Derwent London opens White Collar Factory

By James Buckley - Tuesday, September 05, 2017 10:15

Derwent London has officially opened the White Collar Factory EC1 on the Old Street Roundabout.

The building, one of Derwent London’s most ambitious schemes to date, was designed by Allford Hall Monaghan Morris (AHMM).

Features include 3.5m high ceilings, concrete core cooling, a 150m rooftop running track, communal roof terrace a new landscaped public space and the ability to accommodate flexible occupation. 

The 293,000 sq ft mixed-use development includes a 237,000 sq ft landmark office tower, where the first tenants are already in occupation, creating an energetic community in this new Tech Belt landmark. Tenants include Adobe, AKTII, BGL,, Capital One, Runpath, Spark44, The Office Group and Workshop Coffee.

The tower forms part of a new urban campus with a further 56,000 sq ft of offices, studios, incubator space, restaurants and apartments, set around a new landscaped area of public realm, ‘Old Street Yard’. 

Simon Silver, Director of Derwent London, said: “We are delighted to launch White Collar Factory – our most progressive project to date.  It is the culmination of years of thought, research, design development and collaboration with our team to produce a new type of sustainable workplace for London.  The strong line-up of occupiers, despite the uncertain economic and political landscape in the UK, is testament to the building’s innovative design and showcases the strength of the Derwent London offering.”

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