Tower Hamlets Town Hall
Tower Hamlets Town Hall project is one of the most significant building regeneration projects to take place in London. In renovating and repurposing the unoccupied Royal London Hospital as the new permanent residence for the London Borough of Tower Hamlets the Council will be breathing new life into this landmark building whilst bringing public services together in Whitechapel.
First opened in 1759 the Georgian hospital has been a site of esteemed medical history from the care provided in treating injured soldiers in both world wars, pioneering heart surgery, and providing training The for two centuries’ of young doctors.
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Bouygues UK Ltd
Employers agent & cost consultant
Turner & Townsend
Peter Marsh Consulting Ltd
Client project managers
Place Directorate London Borough of Tower Hamlets
The Projects Objectives are:
- To provide a ground floor accessible, free-flowing interface between members of the public and the council;
- Facilitate relocation of council administrative, democratic and customer activities from several rented premises into the new Town Hall;
- Bring an Historical Landmark building back to public life preserving its use for future generations.
Additional project benefits:
- Within 8 years, following sale (or re-use) of current offices the council will recover the project costs and start generating annual savings in running costs;
- Enhanced public accessibility in a new location next to Whitechapel’s new transport hub at the heart of Cross-rail.