The City of London Corporation has announced that six new skyscrapers may be built in the eastern corner of London’s Square Mile, known as the “City Cluster” area, thus closing the gap between the ‘Walkie-Talkie’ and the main group of towers. It has also stated that negotiations for a further 75m plus projects have begun.
The six that would be built in the next 5 to 6 years include: 2-3 Finsbury Avenue, 55 Gracechurch Street, 60 Aldgate High Street, 70 Gracechurch Street, and 50 Fenchurch Street.
The portfolio would be as follows:
|The Tulip||305||Currently subject of a Public Inquiry|
|22 Bishopsgate||294.94||Just completed|
|100 Leadenhall Street||263||Consented|
|6-8 Bishopsgate||185||Under Construction|
|1 Leadenhall Place||183||Under Construction|
|100 Bishopsgate||172||Just completed|
|2-3 Finsbury Avenue||170.2||Resolved to Consent – still subject to S106 Approval|
|40 Leadenhall Street||170||Under Construction|
|70 Gracechurch Street||154.8||Resolved to Consent – still subject to S106 Approval|
|50 Fenchurch Street||149.6||Resolved to Consent – still subject to S106 Approval|
|55 Gracechurch Street||146||Resolved to Consent – still subject to S106 Approval|
|150 Bishopsgate||135||Nearing completion|
|Five other schemes||75m plus||Early planning discussions|