Chelsea Waterfront development under construction. Tower West has completed, Tower East is nearing completion.

Chelsea Waterfront

Chelsea SW10
Mixed use

Key Details

Lots Road, London SW10 0QH
Prices from
Use Classes
C3, E


Chelsea Waterfront development on the 8-acre site of the former Lots Road Power Station in Chelsea, London SW10.

The first phase, which completed in 2019, comprised four riverside buildings, including the 37-storey Tower West. 179 luxury apartments were built.

A total of 706 new homes in 10 buildings are built in phases, with first units completed in 2017.

Chelsea Waterfront comprises two 37- and 25-storey glass residential towers, 3 riverside buildings arranged around landscaped gardens and the refurbishment of the historic Lots Road Power Station.

Metropolitan Building
The historic Lots Road Power Station building from 1904 is being transformed into 193 highest quality luxury loft-style apartments together with high-class restaurants, bar, cafes, boutique shops and a health & fitness club.

East Tower
25-storey building next to River Thames.

West Tower
37-storey apartment building launched 19th June 2018.

Compton House - Water Gardens
7-storey apartment building with 21 residential units. Most apartments have balconies. The apartments have two to four bedrooms with sizes ranging from 80m2 to 341m2. Apartment no. 61 on the top sixth floor is 3,670 sq ft/341m2 in size; has 4 bedrooms and a terrace.

Chartwell House - Water Gardens
The 9-storey apartment building contains 49 residential units. Each floor has 7 apartments, most with balcony or terrace; ground floor apartments have gardens. The largest three-bedroom apartments are 164,2m2 in size. The smallest are 52m2 one-bedroom apartments.

Claydon House - Water Gardens
11-storey apartment building with 21 residential units. All apartments have either a garden, a balcony or a terrace. The apartments on the 5th, 6th and 7th floors have one apartment each; all ca. 294m2/3162 sq ft in size.

The Rotunda
Between the East Tower and Metropolitan Building.

Home Automation System - Apartments are fitted with a Home Automation System incorporating a central touchscreen with separate local scene setting controls to principal rooms. The system is designed to control lighting, heating and cooling (where applicable) and interfaces with the door entry intercom, security access and panic alarm systems. The Home Automation System can be upgraded (at the buyer's own cost) to incorporate controls for an audio/visual system, window blind mechanism and remote wi-fi access.

- Landscaped gardens - designed by world-renowned landscape architects Randle Siddeley.
- 24-hour concierge.
- State of the art leisure facility which will include a gym, swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna and steam room.
- Secure underground parking is located underneath the
development and is available at an additional cost (subject to availability).

Split between two boroughs, Kensington & Chelsea and Hammersmith & Fulham, this redevelopment is centred around two glass residential towers that mirror the towers of the power station, originally built in 1904.

The nearest train station is Imperial Wharf (Overground).


2018 May - The 37-storey residential tower as part of phase 1 topped out in early May. Cladding to the first tower nears completion, as it passes level 32. In the low rise buildings, the final units are approaching completion with the majority now handed over, and the first units occupied. Phase 1 on the Hammersmith & Chelsea side remains on the programme to be completed in the summer of 2019, reported Farrells.

2017 June - First occupations June 2017.

2015 - From mid-June in 2015 the site was unveiled as a glamorous new quarter, Chelsea Waterfront, with 706 homes in Phase 1.

2013 October - Planning permission granted by the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea ref. no. 13/04082.

The Lots Road Power Station was originally built to power London’s underground transport system. The largest ever built at its time, the Power Station made an important contribution to London’s development during the Victorian industrial age.

1. Homes & Property
2. Farrells
3. No visa, no worries: Roman Abramovich buys £30m pad, The Times 13.07.2018

Site & Location

The 1.53 ha site comprises the Lots Road Power Station building, the East and West Yards, the upper power station and part of the Chelsea Creek and Chelsea Basin. The site excludes the west yard and transformer building.


Imperial Wharf Rail StationLondon-overground
Imperial Wharf Rail StationSouthern
Edith Grove / Worlds End11, 22, 328, N11, N22, N31


Landscape Architect
Interior Designer
Main Contractor
Interior Designer
Planning Consultant


News, events, milestones and offers from the new development
Work has started to the entrance pavilion at Lots Road at Chelsea Waterfront, reports architect Farrells. Completing by mid-February 2019 - the design creates a marker for the gateway to the site and takes inspiration from, and is set into, the surrounding landscape.
29/12/2018 10:48 by Buildington
Tower West at Chelsea Waterfront is launching today!
19/06/2018 08:53 by Buildington
The first launch of the 37-storey Tower West at Chelsea Waterfront takes place on the 19th of June 2018! Contact selling agents Savills or Knight Frank for more information.
31/05/2018 09:16 by Buildington


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