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1058 - 2 Whitechapel Road


This project involves the redevelopment of Cityside house, an existing five storey office building on Whitechapel Road near Aldgate East tube station.

Key Features  

  • Existing building comprises 6 separate structures built at different times. Our proposals retained much of the existing fabric whilst adding up to 3 stories of office. 
  • No historic drawings were available, but with targeted investigation works and rigorous assessment of existing conditions, we were able to minimise structural strengthening requirements. 
  • A new jump-formed concrete core will be inserted in the centre of the building, and much of the ground floor will be lowered to create level access. 
  • Both existing and proposed structure are exposed on the floor plates, requiring careful and considerate structural detailing.
  • BIM level 2 and BREEAM Excellent.

Client: Architect: DSDHA Architects

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Tom Steel
Tom Watson
Ella Warren