Commercial: 3 & 4 More London, Riverside, Southwark

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Commercial Standing on Tower Bridge and looking upstream at London’s South Bank you can’t fail to notice the vast More London development. Incorporating the Greater London Authority’s eye-catching City Hall, the entire 13-acre site is now widely regarded as one of the capital’s best business locations. Masterplanned by Foster and Partners, More London has planning consent for more than 280,000m2 of business space which will include up to 186,000m2 of Grade A offices accommodating nearly 20,000 workers. As well as the Mayor of London, a number More for and Lawrence Graham have committed to 3 and 4For example, international law firms Norton Roseof high-profile firms have also moved theirheadquarters to the site, with more to follow as twonew office blocks are nearing completion. More London structures, including a new Hilton Hotel, complete - will along with a couple of other2More London Riverside respectively, as the locationsfor their new international headquarters. These twobuildings - with a combined floor space of morethan 50,000m the entire development. Two steel framed structures are the latest buildings to Initially known as Plots 3 and 4, both buildings be added to the burgeoning More London development. ground level up, with 3 the largest with a footprintare 10-storey steel framed structures from the lower Martin Cooper reports. of 90m x 50m, while 4 is a slender office block measuring 81m-long x 18m wide. Andrew Barrow, Mace’s Project Manager for the two plots explains the site is quite confined, as it is The larger Plot 3 will bordered by the River Thames to the north, Tooley incorporate a glass street to the south, and existing buildings to the east covered atrium. and west. “Piling and foundation work got underway in early All photos © KS Photography 22 NSC May 2006


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