Empress Works

Bethnal Green E2
Mixed use

Key Details

1-4 Corbridge Crescent, London E2 9DS
Spring 2021
Use Classes
C3, E


Empress Works is a canal-side mixed-use development near Broadway Market in Bethnal Green, Hackney, London E2.

New Homes For Sale
The scheme offers 55 1, 2 and 3 bedroom warehouse-style apartments and 7,000 sq ft of new commercial space fronting the Regents Canal.

- Concierge
- Rooftop terrace
- Gym

The Classic Cottages
The two Victorian and Regency cottages will be rebuilt and will contain five new homes.

Office Space For Sale and To Let
The development includes 8,000 sq ft of office space. Five units range from 686 sq ft to 1,722 sq ft in size, providing premises for sale or to let that are ideal for creative businesses such as Food & Beverage operators, marketing agencies, retailers or leisure brands.


The site has been used for industrial purposes, including a mill and glass bottle factory in the past.

2021 April - HG Construction hands over the main building with 53 apaprtments at Empress Works to Aitch Group. The Regency and Victorian cottages are in the final stages of development.

2021 March - Aitch Group launches commercial premises for sale or to let.

2020 February - Work starts on site.

2018 April - Planning permission granted for the redevelopment.

2016 - Amended development: Demolition of existing single-storey commercial buildings, with the retention, restoration, external alteration and residential conversion of the existing Regency and Victorian Cottages, together with the erection of three linked blocks of 4, 5 and 8 storeys to provide 51 residential dwellings (Use Class C3), with associated private and communal amenity space, cycle parking and refuse storage, and 461sqm of dual-use office/community floorspace (Use Class B1/D1). Tower Hamlets ref. no PA/16/03773.

Formerly known as Empress Coachworks and Corbridge Crescent.

Site & Location

The site is located on Corbridge Crescent and is bounded to the north by the Regent’s Canal and to the east by the Great Eastern Railway line.


Cambridge Heath (London) Rail StationLondon-overground
Cambridge Heath (London) Rail StationGreater-anglia
Pritchard's Road26, 55, N26, N55


Planning Consultant
Interior Designer
Main Contractor
Commercial Leasing
Commercial Sales


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Information on this page is for guidance only and remains subject to change. Buildington does not sell or let this property. For more information about this property please register your interest on the original website or get in touch with the Connected Companies.