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View to Holbein House apartment building from Lower Sloane Street in Chelsea, London SW1.

View to Holbein House apartment building from Lower Sloane Street in Chelsea, London SW1.

9.7.2017

Holbein House

Address:
Holbein Place, London SW1W 8NH
Type:
Residential
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800

Description of Holbein House

Holbein House is an apartment block in Chelsea, London SW1.

The building is situated on the corner of Pimlico Road and Holbein Place.

Businesses in the building in 2017:
90-92 Pimlico Road - Portuondo

2013 May - £3.3m refurbishment project by housing association Guinness South completes. Specialist housing construction company United House worked on the two high-rise mansion blocks since February 2012, replacing windows, undertaking works to the roof as well as the smoke ventilation system. The building's 600 replacement sash windows had to be specially made and fitted to meet planning requirements and replicate the originals. All brickwork was repaired and cleaned in keeping with nearby buildings, thanks to a £50,000 grant from the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. Chris Wait, Head of Programme and Planning at Guinness South, commented: "The contractors were faced with many challenges on this site, one of which was that no large lorries were able to access the enclosed estate. All the scaffolding had to be carried on to the site so it took a long time to prepare the building for the works. Repairing the brickwork was not a simple job either; 23 different shapes and sizes of bricks were used and some had to be specially made. Residents and shopkeepers have been very patient whilst all the work was going on. Wind, rain and freezing conditions hindered us for a few weeks but now Holbein House almost looks like it did when it was first built in the late nineteenth century."

The nearest tube station is Sloane Square.

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