The project team
Grainger is the UK’s largest specialist residential property owner and manager traded on the London Stock Exchange. Grainger excels through a unique mix of expertise and experience in owning, developing, managing and trading residential land and property. Grainger’s in-house team comprises ex-house builders, mixed-use and regeneration developers, letting specialists and property asset management professionals who command the right mix of skill sets for this opportunity.
Grainger plc manages over 22,000 residential assets today, from individual homes to multi-tenure blocks. Over 62% of the UK portfolio is based in London and the South East region.
Winner: What House? Awards
Gold Award – Best Apartment Scheme
Gold Award – Best Brownfield Development
Silver Award – Best Mixed Use Development
Bronze Award – Best Development for Macaulay Walk
Winner: Sunday Times British Home Awards
Best Mixed Use Scheme and Best Development (between 26-100 units) for Macaulay Walk
About John McAslan + Partners
John McAslan + Partners is a leading architectural practice based in London, with offices in Manchester, Edinburgh and Doha. An extensive portfolio of award-winning projects in the UK and overseas includes cultural, heritage, infrastructure, hospitality, commercial, residential, education, urban design and landscape sectors. The practice recently opened a second London office, N17 Design Studio, in the heart of Tottenham – offering local young people apprenticeships and work placements, providing an insight into the way a design studio operates.
The practice’s most recent success has been the acclaimed transformation of King’s Cross Station in time for the 2012 London Olympics, which has won more than 20 international awards. Completed projects include the award-winning redevelopments of the Stanislavsky Factory in Moscow, the Iron Market in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, the De La Warr Pavilion in Bexhill and the Roundhouse in London.
The practice has won over 90 international awards, including 20 RIBA Building of the Year Awards and three European Union prizes for cultural heritage and has been named Architectural Practice of the Year on a number of occasions. The practice recently won the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade, recognising that more than 60% of our portfolio is now devoted to international projects.
Alan Baxter is a highly regarded consultancy working in all aspects of the built environment from the largest modern development to the smallest historic structure. In urban design and masterplanning, we have helped to pioneer new ways of thinking about our towns and cities, combining place-making with a comprehensive understanding of contemporary patterns of movement. While innovative solutions and efficient buildability are prime concerns, we strive to think beyond these to help create buildings and places which will be successful for generations to come.
Hoare Lea is a highly successful, award-winning firm of consulting engineers, specialising in mechanical, electrical and public health engineering, and is the largest of its kind in the UK. Hoare Lea is an independent partnership, with 11 offices throughout the UK and a growing international presence. We work on some of the highest profile projects in the industry and with leading architects, designers and contractors and market sectors, ranging from small studies and reports to projects valued at more than £4 billion.
General Demolition Limited
Grainger plc has appointed General Demolition Limited to carry out the demolition works. General Demolition has over 40 years’ experience and has a well established reputation in the construction industry.
General Demolition is a member of the Considerate Contractors Scheme, and adheres to the Code of Considerate Practice, designed to encourage the construction industry to take best practice beyond statutory requirements.
They will keep neighbours informed with what they’re doing and when, monitor sites and boundaries to ensure noise and dust levels stay within pre-agreed levels. Their safety record is excellent and all of the site managers, supervisors and operates undergo rigorous site safety training.
In the coming months, the appointment of a main contractor will be confirmed.