The arrangement of buildings forms a variety of external spaces including: A new public park on the south facing side of site. A working courtyard for use by creative workspace tenants and public Managed shared space for medium and larger scale units. Public pavilion space for use by the local community and workspace tenants. New café for public use. South facing private gardens for maisonette family units.

Planning History

The site of Bernard Works forms part of the South Tottenham area identified by the GLA as a developing Creative Enterprise Zone providing low cost workspace for the creative sector. As part of the planning process, the client and design team engaged in several quality review and pre-application meetings with Haringey Council and the scheme was granted planning permission on the 12th of March 2018.

Project Team

Architect: Morris+Company
Developer: Empyrean Developments Ltd

Development Data

Site size (ha): 0.22
Estimated date of completion: 20/03/2020
Schedule of accommodation: 10 no. Small Creative Workspaces 12 no. Medium Creative Workspaces 4 no. Large Creative Workspaces 1 no. Basement Music Production Studio 1 no. Community Pavilion Building 8 no. Tethered Studio Apartments 4 no. Tethered 2b3p Apartments 32 no. 1b2p Apa
Tenure mix: Residential: 12% Tethered Affordable Housing 88% Private Dwelling Commercial: 100% Affordable Workspace Association
Size of typical home: I Bed 2 Person apartments €“ 50m2
Parking spaces: 18

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