Hogan Lovells acts for London Legacy Development Corporation's 190,000 sqm UCL East Olympic Park campus

LONDON, 8 May 2018 – A team of Hogan Lovells planning lawyers has acted for the London Legacy Development Corporation in its capacity as landowner of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on the application to secure planning permission for a new UCL campus.

The team was led by partner Michael Gallimore and supported by senior associate, Hannah Quarterman.

Commenting, partner Michael Gallimore said: "UCL is an institution of international reputation for academic excellence. The UCL East scheme represents the largest expansion of UCL since its foundation and we are delighted to have acted for the London Legacy Development Corporation on such a major regeneration development that aims to transform the area and bring educational, cultural and economic benefits to local communities."

UCL East is expected to comprise 160,060 sqm of academic development and commercial research space, up to 50,880 sqm of student accommodation, delivering 1,800 bed spaces, and up to 4,240 sqm of retail space.

The new campus will be delivered in phases as part of the overarching masterplan. Construction of Phase 1 will start in 2019.

Hogan Lovells has advised London Legacy Development Corporation on the redevelopment of the Park since 2010.

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