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A Quick Overview of Skipton House
Skipton House is a high specification office building in Elephant and Castle, Central London. It was built for a Japanese bank and then sold on to accommodate staff of the Department of Health who were moved out of Alexander Fleming House. The project architect was Paul Cayford.
- Its address is 80 London Road SE1 6LH, next to the Bakerloo line entrance to Elephant & Castle tube station.
- It was opened by Virginia Bottomley, who was then Secretary of State for Health, on 15 February 1993.
- Its floor area is 250,000 sq ft (23,000 m2).