Smith and Williamson, the financial and professional services firm, has announced it has signed an agreement for the lease of a new London premises.
The firm will move to a refurbished office space at 40 Gresham Street, a few minutes’ walk from its current home at 25 Moorgate, during the course of summer 2022. It said the new premises will incorporate opportunities for “greater flexibility and more effective collaborative spaces”.
Announcing the move, David Cobb and Kevin Stopps, co-chief executives at Smith and Williamson, said: “This is great news for Smith and Williamson and is a significant milestone for our business that aligns fully with our long-term growth ambitions. The decision to relocate in London is one we have considered extremely carefully but, after a rigorous assessment and having given careful consideration to the needs of both our people and our clients, our board is confident it is the right one for Smith and Williamson.”
“Our new home on Gresham Street will provide a first-class experience for our clients and our people alike and ensures we will all benefit from a modern, sustainable working environment in the heart of the City of London for many years to come.”
Smith and Williamson has appointed a professional team to advise on the project, which includes Perkins + Will (architects), Hoare Lea (engineers), Core 5 (quantity surveyors), Eversheds Sutherland (legal), and Cushman & Wakefield (project management).