The North Bank designed by BDP is located in Sheffield, United Kingdom. The masterplan suggested high quality office buildings and residential development which would act as a catalyst for the regeneration of a wider city quarter. The first phase speculative office building called 1 North Bank is a striking five storey office building with a flexible plan and two reception areas and two circulation cores to allow a variety of sublets. The accommodation comprises clear floor plates arranged in a shallow ‘U’ with the long side parallel to the street and a short return along the river. The riverside frontage is raised two storeys off the ground.