Battersea Power Station to be new London HQ for Apple

  • 29 Sep 2016

Hhowardchapmanoward Chapman, Buildingtalk Editor.

Great news that the new Apple HQ is being built just a couple of miles from my home in London as part of the new Battersea Power Station development.  After being left derelect for over 30 years, this iconic brick cathedral will now become a key powerhouse for 21st century technology.

London Mayor, Sadiq Khan, has welcomed the Apple announcement that their new London HQ will be incorporated into the Battersea Power Station development by 2021.

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Battersea Power Station development

More than 1400 Apple employees will move there from offices around London, enabling them to work together in one stunning location. They have taken enough space for 3,000 employees, giving it room for its operation to expand in London. 

Sadiq Khan: “Apple moving into Battersea Power Station‎ is a further sign that London is open to the biggest brands in the world and the leading city for trade and investment.”

Battersea Power Station

The new Battersea Power Station development is the largest mixed-use project in Central London project with planning consent for over 8.5 million square feet of space.

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View from the new Apple HQ at the Battersea Power Station development opening in 2021

The new Apple HQ will be the largest letting for 20 years in this part of London and they will become the largest employer in the Borough of Wandsworth.

Apple will be the largest office tenant at Battersea Power Station occupying approximately 500,000 sqft., across 6 floors of the central Boiler House inside the historic Grade 2* listed Battersea Power Station designed Sir Giles Gilbert Scott.

Philip Hammond, Chancellor of the Exchequer: “Apple’s decision further strengthens London’s position as a global technology hub and demonstrates how the UK is at the forefront of the next steps in the tech revolution. It’s another vote of confidence in the UK economy.”

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