The Leadenhall Building
This speculative development for The British Land Company arose as a result of a limited competition in 2001, in which competitors were asked to explore the development potential of a site at 122 Leadenhall Street in the City of London. The site is currently occupied by a 12-storey office building built in the 1960s which will be demolished to make way for the new building. A number of historic buildings in the immediate vicinity of Leadenhall Street needed to be taken into consideration, including a Grade II listed building designed by Edwin Lutyens and two Grade I listed churches, St Helen's Bishopsgate and St Andrew Undershaft which front on to adjacent open space. In addition, the view of St Paul's Cathedral from Fleet Street was to be preserved in compliance with the City Council's Strategic Views Policy, designed to prevent development from further impairing important views of unique historic buildings.
|Dates||2002 - 2011|
|Gross Floor Area||98,000m2|
|Net Internal Floor Area||58,000m2|
|Net Lettable Internal Area||55,740m2|
|Number of Floors||50|
|Working (Unbuilt category): NLA Awards 2011|
|Pre-certified BREEAM Excellent Rating|
|Client||The British Land Company plc / Oxford Properties|
|The Architect||Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners|
|Maurice Brennan, Andy Bryce, Elisa Casciano, James Chapman, Serene Croxton, Philip Dennis, Christopher Finkin, Tobi Frenzen, Russell Gilchrist, Lennart Grut, Jan Güell, Mark Hallett, Dirk Krolikowski, Justin Lau, Carmel Lewin, Robert Luck, Annette Main, Tim Mason, Aaron Massingham, John McElgunn, Charles Meloy, Jon Mercer, Nicholas Mitchell Andrew Morris, Jack Newton, Ben Nicholls, Alison Oktay, Louise Palomba, Joanna Pencakowski, Richard Rogers, Laura Sandiford, Patrcia Sendin, Graham Stirk, Will Thorne, German de la Torre, Kenny Tsui, Emma Tynan, Will Wimshurst, Daniel Wright, Andrew Yek, Jacqueline Yeung, Andy Young|
|Quantity Surveyor||Davis Langdon|
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