Updates for new developments and existing buildings in 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)
Taylor Wimpey and McAleer & Rushe Group celebrated the topping out of The Denizen this week.
Demolition of Monmouth House finishes early September 2019. Expected completion H1 2022.
Via Derwent London plc Interim Results 2019 derwentlondon.com.
Farringdon East is now known as Kaleidoscope. The development is marketed by JLL and Pilcher Hershman. See more at kaleidoscopefarringdon.com.
The Featherstone is now over 50% sold. 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments available from £725,000. Contact Southern Space for sales.
AshbyCapital and Helical plc have agreed a new 15-year lease at One Bartholomew with InfraRed Capital Partners.
The leading global investment manager focused on infrastructure and real estate, InfraRed will take the whole of the 7th floor at One Bartholomew which totals 19,609 sq ft of space....
Helical has completed on the sales of 134 units (out of 144) in the first phase Barts Square for a gross sales value of £171.8m at an average of £1,558 psf.
Contracts for 37 units (out of 91) in the second residential phase have been exchanged for a gross sales value of £63.0m at an average of...
Bouygues UK, a British subsidiary of Bouygues Construction, has been appointed by Taylor Wimpey Central London to construct the first phase of Postmark. The contract is worth in excess of £100 million.
Philip Jenkins, managing director of Taylor Wimpey Central London, commented: “With its...
The work is now underway to transform the existing 153,000 sq ft office building to over 310,000 sq ft of retail, residential and office space across 29 storeys.
Consent had previously been obtained by CIT to create a brand new Grade A, the office-led scheme at the site, with practical completion...
Launch Party for Pinks Mews on Thursday 4th October 2018!
RSVP to CBRE or Knight Frank.
Join Savills at the exhibition for Atlas development in Hong Kong 8th - 9th September 2018.
Contact Savills for more information.
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...
99 Golden Lane
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...
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...
225 City Road
Hackney Council has decided to grant planning permission for 225 City Road, reports architect AHMM.
The mixed-use development comprises commercial workspace and 100 private rented sector homes. These will be supported by new retail, café and restaurant uses from a shared super lobby on the...
The Buckley Building
Derwent London has exchanged contracts to sell the freehold of The Buckley Building to clients of CBRE Global Investors for £103.0m before costs.
90 Bartholomew Close
Helical plc has secured a further letting at 90 Bartholomew Close
Management consulting firm Sia Partners has agreed a 10 year lease, with a five year break clause, for 7,564 sq ft across the 4th and 5th floors.
The rent is in line with other lettings agreed at the building this year.
160 Old Street is currently 94% let, reports Great Portland Estates in the results for the year ended 31 March 2019.
Clerkenwell Fire Station
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 Bower is now 83% let with good interest in the remaining 51,823 sq ft of office space, which comprises floors 12 to 16 of The Tower, reports Helical in the latest trading update.
During the past 6 months, Helical has:
- Let 19,576 sq ft, on floors 10 and 11, to Brilliant Basics...
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...
Help to Buy launch 18th October 2018!
1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments for sale. Prices from £600,000.
Contact Savills for more information.
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.
Kingsway Place in Clerkenwell, London EC1 - new on Buildington!
40 Holborn Viaduct
40 Holborn Viaduct office building in London EC1 - new on Buildington!
Minerva House at 26-27 Hatton Garden, London EC1 - new on Buildington!
66-86 Farringdon Road
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...
25 Charterhouse Square
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...
White Collar Factory
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 architecture.com.
37-45 City Road
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,...
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 Hatton Garden, London EC1 - new on Buildington!
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 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...
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,...
Showcase event at East Central development takes place 27th October 2016!
30 Old Street
30 Old Street is launching on Thursday 30th June!
For more information please visit the development website.
Herbal House office development in Clerkenwell, London EC1 - new on Buildington!
8 over 5
8 over 5 development in Clerkenwell, London EC1 - new on Buildington!
Gooch House in Bourne Estate, London EC1 - new on Buildington!
28-30 Kirby Street
New on Buildington! 28-30 Kirby Street is a mixed use development between Holborn and Clerkenwell.
79 Clerkenwell Road
Commercial property consultant Richard & Susskind has completed leasing the 2nd Floor of 79 Clerkenwell Road to the children’s literature experts Usborne Publishing (www.usborne.com) on behalf of LaSalle Investment for a term of five years. Their new media style office on the 2nd Floor of 79...
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...
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.