John Robertson converts old Marquee Club into Sports Direct HQ

View from Oxford Street © Matt Livey

Stones and Who played club in the 1960s

John Robertson Architects has completed work refurbishing a 1980s building on London’s Oxford Street into the new headquarters for retailer Sports Direct.

The site, called Academy House, was an art house cinema in the 1930s and once home to the Marquee Club in the 1960s where the Rolling Stones and The Who played.

The eight-storey scheme, which has an internal floor area of 5,300sq m, is split between office and retail and includes a roof terrace.

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