Montague Court
Montague Road, London E8, UK
Montague Court
Extension and refurbishment for private residential

A former synagogue in East London has been refurbished and extended to accommodate several new apartments. Corbett & Tasker (now part of Whitby Wood) engineered a finely-crafted timber structure. The vertical extension incorporates a new timber diagrid roof with large triangular skylights, flooding the upper storey with natural light.

The ground on the site is very poor, so driven screw piles were used to support the extension’s ground slabs, which also needed to bridge a series of public and private drainage runs.

AJ Small Projects Awards 2019, Best Architectural Scheme <£250k, shortlisted NLA Don't Move, Improve! 2019, shortlisted [/av_textblock] [av_hr class='invisible' icon_select='yes' icon='ue808' font='entypo-fontello' position='center' shadow='no-shadow' height='20' custom_border='av-border-thin' custom_width='50px' custom_margin_top='30px' custom_margin_bottom='30px' custom_border_color='' custom_icon_color='' id='' custom_class='' template_class='' av_uid='av-l3j3i4bu' sc_version='1.0' admin_preview_bg=''] [av_textblock size='' av-medium-font-size='' av-small-font-size='' av-mini-font-size='' font_color='' color='' id='' custom_class='' av_uid='av-l3j3gg4a' admin_preview_bg=''] PROJECT INDEX >

private client
IF_DO Architects


Structural engineering



finished photography : Mariell Lind Hansen
other images : C&T / Whitby Wood