By continuing to use the site you agree to our Privacy & Cookies policy

Your browser seems to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser.


Your browser is no longer supported

For the best possible experience using our website we recommend you upgrade to a newer version or another browser.


Finally revealed: Chipperfield's plans for Portland House

[FIRST LOOK] The AJ can reveal the first image of David Chipperfield Architects’ plans to convert the 29-storey Portland House office building close to Victoria station into flats

The 101m-tall skyscraper close to Buckingham Palace, which was completed in 1963, will be overhauled to include 206 new apartments.

It is understood Chipperfield has been working on the scheme to rework the 28,000m² building for developer and land owner Land Securities for around two years.

A planning application is due to be submitted early next year (2013).

Portland House as it is today

Portland House as it is today

Nearby, Lynch Architects redevelopment of Kingsgate House on Victoria Street for the same developer has started on site. In January, the practice won planning permission for a 9,798m² scheme featuring a library, 35 affordable houses and office space close to Portland House.

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment.

Related Jobs

Sign in to see the latest jobs relevant to you!

The searchable digital buildings archive with drawings from more than 1,500 projects

AJ newsletters