The site formerly consisted of rundown semi-derelict shops and offices on St John’s Street. The Local Authority were determined that the prinicipal building, complete with a 19th century façade on the site was not to be demolished but kept to keep a sense of history in Angel.
The site was acquired by the Dame Alice Owen Trust via a conditional contract, dependent on planning permission being granted, with a profit share agreement with the Vendor, calculated on the basis of planning permission received. After extensive negotiations with the Local Authority, the conservation officer and local conservationists planning was acquired.
A combination of 19th Century Elegane and 21st Century cutting-edge designJewish Chronicle
57 apartments and two commercial units of 10,000 sq ft and 3,000 sq ft located at the junction of the Regent's Canal and City Road Basin.
The 31-storey Canaletto building sits at the crossroads of the capital's most exciting and diverse districts such as Islington, City, Shoreditch and Clerkenwell.