Coal Drops Yard, London (under construction)
Heatherwick Studio 
Coal Drops Yard, London (under construction)

Coal Drops Yard, London (under construction)

Heatherwick Studio 

The new Coal Drops Yard shopping district, located in the heart of King’s Cross next to Regent’s Canal, has been created through the refurbishment of two old rail warehouses built in the 19th century to receive coal for London as it arrived from the North of England. The design of Thomas Heatherwick, recently inaugurated, extends the gable roofs of the warehouses, resting them on a new, independent structure intertwined with the preexisting. The roofs rise and stretch to link the two viaducts, generating a new area over the yard and sheltering a large portion of the double-height space beneath, which becomes the central point of the development and can also host concerts and performances... [+]

Cliente Client


Director de diseño Design Director

Thomas Heatherwick

Líder del grupo Group Leader

Lisa Finlay

Arquitecto del proyecto Project Architect

Tamsin Green

Equipo del proyecto Project Team

Andrew Edwards, Sonila Kadillari, Michael Kloihofer, Elli Liverakou, Ivan Linares Quero, Emmanouil Rentopoulos, Angel Tenorio, Pablo Zamorano

Arquitecto de entrega Delivery Architect

BAM Design

Gerente del proyecto Project Manager

Gardiner and Theobald

Ingeniero de estructuras Structural Engineer


Ingeniero medioambiental M&E / Sustainabililty Engineer

Hoare Lea

Promotor Developer

KCCLP / Argent

Contratista Contractor


Consultor de patrimonio Heritage Consultant

Giles Quarme and Associates