Helical plc

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Helical plc
Public (LSEHLCL)
Industry Real Estate
Founded 1919
Headquarters London, UK
Key people
Gerald Kaye, Chief Executive
Revenue £116.5 million (2016)[1]
£145.3 million (2016)[1]
£110.4 million (2016)[1]
Number of employees
Website www.helical.co.uk

Helical plc (formerly Helical Bar plc) is a UK focused property investment and development company focusing on design led London developments and high yielding regional investment holdings. It is based in London and a constituent of the FTSE SmallCap Index.[2]


The Helical Bar and Engineering Company Limited was incorporated as a limited company on 3 July 1919.[3] The company sold its steel reinforcement business in 1986.[4]


The Group is organised into two activities:

  • London
  • Regions


Helical's London portfolio currently includes One Creechurch Place EC3, 272,000 sq ft of office space in the heart of the insurance district,[5] The Bower in Old Street, comprising 320,000 sq ft of office space and a range of restaurants and bars,[6] Barts Square EC1, 236 apartments and three office buildings in the City of London,[7] and The Loom in Whitechapel, a 110,000 sq ft refurbished Victorian wool warehouse.[8]

The regional portfolio includes several high yielding investment holdings such as The Morgan Quarter, Cardiff, a 250,000 sq ft mixed use development,[9] office buildings in Manchester, such as Churchgate & Lee House,[10] and various industrial buildings across the UK. Helical are also developing four retirement villages in south England.[11]

The portfolio was valued at £1.0bn at 31 March 2016.[1]


  1. ^ a b c d "Annual Report 2016" (PDF). Helical. Retrieved 9 November 2016. 
  2. ^ "Helical plc Share information". The London Stock Exchange. 
  3. ^ "Certificate of Incorporation". Retrieved 9 November 2016. 
  4. ^ "The veteran who is back doing deals". City.AM. 7 October 2013. Retrieved 9 November 2016. 
  5. ^ "Office space in London, EC3". One Creechurch Place. Retrieved 2016-11-09. 
  6. ^ "The Bower, Old Street". Retrieved 2016-11-09. 
  7. ^ "Barts Square". Barts Square. Retrieved 2016-11-09. 
  8. ^ Code8 team (2016-01-01). "Welcome to The Loom E1 - THE LOOM". Theloom-e1.com. Retrieved 2016-11-09. 
  9. ^ "Cardiff City Centre Shopping & Leisure". Morgan Quarter. 2014-06-20. Retrieved 2016-11-09. 
  10. ^ "Churchgate & Lee Buildings". Churchgateandleehouse.co.uk. Retrieved 2016-11-09. 
  11. ^ "Renaissance Villages". Renaissance Villages. Retrieved 2016-11-09. 

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