Devonshire Square is set around a magnificent collection of original 18th-century East India warehouses, with the covered piazza-style Western Courtyard providing a dramatic focal point. Styles and structures on the site blend and juxtapose, from Georgian mansion houses to beautifully refurbished 1980s blocks, providing 630,000 sq ft of prime office space, as well as high-end homes.
Formerly called the Old Bengal Warehouse, this proud, 18th-century building stored exotic silks and textiles from India.20,000 sq ft / 1,860 sq m Explore
A reference to the East India Company – prolific traders and former owners of many of the historic buildings around Devonshire Square.6,500 sq ft / 600 sq m Explore
Exclusive yet welcoming, with 68 bedrooms, superlative food and drink, and over 5,000 members.42,000 sq ft / 3,900 sq m Explore
Cloves were among the rarest and most prized spices of the 17th century, and were stored securely in Devonshire Square warehouses.71,300 sq ft / 6,625 sq m Explore
In ancient times, cotton was considered as precious as silk, and Indian cotton was deemed to be the finest.72,600 sq ft / 6,700 sq m Explore
In 17th and 18th-Century Europe, there was huge demand for nutmeg, cinnamon, ginger, cloves and pepper.135,158 sq ft / 12,557 sq m Explore
University House is a lively educational centre comprising teaching rooms, meeting rooms, lecture theatre and training resources.50,000 sq ft / 4,650 sq m Explore
Ostrich feathers, chinaware, oriental carpets, cigars, tortoiseshell, clocks and cameras – all things curious and coveted – have been stored at Devonshire Square.100,850 sq ft / 9,300 sq m Explore
The very first warehouses built here were designed to safeguard rare, exotic goods from Bengal in northern India.30,000 sq ft / 2,780 sq m Explore
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Records show that the East India Company imported 7,000,000 lbs (3,200,000 kgs) of pepper to London in 1677.29,738 sq ft / 2,763 sq m Explore
Light, compact and hugely expensive, silk from China and India was ideal for trading and transporting over long distances.62,115 sq ft / 5,771 sq m Explore
Many buildings on the Devonshire Square campus were originally trading warehouses. Today, they serve all kinds of purposes, from contemporary office space, to premium retail outlets, restaurants and bars, educational facilities and, of course, our private members’ club.