Category Archives: London

New Bloomberg HQ wins the Sterling Prize

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BLOOMBERG’S new head office building in the City of London has been awarded the RIBA Sterling Prize. The prestigious architecture award for the Foster+Partners-designed building comes as the property nears the first anniversary of its official opening. Credited for being … Continue reading

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BE Offices readies for expansion after £84 million refinancing deal

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Serviced office provider BE Offices has completed a £84 million refinancing deal with HSBC. The refinancing package sets up BE for continued expansion and has extended the period of the company’s fixed debt to five years. BE’s office portfolio has … Continue reading

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Battersea Arts Centre’s new co-working space welcomes first arrivals

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A NEW co-working space at one of south west London’s most well known arts venues has welcomed its first arrivals. The first local businesses, creatives and charities moved into the Scratch Hub at Battersea Arts Centre earlier this week. Scratch … Continue reading

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New offices planned above Farringdon Crossrail platforms

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TRANSPORT For London (TFL) has announced that workspace provider HB Reavis will build seven storeys of high quality office space above the brand new Elizabeth Line platforms at Farringdon station in London. The deal will see a new 138,000 sq … Continue reading

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City of London approves Cheesegrater 2

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A FIFTY-SIX storey skyscraper has been approved by the City of London Corporation. The Planning and Transportation Committee gave the green light to the new development in Leadenhall Street earlier this month. Lai Sun Development Company’s new 263 metre tall building, … Continue reading

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London Fire Brigade attends charity office building blaze in Pimlico

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THREE hundred people were evacuated today as the London Fire Brigade attended a fire a an office building in Pimlico, London. Fire crews from Lambeth, Chelsea, Clapham, and Brixton fire stations attended the scene after a call was made to … Continue reading

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New business centre launched in Gracechurch Street, London

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A NEW business centre in the City of London has had its official launch event after opening earlier this month. The serviced offices from Orega at 70 Gracechurch Street have capacity for up to 400 people. The 26,000 sq ft … Continue reading

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Stylish makeover for iconic 1980s City of London offices

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OFFICES at an iconic riverside building in the City of London have undergone an internal transformation to become a new serviced office business centre. The makeover at the 1980s Northern and Shell Building in Lower Thames Street has been undertaken … Continue reading

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My office used to be… Shoreditch Fire Station

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An occasional closer look at period buildings with an interesting history that have been repurposed as business centres. Shoreditch Fire Station was built by the London Council Council towards the end of the 19th century. The LCC agreed in the … Continue reading

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Top Japanese Bank takes 20 year lease in the City of London

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Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation has signed a twenty year lease for 160,000 sq ft at the Broadgate Estate in the City of London. The deal will see SMBCE, one of Japan’s leading banks, take the first three floors of 100 … Continue reading

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