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One Blackfriars

One Blackfriars will include a 170m tower and will have a mix of residential, commercial, retail and boutique hotel in three buildings.
Sarah Jarvis
dbrief Editor
Duration of project: 
Construction completion 2018
Principal Contractor: 
St George PLC
Jon Ankiewicz, Multiplex Construction Manager;
Phone number: 
Site security office: 07584 102915

Community Questionnaire
Please let the development team at One Blackfriars know how they are performing by completing this survey:


12/AP/1784   -   Granted planning permission 14/12/2012

One Blackfriars will comprise:

274 new homes

161 bedroom hotel

14,000 sq ft retail space

888sq m landscaped space, including piazza

Viewing lounge on 32nd floor of the tower 


Additional contacts

One Blackfriars Security Office: 07584102915 (24hrs)

One Blackfriars Community Phone: 07912783755 (24hrs)

One Blackfriars Email Address: CommunityOBF [at]


Upper Ground Monitoring Group meets to update residents and affected parties. The next Upper Ground Monitoring Group will be held on Monday 27 March 2017 at 6pm in the Redwood Meeting Room, Oxo Tower, Southbank, London, SE1 9GY. 

For more information please contact Zak.Syson [at]

May Update

Tower works

1. Core works

  • Installation to electrical and mechanical risers from level 40 to tower level 42
  • Drylining of electrical and mechanical risers from level 43 to level 45
  • Mitsubishi installing lifts to Passenger Lifts

2. Slab works

  • Pour level 50 upper

3. Hoist works

  • Common tower installation ongoing up to level 45
  • Hoist commissioned and operating between B2 and level 42

4. Cladding works

  • Installing external glazing to level 43
  • Continue inner glazing to level 39 



Hotel Works

  • Continue work to roof slab lift overruns.
  • Complete external glazing to level 2.
  • Deliver Chiller Inertia Base
  • High level services to first floor soffit.
  • M&E works to mock up room.
  • Complete level 5 steel work.
  • Continue hotel south level 6 roofing works.
  • Drylining to mock up room and riser on level 4.
  • Work on level 6 run off to Hotel, hoist then to be available to level 6.
  • Start installation of vehicle lift 2. 


Basement Works

  • Install ducting, pipework and plant installation works to basement
  • Blockwork to basement
  • Painting of plant rooms in basement


Working Hours

Normal working hours from Monday 15 May 2017 – Friday 19 May 2017 (08:00-18:00)

Plus quiet works will be taking place from 18:00-23:00

Saturday 20th May 2017

• Normal noisy works from 08:00-13:00 and quiet works from 13:00-16:00, including removal of St George banner from Tower and jumping of mammoth/twin hoists

Sunday 21 May 2017

• Quiet works involving jumping of the twin passenger mammoth hoists from 10:00-16:00