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The new Amazon UK Headquarters is one of the major developments in London, called Principal Place, which will occupy the area between Liverpool Street and Shoreditch High Street stations in east London. The 55,700-square-meter building will include areas of greenery, roof terraces, a double-height lobby and two atriums, distributed across 15 storeys at the front to nine storeys at the rear.

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The execution of Principal Place was halted due to the financial crisis. In 2012 a company that was supposed to move into the building pulled out and the project was sold by developer Hammerson to Brookfield, after which Amazon was chosen as the new tenant. The development will also include a 50-storey residential tower, 1,800 square meters of retail spaces, offices and a large public plaza.

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