Wellness and Workspaces Trending in London's New Launches

Published: 30-03-2021

The Arc, City Road, EC1

This trendy, 22-story mixed-use tower lies by Old Street Roundabout—an area known as East London Tech City or Silicone Roundabout due to being a hub for tech startups.

The City Road project has a 1930s New York high-rise vibe, with its rows of full-length square windows and stepped, recessed red-brick volumes. It lies a short walk from Old Street Tube station and the trendy nightlife and shopping hub of Shoreditch.

With an interior designed by Bowler James Brindley, The Arc has a striking foyer with high ceilings framed by a row of illuminated arches (echoing its name) and exposed brick walls. The 100 apartments all come with private outside space and have use of wellness-focused features.

Number of units: 100 apartments
Price range: Studios start at £700,000, one-bedroom apartments from £832,000, 2 bedroom apartments from £1,066,000 and three bedroom units starting at £3.264 million.
Developer/Architect: Ghelamco/AHMM architects
Apartment sizes: One, two and three-bedroom flats with sizes ranging from 439 square feet and 1,837 square feet
Amenities: The Arc fully runs on electricity, helping to reduce its carbon emissions by 30%, winning it a BREEAM rating. It has a seventh-floor, 8,000-square-foot landscaped rooftop garden, a residents’ lounge, a fitness suite, a treatment room, a yoga studio with an outdoor terrace, a screening room and a golf simulation room.
Website: knightfrank.co.uk

The Arc was published on Mansion Global, March 21, 2021
Wellness and Workspaces Trending in London's New Launches