In pictures: Buckley Gray Yeoman's Spiegelhalter renovation

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‘Harrods of the East End’ - and its tiny thorn - brought back from disrepair

Work on the Buckley Gray Yeoman-designed refurbishment of the former Wickham’s Department Store in east London has been completed.

The mixed-use space, now named Dept W, features 56,000sq ft of office space across three upper floors, as well as a reception space, cafe, auditorium, meeting rooms and gym.

Despite overhauling the original store, the renovation maintained a gap in the former store which was caused by a previous occupier refusing to move back in the 1920s.

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