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  • 1 Danes Yard Exterior High Street View
    A light, airy five-storey 15,000ft² building overlooking the canal and the High Street.
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  • The Print House
    A bar & restaurant, exhibition space and Vastint UK’s Head Office.
  • 1-Sugar-House-Lane-CGI-Exterior.jpg
    A seven-storey modern 25,000ft² building with a dramatic reception and two roof terraces.
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  • 2 Danes Yard Exterior
    A two-storey, 6,000ft² bar with a roof terrace overlooking the river available for lease.
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  • 3 Sugar House Lane CGI Interior
    A three-storey 12,000ft² refurbished warehouse with a modern two-storey extension and roof terrace.
  • 1 Cooperage Yard
    A four-storey 18,000ft² modern office building with a roof terrace and gym on its ground floor.
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  • 2 Cooperage Yard Interior
    A distinctive and unusual 8,000ft² two-storey sawtooth waterside office building.
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  • The Sugar House Exterior River View
    A five-storey Victorian building with modern extensions with smaller creative workspaces totalling 6,000ft².
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Use classStoreys | inc groundNIA | ft²NIA | m² Status
1 DANE’S YARD B1515,181ft²1,409m²part let
1 SUGAR HOUSE LANE B1724,687ft²2,292m²available
2 DANE’S YARD A424,112ft²382m²available
1 COOPERAGE YARD B1418,039ft²1,676m²available
2 COOPERAGE YARD B128,202ft²762m²let
THE SUGAR HOUSE B155,971ft²554m²available


1 Dane’s Yard benefits from prominent frontage on Stratford High Street and spectacular south-facing water views over Dane’s Yard. Its floor plates, large windows and high ceilings make it particularly light and airy.

The CLT (Cross Laminated Timber) structure has excellent thermal efficiency with low running costs, and a warm homely feel as much of the building’s interior is finished with timber and exposed services.

Key Features

Type of buildingDirect access to canal-side yard. Exposed timber
Number of storeys 5
Floorplate NIAGround1,550ft² | 144m²
 Floor 13,380ft² | 314m²
 Floors 2/3/43,417ft² | 317m²
 Total15,181ft² | 1,409m²
Floor-to-ceiling heightsGround3.6m
 Floor 13.7m
 Floors 2/3/43.7m


At the junction of Sugar House Lane and High Street, 1 Sugar House Lane has 360 degree views and great natural light.

The seven-storey building has two-storey wings at its north and south ends connecting it to The Print House, and preserving a former historic yard between the buildings. There are also sunny roof terraces for office tenants to enjoy.


Type of buildingLarge reception lobby
Prominent location on High Street, Stratford.
Two roof terraces.
Number of storeys 7
Floorplate NIAGround2,497ft² | 232m²
 Floor 15,360ft² | 498m²
 Floor 3/4/5/63,384ft² | 314m²
 Total24,687ft² | 2,292m²
Floor-to-ceiling heightsGround3.5m
 Floors 1/2/3/4/5/63.6m


Restaurant opportunity

Designed for a flexible use, with the capacity to be a bar and live music venue, 2 Dane’s Yard is a two-storey open-plan event space of over 4,000ft² which enjoys wonderful riverside views and a 2,000ft² private roof terrace. 

Constructed using London stock bricks salvaged from site. The interior walls are also finished in a robust brick offering a great contemporary look. 

Excellent letting opportunity for a pioneering bar operator. 

Key Features

Type of buildingLocation at the heart of Dane’s Yard.
Large private roof terrace looking over the river.
Number of storeys 2
Floorplate NIAGround2,045ft² | 190m²
 Floor 12,067ft² | 192m²
 Total4,112ft² | 382m²
Floor-to-ceiling heightsGround3.6m
 Floor 13.1m


Brick-clad and with regularly-shaped floor plates, 1 Cooperage Yard sits at the heart of Dane’s Yard’s network of historic yards and alleyways.

It is the ideal location for the gym  which occupies its ground floor, providing showers and lockers for Sugar House Island’s cyclists and runners.

On the top floor, a south-facing roof terrace provides a sunny outdoor space for tenants.



Type of buildingGreat natural light and high ceilings
Dual aspect providing great natural light.
Top floor south-facing roof terrace.
Centralised gym and cyclist/runner facilities.
Number of storeys 4
Floorplate NIAGround2,809 ft² | 261m²
 Floors 1/25,543ft² | 515m²
 Floor 34,144 ft² | 385m²
 Total18,039ft² | 1,676m²
Floor-to-ceiling heights3.4m


The eye-catching sawtooth roof of this building reflects the roof line of a building which once occupied the site.

This two-storey building has generous windows throughout, and the upper floor benefits from consistent natural light provided by north-facing roof lights in its dramatic roof. 


Type of buildingDistinctive and unusual building with open-plan interior and impressive natural light.
Waterside position.
Number of storeys 2
Floorplate NIAGround3,520ft² | 327m²
 Floor 14,682ft² | 435m²
 Total8,202ft² | 762m²
Floor-to-ceiling heightsGround3.4m
 Floor 12.7-5.7m (sawtooth)


The Sugar House is a spectacular five-storey Victorian warehouse offering unusual double-height, self-contained individual work spaces. 

The riverside extension leads into a contemporary two-storey gallery space facing Three Mills Wall River, which could form a dramatic workspace, gallery or retail space.

The Sugar House also accommodates residential units which will be offered for rent at a later date.


Type of buildingDistinctive and unusual building.
Self-contained workspaces/gallery/retail spaces, all with their own entrance and character.
Number of storeys 5
Floorplate NIAOffice A893ft² | 83m²
 Office B2669ft² | 248m²
 Office C699ft² | 65m²
 Office D699ft² | 65m²
 Office E1124ft² | 104m²
 Total5,971ft² | 554m²
Floor-to-ceiling heightsEXISTING: 2.5m | EXTENSION: 2.7m

Dane’s Yard Amenity

Dane’s Yard has been created to be an interesting and lively place to work. There will be places to eat and drink with outside seating, roof terraces and riverside views. Up and coming creative industries will benefit from super-fast broadband and site-wide WiFi.

Over the next five years Sugar House Island will deliver more independent bars, coffee shops & restaurants, and convenience stores. There will also be community spaces hosting events for office occupiers and residents.


In the ground floor of 1 Cooperage Yard is a brand-new gym for the use of Sugar House Island residents and occupiers. This will have showers, changing facilities and lockers for cyclists and runners.


Dane’s Yard delivers covered and secure cycle stores for over 60 bikes. 


In Dane’s Yard, all office spaces will be pre-cabled, offering a range of fibre services with upgrades to 10 Gigabit connections available on request, offering unlimited usage and industry-leading SLAs. Those meeting and working outside will also benefit from WIFI across site.

Dane’s Yard Features

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Designed with creative and digital businesses in mind, Dane’s Yard fuses a rich industrial heritage with clean and modern designs into sensitively-restored, contemporary spaces where businesses can thrive.

Heritage elements are combined with modern building systems and techniques to create comfortable modern office spaces within this distinctive business hub on Sugar House Island.

Office buildings are delivered to a CAT A finish to make it as easy as possible for a business to set up and get to work.

  • Raised floors
  • Full AC cooling & heating systems
  • Open plan low-energy lighting
  • Video phone entry
  • Hyperfast broadband


Each building has a separate downloadable technical specification.