13 February 2007 - The British Land Company PLC and international law firm Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP are pleased to announce that they have agreed non-binding Heads of Terms for a pre-letting of 223,000 sq ft at 201 Bishopsgate, one of two new flagship developments at Broadgate currently under construction and on track for completion in early 2008.

Paul Maher, London Senior Partner of Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw said: "201 Bishopsgate will provide an exceptional and efficient workplace environment for us. We are an ambitious and fast growing firm and the new building reflects that."

Stephen Hester, Chief Executive of British Land said: "We are honoured that a firm of the standing of Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw has chosen British Land and Broadgate to deliver its new London headquarters."

For further information:
Paul Maher
Senior Partner, Vice-Chairman elect
+44 (0)20 7782 8815

Charlotte Ward
PR Manager, London
+44 20 7782 8547