Plans in for two more towers at London’s Canada Water

Aaron Morby 4 months ago
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Developer British Land has unveiled plans for two more towers at its vast Canada Water regeneration scheme in south east London.

The residential façades will comprise of precast concrete panels packed with mineral wool insulation
The residential façades will comprise of precast concrete panels packed with mineral wool insulation

The two residential towers will rise to 34 and 37 storeys with the shorter connected to a nine-storey podium of offices.

In total the next phase of development on plot F, near the site of the former Daily Mail printworks, will provide 410 flats with balconies, a roof top park above the offices which will offer 37,540 sq m of workspace.

This next phase has been designed by Allford Hall Monaghan Morris, with Aecom providing project management and Gardiner& Theobald as cost consultant.

AKT II is the structural and facade engineer with MEP and Vertical Transport designed by Sweco

It follows three other major building projects, which moved to construction last year. Wates picked up Plot A1 – a 270,000 sq ft 35-storey tower for 186 build to sell homes.

Mace took the contract for Plot A2 – a 250,000 sq ft office-led project including a 56,000 sq ft leisure centre, McAleer and Rushe is working on Plot K1 – a building solely for 79 affordable homes.

Together these three projects are worth around £300m.

The £3bn Canada Water scheme, on the south side of the Thames in Rotherhithe, ranks as the London developer’s most ambitious pipeline development with 5.5m sq ft of mixed-use space planned.

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