Swan House, 52 - 53 Poland Street

British Land commissioned Pilbrow & Partners to explore proposals for the conversion of an existing 1960’s office building at the heart of the Soho Conservation Area to residential use.

2013 - Present

Construction Cost
£ 8 million

British Land

Soho, London

Gross Floor Area
2 700 m²


The scheme proposes a fine–grained, vertically proportioned facade to enhance the building’s relationship with the character of its context. A sequence of slender terracotta–clad bays light the principal rooms of the interior. These bays set back on the topmost floors to establish a series of landscaped garden terraces.