Adelphi Building

London, WC2
Blackstone
Commission completed 2014
175,000 sq ft GIA
Confidential
Office, retail

Aukett Swanke, Architect

Waterman, Structural engineer

Arup, Building services engineer

Alinea, Cost consultant


The Adelphi Building is a major refurbishment of a tenanted Grade II listed building. The scheme features significant structural alterations comprising introduction of two new atria, reconfiguration of core layout, coupled with new building services throughout to deliver Grade A office space achieving a BREEAM rating of Very Good. The planning consented scheme also introduces new retail units at grade along with new public realm enhancements on the surrounding streets.

M3 was appointed as to lead the design team through design and planning, and procured the contractor to set the project up for construction.

Project highlights


  • Worked closely with facilities manager to develop solutions that would minimise the impact to existing tenants’ business operations
  • Liaised with internal and external stakeholders
  • Negotiated lump sum with client's preferred contractor