Go-ahead for £80m Barking build to rent scheme

Aaron Morby 2 years ago
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Developer Patrizia UK has got the green light for its first planned big private rental scheme in London.

Two connected blocks will rise to 23 and 28 storeys
Two connected blocks will rise to 23 and 28 storeys

Its major mixed-use build to rent development in Barking will see over 200 flats built in two connected high-rise blocks.

Immediately to the north of Barking rail and underground station, the existing Trocoll House site will be completely demolished, making way for what will be the tallest building scheme to date in the ambitious town centre regeneration plan.

Consultant McBains is providing architecture, project management and cost management services for the project.

Mark Leeson, Operations Director, McBains, said: “As people adapt to the ‘new normal’ and spend more time both living and working at home, they are increasingly wanting more from their living spaces.

“Trocoll House will deliver this on both fronts. McBains is delighted to continue our track record of providing innovative residences that respond to the ever-changing needs of residents.”

McBains has already overseen the development of similar innovative living spaces, including the £115m Delancey and Oakmayne Properties Elephant Road development in the Elephant and Castle regeneration zone which will complete this autumn, comprising 373 rental units, retail units, restaurants and a cinema.

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