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page update 12 July 2022

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UK Capital Office Architecture News, chronological:

11 July 2022
25 Cannon Street Revitalization
Design: Buckley Gray Yeoman
25 Cannon Street Revitalization London Office Buildings
photo : French + Tye
25 Cannon Street Revitalization
International real estate company Pembroke has completed its revitalisation of 120,414 sq ft of high-specification office and mixed-use space at 25 Cannon Street, unveiling a redesigned public garden opposite St Paul’s Cathedral. Global law firm Dechert will be the largest tenant of the office space and will take occupancy in 2023, on a 15-year lease assignment.

22 Jun 2022
Bloom Clerkenwell, Farringdon, north east London
Architecture: John Robertson Architects
Bloom Clerkenwell Farringdon Building
photo : Peter Cook
Bloom Clerkenwell, Farringdon Building
The HB Reavis development comprises 14,500m2 of Grade A workspace across seven levels, plus 600m2 of adaptable retail areas – including cafés and other F&B offerings – and 1,400m2 of landscaped roof terraces. JRA’s approach has focused on delivering a highly sustainable design with occupier wellbeing and sustainability concerns at its focus.

6 June 2022
One Exchange Square, Broadgate, EC2
Design: Fletcher Priest Architects
One Exchange Square, Broadgate, London EC2
image : Secchi Smith
One Exchange Square Broadgate
A sustainable retrofit of One Exchange Square into a vibrant and connected City of London destination has received a resolution to grant planning. The scheme, developed by LaSalle Investment Management and Development Manager M3 Consulting on behalf of Malaysian investor PNB, will result in a 50% reduction of embodied carbon compared to a typical new build, and be net-zero carbon in operation.

28 April 2022
Four Bentinck Street, Marylebone, Northwest London
Renewal Design: Hale Brown architects
Four Bentinck Street Marylebone, London Office Buildings
photo courtesy of The Howard de Walden Estate
Four Bentinck Street Marylebone
TDR Capital is to take a further c.12,000 sq ft of office space at Four Bentinck Street, situated in the heart of Marylebone. The Howard de Walden Estate is pleased to announce that TDR Capital, a leading London based private equity firm, has signed to increase its office space in a newly refurbished building, Four Bentinck Street.

29 Mar 2022
16 Old Bailey, EC4
Design: Orms
16 Old Bailey London Office Buildings
photos : Alex Upton and Tim Soar
16 Old Bailey
Meticulous refurbishment of grade II listed Britannia House and it’s 1990s extension retains 92% of the existing structure, and 74% of the existing double-glazed unitised cladding. The project reorganises internal layouts, adding two floors to create an uplift of 23,000 sq ft in the 115,000 sq ft building.

10 Feb 2022
The Hickman, Whitechapel, City of London
Design: DSDHA
The Hickman Whitechapel, London Office Buildings
photograph courtesy of architects practice
The Hickman London E1 Development
In becoming the world’s first building to be awarded WiredScore’s SmartScore ‘Platinum’ rating, The Hickman has spearheaded a new era for workplaces, reflecting customers’ changing expectations as a result of shifting work patterns. With hybrid working now the norm for many businesses, there is increased demand for developers and employers to deliver office space that provides a better experience than the working-from-home alternative.

20 Jan 2022
Republic – The Export Building, 1 / 2 Clove Crescent, East India, London E14 2BA, England, UK
Design: Studio RHE
Republic - Export Building London
photo : Dirk Lindner
Republic – The Export Building
The Export Building is the third phase in the Republic Masterplan, following on from the Import Building and Public Realm. Revived with new CLT additions to the existing nine-storey structure, this refurbishment will provide a range of workspace sizes including small units for start-ups and young businesses.

10 Jan 2022
Alphabeta, Finsbury Square
Design: Studio RHE
Alphabeta Finsbury Square London Office Buildings
photo : Nick Hufton, Al Crow
Alphabeta is the melting pot for Two Tribes; the City’s financial sector and the new Creative Media and Tech industries. An energetic shared workspace that straddles the divide and creates a new home for ideas to make money.

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London Office Buildings 2021

20 December 2021 ; 3 Nov 2016
122 Leadenhall Street
Design: Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners, architects
122 Leadenhall Street Offices
photograph : Paul Raftery
122 Leadenhall Street + 122 Leadenhall Street London Offices
This fit-out design at The Leadenhall Building – better known as The Cheesegrater was done in-house – and reinterprets the design philosophy of the practice as flexible, legible space.

