Homerton High Street
Location Hackney, London
Client Nudo Properties
Content 244 Residential Units | 4,400 m2 Office, Light Industrial, Artist Studio, Cafe/ Restaurant and Retail
Status Planning Granted
The comprehensive development of the urban block is beneficial in design terms as it allows for a considered composition of scale, form and massing across the entirety of the application site.
Planners at Hackney Council
For more information on this project please contact Adam West.
A new mixed-use regeneration development on a dilapidated urban site adjacent to Homerton overground train station, the scheme comprises buildings ranging in height from 3 to 17 storeys and will provide 244 new homes, as well as replacing under-utilised and out of date industrial space of poor quality with over 4,400 sq.m of modern, high quality office, light industrial, artist studio, café/ restaurant and retail uses around a new generous and publicly accessible courtyard.
The small industrial/workshop units include affordable workspace and are designed in line with the Mayor of London's Industrial Intensification Primer. Units have high ceilings and floor loadings and are accessible by light good vehicles via a shared service yard suitable for HGV use. Centred around a sunlit courtyard space at ground level, the development will provide a pedestrian friendly public realm for the new residents and occupants, existing residents and passers-by alike.
The industrial spaces provide vibrant active frontages to the perimeter streets. The development will also deliver significant improvements to the public realm surrounding the site, enhancing the route to the train station.
The development uses a range of passive design and demand reduction energy efficiency measures including fabric insulation, high quality glazing, improved air tightness, efficient lighting and Mechanical Ventilation Heat Recovery for residential units, predicted to achieve a 43% reduction in CO2 emissions. A site wide system is proposed comprising Air Source Heat Pumps and Water Source Heat Pumps and photovoltaic panels will be provided toward meeting electricity demand. The development is also projected to achieve a BREEAM Excellent rating.