Plan submitted for 53-storey London Docklands tower

Aaron Morby 6 years ago
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Plans for a 53-storey residential-led tower at Meridian Gate on the Isle of Dogs have been submitted for planning to the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.

Joint developers Meridian Property Holdings and LBS Properties commissioned architect Make to design the latest tower plan, which will consist of 400 one, two and three-bed apartments.

The site is located beside West India Docks and is one of several sites that form the Marsh Wall East masterplan study area.

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Frank Filskow, Make partner said: “We have worked hard on the slenderness of the tower to maximise the amount of open space that is being provided, and dedicating 70% of the site to open space is a real benefit for both the existing community and the new residents of this highly sustainable mixed-use tower.

“The apartments benefit from the combination of balconies, winter gardens and terraces, providing private external space and excellent views of the capital.

The building’s simple ‘pencil’-shaped form has been refined to create an elegant, slender silhouette on the skyline.”

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