Westow Hill

Vertical extension of a corner plot in the popular Westow Hill area of Crystal Palace.

The challenge

To prepare the detailed design and construction package including material planning amendments.

The technical delivery was required to address constraints including an active and retained ground floor commercial tenant and strict planning and client requirements.

Our solution

The included a lightweight timber frame and brick slip façade, with contemporary copper roof mansard detailing. Clague worked closely with the planning authority and client to achieve the necessary planning amendment and technical approvals.

The results

The completed property enhances the Westow Hill conservation area, creating a strong architectural composition located on an important corner plot, combining traditional facing materials with contemporary detailing and a striking copper roof.

Internally the apartments feature urban styling with exposed mechanical and electrical installations.

The project was completed in Spring 2015, and all apartments sold quickly on presentation to the market.