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Purley Way

Purley

Located on a very prominent site in Purley Town centre, set within the London Borough of Croydon. The scheme combines five separate sites, facing south towards the town centre, the new scheme will be a new landmark building for Purley.

  • Client: Justin Homes
  • Size: 141 Apartments
  • Sectors
    Mainstream Residential, Private Development
  • Services
    Concept Design, Planning applications

Located on a very prominent site in Purley Town centre, set within the London Borough of Croydon.


The scheme combines five separate sites, facing south towards the town centre, the new scheme will be a new landmark building for Purley.


The multi-tonal red brick palette produces three unique buildings which share a collective character. Horizontal banding further emphasizes the bold geometry, inspired by architectural detailing of historic buildings within Purley. Intricate patterning incorporated within metal detailing is informed by hanging tiles found on the fine suburban homes in the area.


The design of the homes is highly sustainable and exceeds Part L (building performance envelope and air permeability) by 69%, through the sensitive placement of windows and site orientation. The bold hexagonal geometric forms of the blocks are grounded in the steep topography of the site, knitted in by a terraced landscape that sits at the heart of the scheme and incorporates natural play.


The scheme has achieved planning permission.

The scheme provides 141 high quality family homes. The total affordable offer is 35%. Designed as a ‘family’ of three blocks set within a landscaped garden, the scheme steps down from ten storeys to six storeys, to respect the suburban context to the north. Complementary to the surrounding character, the architectural treatment makes direct reference to the materiality and detailing that defines Purley’s rich heritage.

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