New London Architecture

Panorama St Paul's, 81 Newgate Street

Planning Granted

The transformation of the former BT Headquarters, an outdated 1980’s office, into a sustainable, mixed-use building and a new destination on London’s Culture Mile.
Zero Carbon London

Zero Carbon London

→ Net zero operational carbon strategy for the base building
→ Zero waste through modular construction
→ Low carbon materials and zero to landfill plan
→ Air quality neutral with a high urban greening factor
→ Climate change resilient, with rainwater attenuation, material resilience and thermal adaptability

This project transforms an outdated 1980s office into a sustainable, mixed-use building and a new destination on London’s ‘Culture Mile’. Through reuse, the project offers the lowest impact development for the site, saving up to three years of demolition/ new construction and reducing overall embodied carbon; while improving environmental performance, natural ventilation and daylighting. More than 1,330 cycle spaces and associated facilities are provided to encourage sustainable transport. Extensive planting and a large public roof terrace will improve biodiversity and make a significant contribution to the greening of this corner of the City.
Resilient London: confronting climate change

Resilient London: confronting climate change

The transformation of an outdated 1980’s office into a sustainable, mixed-use
building and a new destination on London’s ‘Culture Mile’. Through extensive
retention of the existing structure and reuse of existing facade limestone, the
project offers the lowest impact development for the site, saving up to three years
of demolition/new construction and reducing overall embodied carbon. Alongside
a net zero operational carbon strategy, the project minimising waste using modular
construction, low carbon materials and a zero to landfill plan. The project has
been designed to be climate change resilient, with rainwater attenuation, material
resilience and thermally comfortable adaptive environments.

#ResilientLondon

Project information

Status

Planning Granted

Borough

City of London

Size

53621 sq m

Estimated completion

December 2025


Location

St. Paul's Station (Stop SP), London EC4M 7EJ, UK


Team Credits

Client/Sponsor

Orion Capital Managers

Development Manager

Pella Real Estate Managers

Architect

Kohn Pedersen Fox Associates (KPF)

Structural Engineer

AKT II

MEP

Chapman BDSP

Planning Consultant

Montagu Evans

Environmental Advisor

Trium Environmental Consulting

Ecology

Aspect Ecology

Landscape Design

Tom Stuart Smith

Contractor

MACE


Last updated on

22/06/2022


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