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Coordinates : 51°30′49″N 0°05′45″W / 51.5137°N 0.0958°W / 51.5137; -0.0958

One New Change
One New Change
The central lifts of the shopping centre, pictured in 2011

LOCATION London
London
, EC2 United Kingdom

ADDRESS 1, New Change

OPENING DATE 28 October 2010; 7 years ago (2010-10-28)

DEVELOPER Land Securities
Land Securities

OWNER Land Securities
Land Securities

NO. OF STORES AND SERVICES 60

TOTAL RETAIL FLOOR AREA 220,000 ft² (20,440m²)

NO. OF FLOORS 8

PARKING None

PUBLIC TRANSIT ACCESS St. Paul\'s

WEBSITE onenewchange.com

ONE NEW CHANGE is a major office and retail development in London
London
, United Kingdom. It comprises 560,000 square feet (52,000 m2) of floor space, including 220,000 square feet (20,000 m2) of retail space and 330,000 square feet (31,000 m2) of office space and is the only large shopping centre in the City of London
London
, the historic nucleus and modern financial centre of London. It cost £500 million to build and was completed in October 2010.

The complex is located on New Change, a road linking Cannon Street with Cheapside
Cheapside
, in one of the areas of the City historically associated with retailing and markets. It is close to St. Paul\'s Cathedral . The nearest London
London
Underground stations are St. Paul\'s and Mansion House .

CONTENTS

* 1 History and background * 2 Location * 3 Design * 4 Tenants * 5 References * 6 External links

HISTORY AND BACKGROUND

One New Change
One New Change
under construction in September 2009, as viewed from St. Paul's Cathedral.

The development's sensitive location — opposite St. Paul's Cathedral — and its modern architecture led to some controversy during its planning and construction, including criticism from Prince Charles . The architect was Jean Nouvel
Jean Nouvel
and the developer was Land Securities . The new eight-storey, 34 m high centre replaced an 11-storey, 40 m building constructed in the 1950s for the Bank of England, which was demolished in 2007. The complex's distinctive appearance has given it the nickname "the stealth bomber ".

One New Change
One New Change
opened its doors to the public at midday on 28 October 2010. The roof terrace, with its restaurant and cafe, was opened on 18 November 2010.

LOCATION

One New Change
One New Change
lies entirely within Bread Street
Bread Street
ward. Its name derives from the road running between it and St. Paul's, itself a post-War creation, replacing a much older street called Old Change. It is bounded by Cheapside
Cheapside
to the north, Bread Street
Bread Street
to the east, Watling Street to the south, and New Change to the west. Within the centre, the north-south arcade is called Cheapside
Cheapside
Passage and the east-west arcade is New Change Passage.

The shopping centre is located in an area of London's historic nucleus that was widely known for its retail — 'Cheapside' being Old English for "market-place" — and many of the roads around One New Change are named after the produce once sold in the area, such as Poultry , Honey Lane, Milk Street and Bread Street. St Paul's Cathedral dome from the roof terrace.

DESIGN

The principal architect for the One New Change
One New Change
development was Jean Nouvel . The development also features high-profile interiors by Tom Dixon (industrial designer) for the on-site restaurant Barbecoa.

TENANTS

Sixty shops and restaurants are located in One New Change, including a number of large high-street retailers. A barbecue restaurant and butcher called Barbecoa is a joint-venture by Jamie Oliver
Jamie Oliver
and Adam Perry-Lang.

The shopping centre is open seven days a week, which is notable as in recent times most shops and restaurants in the City have been closed at the weekends. A Gordon Ramsay
Gordon Ramsay
restaurant and bar named Bread Street Kitchen opened at One New Change
One New Change
in September 2011.

REFERENCES

* ^ A B C D "One New Change: never brown in town". The Guardian. 20 October 2010. Retrieved 21 October 2010. * ^ A B "Key Facts". Land Securities. Retrieved 21 October 2010. * ^ "Royal disapproval: how Prince Charles tried to stop a modern \'masterpiece\'". The Guardian. 16 August 2009. Retrieved 30 October 2010. * ^ Skyscrapernews.com One New Change, London
London
(new) * ^ Skyscrapernews.com One New Change, London
London
(old) * ^ Thomas, Daniel (27 October 2010). "Retail centre gambles on Square Mile". Financial Times. Retrieved 29 October 2010. * ^ A B One New Change
One New Change
Store Guide (October 2010) * ^ "One New Change: never brown in town". The Guardian. Retrieved 3 January 2014. * ^ "RESTAURANT: BARBECOA (ST PAUL\'S)". London
London
Design Guide. Retrieved 13 January 2014. * ^ Barbecoa * ^ " One New Change
One New Change
impresses City of London
London
shoppers". The Guardian. 30 October 2010. Retrieved 30 October 2010. * ^ Evening Standard Opening of One New Change... * ^ Bread Street
Bread Street
Kitchen

EXTERNAL LINKS

Wikimedia

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