Great Portland Estates has received resolution to grant planning permission from the City of London for its proposed development at 100 Bishopsgate, EC3.

Designed by Allies and Morrison, the three building scheme totals 815,000 sq ft (75,715 sq m) including a 40 storey, 165m tall office tower, a public library and retail.

It also includes a new Livery Hall for the Leathersellers’ Company, which is GPE’s development partner for the scheme. The existing buildings on the site comprise 310,000 sq ft (28,700 sq m) with the majority let until 2011.

Neil Thompson, GPE development director, said: ‘100 Bishopsgate is a well designed building in a first class location within the City cluster.’