HCR advises iFLY on new attraction space at the O2

14th November 2022

iFLY, the indoor skydiving experience has expanded its portfolio by moving into a purpose-built structure on site at the O2 in London. Currently, iFLY has attractions in Manchester, Basingstoke and Milton Keynes. Harrison Clark Rickerbys’ Real Estate team supported iFLY on the purchase of the space at the O2 which is set to officially open to the public this December.

Replicating the exact experience of freefall, indoor skydivers of all ages and abilities can create unforgettable memories at iFLY, all guided by an internationally qualified instructor.

Mark Carter, Real Estate Partner at HCR who has represented iFLY for over 20 years, led on the transaction with the O2 and said, “iFLY is becoming increasingly popular and what better testament to its success than taking up residence at the world-famous O2. The exchange of contracts was made in February this year and we are delighted to be able to support the team with such an exciting development in its expansion. I wish them every success.”

Simon Ward, CEO iFLY International commented: “It’s an exciting time for iFLY and this will be our 92nd tunnel worldwide. Our very first UK tunnel was built in 2005 and Harrison Clark Rickerbys were our advisors then and remain so today, we value the relationship and partnership.”

Harrison Clark Rickerbys has more than 800 staff and partners based at offices in Birmingham, Cambridge, Cardiff, Central England, Cheltenham, Hereford, London, Thames Valley, Worcester and the Wye Valley, providing a complete spectrum of legal services to both business and private clients regionally and nationwide.

The firm has global reach via its network of independent law firms, LawExchange International. It also has a number of highly successful teams specialising in individual sectors, including health and social care, education, technology, agricultural and rural affairs, finance and financial services, defence, security and the forces, and construction.