Go ahead for twin Wembley resi towers

Grant Prior 6 years ago
Share

Plans for twin residential towers in Wembley, north London have been given the green light.

Brent Council has approved plans by HUB and Bridges Ventures to transform a disused office block into twin residential towers containing 239 homes.

The 21 and 26 storey towers have been designed by Maccreanor Lavington Architects and will be the tallest in Wembley.

HUB has a pipeline of more than 1,200 homes across London including the futuristic Hoola London scheme in Royal Docks.

The Chesterfield House scheme in Wembley will include a range of one, two and three-bed apartments spread across the two towers.

A lower-level plinth creates a C-shape allowing a new public space to be provided off Park Lane, right in the heart of Wembley.

Steve Sanham, Development Director at HUB Residential, said: “We’re delighted the council has supported our bid to regenerate the centre of Wembley.

“Councillors have recognised the value of well-considered design, while ensuring the local community benefits from a range of amenities.

“Above all, the capital needs more mid-market homes accessible to Londoners. HUB’s mission has always been to cater for this silent majority and we’re delighted that Wembley will join our stable of projects across the city.

“Our aim is help drive new investment into Wembley while also providing vital new housing that’s within reach of people living in the local area.

“With a community centre, new public realm and a blend of rented and for sale housing, we see a genuine community emerging at Chesterfield House.”

A spokesperson for London Borough of Brent said: “The buildings, although tall, are appropriate in this area given that it is one of our key growth areas.”

Latest news

Government plan to ban poorly performing firms advances

Firms with a track record of poor delivery, fraud or corruption will be blocked from winning public contracts
6 hours ago

Construction output shows fastest rise in four months

Commercial sector leads the way as buyers report strong industry rebound in November
10 hours ago

Energy prices to drive second wave of materials cost hikes

Arcadis predicts further brick, glass, cement and concrete price hikes in 2022
13 hours ago

Go-ahead for £180m Milton Keynes tower scheme

Work set to start next year on central Milton Keynes landmark scheme
13 hours ago

Fit-out firm BW forecasts return to growth next year

South east contractor predicts workload recovery next year
12 hours ago

Builder jailed after demolishing wall on colleague

Court imposes prison sentence for gross negligence manslaughter
13 hours ago

Union officials face new probe into blacklist collusion

Unite gathering evidence for QC-led inquiry
13 hours ago

University to offer courses in concrete road repairs

New generation needed as 60% of concrete specialists set to retire in next ten years
12 hours ago

HS2 launches first Midlands TBM

BBV launches Dorothy on first one-mile long bore in Warwickshire
4 days ago

Construction slavery gang busted – five convicted

Romanian victims were promised £50 a day to work on site but were saddled with false debts
4 days ago

New chief named for O’Connor Utilities group

Michael Hughes was formely chief financial officer at Issa brothers owned EG Group
3 days ago

Multiplex aims for woman-led teams at one in 10 projects

Social equity manifesto to tackle lack of female leadership, excessive hours and slow payments
4 days ago

Trio shortlisted for third £115m A9 dualling project

Balfour, Graham and Wills Bros in chase for 9.6km Tomatin to Moy dualling
4 days ago

Plan for £2bn Edinburgh West Town

7,000 homes plan for 200-acre site in West Edinburgh
4 days ago

Morgan Sindall starts £31m Leeds resi scheme

Work starts on 16-storey stepped Springwell Gardens apartment block
4 days ago

Race starts for £200m M5 Junction 10 Improvements

Cheltenham junction upgrade will see new roundabout built above the motorway
5 days ago

New boss at Balfour Beatty Kilpatrick

Will Smith joins from consultant Cummins
5 days ago

Contractors battle Storm Arwen to replace rail bridge

BAM Nuttall, Atkins WSP Joint Venture successfully completes marathon 78-hour installation
5 days ago

Bids called for £835m South London council estate upgrade

London Borough of Southwark is on the hunt for four firms to deliver housing estate upgrades
4 days ago

Willmott Dixon to build £21m net zero Preston school

Tarleton Academy will be net zero in operation
4 days ago

Veteran pair leave Currie & Brown

End of an era as David Broomer and Euan McEwan retire
5 days ago

Balfour Beatty launches neurodiverse site cabins

Cabins adapted for visually impaired and light-sensitive builders will become standard on Balfour sites
5 days ago

26 firms win £7bn schools framework – full list

B&K, Willmott Dixon, BAM, Kier and Wates chalk up both northern and southern major project lots
6 days ago

French specialist Matière to install HS2 cut and cover tunnels

Stanton Precast wins pre-cast segment deal for 'green tunnels'
6 days ago

Scottish house builder buys rival for £56m

Springfield buys Tulloch Homes to expand presence in the Highlands
6 days ago

Wates wins contract for underground houses

Construction to start next year on earth sheltered homes in Battle, East Sussex
6 days ago

VAT dodging electrician banned for five years

Company director barred after Insolvency Service probe
6 days ago

£11m in extra brownfield grants awarded – list

Twenty-three sites receive brownfield funding in second tranche of grants
6 days ago

GMI lands £30m helicopter logistic hub

Building work starts on Yeovil hub for manufacturer Leonardo
6 days ago

HS2 Euston team to get architect-designed site huts

Up to 2,500 workers and 150 students could be using the welfare facility on a daily basis
7 days ago

Contractor services