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NEW INSTRUCTION! – 50 Leman Street
Street, E1 – 1st floor (4,568 sq ft) is a new instruction Newton
Perkins have the pleasure to bring to market. Located on the West side of Leman
Street close to the junction with Alie Street and a short walk from Aldgate
High Street, 50 Leman Street has the 1st floor available comprising
of 4,568 sq ft of refurbished office space.
benefits from new LED lighting, new carpeting and a manned reception. The
office is also currently fitted with a large kitchen/break out area, meeting
rooms and private offices as well as a comms room with dedicated air
conditioning already installed.
immediate location has experienced a dramatic transformation over the past five years to become one of the most vibrant east
London locations connecting the City, Spitalfields, Old Truman Brewery, Brick
Lane and St Katharine Docks with the next wave of development in Wapping and
E1 has become
an innovation and enterprise hotspot for large tech and media companies
particularly for those looking for large floor plates. The proximity to a major
internet exchange on the Isle of Dogs means it is served by a key fibre artery
which is invaluable to these occupiers.
developed large scale office schemes of Aldgate Tower, The White Chapel
Building and The Relay Building all are fully let to a diverse occupier base of
the highest calibre, attracting companies such as Government Digital Services,
Uber, Groupon, Blockchain, Aecom and General Assembly. Further schemes such as
the 300,000 sq ft 1 Braham Street has been speculatively developed and now pre-let
to TMT giant BT.
To be part
of this transformation, 50 Leman Street is available now for a term until
December 2024. For more information please contact Jack Wells (0207 456 0729)
or Christopher Sutcliffe (0207 456 0706).
Two new tenants at 12 Arthur Street!
Europe, the investment bank will relocate from Cornhill as they have agreed to
take a new lease at 12 Arthur Street's 8,557 sq ft tenth floor. Schillings law
firm also settled on the building and will occupy the ninth floor of 8,661 sq
Morrow + Lorraine and scheduled for completion in February, the 12 Arthur
Street refurbishment by CIT will include bicycle, shower and changing
facilities alongside Grade A offices.
deals follow recent lettings to Broadridge Financial Solutions and Mindtree
over the last seven months and the reception area and the second and fifth
floors are being refurbished.
London’s ‘Greenest’ building given
the green light!
and infrastructure committee of the City of London Corporation has unanimously
approved designs for what will become the capital's greenest building to date.
61-65 Holborn Viaduct on the corner of Snow Hill, the 11-storey mixed-use
project will become an iconic building with a façade enclosed by a "green
wall" of 3,700 sqm that is considered to be the largest in Europe.
The model is
calculated with an Urban Greening Factor (UGF) of 1.37. A target UGF value of
0.3 for commercial development is defined by London's draught London Plan
developer estimates that the tower, which consists of a mix of plants, can
produce seven tonnes of oxygen in a year and, among other advantages will remove
nine tonnes of C02 annually.
development includes a 382-bed hotel with restaurant and bar and 40,000 sq ft
of office space. There will also be a landscaped public roof terrace
overlooking some of the most iconic landmarks in London including St. Paul's
The City of London appoints new
interim planning chief!
The City of
London Corporation has appointed Gwyn Richards as its interim chief planning
officer, who is currently assistant director of design.
will take over from the retiring Annie Hampson next month. For the past 10
years, he has been active in every significant development decision in the
square mile and will lead a team of 40 planning design environment, archaeology
and transportation officers in his new role.
vowed to maintain a "new, forward-looking and constructive"
“We all face
challenging times and planning in the City needs to adapt to find radical
solutions for the greater good. We have a strong and dynamic team who are up to
Moss, chairman of the Planning and Transit Committee, added: "Gwyn's
skills will help us move smoothly after Annie retires next month. Instead, he
will lead a large and experienced team that will help shape the Square Mile's
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