Herbal House

The Herbal House scheme is a refurbishment of what was once the Daily Mirror’s headquarters.

Restore London works were concentrated on the internal cleaning and restoration of the extended spaces taking the building to 150,695 sq ft. of new office space and 9,000 sq ft of sought after high specification residential space.

Restore London were tasked with the controlled cleaning, repairs and refurbishment of the internal brickwork, stonework, Mosaic, terrazzo, ceramic tiling and concrete. The Architects concept was to marry the restored old with the contemporary new in a stunning and unique way and with our teams multi skilled input the resultant ambience says history now meets the future.

In particular the removal of Paint from internal concrete columns and ceilings by way of disciplined wet abrasive cleaning was meticulously controlled both health and safety wise and environmentally.

The Project was complicated logistically with especially limited access and egress, the entire Project team rose to the significant challenges they were faced with.

Key Facts


Farringdon, London


60 Weeks


Green Oak


Expected Sept 2017





“Working with the Restore London team on this exceptional renovation project has been a delight. From the quality of the workmanship produced, to the expert advice and liaison with the professional team to the project management & site teams assigned, we couldn’t fault them from start to finish.”

Nick Hoy

Project Director, ITC

“It was a pleasure working with the Restore London team. They showed good team spirit coupled by a highly pro-active approach to problem solving & were able to resource the project during unforeseen circumstances, such as the funeral of the late Queen Elizabeth II. The quality of their workmanship was excellent. ”

Steve Baldock

Divisional Director, Curo Construction

“I have used Restore London for a number of projects & find them very reliable & cost effective, with excellent workmanship – which is particularly important when working on a number of the Listed buildings we have here at RHC.”

Stephen Crampton

Project Manager, CBRE

“Restore London have been invaluable throughout the project, particularly during the design phase, ensuring the new and reclaimed Portland stone and the new pre-cast was built efficiently and seamlessly.”

Jon Clayden MCIOB

Senior Project Manager, ISG PLC, Dixon House

“Restore London’s works were undertaken to the highest standards. The team’s attention to detail has been second to none & we would recommend Restore London to anyone seeking a strong team who can deliver.”

Louise Priestman BA(Hons)

MArch MA PGCert PPA ARB RIBA – Architect, Purcell

“Restore London cleaned and restored the facades of the building including the courtyard all to the complete satisfaction of our Client’s team. The quality of work was matched by the professional and pro-active approach of the entire Restore team, we would certainly recommend them.”

Brian Hutchison

Board Director, BECK

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