24 Nov 2021
One Bishopsgate Plaza, Bishopsgate, City of London
Design: PLP Architecture
One Bishopsgate Plaza City of London Architecture News
photo : Julian Abrams
One Bishopsgate Plaza
One Bishopsgate Plaza includes a refurbished and extended Victorian building lining Devonshire Row that incorporates restaurant, office and retail space.

11 November 2021
York House, Pentonville Road, King’s Cross, North London
Design: de Metz Forbes Knight Architects (dMFK)
York House King's Cross office building
photo © Jack Hobhouse
York House King’s Cross Office Building
Perforated cladding panels have helped to transform a defunct 1980s structure in the heart of London into a visually striking, contemporary commercial office space. Once described as unwelcoming and foreboding, York House in King’s Cross, features a delightful, complex brick façade.

31 Aug 2021
Southworks, Southwark
Design: SPPARC
Southworks Southwark Smart Offices
photo : Ed Reeve
Southworks, Southwark Smart Offices
Smart office scheme Southworks in central London, which has been named as “the smartest office in the world,” sets a benchmark for future developments as we look to a safe and social return to the office. Developed by MiddleCap, the scheme brings together technological and natural features to form a landmark post-pandemic, future-proofed office.

29 Jul 2021
22 Bishopsgate
22 Bishopsgate London Office Buildings
image courtesy of architects practice
22 Bishopsgate London Building
The Morris Project in partnership with DesignLSM is proud to unveil 22 Bishopsgate’s Market, managed by Rhubarb Hospitality Collection. This is an inspirational market spanning the entire second floor (20,000 ft) of the UK’s first wellbeing building, 22 Bishopsgate is designed to be a vertical village focused on the modern office worker and their evolving needs. Sustainability, wellbeing and community will be at its heart.

22 July 2021
EDGE London Bridge, St Thomas St, South Bank, Southwark
EDGE London Bridge, Southwark Offices
image : Miller Hare
EDGE London Bridge, Southwark Offices
Located in St Thomas Street on London’s South Bank, this state-of-the-art smart building will mark EDGE’s entry into the London market. The 260,000 sqft tower will feature 27 floors of office accommodation.

22 May 2021
One Portsoken Street, Midtown
Renewal design: Oktra
One Portsoken Street London Office Building
image Courtesy architecture office
One Portsoken Street London Office Building
This UK capital commercial property built in the 1980s contains 233,000 sqft of premium office space for a range of tenants. The UK’s largest design and build project is located on the edge of the City of London, so the iconic brutalist building is connected to both London’s financial sector and creative industries.

12 Apr 2021
Perrins Court Office, Hampstead, Northwest London
Design: Patalab Architecture
Perrins Court Office Renovation Hampstead
photo : Julian Abrams
Perrins Court Office Renovation Hampstead
The spacious Hampstead Perrins Court Office has been renovated with a finely detailed and well-crafted interior for the owner occupier. The material palette is purposefully restrained, allowing the natural warmth of the oak floor and selected joinery to shine through without overpowering the functional nature of the office.

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UK Capital Commercial Property 2006 – 2020

16 Dec 2020
60 Aldgate, Minories, City of London
Design: ACME, Architects
60 Aldgate, Minories London Architecture News
image courtesy of architects practice
60 Aldgate Building News
The Minories Masterplan is a mixed-use scheme with a refurbished hotel, a new office building and a residential building. The scheme also includes a landscaped park around the residential building and a number of urban squares with landscaping and seating areas.

15 Sep 2018
Citicape House, Holborn Viaduct / Snow Hill, City of London
Design: Avery Associates Architects + Axis Architects
Citicape House London Office Building
image from architect
Citicape House
Avery Associates Architects have received planning permission for a 10,800 sqm office building and 246 room hotel at the junction of Holborn Viaduct and Snow Hill in the City of London. The construction phase has now been given the go ahead. The site presented some unusually challenging constraints. It is not only restricted below by a Thameslink railway tunnel and above by five of the six protected views to St. Paul’s Cathedral, but sits opposite and in close proximity to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre without Newgate.

