Construction is progressing swiftly on one of the most exciting development projects in Europe which will see the Royal Albert Dock in London’s East End transformed into London’s third business and financial district.

The Royal Albert Dock will be a hub for businesses from Asia looking to reach new markets in Europe and for European companies seeking to expand their business capabilities into Asia and the Far East. The 4.7 million sq ft development comprises of mainly offices but with a residential, retail and public realm.

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The project next to London’s City Airport has generated widespread interest with support from the Mayor of London, and the UK central Government.

ABP, the company behind the project, is a Chinese developer with a strong track record of taking areas in need of regeneration and transforming them into vibrant and successful business districts. Plans for “London’s next business district” have seen £320m in funding raised for the first phase which should be completed in the spring of 2019 at a similar time that London’s high-speed rail link, Crossrail, opens nearby.

The £1.7 billion investment will create up to 30,000 jobs, and generate £6 billion to the London economy.

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For us here at Warehouse K, we are excited about the future and we truly believe there has never been a better time to look to east for the key in unlocking your business’ capabilities in the capital.

The Royal Docks, where our unparalleled office space is situated, has just been given the green light for a huge £300m regeneration, which is predicted to draw in £5bn of investment to the area by 2037. Our office space at Warehouse K will soon be at a premium so to secure space for your business in the future centre of the capital, get in touch with us or come and see the space for yourself.