One Poland Street

TateHindle, London, 2012


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Refurbishment of a 1902 car warehouse and garage, within the Soho Conservation area, into a modern office space over four floors

The existing building, which was built in 1902 for the Albion Motor Car Company as offices, working garages and warehousing, suffered from a poor layout, poor access and lack of modern office facilities.

The design has enhanced the building's unique character and improved the internal arrangement to present high quality, contemporary office space. The redevelopment included the demolition and rebuilding of the rear of the building, infilling of lightwells, a new core to the north, fire stairs to the south and the addition of a fourth floor and terrace.

Refurbishing the fabric with efficient air tightness, reducing heat loss and using recycled, sustainable materials has allowed the building to exceed a BREEAM Very Good rating.


  • Begun: Mar 2010
  • Completed: Apr 2012
  • Floor area: 3,338m2
  • Sector: Office
  • Total cost: £8.2M
  • Address: 1-5 Poland Street, Soho, London, W1F 8PR, United Kingdom

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