Description of SkyGardens
SkyGardens development in Nine Elms, London SW8, completed in 2017.
Frasers Property and Caddick Developments redeveloped a site at 143 to 161 Wandsworth Road in London. The development comprises a mix of commercial and residential space, including a single storey podium, as well as an 8 storey tower and 36 storey tower block.
The residential element of Vauxhall Sky Gardens consists of 202 private, 2 penthouses and 35 affordable apartments, with seven floors of commercial office space within the tower providing over 4,000 square metres of office space. Linked by a two storey public realm indoor area, the buildings will offer the highest plot ratio of any residential building in London through the incorporation of two 'Sky Gardens'. The gardens offer over 22,000 square foot of outdoor space and the internal residential layout maximizes views to the north and west of London.
Vauxhall Sky Gardens has been designed with key sustainability features including sustainable energy, low energy services and renewable energy generation, plus the residential units meet Code for Sustainable Homes level 3.
All apartments have their own 'winter garden' or balcony and will benefit from the use of communal sky and roof gardens, to deliver year round amenity space for residents. Moreover, the building will be a new landmark that will stimulate ongoing regeneration in the area.