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Google’s new King’s Cross HQ - What will it look like?

5 months ago by
Google HQ Plans - King's Cross London

Plans for the Google HQ in King’s Cross have been long awaited, but they have finally been submitted this week. The plans show a stunning looking 11 storey building, which will provide over 870,000 sq ft of space and will include a 25m long pool, gym and a landscaped roof garden offering the 4,500 employees space to exercise… which begs the questions ‘why would you ever need to leave?’ 

These exciting plans illustrate Google's commitment to offering employees a great place to work and shows why they are one of the leading and innovative employers in the world.

The plans also show that the building will house an events centre, which will be used for new product launches, presentations and industry events. Plans for the new development have an estimated value of more than £600m, with £400m for the shell and core and around £200m for the fit-out. 

It was confirmed in February 2017 that Lendlease will be main contractor, after they held off fierce competition from the likes of Mace, Sir Robert McAlpine and Multiplex. Architects BIG and Heatherwick Studio, who are also behind the planned Google global HQ in Mountain View, California were hired by Google after they stopped their 4 year relationship with AHMM. 

This is also great news for Britain, as it shows a vote of confidence with this huge investment. 

We’re sure you agree that this is very exciting news but it’s now down to Camden Council to approve the plans to allow for construction to begin on this huge project. Fingers crossed it gets final approval and construction work can get underway.