5-9 Great Newport Street comprises the new build construction of a restaurant, theatre, retail/gallery space and hotel behind a retained façade and totals some 90,000ft2 .
The scheme also includes the refurbishment of a narrow, listed building which will serve as the hotel entrance.
Other challenges include the construction of a four-storey basement to house the new theatre immediately above LUL escalators and tube tunnels which serve the adjacent Leicester Square Underground Station.
Client: Consolidated Developments Ltd
Procurement: GVA Second London Wall
Architect: Ian Chalk Architects
Services: Hoare Lea