The new office and retail building at One Bedford Avenue has achieved a Wired Certified Platinum rating for its best-in-class connectivity.

The certified platinum rating is WiredScore’s highest rating, ranking the building’s technology infrastructure as among the best in the UK.

The Avenue’s connectivity highlights include free WIFI in common areas, two ports of entry for communications and three service providers.

The seven-storey building, which is owned by AshbyCapital and has been developed by Exemplar, provides 71,000 sq ft of office space and 14,000 sq ft of retail space.

It was completed in March 2017 and is located just off the new Tottenham Court Road tube station.

In January, Skyscanner pre-let 24,000 sq ft over the top three floors of the building.

“This recognition is testament to our commitment to offering our occupiers the best possible office environment in which they can thrive”,

said Peter Ferrari, chief executive of AshbyCapital.

“We are dedicated to ensuring we keep pace with the technological advancements that will support these businesses both now and in the future.”

Michael Bucknell, development director at Exemplar, added that

“tech firms are increasingly choosing London’s West End and Tottenham Court Road as a base for their businesses”.

“Therefore it is more important than ever that office buildings here are able to provide these businesses with rapid connectivity to a diverse range of telecoms providers”,