1 Hanover Street

1 Hanover Street

W1

Location

ONE HANOVER STREET, WESTMINSTER, LONDON

Date

2003-2004

Partner

THE CROWN ESTATE

Architect

SHEPPARD ROBSON

Gross Area

270,000 SQ FT

The redevelopment of One Hanover Street allowed modern uses to flourish behind the historic facades of an Edwardian building.

The project doubled the site’s commercial area, adding retail, office and residential space.  Eleven buildings were demolished behind the carefully preserved façade, while a listed building was converted into apartments.  New elevations were carefully stitched into the period architecture.

The careful blending of old and new addressed the preservation desires of Westminster planners, while allowing the creation of sophisticated retail space to attract premium retailers such as Apple, which has set up its flagship store in the development.  Still one of the largest office floorplates in the West End, the building allows for a mix of working practices