Croydon is already one of Europe’s largest commercial centres, but the completion of Ruskin Square, with up to 1,250,000 sq ft of new, grade A office space, 625 contemporary new homes and 100,000 sq ft of retail, cafés and restaurants will take the area to a whole new level.

Office Building One

HM Revenue and Customs has signed to occupy One Ruskin Square, the first office building of the scheme to be completed. The landmark letting of the entire building sees the government department take 180,000 sq ft of prime office accommodation at the heart of a fast evolving business hub in south London. Designed by award-winning architecture firm shedkm, One Ruskin Square comprises nine floors of offices on floorplates of approximately 20,000 sq ft.


Outline consent granted for the whole scheme. Detailed planning consent granted for Building Two.


Office Building sq m sq ft Status
B1 16,920 182,140 Let to HMRC
B2 19,311 207,860 Pre-let sought
B3 27,871 300,000 Pre-let sought
B4 23,226 250,000 Pre-let sought
B5 27,871 300,000 Pre-let sought
Total 115,199 1,240,000

Office Building Two

The second phase of offices at Ruskin Square.

Building Two — Ground
Building Two — Typical
Building Two — Upper
Corporate — Typical
Financial — Typical
Media — Terrace

Summary Specification

Structural grid
9m by 9m.

Office areas (office + partition)
3.5 + 1.0kN/m2.

Floor to ceiling heights
3m clear to service zone.
3.55m to concrete soffit.

Raised floors

Exposed fairfaced Concrete soffit with mechanical plant and acoustic ceiling raft.

Planning module
1.5m planning module.

Occupational densities
Based upon net office areas:

General Office 1:8 sq m
General W.C. Provision* 1:8 sq m
General Male:Female Ratio 60:60
Lifting* 1:8 sq m
Air conditioning 1:8 sq m
Fire escape 1:6 sq m

*20% absenteeism

Small power
Office Floors 15W/m2+10W/m2
(future capacity).

Illumination levels
LED lighting system 250-350 lux.

Destination Hall Call Control.
6 Passenger lifts (including fire fighting provision). 1 dedicated goods lift.

Mechanical plant
Four pipe fan coil Air Conditioning System.

Target BREEAM ‘Excellent’.
Target EPC: ‘B’.

Servicing and car parking
Loading Bay at grade.
Car parking available in adjacent multistorey car park 1 space per 5,000 sq ft.

10 male and 10 female showers.
204 bike spaces. 204 lockers.

Building Three
Building Four
Building Five

Office Buildings Three — Five

Office Enquiries:

Jon Gardiner / Piers Nickalls
T 020 7409 8779

Stuart Austin / Ollie McLeod
T 020 7493 4933

Residential Enquiries:

Places for People
Sales Team

Retail Enquiries:

Bruce Gillingham Pollard
Tracey Pollard / Alex Mann
T 020 3551 5617

CF Commercial
Craig Fisher / Harriet Gidney
T 020 3370 4334