1 Leadenhall Tower: City of London Skyscraper

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1 Leadenhall Tower

Approval for City of London Skyscraper: Tall Building for Brookfield, UK – design by Make Architects

28 Jan 2017

1 Leadenhall, London

1 Leadenhall Skyscraper
Design: Make Architects

Brookfield has received a resolution to grant consent from the City of London for 1 Leadenhall, a 36- storey tower.

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The £400m skyscraper will be 182.7-metre (600ft) high, and include 36-storeys.

It will be smaller than 1 Undershaft, a 73-storey skyscraper to be the second-tallest building in western Europe after the Shard, at just under 300 metres, and the 255-metre high 22 Bishopsgate.

1 Leadenhall Building City of London

The building will be sited next to the historic Leadenhall Market.

The developer is Canadian group Brookfield Property Partners. They are also building an office block at 100 Bishopsgate.

1 Leadenhall Building City of London Tower

1 Leadenhall will have 540,000 sqft of office space, as well as 50,000 sqft of shops and cafes on the ground to second floors.

Bishopsgate corner:
1 Leadenhall London Bishopsgate

Construction is due to start in 2018 with building completion in 2021.

1 Leadenhall City of London Tower

The tower is designed by Make Architects, led by Ken Shuttleworth the former Foster + Partners architect, and designer of The Gherkin, the famous London skyscraper located close by.

1 Leadenhall City of London Towers

The new tower, adjacent to Leadenhall Market, will offer 28 storeys of office accommodation; significant retail at ground, first and second floors; and a free public terrace overlooking the roof of Leadenhall Market.

1 Leadenhall London Tower sketch

1 Leadenhall will replace a 1970s seven-storey office block.

The scheme will complement the architecture of the surrounding buildings and embraces the heritage of its unique setting.

Bishopsgate façade:
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The building design has been criticised by conservation charities Historic Royal Palaces and the Victorian Society.

Developer website, little information at time of writing: 1 Leadenhall

Previously on e-architect:

1 Leadenhall City of London Skyscraper

Related recent City of London skyscraper buildings:

26 Jan 2017
40 Leadenhall Street Skyscraper
Design: Make Architects

Status Planning approved
Sectors Office, Tall buildings
Area 84,500m²/910,000ft²
Client Henderson Global Investors

40 Leadenhall Street London Skyscraper

A resolution to grant planning permission has been awarded for Make’s striking office building in the heart of the City of London’s insurance district. The 40 Leadenhall Street site – also known as the Leadenhall Triangle – is owned by Henderson Global Investors and sits within the City’s dense cluster of tall buildings, defining its easternmost edge.

London Skyscraper Buildings

29 + 28 Nov 2016

1 Undershaft Skyscraper Planning Approval

The 73-storey Trellis skyscraper now approved.

The tower is due to become the second tallest building in western Europe after the Shard. It will include a free public viewing gallery and ‘London’s highest restaurant’. The development is for Singaporea developers Aroland Holdings.

1 Undershaft Skyscraper in London by Eric Parry
image : DBOX, courtesy Eric Parry Architects

1 Undershaft Skyscraper Planning Approval

The Leadenhall Building
Design: Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners

Address: 122 Leadenhall St, London EC3V 4AB

British Land and Oxford Properties today unveil the new public space at the base of The Leadenhall Building following the completion of construction work. Spanning over half an acre, it is the largest area of publicly accessible space created in the City of London for a decade.

Leadenhall Building City of London
photograph : Richard Bryant

The Leadenhall Building in London


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photo © Nick Weall

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