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Cost summary

Cost per m 2 Percentage (£) SUBSTRUCTURE 111.78 SUPERSTRUCTURE Frame 149.86 Upper floors 66.20 3.82 Roof 15.38 Staircases 16.78 External walls 237.40 13.69 External doors 5.75 0.33 Internal walls 57.28 3.30 and partitions Internal doors 48.73 2.81 GROUP ELEMENT TOTAL 597.38 34.45 INTERNAL FINISHES Wall finishes 16.70 0.96 Floor finishes 51.07 2.94 Ceiling finishes 67.86 3.91 GROUP ELEMENT TOTAL 135.63 7.81 FITTINGS AND FURNITURE 7.49 0.43 SERVICES Sanitary appliances 19.01 1.10 Disposal installations 12.54 0.72 Water installations 10.95 0.63 Space heating and 229.45 13.23 air treatment Electrical services 110.88 6.39 Lift and conveyor 79.10 4.56 installations Protective 50.13 2.89 installations Communication 1.25 installations Builders' work 25.89 1.49 in connection GROUP ELEMENT TOTAL 539.20 31.08 EXTERNAL WORKS 28.77 1.66 PRELIMINARIES AND INSURANCE 314.34 18.12 TOTAL 1,734.59 Cost data from David Wright, Faithful + Gould Credits Tender date September 2003 Start on site date November 2003 Contract duration 34 months Completion October 2006 Gross internal floor area 37,400m 2Contract JCT with Contractor's Design incorporating Amendments 1, 2 and 3 and special client amendments Total build cost £64.9 million Total cost £140 million Client Blackfriars Investment Ltd (BIL) and Royal London Asset Management Architect SMC Alsop Project manager CB Richard Ellis Structural/geotechnical/facade engineering Buro Happold Quantity surveyor Faithful + Gould Planning supervisor Faithful + Gould Main contractor Skanska Planning consultant Montagu Evans Wind consultant BMT Demolition contractor Keltbray Detailed lighting contractor Pinniger & Partners Concept lighting consultant Janet Turner Acoustic consultant Cole Jarman Associates M&E consultant (contract stage) Aukett Europe M&E consultant (design stage) Buro Happold Subcontractors and suppliers

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