20 Gracechurch Street,
London, EC3

165000 sq ft


165000 sq ft

The Project

Interactive Space was appointed for the Project Management and Cost Consultancy of the professional team of Designers, M&E Engineers, IT Consultants, Acoustic Specialists and Contractors for the Design and fitting out of 165,000 sq ft of new office space in the old Barclays building.

Client Objectives

To create a new front of house design in keeping with Catlin’s success and its position as a market leader in the Insurance world. This design will become the Benchmark for the Catlin global brand and the blue print for the design of any Catlin office, anywhere in the world.

Key Facts

The management of the Client’s decision making process in order to achieve the tight design programme. Overseeing the IT Strategy and coordinating this with the design of the workplace to ensure that the business is adequately supported to achieve its objectives. Catlin’s 750 people were moved over 4 weekends with no disruption to the business. The new offices are in close proximity to Lloyd’s and demonstrate Catlin’s strong market presence as well as a purpose built underwriting floor. The project includes a Brokers café, 7 reception areas, catering kitchen with servery for 200 people, auditorium and 52 meeting rooms all with integrated Audio Visual Systems, 7 of which are equiped with Video Conference Systems.