£450M Marble Arch Tower redevelopment approved

£450M Marble Arch Tower redevelopment approved

Almacantar has been granted planning permission by Westminster Council for a comprehensive redevelopment of Marble Arch Tower in central London.


The scheme is reported to be worth between £400M and £450M but an Almacantar spokesperson would not confirm that.


The project will see the existing 47 year old tower demolished and replaced with two new buildings comprising apartments, offices, shops and a new cinema. New public realm space will also be created as part of the project.


The two new buildings will be 17 storeys and 7 storeys. The taller, Western building will include residential apartments with shops and cinema at ground level, while the Eastern building will be dedicated to commercial office space with shops on the lower ground, ground and first floors.


In total the plans for redevelopment include 123,000 sq ft of modern flexible office space, 36,000 sq ft of new shop units and 53 private apartments.


Almacantar development director Kathrin Hersel said: “This development will create two timeless, beautiful buildings which will become a new landmark for the West End.  Our plans will deliver world class residential, retail and office space in a prestigious setting overlooking the finest of the Royal Parks.”


Almacantar has also received planning permission for a new mixed housing and shopping scheme at 466-490 Edgware Road, including a substantial affordable housing component.


The development will include 76 townhouses and apartments of which 47 will be affordable housing. The scheme will also see the reinstatement of the disused petrol filling station – marking the first new petrol station in London for over 10 years.

Please rate


Ctrl + Enter

Most Read

How candidates can approach recruiters and land that job!

How candidates can approach recruiters and land that job!

If you go to a career fair, there are bound to be tons of recruiters and eager students vying for limited positions. However, the big question is, how do you stand out from the other multitude of job seekers?   It is true that not everybody is great at networking and not everybody knows how

How to make giant strides in the water industry

How to make giant strides in the water industry

A cumulative total of 44 billion pounds will reportedly be spent by water companies in England and Wales over a management period that spans over a five-year period up till 2020. It is expected that midway through this management period; several water companies would have enough capital to execute

This website uses cookies to enhance your user experience. By continuing to use this site, you consent to our use of these cookies. See our Cookie Policy.