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New City of London tower drawn up by Make


Plans for a new 37-storey office tower close to the Cheesegrater in the City of London have been revealed by Make

The project at 1 Leadenhall is the latest high-rise to emerge in the growing Eastern Cluster and, if approved, will sit opposite WilkinsonEyre’s three-block Prussian Blue skyscraper scheme for developer Mitsubishi Estate London (see Wilkinson Eyre’s 40-storey City tower scheme set for go-ahead).

Replacing the 1988 GMW-designed Leadenhall Court, Make’s proposals will create office space for 4,000 people as well as shops along Leadenhall and Gracechurch streets.

425259 v3 east only

425259 v3 east only

According to the tower’s developer Brookfield, ’instead of having a viewing platform at the top of the tower 1 Leadenhall features a free public terrace overlooking the historic roof of Leadenhall Markets, offering visitors views of the Victorian ironworks and views south’.

A public exhibition showcasing the initial designs for the scheme will run until Wednesday (22 June) at St Ethelberga’s Church, 78 Bishopsgate, London EC2N 4AG.


Readers' comments (2)

  • What tower? Or, more accurately, which tower.? Another piece of visual trickery designed by Brookfield to hide more than it reveals.

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  • Chris Rogers

    Agreed, as is the 3-day 'consultation' (why was this not on the daily email from the AJ?) and not much more help from the 'map' which without labels is pointless.

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