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City Tower

Remodeling of existing tower block and subsequent fit out of the floors for Great Portland Estates

Contract type and value

JCT Design & Build, Single Stage £27M (Circa)



Structural re-modelling of existing high rise building to create enhanced lettable space.
Works consisted of significant structural modifications to entrances, column removal, forming sky lights, wholesale infrastructure replacement, lift refurbishment, WC refurbishment, fit out to CAT A on available floors and creation of a large cycle centre in the basement.
We are refurbishing all floors which were previously vacant on a rolling basis as leases expire


Key project challenges

Maintaining functioning services and access for retained tenants during construction works.
Planning and phasing of activities within the constraints of the locality.
Incorporation of a large client change during the contract.


Professional Team:

  • Architect:            ORMS
  • Structural:          Heyne Tillett Steele
  • MEP:                     MTT
  • QS:                         Gardiner & Theobald
  • Contractor          ISG



Phase 1 – Completed 2013
Phase 2 – Ongoing.  L17 + 18 – complete Q2 2017