Derwent London sets out timetable for major developments in Fitzrovia

Front of Saatchi & Saatchi building on Charlotte Street.

Derwent London, the largest London-focused real estate investment trust (REIT), has now set out its timetable for major developments in Fitzrovia including its largest construction project to date which will see the district's most famous advertising agency leave and herald another onslaught of building work to endure. Later this year demolition and construction work will begin on 80 Charlotte Street …

Evening Standard lost in time and space with Saatchi feature

Press cutting from Evening Standard with picture of Norman Cook.

The Evening Standard has got both geography and history mixed up with its article on Saatchi & Saatchi's forthcoming departure from Charlotte Street. In a feature on its business pages today Fitzrovia's most famous advertising agency is reported as about "to move east from Soho to a new landmark office on the former site of …

Saatchi’s Pregnant Man appears on Charlotte Street

By Angela Lovely Forty-three years after he first made his debut, Saatchi & Saatchi's Pregnant Man is back. This time he is sitting on a mule in the window the of ad agency's Charlotte Street building with the announcement: "Nothing is Impossible this Christmas".  An informative sign reads: In 1970 Jeremy Sinclair, a young copywriter …

Derwent London delay Saatchi exit until Turnmill and Chancery Lane sites are completed

By Angela Lovely Derwent London are trying very hard to make friends with people. Over the space of a few months they've gone from looking like the bad guys to trying to appear to be the good guys. They had gained planning permission from Mayor Boris Johnson to demolish and redevelop the Saatchi Block on Charlotte Street, …

Mayor of London approves major redevelopment of Saatchi block despite strong opposition

Artist's inpression of proposed building

  Mayor of London Boris Johnson has approved a major redevelopment scheme in the heart of Fitzrovia after a public hearing at City Hall on Monday evening lasting more than two hours. The mayor overturned a decision made by Camden Council in May this year to refuse planning permission for Derwent London plc to carry …