Housing
Program: Mixed-use development with 137 homes, ground floor retail and new office space
Client: London Borough of Brent
Phase: start design 2011

The design proposes a cluster of individual buildings which collectively form a new urban block adjacent to Queens Park Station in West London. The plan of the scheme was the key to delivering the much needed connections between the South Kilburn Estate and the two adjoining commercial street that lie either side of the site. At its heart is a new pedestrian square surrounded by shops, cafes and bars that will provide a new and significant public space for the surrounding area.

The site for this project is a 0.76ha area of underutilised land adjacent to the station, comprising of a surface car park and a number of occupied and un-occupied buildings. The proposed development will provide around 137 new mixed tenure homes, the reprovision of office space for TfL (935mē), A1/A3/A4 commercial space (1,241mē), 51 car parking spaces for residents and TfL employees and 2000mē of high quality open space including the a public square. The brief for the project proposes significant alterations to the existing road network to consolidate the site for comprehensive redevelopment.