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Portico to Provide Guest Services at 22 Bishopsgate

Portico Wins 22 Bishopsgate Contract
22 Bishopsgate lobby
12 November 2020
 

Portico has been selected to provide resident and guest services at 22 Bishopsgate, the newly constructed vertical village in London.

The site is due to open and become operational in early 2021.

Following a tender process, Portico will provide a range of guest services and will be responsible for the management of the building’s lobby. They will look after guests using the building’s work, dining and event spaces.

Portico will also manage the Active Commuter Park (ACP), the biggest bike park in London, which offers over 1500 bike spaces as well as bike concierge and rentals. Other services provided include parking, maintenance, emergency kits, laundry and dry cleaning facilities, and locker management.

The company will also oversee entry to 22 Bishopsgate’s upper floors, via the building’s touchless and contactless entry system that uses opt-in facial recognition technology and QR codes, in addition to traditional passes.

 

London’s First Vertical Village

 

22 Bishopsgate is London’s first vertical village, created to be a truly active property with a focus on health and wellbeing, technology at its heart, and an ethos that prioritises community, sustainability and CSR. 

It will provide more than one million square feet of office space as well as more than 150,000 square feet of amenity and community space.

Amanda Baber, Director of Business Development at Portico commented: “We are thrilled to be working with the team at 22 Bishopsgate. It’s testament to our team’s ability to understand the ambitions for 22 Bishopsgate and create a solution which dovetails into the ethos and culture.”

Danny Lemon, Head of 22 Bishopsgate, added: “Customer service and experience are at the heart of everything we are aiming to achieve at 22 Bishopsgate. Our goal from the outset was to create the place we’d want to work and Portico’s team were very impressive in being able to demonstrate their knowledge and enthusiasm to support that ambition. We’re excited to have them as part of our community and helping to deliver our vision for 22 Bishopsgate.” 

Main Picture: a photograph of 22 Bishopsgate​. Image credit: Ronuh2, under the linked licence

Secondary Picture: a photograph of the lobby of 22 Bishopsgate

Article written by Ella Tansley | Published 12 November 2020

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