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Google applies for planning permission for £650m HQ in King's Cross

by LLP Editor
28th Jun 13 11:06 am

Search giant Google has applied for planning permission to build a £650m HQ in King’s Cross.

The one million sq ft building will be occupied by Google’s London staff who work from its Victoria and Holborn offices.

Google is known for it’s cool offices that come with slides, bowling alleys, climbing walls and swimming pools. (Read: Ping pong meeting anyone? Why cool offices are all the rage)

Designed by Saatchi Gallery architects Allford Hall Monaghan Morris, the HQ will have 725,000 sq ft of office space and about 50,000 sq ft of shops at ground level.

If Google get planning permission, work will start early next year with the building expected to be ready to move in by 2016.

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