The scheme is built around a private courtyard garden which is shared by all residents. This space has been designed to be appropriate for the enjoyment of older people. It is south-facing and looks directly on to London Fields, separated by vertical railings. London Fields is a matter of yards from the main entrance to the scheme. Ground floor apartments have small semi-private patios. Every upper apartment has a generous private balcony, south-facing with views across London Fields.

Planning History

The principle of re-developing the site as an older persons housing scheme was established through its previous use and an extant consent in 2014. A revised consent the same year reduced the numbers of apartments in order to facilitate construction access of Landsdowne Road. The proposal meets the NPPF and London Plan by seeking to maximise housing and effective use of brownfield sites. The scheme contributes towards the delivery of high quality homes for older people, for sale and affordable rent.

Project Team

Architect: PRP
Developer: Hanover Housing Association

Development Data

Site size (ha): 0.25
Date of completion: 03/01/2017
Schedule of accommodation: 7 x 1B2P flat; 24 x 2B3P flat
Tenure mix: 14 affordable rent & 15 private sale (48% affordable rent and 52% private sale)
Size of typical home: 73
Parking spaces: None

*All information published is as provided by the awards applicant

Next
Previous

Disclaimer

All information published is as provided by the awards applicant and is not updated. Although every effort has been made to provide accurate content on these pages neither the Housing Design Awards nor any of its sponsors, partners or employees or awards entrants make any warranty, express or implied, or assume any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of any information contained on this site.

Due to the nature of the content, changes are likely to happen post planning stages and so decisions on purchases must not be made with information held on this site. Please refer to the residential developer(s) concerned for up to date information.

The Housing Design Awards and its partners, sponsors, employees and applicants, cannot be held responsible for the contents of any pages referenced by an external link. Reference herein to any company does not necessarily constitute or imply its endorsement or recommendation by the Awards or any of its partners, sponsors or employees.