Overhaul of Carnaby Street building drawn up by Buckley Gray Yeoman

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Surrey contractor Blenheim House is to start work this autumn on a £32m scheme to revamp a 1970s building in the heart of London’s Soho.

Plans drawn up by Buckley Gray Yeoman for the scheme have been given the green light by Westminster council.

The fifth and sixth storeys of 72 Broadwick Street (pictured) are set to be demolished and rebuilt, with the building being given a new bronze-coloured roof profile.

The job will also see new retail space added to the building’s Carnaby Street frontage, while a two-storey extension will also be built on the UKPN substation fronting Marshall Street.

The rest of the existing six-storey building will be refurbished, with brickwork set to be recoloured, and a general upgrade provided to the existing gym, offices, shops and apartments.

The contractor is joined on the job by services engineer Watkins Payne, structural enginer Ross & Partners and planning consultant Rolfe Judd.

Work will be carried out in phases, starting from September, with completion for client Shaftesbury due in 2021.