Case studies

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London case studies

  • Fulham Island

    Fulham Island


    Fulham Island is a £9.4m mixed use development on a tricky island site at the southern end of the North End Road market in West London.

  • Gainsborough Studios


    Located between the Regent’s Canal and Shoreditch Park - where the Borough of Hackney meets Islington - Gainsborough Studios lies in an area with great regeneration potential. This predominantly residential re-use and new build complex provides a rich mix of commercial and retail uses, and is set to improve the image of the area.

  • Granville New Homes. Photo by Tim Crocker

    Granville New Homes

    Brent, London

    A very striking development which responds successfully to its conservation area context at the same time as delivering attractive homes and high quality open spaces.

  • Maurer Court

    Greenwich Millennium Village, London

    Greenwich Millennium Village (GMV) is a pioneering development in terms of its technology, design and location.

  • New River Village

    New River Village


    The regeneration of the Thames Water pump station site has been considered since the late 1990s when an application was turned down for 200 cul-de-sac units. A new proposal by developer St James Homes and architects Stock Woolstencroft has fulfilled the requirement for a high-density scheme with a high quality contemporary design.

  • Pepys Estate

    Pepys Estate

    Deptford, London

    Occupying a historic Thames side site close to a number of Grade II listed buildings, this project represents the first two phases of a staged replacement of several blocks of 1960s and early 1970s corridor access council flats.

  • Putney Wharf

    Putney Wharf

    Putney Wharf, London

    St George has delivered a new urban quarter on the banks of the River Thames. With its high-quality public realm and considered mix of bars and restaurants, it has quickly become established in south west London.

  • Royal Arsenal

    Woolwich, London

    The Royal Arsenal was established in 1671 and became the largest complex for the manufacture and storage of armaments and military equipment in Britain.

  • St Andrew's

    Bromley-by-Bow, London

    The first phase of St Andrew’s, a residential-led scheme close to the London 2012 Olympic venue, provides 194 homes rises above the standard of many high-density regeneration developments and creates a real sense of place.

  • Stanmore Place

    Harrow, London

    Stanmore Place – a high-density scheme of 196 homes – stands out from its suburban neighbourhood. A large lake and lush planting deals with flood risk from the Edgware Brook and the avoidance of on-street parking adds to its attractiveness.

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