Developer plans third scheme in the area alongside the Shard and the Place

Shard developer Sellar Property Group has launched its latest scheme for its development of London Bridge, a 27-storey residential tower.

The tower, designed by architect Renzo Piano, who also designed the Shard and News UK’s new headquarters the Place, will have 160,000ft2 of residential space across 150 apartments, public space and a multi-level retail space.

It will sit on the site currently occupied by Fielden House, a 1970s office building located between the Shard and the Place.

Images of the scheme have not been made available.

James Sellar, Sellar Design and Development chief executive, said: “This exciting project continues the regeneration of the area around London Bridge Station, building on the success of both the Shard and the Place as well as the significant improvements we have already made to the station concourse and bus station.”

There is a public consultation on the plans this week and a planning application is expected to be submitted shortly afterwards.

As Building revealed in September, engineer WSP has been drafted in by Sellar to work with architect Renzo Piano on the scheme.

Sellar had previously developed plans for three smaller towers on the site, called “the Shardettes”, designed by architect Herzog and de Meuron, which comprised 370 homes, a hotel, shops and a cinema.