60 Threadneedle Street, London

Threadneedle Street London, Property Development, Location, Architecture, Owner

60 Threadneedle Street

City of London Offices Building, England, UK – Property owned by Hammerson

page updated 1 Jul 2014

60 Threadneedle St London

Address: 60 Threadneedle Street, London EC2

Size: 20,400 m²

Completion: November 2008

Ownership: Hammerson 100%

Tenure: Freehold

60 Threadneedle Street
photo © Timothy Soar

In December 2006, Hammerson started construction work on 60 Threadneedle Street, a 20,400 m² nine-storey building adjacent to the group’s current development at 60 Threadneedle Street.

The scheme, which forms part of the site previously occupied by The London Stock Exchange, incorporates 1,000 m² of retail space. Completion is scheduled for November 2008.

60 Threadneedle Street : RIBA Award 2010, London

60 Threadneedle Street London – Information from Hammerson PR in 271107


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Threadneedle Street London

This is a street in the City of London, between Bishopsgate at its northeast end and Bank junction in the southwest. It is one of nine streets that converge at Bank.

The street is famous as the site of the Bank of England; the bank itself is often called ‘the Old Lady of Threadneedle Street’ and has been based at its current location since 1734. The London Stock Exchange was also situated on Threadneedle Street until 2004 when it relocated to Paternoster Square. The Baltic Exchange was founded in the Virginia and Baltick Coffee House on Threadneedle Street in 1744; it is now located on St. Mary Axe.

In addition to the Bank of England, there are shops, banks, restaurants and offices located on the street. The Merchant Taylors’ Hall, home of the Worshipful Company of Merchant Taylors, has occupied a site off Threadneedle Street since 1347. It is said that is here that the British national anthem was sung, in private, in 1607 for the first time, conducted by John Bull. The headquarters of the South Sea Company was located on the street from 1711 to the 1850s.
Source: wikipedia

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