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125 Old Broad Street

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Stock Exchange Tower
Former London Stock Exchange Building - geograph.org.uk - 1501273.jpg
125 Old Broad Street after renovation and recladding (2009)
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General information
StatusComplete
LocationLondon, United Kingdom
Completed1970
Height
Roof103m
Technical details
Floor count27

125 Old Broad Street, formerly called the Stock Exchange Tower and still generally referred to by that name, is a high-rise office building in London, located on Old Broad Street in the City of London financial district.

It served as the headquarters, offices and trading floor for the London Stock Exchange until the exchange departed for new premises in nearby Paternoster Square in July 2004. Face-to-face trading was conducted on the trading floor of the exchange until it was abolished in favour of electronic trading in the October 1986 deregulation of the London Stock Exchange known as the 'Big Bang'.

On 20 July 1990 the Provisional IRA exploded a bomb inside the tower, causing its evacuation. The bomb destroyed the public viewing areas in the building which subsequently closed in 1992.

The building underwent a major renovation which saw its pre-cast concrete façade reclad in a high-performance glass curtain wall, and thousands of square metres of additional office space created, including a new 10-storey building at No. 60 Threadneedle Street, a six-storey wing to the east, and a single-storey wing to the northwest. As part of the renovation, the floor plates were extended beyond the perimeter of the original building to give more overall space.

Tenants[edit | edit source]

  • British Steel Pension Fund
  • China International Capital Corporation
  • Development Bank of Japan
  • DTZ
  • Eaton Vance
  • Gatehouse Bank
  • Gide Loyrette Nouel
  • King Spaulding
  • McCarthy Tetrault
  • NIBC Bank
  • Renaissance RE
  • Robert Half

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