Bishops Square

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Bishops Square in Spitalfields

Bishops Square is a large commercial property development in the Spitalfields area of London, England.[1] Previously owned by Hammerson, and later jointly by Hammerson and the Oman Investment Fund,[2] it is now owned by JP Morgan.[1] It has been cited as an example of a privately owned public space in London.[3]

The headquarters of global law firm, Allen & Overy, are located at One Bishops Sqaure.


  1. ^ a b Graham Ruddick (16 Dec 2010). "JP Morgan buys Bishops Square offices for £557m". Daily Telegraph. Retrieved 2012-09-02.
  2. ^ "lifford Chance advises Hammerson on disposal of 75% interest in Bishops Square, Spitalfields, London E1". 6 June 2009. Archived from the original on 29 January 2013. Retrieved 2012-09-02.
  3. ^ Jeevan Vasagar (11 June 2012). "Public spaces in Britain's cities fall into private hands". The Guardian. Retrieved 2012-09-02.

Coordinates: 51°31′10″N 0°04′39″W / 51.5195°N 0.0776°W / 51.5195; -0.0776