Liverpool One Masterplan

BDP, Liverpool, 2008


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Canopy over retail space 

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  • Canopy over retail space    
  • Lighting installations    
  • Paradise place    
  • Retail levels    
  • Facade    
  • Pedestrian thoroughfare    
  • Link bridge    
  • Retail canopies    
  • Sculpture    
  • Facade lit at night    
  • Facade lit at night    
  • Retail level and link bridges    
  • Retail level from above    
  • Internal staircase    
  • Internal staircase    
  • Studio Three facade    
  • Studio Three facade    
  • Chavesse Park    
  • Aerial view    
  • Masterplan    
  • Site boundaries    
  • Site boundaries    
  • Retained and demolished buildings    
  • Basement level plan    
  • Ground level plan    
  • Upper level plan    
  • Paradise street level plan    
  • East West cross section throught the park and adjacent buildings    
  • Chavasse park massing and cross section with elevations    
  • Massing plan    
  • Masterplan    
  • Districts base    
  • Levels sketch    
  • Pedestrian movement    
  • Sketch perspective    
  • Sketch perspective    
  • Sketch perspective    
  • Sketch perspective    
  • Sketch perspective    
  • Development sketch    
  • Sketch section    
  • Visualisation    

Retail, leisure and mixed-use masterplan, regenerating the centre of Liverpool by connecting the business district, waterfront and shopping area

Re-developing a 42-acre area of central Liverpool, this mixed-used development of new and refurbished buildings, streets and spaces forms a new retail core for the city.

New elements include 148,500m2 of retail space, bars and restaurants as well as a bus station, television studios and a remodelled public park. This is bordered by a hotel, 600 apartments and a multi-screen cinema.

BDP acted as concept architect for five buildings and executive architect for a further nine. On BDP's advice, the client appointed 26 architectural practices to deliver the masterplan which provides clarified links between the city and its regenerated waterfront.


  • Begun: Nov 2004
  • Completed: Oct 2008
  • Floor area: 200,000m2
  • Sectors: Master-planning, Retail, Residential, Landscape design
  • Total cost: £1,000M
  • Procurement: Design and Build
  • Address: 5 Wall Street, Liverpool, L1 8JQ , United Kingdom

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