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207 OLD STREET | THE TOWER | £73M
Helical Plc Head Office has officially gained planning for the development of residential units at the site 207- 211 Old Street, Islington, London, EC1V 9NR. The application has received the subcontract meaning detailed approval from the council of Islington. This project will be mainly privately funded, and it has been categorized as a General Contract project, which means that it will mainly consist of refurbishing, extending or repairing the existing infrastructure on the land. Helical PLC has gone in for development finance on this project.
From the first quarter of 2017 to June 2018, the project will finish development in 18 months. 1 structure will be erected on a floor and site area of 11938 square meters and 7875 square meters. Upon completion, the structures will be as high as 17 storeys and will consist of retail, restaurant and office floor space with associated kitchens, toilets, and access.
It will also include general offices, cash handling offices, general retailing, restaurants, pubs, bars, canteens, and kitchens for commercial and residential purposes. The project will also feature associated paths and public areas. BREEAM Rating gave it a “Very Good.”
Allford Hall Monaghan Morris and DP9 Planning Consultants will take the roles of the primary architect and the primary planner respectively. Arcadis Head Office will act as the primary Quantity Surveyor for the entire redevelopment and refurbishing of the existing infrastructure.
Sweco will offer their consultancy services for Mechanical and Electrical engineering. The consultancy for Structural engineering will be provided by Waterman Building Services Limited, while the primary civil engineering consultant will also be Waterman Building Services Limited. GVA will be the project manager for this build/extension.
The leading contractor will be Skanska UK Head Office. Lightweight Plastering Company Limited has won several subcontracts for this project, including ceiling finishing, interior fitting out, and wall finishing.