New Ludgate / Fletcher Priest Architects + Sauerbruch Hutton Architects

04 June of 2015 by

Architects: Fletcher Priest Architects, Sauerbruch Hutton Architects
Location: London, UK
Area: 17079.0 sqm
Photographs: Jan Bitter, Paul Grundy, Courtesy of Fletcher Priest Architects, Sauerbruch Hutton Architects, Timothy Soar

Landscape Architects: Gustafson Porter
Planning Authority: City of London
Quantity Surveyor: Gleeds
Structural Consultant: Waterman
Services Consultant: Waterman
Fire Consultant: Arup
Main Contractor: Skanska
Lighting Consultant: Speirs & Major Associates Ltd
Acoustic Consultant: Hann Tucker Associates
Access Consultant: Buro Happold

From the architect. ‘New Ludgate’ is the transformation of a City block into a generous and lively new quarter for London. It sets up a dialogue between two striking and complementary new buildings whilst reinstating and improving the public realm around it and new routes through the city block.
It is, in essence, a new piece of city. It is a site redolent with history. From here the Belle Sauvage coaching inn welcomed or saw off numerous fictional and real travellers; Pocahontas and London’s first live rhinoceros paid visits. Later came railway engineers who

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