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Identification

125 Old Broad Street
the former Stock Exchange Tower
110687

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Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
concrete
curtain wall
modernism

Usages

commercial office

Facts

  • As part of the renovation, floor plates were extended beyond the perimeter of the original building to give more overall space.
  • 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.
  • Originally brutalist in design, the building had a pre-cast concrete façade until replacement with a glass curtain wall.
  • The building has 11, 17-person passenger lifts, 1 goods lift as well as firefighting lifts and vehicle shuttle lifts.
  • The building is clad in a high performance curtain wall, whilst glazing is floor to ceiling height.
  • The tower was opened by the Queen in 1972.
  • As part of the redevelopment, a 6-storey wing was added to the east along with a single-storey wing to the northwest.
  • The building was damaged by an IRA bomb in 1990 which destroyed the public viewing areas; they were subsequently closed in 1992.

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Location

125 Old Broad Street
125 Old Broad Street
EC2
City of London
London
England
United Kingdom

Technical Data

339.04 ft
339.04 ft
27
3
1970
2008
17

Involved Companies



Grimshaw Architects

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2008

GMW Architects

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Features & Amenities

  • Panoramic elevators are present
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