Work has started on designs for the Bankside 2 and 3 buildings in the Bankside 123 project behind the Tate Modern in Southwark, south London.

The architect is Allies and Morrison. Both buildings have nine storeys of office space above ground-floor restaurant and retail facilities. Bankside 2 has 14,557 m2 of office space and Bankside 3 has 18,967 m2. The two buildings are due to be completed by autumn 2007. Publishing firm IPC Media will start moving into Bankside 1 next month.