Our recently completed mixed use 81 Chancery Lane project is now in the press and has so far featured on the E-architect and World Architecture News websites.
“Architecture practice Orms has completed work on the major redevelopment of 81 Chancery Lane, comprising 50,000 sq ft of contemporary office space, five one and two-bed apartments and 7,500 sq ft of retail space, including the remodelling of the historic Chichester Rents passage way to create an attractive new arcade.”
John McRae said:
“Every care has been taken to create a thoroughly modern building that retains the best of its previous incarnations. We soon realised that with the right treatment, 79-86 Chancery Lane had every potential to become something befitting its origins when it was the site of the Bishop of Chichester’s, Ralph Neville, mansion. In his will, jewellery and gems that were housed on the site were left to the King and it was these gems that we would return to as a guiding influence for the glistening jewel-like design for the façade of this site.
Chancery Lane has long been home to a warren of alleyways, lanes and courtyards and we’re deeply proud that this sensitive transformation has positively reinstated Chichester Rents and connected it to Bishops Court.”
All images by Marcus Peel