About The Arc at 225 City Road

The Arc is a beautiful and rare addition to the London skyline. The residential development comprises studio, one, two and three-bedroom apartments on City Road.

Perfectly located in the heart of Old Street’s Tech City, the Arc is moments from the quaint streets and canals of Islington and the buzz and vibrancy of Shoreditch. This Central London location offers brilliant connectivity to The City and The West End as well as close proximity to coffee shops, pubs, bars and restaurants.

The beautifully designed homes are set within a striking and unique Manhattan style brick building and boast stunning interiors curated by the award-winning Bowler James Brindley. Whether you’re in search of a weekday base within a short walk of your office, in need of extra space to make working from home more comfortable or seeking a sense of luxury unlike anywhere else in the city, each apartment offers a unique residential experience.

Residents will benefit from an exclusive collection of amenities including a 24-hour concierge service, screening room, gym and yoga studio and a 7th-floor terrace providing panoramic views.


Developer: Ghelamco
Units: 100 all private
Affordable: None
Storeys: 22
Estimated Completion: Q1 2023
Local Authority: Hackney

Unit Mix
· Studios: 4
· 1 beds: 28
· 2 beds (3 people): 18
· 2 beds (4 people): 48
· 3 beds: 2

Studios from £700,000
1 Beds from £790,000
2 Bed (3P) from £1,020,000
2 Bed (4P) from £1,180,000
3 Beds TBC

Key Facts
Service charge: £6.89 per sqft
Managing agent: Nirvana (manage the Shard)
Ground rent: Studio £400, One-Beds £500, Two-beds (3p) £550 Two-beds (4p) £600, Three-beds: £700
Lease length: 999 years
Council tax: £3,095.76 per annum

Fitness suite
Yoga studio
Residents’’ lounge
Screening room
Golf simulator
7th floor private residents’ roof garden (available for booking for functions up to 50)
Shops and independent restaurant on the ground floor
2 lifts
Bicycle racks

Floors 1-6 commercial office space

Reservation Process & Payment Terms
£5,000 non-refundable reservation fee for studio-2 bed, £10,000 for 3 bed
10% paid on exchange less reservation fee 21 days after reservation
5% paid 6 months after exchange
85% due on completion

Reasons To Invest:

Location – Zone 1 on the fringe of the City of London and Tech City
Lifestyle – within very close walking distance to the desirable Islington, Shoreditch, Hoxton and Barbican, with an array or restaurants, shops, cafes and bars close by
Design – apartments and amenity space designed by Bowler James interiors, one of the most reputable interior designers in the capital
Education – within close to proximity to some of London’s finest universities
Transport – 5 minute walk to Old Street underground station, as well as being close to Farringdon (Crossrail), Liverpool Street and Bank stations
Views – incredible Central London views, maximised by floor to ceiling windows
Amenities – a boutique style scheme (only 100 units) with hotel style amenities
Spacious – very impressive ceiling heights at 2.7m
Outside space – balconies and the 7th floor terrace will give residents the space to unwind and relax
Green – Ghelamco have an impressive track record for winning awards across Europe for their environmental credentials

Designed by Bowler James
AEG appliances
Composite stone work tops in the kitchen
Oak timber flooring throughout
Underfloor heating throughout
Cooling throughout
High speed internet connectivity
Ceiling heights: 2.7m
Double glazing to all windows

Property Documents

Brochure - The Arc
Floor Plans - The Arc
Factsheet - The Arc - Mandarin
Factsheet - The Arc


Updated on April 27, 2021 at 6:17 pm
  • Price: From £700,000
  • Bedroom: 0, 1, 2, 3
  • Year Built: 2023
  • Property Type: Apartment
  • PPSF: £1518 psf
  • Tenure: 999 Years
  • Completion Year: 1Q/2023
  • Nearest Station: Old Street, Angel, Barbican
  • Ground Rent: £400 - £700
  • Zone: Zone 1
  • Transit Line: Northern, TfL Rail
  • Total Units: 100
  • HtB (UK): No
  • Reservation Fee: From £5,000, From £10,000
  • Total Floors: 22
  • District: Angel, Hoxton, City of London
  • Est. Service Charges: £6.89 psf p.a.
  • Nearest School: City University of London, London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), Queen Mary University of London
  • Nearest Mall: One New Change
  • Nearest Office: The Gherkin
  • Post Code: EC1V
  • Pet-Friendly: No
  • Council Tax Band: £3,095.76 p.a.
  • Building Type: High-Rise
  • Locality: Central London
  • Local Authority: Hackney

Additional details

  • Payment on Exchange: 10%
  • 6 Months After Exchange: 5%
  • Payment on Completion: 85%


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