Here East is London’s home for making: a unique location on Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park that will provide a new home, with state-of-the-art infrastructure, for the creative and digital industries. It is a dedicated place for individuals and companies who embrace and pioneer cutting-edge technology and are creating the products of tomorrow. It will include a range of versatile spaces, bringing together global companies with London’s most innovative start-ups to collaborate and learn from each other.
Here East 1.2m sq ft of accommodation in three main buildings: including a 68,000 sq ft innovation centre branded 'Plexal'; a 1,000 capacity auditorium; and a 655,000 sq ft building housing educational space, broadcast studios, office space, and a state-of-the-art data centre.
As well as providing a new community destination featuring a landscaped 19,100 sq ft canal side with artisanal cafes, shops and restaurants, it will create over 7,500 jobs, including 5,300 directly on-site and a further 2,200 in the local community.
Tenants already signed up or under offer include BT Sport, Loughborough University, University College London, Hackney Community College, Signal Noise, Studio Wayne McGregor, Space Studios and Infinity SDC.