Former London Fire Brigade HQ to house new hotel and rooftop restaurant

17 September 2019 by
Former London Fire Brigade HQ to house new hotel and rooftop restaurant

The redevelopment of 8 Albert Embankment, including the former London Fire Brigade headquarters, is set to include a hotel with up to 200 bedrooms and a rooftop restaurant and bar overlooking the Thames.

Planning permission is being sought from Lambeth Council to transform the Grade II-listed property and surrounding area into a mixed-use development. This would also include restaurants, a new London Fire Brigade Museum, 443 flats, a gym, shops, offices and a new state-of-the-art fire station for Lambeth, for which the site is currently being used.

The hotel would be developed to the rear of the 1930s former fire brigade headquarters, with a lobby onto a central square and Lambeth High Street, and through which guests would access the river-facing, 10th floor restaurant and bar.

London Fire Brigade HQ restaurant
London Fire Brigade HQ restaurant

Property developer U+I is working with the London Fire and Emergency Planning Authority and architect firm Pilbrow & Partners on the site.

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