25 Apr 2018
Havas Media, King’s Cross
Design: MCM
Havas Media London Offices, King’s Cross Building
photo : David Churchill
Havas Media London Offices, King’s Cross Building
MCM has reimagined the modern office with Havas UK’s award-winning headquarters at London’s Pancras Square House. The new scheme has won the regional British Council for Offices (BCO) “Best Fit Out of Workplace” Award 2018.

5 Sep 2016
Spire London Docklands Tower
Design: HOK, Architects
Spire London Docklands skyscraper building
image from architect
Spire London Docklands Tower

21 Jun 2016
1 Leadenhall Tower Skyscraper
Design: Make Architects
1 Leadenhall Building City of London arrow
image from architects
1 Leadenhall Tower

28 Dec 2015
60-70 St Mary Axe
Design: Foggo Associates Architects
60-70 St Mary Axe Skyscraper
image courtesy of the architects
60-70 St Mary Axe Building

28 Dec 2015
The Scalpel
Design: Kohn Pederson Fox – KPF
The Scalpel Tower Lime Street
image courtesy of the architects
The Scalpel City of London Skyscraper

9 Dec 2015
1 Undershaft Tower
Design: Eric Parry Architects
1 Undershaft Skyscraper London Office Buildings
image : DBOX, courtesy Eric Parry Architects
1 Undershaft Tower City of London

16 Jan 2013
280 High Holborn, central London
Design: GMW Architects
280 High Holborn, London Offices Building
photograph © Richard Bryant/Arcaid
280 High Holborn Development
GMW has just completed a new mixed-use building on High Holborn in London for developer Hines. Externally ‘280’ presents an elegant addition to the busy street. Inside the building the main focus, and the architects’ inspiration, is the continuous view of gentle, dignified Lincoln’s Inn Fields to the south. The 7 storey 64,000 sq. ft. development includes offices, a self-contained residential complex, and a ground floor retail unit.

Key Recent London Office Buildings

Two Key London Office Buildings

post updated 13 June 2021
20 Fenchurch St – the Walkie Talkie Building
Design: Rafael Vinoly Architects
Sky Garden London building
photos © Adrian Welch
Walkie Talkie Building
The Sky Garden at 20 Fenchurch Street is a unique public space that spans three storeys and offers 360 degree uninterrupted views across the City of London. Visitors can wander around the exquisitely landscaped gardens, observation decks and an open air terrace of what is London’s highest public garden.

Canary Wharf, Isle of Dogs
Design: Cesar Pelli
Canary Wharf Development

London Office Architecture

This page contains a selection of major London office building designs, with links to individual project pages. We’ve selected what we feel are the key London Buildings, but additions are always welcome.

London Office Projects

London Office Architecture Designs, alphabetical:

1000 Great West Road
1000 Great West Road
photo © Nick Weall

Adelaide House
John James Burnet
Adelaide House London Office Buildings
photo © Adrian Welch

Alban Gate, London Wall
Terry Farrell & Company
Alban Gate London Office Buildings
picture © Adrian Welch

Aldermanbury Square offices
Eric Parry Architects
Aldermanbury Square London Office Buildings
picture © Adrian Welch

The Ark London
Ralph Erskine Architects
The Ark London Office Buildings
image © Isabelle Lomholt

Arrowhead, London Docklands
Arrowhead London Office Buildings
picture : SOM © Miller Hare Limited

BBC – Broadcasting House
MJP; Sheppard Robson Architects
BBC building
image © Isabelle Lomholt

201 Bishopsgate, City of London
SOM Architects
201 Bishopsgate London Office Buildings
photo © Adrian Welch

Bishops Square project, Spitalfields
Matthew Lloyd Architects
Bishops Square London Office Buildings
picture from architect

Bracken House, City of London
Michael Hopkins & Partners
Bracken House
photo © Isabelle Lomholt

Broadgate, City of London
Arup Associates with SOM
Broadgate London Office Buildings
picture © Isabelle Lomholt

Canary Wharf, Isle of Dogs
Cesar Pelli
Canary Wharf London Office Buildings
photograph © Jason Baxter

Carillion Building
Carillion Building
photo © Nick Weall

Centre Point, tower
Richard Seifert, Architect
Centre Point London Office Buildings
photo © Nick Weall

5 Cheapside Building
John McAslan & Partners
5 Cheapside London Office Buildings
image : John McAslan & Partners

City Point
Calatrava / Sheppard Robson
City Point London Office Buildings
picture © AJW

