A red brick podium building echoes the industrial spirit of The Arc’s unique location, home to tech-focused office space unifying sustainable design with technology-driven endeavour.
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An expansive roof terrace and lounge sit alongside a screening room, bar, yoga studio and treatment room on the 7th floor, while a dedicated lobby is accompanied by select retailers and an independent restaurant at ground level. Beneath lie the underground gym and 337 secure cycle spaces.
All communal surfaces are disinfected several times a day, with wall-mounted sanitiser dispensers on every floor and every room, so you can be confident the health and safety of your best and brightest is in safe hands.
Super fast fibre, smart building technology and more access points mean your team don’t feel restricted when it comes to how they work, while dedicated lifts for the office floors are destination controlled – waiting times less than 30 seconds – so you’re never in a rush for the next meeting.
The brainchild of multi-award-winning architects Allford Hall Monaghan Morris, The Arc’s towering three-tiered structure forms a statuesque new centrepoint for City Road.
A double-height colonnade welcomes you into the heart of the building from City Road. A lobby space curated to deliver an exciting moment of arrival, it’s instilled with a fluid, organic aesthetic overlaid with a future-led design spirit inspired by the Silicon Roundabout mantle of its unique location.
Constantly striving to achieve greener and more sustainable ways of delivering their projects, Ghelamco have become pioneers in the creation of energy neutral concepts, meeting the highest ecological standards across their entire global portfolio. Most recently, their Wronia 31 Warsaw building was formally recognised as the greenest building of Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) at the BREEAM Awards 2019. Continuing this tradition, The Arc is targeting a BREEAM excellent rating, a WELL Certified gold and a DGNB Certificate.
Fully electric, The Arc’s carbon emissions are 30% lower than its multi fuel-operated cousins. Out front, a new public piazza has been designed around a preserved tree at its centre, with seating added for people to enjoy and provide a natural counterweight to the fast pace of this part of town.
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Vertical piers with setback spandrel panels maximise the amount of natural light reaching the interiors, creating a stimulating working environment. Meanwhile, flexibly designed floorplates can accommodate everyone from the smaller, more agile start-ups to one single tenant looking for their new London HQ.
The Arc is home to 148,048 sq ft of flexible, sustainably designed new office space arranged over 6 floors. One floor (level 5) also boasts 2 private terraces. Wide, high windows maximise the amount of natural light, creating a stimulating, comfortable working environment and, at almost 2,500 sq ft each, the floorplates are expansive, with high ceilings further elevating their sense of space.
Every floor is wholly flexible. So, whether you’re a legal firm, a media agency or a large tech company, you can create the perfect working environment – smart office space ready for your people to jump straight in, the whole process frictionless and with no last-minute hurdles.
(4 male/4 female/1 accessible)
237 cycle spaces and lockers
exclusive to the offices
5 passenger lifts and 1 x
2,500kg goods lift
generator 72 hours
Designed to achieve
Radiant panel heating and
All electric power –
15 l/s per person