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Elm House

Refurbishment Project  for Great Portland Estates


Contract value and Type:

JCT Design and Build, £9.5M (Circa)




Refurbishment of an existing vacant and dilapidated 1960’s property.
Structural alterations to form skylights into the basement (formerly document storage space) and two sunken courtyards.
A fit out of Elm House, an existing building to CAT A standard. As well as a basement re-modification works.



Finding the right balance between expenditure and improving the asset in a difficult moment.
Extensive client change during the contract period. However, all achieved with minimal program impact.
Unforeseen arrangement in the structure.
Working adjacent to large news studio.


Professional Team:

  • Architect:              Ian McArdle
  • Structural:            Campbell Reith
  • MEP:                      Chapman BD5P
  • QS:                          alinea
  • Contractor:           Como



Completed 2016