News Corp signs 30-year lease on landmark London building

News Corp has signed a 30-year lease on its new London offices located in a building dubbed the Baby Shard.

The company is locating its News UK divison including The Times, Sunday Times and The Sun newspapers along with Dow Jones and HarperCollins in the brand new office development.

The new offices will be in a 17-storey block adjacent to London Bridge station. The complex is part of The Shard development which is Europe’s tallest building.

According to the building’s developers, the office complex’s environmental rating is “excellent”.

News UK CEO Mike Darcey said: “There can be no clearer signal of our determination to secure a sustainable future for the world-class journalism we produce than the commitment we make today.  This is a commitment by our company to London and the UK for the next three decades.  Our titles will evolve, our relationships with our readers will strengthen and our mission to report, analyse and challenge the world will continue.”

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