Tuesday 07 May 2019 – Media Release
Eight Retailers Set to Open at Southbank Place
- Boom Cycle, Knight Frank, Birleys and Farmstand start their fit outs at Southbank Place
- Coco di Mama and Island Poké will also open units this summer
- Leon and Grind will open later in the year
- Already trading successfully in Southbank Place are Marks & Spencer, Boots and Gail’s Bakery
Southbank Place continues to attract a diverse and desirable range of high-profile tenants. The latest retailers to commit to the development include boutique spinning concept, Boom Cycle, artisan sandwich retailer Birleys and Italian coffee shop Coco di Mama.
White Rabbit-funded enterprise Island Poké and profit with purpose build-your-own eatery Farmstand will also take up units in Building 2. Also in Building 2, flexible working company WeWork are fitting out their largest ever office space at 299,877 sq. ft. Fast food giant Leon and espresso and cocktail bar Grind will also open units in the residential buildings 4A and 4B later in the year.
This vibrant new mix of tenants will complement the existing retailers, Marks & Spencer, Boots and Gail’s Bakery, in addition to Knight Frank, who are set to open their 2,410 sq. ft. flagship office in the summer.
Boom Cycle have started their fitout of a new 6,500 sq. ft. spinning and yoga studio, their largest site so far.
Already one of London’s most popular destinations visited by over 22 million people each year, the South Bank is set to be boosted with the upcoming completion of the landmark Southbank Place project. The development, comprised of seven beautifully-designed buildings, will include a prominent piazza and collection of public squares creating the perfect destination to live, work and relax.
Commenting on the lettings Stuart Fyfe, Head of Retail Leasing at Southbank Place said “We have had a high level of interest in Southbank Place from the outset. We always strived to deliver an interesting tenant mix with best in class operators who would appeal to workers, residents and tourists. The tenants secured will enhance this high quality mixed-use development with a wide variety of appealing offers and will redefine the success of the South Bank.”
Developed by Braeburn Estates, a joint venture between Canary Wharf Group plc and Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Company, the site will in total provide 48,000 sq. ft. of shops, restaurants and bars, plus 530,000 sq. ft. of office space, and a direct entrance to London Waterloo Underground Station.
For further information on Southbank Place or to book an appointment in the marketing suite visit www.southbank-place.com or call 0207 001 3600.
For further information, please contact:
Canary Wharf Group plc
T: 020 7418 2166
Notes to Editors:
About Southbank Place
Southbank Place is being developed by Braeburn Estates, a joint venture between Canary Wharf Group plc and Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Company.
About Qatari Diar
Qatari Diar is a global leader in sustainable real estate, building landmark projects of unrivalled scope and vision. We create vibrant communities dedicated to capturing the hearts and imaginations of the people we serve. These developments are conceived from our commitment to preserving and reflecting local characters and traditions and our visions have created places with a sense of identity and purpose where people aspire to live, work and visit.
Qatari Diar’s European operation is based in London, and boasts several key local projects, including a landmark residential development at the 12 acre Chelsea Barracks site in Belgravia; Southbank Place, a mixed-use joint venture between Qatari Diar and Canary Wharf Group situated in a prime central London location on the south bank of the River Thames; 30 Grosvenor Square, the current US Embassy in London, which will become a luxury hotel, retail and event space; and East Village & Elephant Park, a joint venture with Delancey and APG, offering more than 4000 private residential apartments for rent.
Qatari Diar seeks to harness the world’s greatest architectural and design talent in order to create sustainable communities that will stand the test of time.
About Canary Wharf Group:
Canary Wharf Group plc has overseen the largest urban regeneration project ever undertaken in Europe, designing and building more than 16.5m sq ft of London real estate, which now houses local and international companies and renowned retailers.
The Canary Wharf Estate is a major retail destination comprising around 1m sq ft across five shopping malls, including the award-winning leisure development, Crossrail Place, housing one of London’s most stunning roof gardens.
It also has world-class, year-round arts and events programme offering over 200 diverse and culturally inspiring events performed throughout the Estate.
Canary Wharf Group is a wholly owned joint venture between Brookfield Property Partners and the Qatar Investment Authority.