60-62 Lombard Street
60-62 Lombard Street is the Grade 2 listed former Headquarters of the Trustee Savings Bank, and stands adjoining the Grade 1 listed Wren church, St Edmund, King and Martyr.
In the 1980s the building was substantially rebuilt as a steel framed structure behind the retained masonry façade. It
is now in need of another significant overhaul.
Civic Engineers are working with Buckley Grey Yeoman architects for the refurbishment of the property which includes adding an additional storey and rooftop plant enclosure. This is a sensitive proposal due to the adjoining church and the massing has been carefully developed not to diminish the existing views. Significant alterations are proposed to the cores including adding another lift; removal of the secondary escape stairs and associated cross bracing.
At the lower levels, alterations to the mezzanine and ground floor slabs are required to get light into the lower ground; the creation of a double height entrance lobby whilst maintaining floor areas.
The project is being procured with a 2-stage traditional contract, with a separate strip out contract to reduce the programme.