Cardinal Place

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Cardinal Place
Cardinal Place, Building One Victoria Street
Cardinal Place is located in Central London
Cardinal Place
Location Within Central London
General information
Status Complete
Type Shopping Centre and Offices
Address Victoria Street, Victoria
Town or city London
Country United Kingdom
Coordinates 51°29′49″N 0°8′26″W / 51.49694°N 0.14056°W / 51.49694; -0.14056
Completed 2005
Cost GB£200,000,000
Owner Land Securities
Roof 45m
Technical details
Floor count 11
Floor area 650,000 square feet (60,000 m2)
Design and construction
Architecture firm EPR Architects
Main contractor Sir Robert McAlpine

Cardinal Place is a retail and office development in London, near Victoria Station and opposite Westminster Cathedral. The site consists of three buildings covering over a million square feet on Victoria Street next door to Portland House, and was designed by EPR Architects and built by Sir Robert McAlpine.

The topping out ceremony was held in December 2004, and performed by Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O'Connor, Lord McAlpine, and Ian J. Henderson, outgoing chief executive of the site's developers Land Securities.

The £200m development was built directly over the District & Circle line Underground tunnels which actually pass through the basement. The buildings rest on rubber shock absorbers to prevent vibrations from the passing trains. The project includes 550,000 square feet (51,000 m2) of office space and 100,000 square feet (9,300 m2) of retail, primarily occupied by Marks & Spencer and Wagamama.

Microsoft UK currently occupy the first floor of the building, the second floor is occupied by EDF Energy, the fifth by EDF Energy & EDF Trading, the sixth floor is occupied by Experian, and the seventh by Kazakhmys.


  1. ^ "Cardinal Place Website". Cardinal Place. Retrieved 7 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "Sky Scraper". Retrieved 7 January 2012. 

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Coordinates: 51°29′49″N 0°08′26″W / 51.49694°N 0.14056°W / 51.49694; -0.14056