199 Bishopsgate

John Robertson Architects, London, 2012


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  • Site Plan    
  • Lower basement floor plan    
  • Upper basement plan    
  • Ground floor plan    
  • Mezzanine floor plan    
  • Second floor plan    
  • Ninth floor plan    
  • Tenth floor plan    
  • Section A-A    
  • Section B-B    
  • SOM original ground floor plan    
  • SOM original typical floor plan    
  • SOM Original 199 Bishopsgate    
  • Facade cross section detail    
  • Onyx wall detail    
  • Onyx wall detail    

Major refurbishment of a Skidmore Owings and Merrill (SOM) office block in Broadgate

Originally completed in 1989 the 13,600m² office space, which is less than twenty-five years old, has been completely refurbished.

New cladding has been installed at both ground and mezzanine level, using black anodised aluminium and full height glazing to provide a contemporary identity to the building.

Plant has been centralised and relocated to the roof space, where previously there was a plant room on each individual floor.

The lights within the building dim according to daylight levels - lights towards the edge of the floor plates sense the levels of daylight and dim in response.


  • Begun: Mar 2011
  • Completed: Sep 2012
  • Floor area: 18,529m2
  • Sector: Office
  • Total cost: £21.6M
  • Address: 199 Bishopsgate, London, EC2N 3AB ‎, United Kingdom

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