Monument Building’s main core completed in 15 days

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THE MAIN core of a brand new office building in the shadow of the City of London’s famous Monument has been completed.

Skanska announced that the core was completed in just fifteen working days by a team of forty working onsite.

Planning permission for the scheme at 11-19 Monument Street was granted by local planners in 2013 and it is expected to be completed in 2016.

Replacing three previous building, the new ten-storey Monument Building will offer 85,000 sq ft f Grade A space with retail space at ground level.

James Willats, Skanska development manager, said: “It’s great that The Monument Building is taking shape so quickly. On completion next year it will be a welcome addition to the City landscape, offering Grade A office accommodation and exciting retail opportunities.”

The 62-metre tall monument that the new building will stand to was built in the 1670s to commemorate the Great Fire of London.

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Photo of the completed core (c) Skanska

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