Brookfield submits Leadenhall tower plans

Brookfield

The scheme joins the City’s ‘eastern cluster’, which allows for tall buildings in the Square Mile

The Canadian developer has submitted a planning application for a 700,000 sq ft office block next to the historic Leadenhall Market, to be known as 1 Leadenhall. It’s proposed height is 182.7 metres.

The scheme will replace a seven-storey building on the site on the junction of Leadenhall Street and Gracechurch Street.

The scheme, which will include 22,000 sq ft of shops, has been designed by Make Architects, the practice founded by Gherkin architect Ken Shuttleworth.

The scheme joins the City’s “eastern cluster”, which allows for tall buildings in the Square Mile. These include towers that have already been built: 122 Leadenhall Street – British Land – 224 metres; 110 Bishopsgate – Heron – 202 metres; The Gherkin – Swiss Re – 180 metres; and 52-54 Lime Street: – WR Berkley Corporation –192 metres (proposed).

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