East London scheme due to start on site next summer

Morris & Co has been given the green light for a scheme to build more than 150,000 sq ft of workspace close to the Tea Building in London’s Shoreditch district.

The nine-storey warehouse scheme next door to Shoreditch House for developer Blue Coast Capital is expected to start on site next summer and complete two years later.

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The scheme will include a rooftop terrace and pavilion

Called the Huntingdon Estate, it will include 15,000 sq ft of affordable workspace aimed at fledgling firms as well 2,500 sq ft of retail space and more than 11,000 sq ft of external amenity space.

The development, whose main entrance will be on Bethnal Green Road, will also feature a roof terrace and pavilion that will also double up as an event space.

Morris & Co project associate Mario Barrientos said: “Our want is that the Huntingdon Estate will be celebrated not for its architecture alone, but for the cultural and programmatic contribution this project makes to Shoreditch now, and for many generations to follow.”