20 October 2020

Forsters has advised The Mercers’ Company on the redevelopment of Frederick’s Place, London

Forsters has advised longstanding client The Mercers’ Company on the £12 million redevelopment and letting of part of its historic estate at Frederick’s Place in the City of London Guildhall Conservation Area, parts of which were designed by Robert Adam in the 1750s.

The scheme comprises 27,000 sq ft of mixed office and retail space and is part of an ongoing revitalisation of the area surrounding The Mercers’ Hall. The development was designed by John Robertson Architects and managed by Hanover Cube and tenants include MJ Hudson and CORE.

Simon Taylor, Property Director at The Mercers’ Company, describes the development as “first class office space with a great sense of character”.

Partner and Head of Construction, Sarah Cook advised on the deal and was assisted by Commercial Real Estate Counsel Peter Selwyn and Senior Associates, Daniel Burr on construction matters and Kathryn Copeland on the commercial real estate issues. Forsters has recently successfully tendered for legal services for the whole of The Mercers’ Company’s City portfolio.

3 November 2020

Forsters acts for Menta Regeneration in relation to a £250 million regeneration project adjacent to East Croydon Station

Forsters is delighted to have acted for Menta Regeneration in relation to the forward funding of two 25 storey towers comprising 338 flats and ancillary commercial space, funded by Menta and Mitsubishi Estate London, alongside the funding of 118 affordable housing units to be owned and managed by housing association Clarion.

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