The ground floor of Old Sessions House offers a very special opportunity for an occupier to do business in one of the most unique retail and leisure spaces in Clerkenwell.
The accommodation will provide around 9,200 square feet of available space, with the further benefit of about 2,600 square feet of private external areas in one of the most exciting, connected and vibrant villages of central London.
The ground floor forms an integral part of Old Sessions House, a unique 18th century courthouse building situated on Clerkenwell Green. The building is currently undergoing a full, sympathetic refurbishment that will offer a truly rare London opportunity for a cultured and selective company.
The ground floor of Old Sessions House will be adapted to provide unequalled and historic space in a truly unique building.
The lettable accommodation available is about 9,200 square feet, with a further 2,600 sq ft of outdoor accommodation such as terraces and courtyards.
Benefitting from eight entrances from either Clerkenwell Road, Farringdon Lane or Clerkenwell Green – with ample windows to each and tremendous ceiling heights of up to 3,5m – this unique space will be attractive to a wide range of concepts.
The floor will pay homage to the building’s past, with its vaulted ceilings, original brick ovens and lime-washed brick arches. The architectural evidence of a floor once covered by prison cells remains – complete with cell bars, prisoners’ staircases and Portland stone cornices – giving the space its distinctive feel and character.
The original atmosphere of the ground floor has been reinstated, and the historic features that make this space so particular have been retained. The space has been adapted with modern services to offer a comfortable experience.
The old prisoners’ courtyard and other outdoor areas are being restored and designed to create relaxing, unique terraces and amenity space.
The ground floor at Old Sessions House offers the opportunity to enhance this unparalleled space, make it your own, and, in doing so, help shape this remarkable building and lively environment.
Old Sessions House has always been a gathering place, and today it is being reimagined as an all-day destination for working, drinking and dining. A curated mix of people and brands will fill the elegant space – and imbue it with their passion.
The ground floor of the new Old Sessions House pays homage to the building’s dark and motley past, with its former dungeons, original brick ovens and lime-washed brick arches. The architectural evidence of a floor once covered by prison cells remains – complete with cell bars, prisoners’ staircases and Portland stone cornices – giving this 9,200-square-feet space its unique and exclusive character.
The original dungeon atmosphere of the ground floor will be reinstated, creating potential for a space of personal character. The historic features that make this space so particular can be repurposed for a modern experience. The vision is that one could start the day with a coffee in the prisoners’ courtyard; relax in a spa in the former dungeon; enjoy a lunch, with bread baked in one of the building’s old wood-fired ovens; or dine in the evening at a restaurant housed in the former prison cell bays. Old Sessions House offers an opportunity to inhabit a space unlike any other and make it your own – and in doing so, help shape this lively neighbourhood.