Designed by the world-renowned Architects, Foster and Partners, 250 City Road creates a new landmark for London. Situated in a prime location between Angel and Old Street, 250 City Road is within walking distance of the City of London's financial district, Tech City and the vibrant bars, restaurants and nightlife of Shoreditch. With the delights of Upper Street, Old Street and Silicon Roundabout less than a ten minute walk away, this is the perfect destination to work and play. The scheme will play host to cafes, restaurants, retail outlets, creative workspaces for new start-ups and a 4* nhow hotel with the addition of 2 acres of beautiful wi-fi enabled green spaces making this a vibrant new area. With stunning views in every direction, 250 City Road rises above its surroundings to bring the Capital to your door.
A striking new four star, 190 bedroom nhow hotel will form part of the scheme also designed by internationally acclaimed architects Foster + Partners and consolidating 250 City Road as a stand-alone destination. Business travellers and visitors will benefit from its excellent position close to Tech City and the Square Mile. Nhow is a dynamic brand that has already built hotels in Milan, Berlin and Rotterdam, all ideally placed for modern urban lifestyles. nhow has now joined forces with Berkeley to create its debut London hotel at 250 City Road. The partnership of two companies dedicated to excellence and exciting design will ensure that this is one of London's hotel hotspots. The hotel is scheduled to open in 2019.
Berkeley Homes are working with expert interior designers to create elegant, light filled apartments complimented by the finest materials. In every apartment, the distinctive winter garden provides an instant connection with the world outside.. Floor-to-ceiling windows allow natural light to flood the apartment creating bright and expansive living and dining areas. Large double bedrooms are beautifully designed with fitted wardrobes providing ample storage space while elegant bathrooms showcase timeless four piece suites. Start the day with impressive views out over the city and beyond in an apartment that offers everything for fast, flexible living. After a busy day, return to find the space to relax in comfortable surroundings as the city buzzes beneath you.
250 City Road is home to a state-of-the-art gym and rooftop fitness terrace with views towards the City and canal basin. Residents can wind down after a hard day in the luxurious swimming pool and spa or work away from the office in the residents' lounge, a 24 hour concierge service is on-hand to provide assistance.
Arranged over 42 floors and offering luxurious one, two and three bedroom apartments and penthouses, the spectacular Carrara Tower will form the first phase at 250 City Road, with apartments offering breathtaking 360° views from the 10th floor upwards.View Phase of Carrara Tower
The Penthouse Collection takes the standards already established at 250 City Road to unprecedented levels. Just six in number, the penthouses offer panoramic views across London from the 40th floor, and within, they provide the luxuriously modern living spaces you demand.View Phase of Carrara Tower Penthouse Collection
Outside space takes on a whole new dimension at 250 City Road. A central plaza surrounds the beautiful wi-fi enabled parkland potted with mature trees, water features and wildflower beds. Bustling cafes and restaurants open out onto the public walkway that rings the ecologically diverse scenery. Art installations will draw the eye and capture the attention of those passing by. Places to relax and recharge seem to spring up within this undulating landscape encouraging people to step away from the street and enjoy all that the parkland has to offer.
As one of the most exciting and accessible locations in London, the delights of the capital are within touching distance at 250 City Road. Combining breathtaking architecture and peaceful green gardens, this is a new urban quarter unlike any other.
Connecting Tech City with the cultural attractions of Islington and the City beyond, 250 City Road is the first of its kind - a new community of intelligent residences that offers all the energy of city life with the tranquillity of green spaces.
From established names to pop-up gastronomy, café culture to simple street food, everything is close at hand. Simply step outside your door and a world of culinary delights awaits.
It is not only people and businesses that have relocated to this area. Artists and galleries have drifted away from Mayfair and Fitzrovia to set up home here too. The streets surrounding City Road are dotted with galleries that reflect the idiosyncrasies of their neighbourhoods - from the surprises of Shoreditch to distinguished Clerkenwell and the more established Angel. Take a walk and discover established and emerging artists side-by-side in the streets surrounding 250 City Road.
London's top universities are within easy reach of 250 City Road; with many so close you can go from your living room to classroom in less than half an hour. It is also situated within the catchment area of some of London's most highly regarded schools, which are listed as 'outstanding' by Ofsted.
250 City Road is ideally situated close to public transport as well as the thoroughfare joining Tech City and the financial district with west London. The introduction of Crossrail is all set to speed up international connections between City Airport and Heathrow, with direct access from Farringdon or Liverpool Street Station. With the Square Mile only a 20 minute stroll away, walking to work has never been easier.
Foster + Partners are one of the most innovative architectural practices in the world with past projects including the Great Court at the British Museum, The Gherkin, London City Hall, Hong Kong International Airport, Wembley Stadium and More London. Foster + Partners' design for 250 City Road is for a new quarter that incorporates the mix of uses you would expect in any thriving community. Unique places to live and work combine effortlessly through well considered landscape with new retail premises, while the two elegant residential towers fit perfectly into the architectural surroundings providing a distinctive new landmark for Islington.
From established names to pop-up gastronomy, café culture to simple street food, everything is close at hand from 250 City Road. Simply step outside your door and a world of culinary delights awaits. Jamie Oliver's Fifteen has been the talk of City Road since it opened in 2002. With a successful apprenticeship programme, the restaurant is revered for its work with young people. Mark Hix's Tramshed, famed for its Damien Hirst installation of a bull with a cockerel perched on its back and preserved in formaldehyde, is also in walking distance. Michelin-starred French restaurant, Club Gascon, serves mouth-watering dishes with an award-winning wine list
250 City Road is all set to become a hub in its own right. This intersection between the hot spots of Old Street and Angel is also where a busy modern thoroughfare meets the tranquillity of bygone waterways. Regents Canal runs parallel to the road, offering the chance for a leisurely stroll past the coffee shops, pubs and places of interest that line the route. Close by, you'll find everything you need to enjoy life to the full - from the hidden bars of Hoxton to the cultural delights that mark the border of Clerkenwell and Angel. It's time to explore...
250 City Road will be home to shops, bars and restaurants plus a 4* hotel and 75,000 sq ft of grade A office and affordable studio office space for start-up businesses.