100 Bishopsgate receives committee approval

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Great Portland Estates plc ("GPE") has today received resolution to grant planning permission from the City of London for its proposed development at 100 Bishopsgate, EC3.

Designed by leading British architects Allies and Morrison, the proposed scheme is a comprehensive masterplanning of the site to provide three new buildings totalling 815,000 sq ft net which will include a 40 storey, 165m tall office tower, a public library, retail and a new Livery Hall for The Leathersellers' Company who are GPE's development partner for the scheme. The existing buildings on the site comprise 310,000 sq ft with the majority let until 2011.

"We are delighted to have received support from the City Corporation for this scheme. Working closely with the City Planners has been a rewarding process for GPE and our project team. 100 Bishopsgate is a well designed building in a first class location within the City cluster."
Neil  Thompson
Neil Thompson
Executive Director of GPE

Please see attached an image of the proposed development at 100 Bishopsgate.