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One Churchill Place

Identification

One Churchill Place
Canary Wharf BP1
134307

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Structure in General

skyscraper
existing [completed]
composite structure
curtain wall
light gray
modernism

Usages

commercial office

Facts

  • Atop the building is a 500 sq metre man-made nature reserve known as a stony meadow. The tallest of its type in the world, the reserve is designed to attract a myriad biodiversity including insects and nesting birds.
  • The height of 1 Churchill Place is 161.54m AOD (Above Ordnance Datum). Height AGL (Above Ground Level) is 156.4m when measured from the dockside flanking three sides of the building and 151.24m when measured from the Churchill Place entrance.
  • 1 Churchill Place was the first skyscraper erected in London after the attack on New York's the World Trade Center in 2001. As such, it has been designed with terrorist attacks in mind, with features such as air-conditioning intakes placed on the roof to hinder entry to the building by toxic agents and separate fire-fighting lift cores.
  • The building features a series of five stacked atria, each six storeys tall.
  • 1 Churchill Place houses the world headquarters of Barclays Bank PLC, one of the United Kingdom's largest banks.
  • The building is supported on 215 base-grouted piles.
  • At the time of construction, the building boasted Europe's largest slip form core.

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Location

1 Churchill Place
E14
Churchill Place
Tower Hamlets
London
England
United Kingdom

Technical Data

512.93 ft
512.93 ft
512.93 ft
32
4
2001
2004
35

Involved Companies

HOK

Pringle Brandon LLP
MEP engineering, acoustics consultant, consultant, developer, ductwork supplier, electrical contractor, electrical engineering, elevator engineering, elevator supplier, facade maintenance system supplier, facade supplier, general contractor, landscape architect, lighting consultant, lighting installation, lightning protection, mechanical engineering, plumbing engineering, quantity surveyor, shell construction, steel supplier, structural engineering, tenant

Features & Amenities

  • Green roof is present
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