Kings Place

Places. Kings Place.

This landmark development in London pioneered the idea of creating offices around a core of culture. Situated adjacent to King’s Cross station, the site was acquired as a light industrial estate before Parabola reimagined its role, taking it all the way from design brief and planning through to development and leasing.

The Detail

300,000 sq ft of Grade A offices; home to The Guardian and Observer newspapers, Network Rail and Hammerson

Award-winning conference facilities, bars and restaurants

The first purpose-built concert hall in London since the Barbican, together with a versatile second hall and two significant spaces designed for the display of Visual Arts: Pangolin London and the Kings Place Gallery.

450,000 sq ft

York Way, Kings Cross

Best of the Best’ at 2009
British Council of Offices

‘Very Good’ Rating

Dixon Jones

Main contractor:
Sir Robert McAlpine

Cost consultant and employer’s agent:
Gardiner & Theobald

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Awarded ‘best corporate workplace’ and ‘best of the best’ by the British Council of Offices

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