Two Victorian and Regency cottages under construction at Empress Works development.

Two Victorian and Regency cottages under construction at Empress Works development.

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Empress Works development on Regent's Canal in spring 2021. 1, 2 and 3-bedroom warehouse style apartments for sale.

Empress Works development on Regent's Canal in spring 2021. 1, 2 and 3-bedroom warehouse style apartments for sale.

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CGI of Empress Works development was designed by DSDHA architectural practice.

CGI of Empress Works development was designed by DSDHA architectural practice.

2021 Aitch Group
Empress Works fronts onto the historic Regent’s Canal, lined with colourful barges and houseboats (CGI).

Empress Works fronts onto the historic Regent’s Canal, lined with colourful barges and houseboats (CGI).

2021 Aitch Group
Empress Works terrace at night (CGI).

Empress Works terrace at night (CGI).

2021 Aitch Group
Coffee shop interior at Empress Works (CGI).

Coffee shop interior at Empress Works (CGI).

2021 Aitch Group
Floor-to-ceiling windows and soaring ceiling heights at Empress Works office space (CGI).

Floor-to-ceiling windows and soaring ceiling heights at Empress Works office space (CGI).

2021 Aitch Group
Empress Works development logo.

Empress Works development logo.

2020 empressworks.co.uk

Empress Works

Address:
1-4 Corbridge Crescent, London E2 9DS
Area:
Bethnal Green
Local Authority:
Tower Hamlets
Type:
Mixed use
Completion:
2021
Flats:
55
Prices from:
£610,000
Viewed:
9637

Description of Empress Works

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.

Amenities
- 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.

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.

History

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

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.

Connected Companies

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Transport

The nearest tube, train and bus stations.
Cambridge Heath (London) Rail Station
London-overground
Cambridge Heath (London) Rail Station
Greater-anglia
Pritchard's Road
26, 55, N26, N55

News: (4)

Five commercial units for sale or to let

Aitch Group has launched its new canal-side, warehouse-style, commercial spaces at Empress Works.

Five units range from 686 sq ft to 1,722 sq ft in size and are ideal for creative businesses such as Food & Beverage operators, marketing agencies, retailers or leisure brands. The premises are available for sale or to let.

The commercial units form a warehouse-style complex that captures the spirit of the area’s industrial and ‘maker’ past while providing cutting-edge, flexible facilities that will perfectly suit the future of the post-pandemic working world.

Designed to reflect the architectural vernacular of the area’s heritage factories and warehouses, the building has tall Crittal-style windows, with each unit flooded with light, due to generous proportions, floor-to-ceiling windows and soaring ceiling heights. Each has the potential to be fully fitted on a bespoke specification to suit different purposes, including retail, leisure and fitness, offices or food.

This flexibility underlines Aitch Group’s inherent understanding of the office and commercial real estate market of today, helping businesses change and adapt at pace.

The units are separated by modern-day facilities such as a communal gym, bike storage, welcoming and relaxed lobby spaces. The sociable layout has been deliberately designed to encourage co-workers, visitors and locals to interact, ensuring a natural vibrancy in and around Empress Works, a vital component of the creation of place.

Piers Cook, Assistant Head of Asset & Property Management at Aitch Group commented: “Aitch Group believe that following the coronavirus pandemic, cleverly conceived boutique workplace schemes like Empress Works will be highly sought after. Empress Works sits on a crossroads of culture in East London, located at the north-eastern tip of Bethnal Green on the doorstep of Hackney. The units are ideal for either creative businesses or a corporate reconsidering the need for vast headquarters. Empress Works offers both office space for a company needing that essential London base or individual studios for techies, creatives and makers.”

Empress Works is part of the renaissance of Bethnal Green with entrepreneurs and creatives remaking the area. Local legends include master ‘Mac-smith’ Paul Marc Davis, whose thriving Apple repair shop is based on Hackney Road. A sculptor too, he has a traditional shop frontage for his hi-tech service. Another neighbour is bed and mattress maker Julian Litvinoff, while interior designer Lucy Currel of Studio Ivo ­(born and bred in Bethnal Green) is showcasing her homeware pieces in the show apartment above Empress Works.

Employees at Empress Works will get to enjoy the Bethnal Green and London Fields scene. Broadway Market has been trading fresh produce for centuries but closed after the Second World War. It reopened after a 25-year long battle by campaigners and is now one of the busiest foodie hubs in the capital. As well as Saturday street stalls there is the fishmonger Fin & Flounder, the café Climpson & Sons and the popular restaurant L’eau a la Bouche. Hill & Szrok is a butcher by day and a hip eatery by night.

For the physical and emotional wellbeing of workers at Empress Works, it is a short stroll to vast green spaces such as Victoria Park, Haggerston Park and London Fields. The complex itself overlooks the calming blue space of Regent’s Canal, overhung by trees. Conveniently situated to get across London quickly, Cambridge Heath overground station is only a four-minute walk away and on the service to Liverpool Street and the City.

The commercial units at Empress Works are available for sale with a guide of OIEO £600 per sqft or to let with a guide of OIEO £35 per sqft.

For more information contact commercial property agents Strettons or Belchak Corin & Co. Visit www.empressworks.co.uk/commercial for details.

15/03/2021 08:15 by Buildington
Launching Soon!

Empress Works is launching in September 2020! Prices starting from £575,000. Register your interest in the new loft-style apartments by the canal on the development website today!

25/08/2020 06:53 by Buildington

The demolition and remediation works are nearing completion at the former Empress Coachworks site in Bethnal Green, reports Aitch Group.

Empress Works will be home to 56 1, 2 & 3 bedroom warehouse-style apartments and 7,000 sqft of new commercial space, with frontage on the Regents Canal.

The development also includes the sensitive rebuilding and reusing of the existing Regency and Victorian cottages.

Construction will start this Summer, with reservations in 2020, and completion in Q2 2021.

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17/05/2019 14:52 by Buildington

CMA Planning has secured permission at appeal at The Oval in Tower Hamlets on behalf of Aitch Group.

Following a Hearing in March, the Inspector concluded that the comprehensive redevelopment of the site, including the retention and refurbishment of Victorian and Regency cottages with a scheme which reflected and respected the industrial heritage of the area should be given the go-ahead.

Read more at CMA Planning cma-planning.co.uk.

10/04/2018 19:48 by Buildington

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