Norlington Road

Leyton

The proposal consists of the redevelopment of an outdated industrial building which occupies a prominent street corner in Leyton (Waltham Forest).

  • Client: Galliard Homes
  • Size: 44 apartments
  • Sectors
    Mainstream Residential, Private Development
  • Services
    Concept Design

The existing building is demolished and replaced with a mixed-use residential scheme providing 44 new homes over six storeys and a commercial unit at ground.

The massing has been designed to mediate with the immediate context and allow for the future redevelopment of the neighbouring industrial units to the east. The building comprises a lower wing along Norlington Road and a taller portion stretching towards the railway line to the north.

Block layout and individual units have been developed to maximise dual aspect and access to daylight and sunlight. The architectural treatment draws from the industrial heritage of the site and references the composite character of the surroundings through the use of red brick finishes, rich textures, and contrasting metal balconies.

Careful consideration has been given to the external areas, in particular the communal amenity space at first floor level and the enhanced public realm at grade. The wider pavement features new street trees and substantial levels of activation.

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