Located in the Borough of Brent in north-west London and less than five-minutes walk from Queensbury Station with its fast and frequent Jubilee line service into the heart of the City, this development by Fairview New Homes provided 194 apartments set within high-quality landscaped grounds. The total site area covers c.0.69ha across a portion of a large supermarket car park and an associated area of brownfield land.
The larger site on the supermarket car park was organized as two buildings. The larger is a U-shaped building, six to seven storeys in height. The southwest facing communal garden at podium level sits above an undercroft car park serving the development. A smaller, five-storey, linear block is located to the west. The smaller site is occupied by a four-storey building, with an angular form that anchors it within its
The simple and restrained materials palette references the New London Vernacular - a buff stock brick provides the overall palette, with selected corduroy detailing, with a dark grey stock brick articulating the setback attic storey and inset bays.
|Client||Fairview New Homes|
|GIA m2||17,800 m2|
|Landscape architect||MCA Landscape|
|M&E Consultant||Low Energy Consultants|
|Masterplan / Urban design consultant||Lichfields|
|Daylight / Rights of Light surveyor||CHP Surveyors|
|Highways consultant||Milestone Transport Planning Ltd.|