We are thrilled to welcome Tannery Arts to London Square Bermondsey, launching a purpose built artistic and cultural hub in the heart of SE1 providing studios and gallery spaces. This arts hub will create a space for projects for families, school pupils, teachers and community groups, plus studio visits, evening classes and multi-artform events. On […]
In readiness for development of circa 85,000 sq ft of refurbished and extended office accommodation, the internal strip out of Cityside House is progressing well. The concrete has now been stripped from most of the columns on the ground floor and the generous floor to ceiling heights are being revealed at this level.
Britel represented by Hermes Investment Management and Appley are pleased to announce that The London Borough of Tower Hamlets has granted planning consent for the refurbishment and development of Cityside House and the rear yard. The consented scheme will comprise circa 80,000 sq ft of new offices and additional 20,000 sq ft of new hotel […]
The Salisbury has let a Suite on the 6th floor of circa 760 sq ft to a Japanese Medical related business at a rent of £86.50 psf. This is believed to be the highest rent ever achieved in the City for non tower accommodation.
Work has started on the refurbishment of the Penthouse space on the 7th and 8th floors at The Salisbury. This will provide circa 2,300 sq ft of self contained office accommodation with private access to a dedicated roof terrace. Sean Slade of Appley commented ‘The Penthouse will offer stunning and unique office space over two […]
Following completion of a substantial refurbishment across a number of suites The Salisbury has attracted and let circa 5,500 sq. ft to Ruder Finn – a creative communications company previously based in Covenant Garden. Sean Slade of Appley commented ‘This is an important transaction for us and testament to the level of design and specification […]
A team from the Salisbury were lucky enough to be invited down into the tunnels under Finsbury Circus to see progress with the development of the tunnels and new station linking Liverpool Street and Moorgate.
Work has commenced on the refurbishment of circa 50,000 sq ft of office space on the 3rd and 4th floors at The Salisbury. Sean Slade of Appley commented “We are offering a range of Suites from 800 sq ft to 7,000 sq ft. All space will be refurbished in The Salisbury style of raised floors, […]
The Salisbury announces completion of the new entrance halls, reception, and Tenants Lounge. Sean Slade of Appley commented ‘The new facility is already being extremely well received by our tenants. The whole look and feel of the main entrance areas are now closer to that of a smart, boutique hotel. The new facility offers tenants […]
A booklet produced by a previous Building Manager cataloguing events in the building during the first 50 years of the last century has been discovered. The paperback has a number of fascinating facts about the building and the lives of its tenants. It was the first building in London to have lightwells and lifts and […]
Bosideng, Chinas leading clothing retailer, has purchased the site of the former Hog in the Pound public house on Oxford Street London W1. Sean Slade of Appley commented “We received considerable interest from a number of well known retailers to lease the space but we have agreed to sell the freehold to Bosideng, for its […]
In a venture with Appley Properties Hermes Real Estate on behalf of Britel Pension Trustees has acquired the freehold interest of both Cityside and Challenger London E1. The combined properties total 110,000 sq ft. Cityside and offer real potential to substantially increase floorspace. Challenger has been let to design hotel group – Qbic Hotels on […]
Architects DSDHA have had their model of the redevelopment proposed at the former Hog in the Pound pub accepted by the Royal Academy of Arts for its Summer Exhibition. It is the world’s largest ‘open submission’ contemporary art exhibition. The exhibition continues the tradition of showcasing work by both emerging and established artists in all […]
Gresham Real Estate Fund and Appley are pleased to announce the letting of Challenger House Whitechapel, E1 to Qbic Hotels. The building offers circa 55,000 sq ft and was previously a multi-let office building. Now that planning has been achieved works to fit out the building will commence. Qbic have entered a 25 year lease. […]
The Salisbury has produced a detailed document entitled ‘Landlords Guidelines to Shopfronts.’ Sean Slade of Appley commented, ‘ The existing random mix of colours and facias on the various shopfronts along London Wall does not compliment the Listed Status of the Salisbury and the quality of its architecture. With this guide we collaborated with a […]
Pret a Manger has renewed and expanded in its existing unit at The Salisbury. Sean Slade commented, “We successfully gained planning consent to extend to the rear of Pret’s existing unit and by also including and relocating Specsavers we have been able to increase the size of the store fourfold. The new unit is now […]
Planning permission has been granted for the redevelopment of the former Hog in the Pound public House. The proposals are for a mixed use retail, office and residential building fronting Oxford St and adjoining Bond Street Underground station. Sean Slade of Appley commented ‘ The completed proposals will present a very contemporary solution to this […]
A further book of press cuttings has come to light which chronicles life in the building at that time. Talk of ladies leaving a party at a Japanese bank in the building with ‘bottles of sake under their arms’ and an article titled ‘ A warning to Women with Money’ provide an interesting commentary on life […]
The Salisbury is delighted to announce the letting of circa 6,000 sq ft of lower ground floor space to a company trading as the Light Centre. The Light Centre is the City of London’s leading health and wellbeing centre, with some of the greatest range and diversity of services in London. Sean Slade of Appley […]