The Cloud – Walbrook Square
Atelier Foster Nouvel
Walbrook Square London Office Buildings
picture from architect

Economist Building, St James
Peter & Alison Smithson
Economist Building
image © AW

EMC Building, east of Worthy Parsons, Great West Rd
EMC Building
photo © Nick Weall

30 Finsbury Square
Eric Parry Architects
30 Finsbury Square
picture © Adrian Welch

Fore Street, City of London
HKR Architects
Fore Street
picture from architect

FT Building – Finanical Times
FT Building
photo © Isabelle Lomholt

Gillette Building
Gillette Building
photo © Nick Weall

GlaxoSmithKline Global HQ
RMJM Hillier
GlaxoSmithKline HQ
picture from architect

Great West House, off the Great West Rd to the south and Boston Manor Rd to the east
Great West House Great West House London Office Buildings
photos © Nick Weall

Great West Rd Building, north side of the Great West Road, adj. Chiswick flyover, and Ealing Road to the West
Great West Rd Building Great West Rd London Office Buildings
photos © Nick Weall

Great West Road Building, west side of the roundabout of the Great West Road (A4) and the A316 Hogarth Lane
Great West Road Building Great West Road London Office Buildings
photos © Nick Weall

Glaxo Smith Kline building
Glaxo Smith Kline London Office Buildings
photo © Nick Weall

King’s Place, King’s Cross
Dixon Jones
King’s Place
photo : Richard Bryant/ARCAID

JC Decaux building, Great West Rd
JC Decaux London Office Buildings
photos © Nick Weall

Lloyds Building, City of London
Richard Rogers Partnership
Lloyds Building
photo © Adrian Welch

London Bridge City
Foster + Partners
London Bridge City
photo © Adrian Welch

London City Hall
Foster + Partners
London City Hall
photo © Adrian Welch

Merchant Square, Paddington Basin
mossessian & partners
Merchant Square London Office Buildings
picture from architect

Minster Court, City of London
GMW Partnership
Minster Court
photo © aw

Monument Offices, City of London
make Architects
Monument Offices
image © make architects

Moor House office development
Foster + Partners
Moor House
photo © Adrian Welch

Moorgate offices – 1 Coleman Street
DWA + Swanke Hayden Connell
Moorgate offices
picture © Adrian Welch

Morse – Profile West, north side of Great West Road, west of Glaxo Smith Kline building
Morse London Office Buildings Profile West London Profile West London Office Buildings
photos © Nick Weall

Number One Poultry, City of London
Number One Poultry
image © AW

Palestra, Southwark
Alsop Architects
Palestra London Office Buildings
image © Adrian Welch

Paternoster Square buildings
various Architects
Paternoster Square buildings
picture © Adrian Welch

Regents Place Buildings
Design: various architects
Regents Place London Office Buildings
photo © aw

Reiss Headquarters, Barrett St
Squire & Partners
Reiss Headquarters
photo © Adrian Welch

Rothschild Bank Headquarters
Rothschild Bank Headquarters
picture from architect

The Sega Building, south side of the Great West Road opposite Worley Parsons
The Sega Building The Sega Building London
photos © Nick Weall

Sky Television building, off Grant Way & Syon Lane, close to the Great West Rd
Sky Television building
photo © Nick Weall

Swiss Re – 30 St Mary Axe
Foster + Partners
Swiss Re London Office Buildings
picture © Adrian Welch

Thames Valley University
Thames Valley University
photo © Nick Weall

Tower 42 : Nat West Tower
R. Seifert & Partners
Tower 42
picture © Adrian Welch

Vantage West
Vantage West
photo © Nick Weall

Victoria Transport Interchange
Design: various architects
Victoria Transport Interchange
picture from architect

The Walbrook, City of London
Atelier Foster Nouvel
The Walbrook
picture from architect

Watermark Place Building
Fletcher Priest Architects
Watermark Place London Office Buildings
image from sr

Wellcome Trust Gibbs Building
Hopkins Architects
Wellcome Trust Gibbs Building
photo © Adrian Welch

88 Wood Street, City of London – Daiwa Building
Richard Rogers Partnership
88 Wood Street London Office Buildings
photo © Adrian Welch

Worley Parsons Building
Worley Parsons Building
photo © Nick Weall

Yellow Building, Notting Hill
Allford Hall Monaghan Morris
Yellow Building London
photograph © Tim Soar

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