125 Old Broad Street
Structure in General
- The tower was opened by the Queen in 1972.
- Originally brutalist in design, the building had a pre-cast concrete façade until replacement with a glass curtain wall.
- The building was damaged by an IRA bomb in 1990 which destroyed the public viewing areas; they were subsequently closed in 1992.
- Following the vacation of the tower by the London Stock Exchange in 2003, a redevelopment scheme designed by GMW Architects refurbished and reclad the tower and podium to provide a modern office complex. The plans were approved in April 2003.
- As part of the renovation, floor plates were extended beyond the perimeter of the original building to give more overall space.
- The building is clad in a high performance curtain wall, whilst glazing is floor to ceiling height.
- The building has 11, 17-person passenger lifts, 1 goods lift as well as firefighting lifts and vehicle shuttle lifts.
- As part of the redevelopment, a 6-storey wing was added to the east along with a single-storey wing to the northwest.
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developer, ductwork supplier, elevator supplier, facade engineering, general contractor, master plan architect, MEP engineering, real estate agent, structural engineering
Features & Amenities
- Panoramic elevators are present