Projects forging ahead

January 2022
Welcome news for three interesting UK projects that have reached planning and construction milestones — two have recently been granted planning permission, and a housing scheme is starting on site after a lengthy delay.

Stirling Road, South Acton, London
Stirling Road, Acton
Part of Ealing Council’s South Acton regeneration scheme, the De Vere Partners mixed-use residential scheme in Stirling Road has also been granted planning permission. It will provide 88 new homes in a 10 storey structure facing one street frontage and a 14 storey building facing another — connected by two levels of industrial space with a landscaped communal garden above.

client : De Vere Partners
architect : HTA Design
MEP consultant : Hoare Lee
cost consultant : Costplan Group
structural, civil and geotechnical engineering : Whitby Wood
our team : Elliott Connolly, Gioele Nunziatini

100 Victoria Street, Bristol
100 Victoria Street, Bristol
The commercial refurbishment project we have been working on in Bristol involves the redevelopment of a 1990s concrete frame office building, adding two storeys and extending the floor plates of the main facade on Victoria Street. In the absence of record information, we specified a series of intrusive structural investigations in order to justify the existing frame for the load increases. This project has now been granted planning permission.

client : V7 Asset Management for CBRE Global Investors
architect : AWW Architects
project manager : Black Cat Consultancy
MEP engineer : Method Consulting
cost consultant : Currie Brown
structural and civil engineering, flood risk assessment : Whitby Wood
our team : Rob Bath, Oliver Diamond

Haringey Housing, Plevna Crescent, Tottenham
Haringey Housing, Plevna Crescent
And starting on site after a long delay is a 72-home housing scheme with a strong sense of place, designed by Ayre Chamberlain Gaunt. A group of four pavilions with irregular window arrangements on all facades sit on a landscaped ground floor podium, above basement areas. The site is located between Network Rail and London Underground Rail lines and we were responsible for the asset protection agreement for the permanent works.

client : Henry Construction
architect : Ayre Chamberlain Gaunt
MEP consultant : EMEC
structural and civil engineering, asset protection : Whitby Wood
our team : April Shackley, Tom Gresham, Hope Goodban

renders : courtesy Allford Hall Monaghan Morris, HTA Design, AWW Architects and Ayre Chamberlain Gaunt

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