor for a headline sale price of £64.50 million, equating to £64.06 million after deduction of vendor top ups. The headline price reflects a net initial yield of 4.07% and a capital value of...

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The Buckley Building

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Derwent London has exchanged contracts to sell the freehold of The Buckley Building to clients of CBRE Global Investors for £103.0m before costs.

Spectrum office development at 160 Old Street


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160 Old Street is currently 94% let, reports Great Portland Estates in the results for the year ended 31 March 2019.

The Featherstone development on Southern Home Ownership website

The Featherstone

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The Featherstone is now over 50% sold. 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments available from £725,000. Contact Southern Space for sales.

Clerkenwell Fire Station building.

Clerkenwell Fire Station

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Working with the London Fire Commissioner and Islington Council, the Mayor of London has brought Clerkenwell fire station back into use for homelessness services, with the first to move in being the UK’s first LGBTIQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, intersex and queer) homeless shelter. The...

The Ray office building on Farringdon Road, London EC1.

The Ray

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New photos!

Bourne EC1 in September 2016 at


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Help to Buy launch 18th October 2018! 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments for sale. Prices from £600,000. Contact Savills for more information.

Pinks Mews website at

Pinks Mews

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Launch Party for Pinks Mews on Thursday 4th October 2018! RSVP to CBRE or Knight Frank.

Sixty London at 60 Holborn Viaduct in London EC1

Sixty London

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Norges Bank Real Estate Management has acquired a 100% interest in an office property located on 60 Holborn Viaduct for £321.3 million. The agreement was signed and completed on 27 September 2018. The asset is unencumbered by debt, and no financing was involved in the transaction. The seller...

One, two and three bedrooms for sale available to move in now - at Atlas Building on East Road.


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Join Savills at the exhibition for Atlas development in Hong Kong 8th - 9th September 2018. Contact Savills for more information.

Entrance to Kingsway Place on Clerkenwell Close.

Kingsway Place

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Kingsway Place in Clerkenwell, London EC1 - new on Buildington!

40 Holborn Viaduct office building in London EC1.

40 Holborn Viaduct

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40 Holborn Viaduct office building in London EC1 - new on Buildington!

Minerva House at 26-27 Hatton Garden in London EC1.

Minerva House

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Minerva House at 26-27 Hatton Garden, London EC1 - new on Buildington!

25 Charterhouse Square office building website at in 2017; screen capture

25 Charterhouse Square

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Helical has during the past six months let 24,768 sq ft to three separate tenants at 25 Charterhouse Square at an average rent of £75.67 psf for 19,630 sq ft of offices and at £59.35 psf for 5,138 sq ft of retail. The building is now fully let. Source: Helical plc today presents a summary of...

Derwent London's White Collar Factory office building at Old Street Roundabout.

White Collar Factory

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White Collar Factory has been shortlisted for RIBA London Awards 2018. All shortlisted buildings will now be assessed by a regional jury with the winning buildings announced at an awards ceremony on Tuesday 15 May. Read more at

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37-45 City Road

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Helical plc has exchanged contracts on the sale of C-Space, the award-winning office scheme at 37-45 City Road, Shoreditch, London, EC1 to Meadow London Core-Plus Fund LP, for £74m reflecting a net initial yield of 4.6%. A former carpet factory, Helical acquired the building in June 2013,...

Twenty Hatton Wall development website in May 2017; screen capture.

Twenty Hatton Wall

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Twenty Hatton Wall is sold out!

Jamie's Italian has taken a 7,900 sq ft (730m2). retail unit at the recently completed Angel Building.

Angel Building

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Expedia group and Cancer Research UK have regeared leases at Angel Building, reports Derwent London. Expedia will occupy 231,400 sq ft or 93% of the office element from 2020, and has extended its tenure from 2021 to 2030. There are minimum rental uplifts on various leases at the next review...

Theba House in London EC1

Theba House

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Theba House in Hatton Garden, London EC1 - new on Buildington!

200 Aldersgate office building in 2012

200 Aldersgate

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200 Aldersgate has achieved a Wired Certified Platinum rating, ranking its technology infrastructure as amongst the best in the UK. The scheme, run by international platform WiredScore, helps developers and landlords understand necessary investments to achieve best-in-class connectivity, while...

The Eagle and Atlas Building on City Road.

The Eagle

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The Eagle has been shortlisted in the 'Best New Place to Live' category at next year’s London Planning Awards. Organised by London First, in partnership with the Mayor of London, London Councils, the Planning Officers Society and the Royal Town Planning Institute, the London Planning Awards...

Advertisement for Lexicon development in Homes & Property, Evening Standard, 15.10.2014


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Anton Page is advertising two brand new commercial units for sale at the Lexicon development, which was completed by Mount Anvil earlier this year. The 2 commercial spaces on offer are 907 sq. ft. (Unit 1) and 354 sq. ft. (Unit 2). They are offered in shell condition with capped off services,...

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East Central

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Showcase event at East Central development takes place 27th October 2016!

30 Old Street development website, screen capture

30 Old Street

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30 Old Street is launching on Thursday 30th June! For more information please visit the development website.

Herbal House CGI at; screen capture from the brochure.

Herbal House

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Herbal House office development in Clerkenwell, London EC1 - new on Buildington!

8 over 5 development

8 over 5

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8 over 5 development in Clerkenwell, London EC1 - new on Buildington!

Gooch House in Bourne Estate, London EC1.

Gooch House

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Gooch House in Bourne Estate, London EC1 - new on Buildington!

Dalby House in December 2013.

Dalby House

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The development is sold out!

The Yard in Clerkenwell, London EC1

The Yard

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Sold out!

The Link building on City Road.

The Link

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All sold!

Considerate constructors scheme banner at 38 Northampton Road.

38 Northampton Road

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38 Northampton Road - new on Buildington!

Turnmill office building on Clerkenwell Road.


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New photos!

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The Orchard

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Sold out!

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Clerkenwell Quarter

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New on Buildington - Clerkenwell Quarter in London EC1.

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Central Square

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All apartments are sold!

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28-30 Kirby Street

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New on Buildington! 28-30 Kirby Street is a mixed use development between Holborn and Clerkenwell.

79 Clerkenwell Road building.

79 Clerkenwell Road

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Commercial property consultant Richard & Susskind has completed leasing the 2nd Floor of 79 Clerkenwell Road to the children’s literature experts Usborne Publishing ( on behalf of LaSalle Investment for a term of five years. Their new media style office on the 2nd Floor of 79...

View to Epworth House from City Road in spring 2011.

Epworth House

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Social media and marketing company Conversocial Limited have taken 2,715 sq ft of newly refurbished media style office space at Epworth House, 25 City Road, London EC1. They have rented the 2nd floor suite and there are still 4 units available to let in the building which has an impressive and...

Fitz Eylwin House in 2014.

Fitz Eylwin House

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New in Buildington!

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Ermin Apartments

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New in Buildington - development of 60 apartments and 30,000 sqft of commercial space. Construction started March 2011 and is due to complete Autumn 2012.