Cundy Street Flats. Laxford House in the middle.

Cundy Street Flats. Laxford House in the middle.

May 2018
Cundy Street Quarter

Cundy Street Quarter

02.04.2019
The existing Cundy Street Flats on Cundy Street Quarter site in 2013.

The existing Cundy Street Flats on Cundy Street Quarter site in 2013.

19.07.2013

Cundy Street Quarter

Address:
Cundy Street, London SW1
Type:
Mixed use
Viewed:
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Description of Cundy Street Quarter

Cundy Street Quarter is a proposed residential-led, mixed-use development in Belgravia, London SW1.

The proposed new development will create:

- 93 affordable homes
- Senior living for up to 170 people
- 70 homes for sale.
- A cinema, a small food store, cafés, restaurants and flexible community space designed with local neighbours.
- A greener environment with new public spaces: 65 additional trees and 56,000 sqft of green space across the neighbourhood, equivalent to the size of 20 tennis courts. Over £2 million would be invested in Ebury Square to improve the landscaping and introduce a new play area.
- More sustainable buildings that are cheaper for residents to run: Producing 90% less carbon – equivalent to planting 3,500 trees per year – and reducing water usage by up to 45%.

Kylestrome House, Lochmore House, Laxford House, Stack House, and Walden House will be demolished.

The land owned by Grosvenor Estate Belgravia is currently occupied by five residential buildings with leases expiring from 2021.

See also Walden House.

The 1.77-hectare site is partially bordered by Ebury Street, Cundy Street and Pimlico Road in Belgravia.

Work on-site is expected to start in late 2021.

Planning History

2020 May - Planning application submitted for: Comprehensive residential-led mixed-use redevelopment, including demolition of Kylestrome House, Lochmore House, Laxford House, Stack House, Walden House and structures attached to Coleshill Flats; tree removal and pollarding; erection of a partial sub-basement, basement and buildings varying in height from five to 11 storeys, to provide affordable homes (Class C3), market homes (Class C3), senior living accommodation (comprising Class C3 and / or Class C2), alongside a range of uses at partial sub-basement, basement and ground floor level including retail (Class A1), restaurants / cafes (Class A3), drinking establishments (Class A4); offices (Class B1), community space (Class D1), cinema (Class D2); use of the lower ground floor of the Coleshill Flats as retail and / or workspace (Class A1 and / or B1); provision of new pedestrian routes; basement car parking; basement and ground floor circulation, servicing, refuse, ancillary plant and storage; provision of hard and soft landscaping; landscaping works and creation of new play facilities at Ebury Square; rooftop PV panels; rooftop plant equipment; refurbishment and relocation of Arnrid Johnston obelisk to elsewhere within the site; refurbishment and relocation of the water fountain on Avery Farm Row; repair and relocation of the telephone boxes on Orange Square; and other associated works. (The application is an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) development and is accompanied by an Environmental Statement (ES), which may be viewed with the planning application documents). Westminster City Council Ref. no. 20/03307/FULL.

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Transport

The nearest tube, train and bus stations.
Sloane Square Underground Station
Circle, District
Ebury Bridge Road - 1 min. walking / 14 metres
11, 170, 211, N11, 44, N44

News: (2)

Planning Application Submitted

Grosvenor has submitted the planning application for the Cundy Street Quarter to Westminster City Council.

The statutory consultation run by Westminster City Council is now live and Grosvenor is encouraging everyone to take part in this important part of the process by commenting on the application.

Any comments made directly to Grosvenor will not be a formal response to the application. Any comments specifically in relation to the planning application (reference 20/03307/FULL) and associated Listed Building Consent (reference 20/03308/LBC) should be directed to Westminster City Council

Summary of the proposals:

The plans will deliver a major increase in better-quality homes for the people of Westminster. The application is for 93 affordable homes, almost double the current number, as well as senior living for up to 170 people and 70 homes for sale. There would also be:

- More local amenities: Including a cinema, a small food store, cafés, restaurants and flexible community space designed with local neighbours.
- A greener environment with new public spaces: 65 additional trees and 56,000 sqft of green space across the neighbourhood, equivalent to the size of 20 tennis courts. Over £2 million would be invested in Ebury Square to improve the landscaping and introduce a new play area.
- More sustainable buildings that are cheaper for residents to run: Producing 90% less carbon – equivalent to planting 3,500 trees per year – and reducing water usage by up to 45%.
- Significant investment and economic benefits for the wider area: Additional household spend of up to £2.2 million per year to support existing businesses and £20 million contributed through the Community Infrastructure Levy.
- Employment opportunities for local people: Up to 260 jobs once completed and 125 jobs and apprenticeships during each year of construction, prioritised for Westminster residents.

The full planning application reference number is 20/03307/FULL. See more and comment at westminster.gov.uk/planning.

08/06/2020 13:26 by Buildington

Grosvenor Britain & Ireland is launching a consultation on a new residential-led, mixed-use neighbourhood Cundy Street Quarter in Belgravia.

The public is invited to learn about the new development and give their ideas for its future at 198 Ebury Street, SW1W 8JD on the following dates:

Wednesday 3 April: 12pm-8pm
Thursday 4 April: 11am-3pm
Saturday 6 April: 9am-3pm

Paul O’Grady, Location Director at Grosvenor Britain & Ireland, commented: “Our ambition is to create a new inclusive neighbourhood that meets the needs of residents and businesses today whilst ensuring that it respects the area’s heritage and will stand the test of time.

“Through a sensitive but comprehensive development, we can deliver a significant increase in much-needed housing for Westminster and more affordable homes as well as consider new uses like senior living.

“By investing in the surrounding streets and squares there is also an opportunity to for us create new amenities, better public spaces and job opportunities.”

Grosvenor wants to encourage broader and deeper community engagement to ensure it can deliver positive change for the community now and in the future. To help achieve this, the business has started its engagement earlier than usual to allow it to incorporate benefits the community want to see locally in the initial designs.

Grosvenor is using Built-ID for community engagement, which enables participants to vote on key elements of the proposal, gain continual feedback on their input and influence in the decision-making process.

Paul O’Grady added: “Local communities are increasingly sceptical of how well developers listen, and respond, to their ambitions and needs.

“We know that communities want early and deeper input into development proposals and to understand how their voices have been heard. Our ambition is to broaden and deepen opportunities for engagement at every stage and clearly demonstrate the influence their input has had.”

For further information please visit cundystreetquarter.com from 3rd of April 2019.

02/04/2019 16:34 by Buildington

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