52 Lime Street: Reflecting the Past and Envisaging the Future

Download
Save The_Scalpel_Exterior_London_UK_KAF_Case_Study_1
Previous
Next
Dubbed “The Scalpel”  due to its upright blade-like shape, 52 Lime Street is home of the European headquarters of the global insurance business, W. R. Berkley Corporation.

Constructed in 2017, the Scalpel serves as a reminder of a rich history of commerce at the heart of London’s main financial centre, and a symbol of a successful future. The project also created a public square to boost the existing precinct around the building. Alongside the new public square, the historic Lime Street Square was restored and given a new life in this buzzing financial precinct. 

The building and square are sites of public engagement. The project used more than 36,000 square metres of Kingspan Access Floors' RMG panels, and a further 72 square metres of high-performance FDEB38 panels.

Related Projects

We use cookies on our website www.kingspan.com. To find out more about the cookies we use, or to change your cookie preferences i.e. to remove your consent to our use of certain categories of cookies, please visit our Cookie Policy & Control page.

Please click "Accept and close" to accept the use of cookies on our website. If you do not click "Accept and close" but continue to use this website: you thereby consent to the use of all Kingspan's cookies and third party cookies for the purposes of improving performance, improving functionality and audience measurement, in accordance with the terms laid out in our Cookie Policy & Control page; and we will assume that you have read and understood our Cookie Policy & Control page.

The Cookie Policy & Control and Website Privacy Notice were updated on 13 August 2018.