The Music Room at 26 South Molton Lane in Mayfair, London W1.

The Music Room at 26 South Molton Lane in Mayfair, London W1.

17.01.2019

South Molton Triangle

Address:
26 South Molton Lane, London W1K 5LF
Area:
Mayfair
Local Authority:
Westminster
Type:
Mixed use
Completion:
Forthcoming
Flats:
33
Viewed:
2167

Description of South Molton Triangle

The South Molton Triangle is a mixed-use development in Mayfair, London W1.

The scheme will create new offices, 33 new homes and a 31-bed hotel framed by wide pedestrian-friendly routes and public spaces, new shops, restaurants and cafes.

Covering 4 acres within the Mayfair Conservation Area, the site is bounded by Davies Street, Brook Street and South Molton Street.

New Buildings:
1. South Building - on the site of Brookfield House;
2. North Building - on the site of The Running Horse Pub, 52-54 Davies Street, 56 Davies Street;
3. 40-46 Brook Street buildings - (Grade II listed) - retaining the four townhouses and rear stable block, restoring the most sensitive rooms and converting it into a 31-room hotel;
4. 10, 15-25, 27 & 42 South Molton Street - restored shopfronts and facades, sensitive interior adaptations.
- 22 private homes in the upper floors of 10, 15-22 and 42 South Molton Street, replacing the offices there.
- 11 affordable homes in the upper floors of 23-27 South Molton Street (excluding number 26 which is not owned by Grosvenor).

The masterplan includes:

- Managing the flow of people coming out of Bond Street West station;
- Connecting the neighbourhood – creating new safe routes for pedestrians and cyclists;
- Making more efficient use of existing buildings;
- Activating the ground floor and the public realm
- Retain Grays Antiques and the Running Horse pub;
- Turning forgotten streets into places where businesses want to locate and people want to visit;
- Creating new opportunities for business and new facilities and amenities for residents;
- Fully integrating the South Molton Triangle into Oxford Street, South Molton Street and Bond Street;
- Defining the future character of Mayfair through high-quality design and management.

Site

The development Site Bound By Brook Street, Davies Street And South Molton Lane (excluding 58 Davies Street) And 10, 15-25, 27 And 42 South Molton Street.

Planning History

2020 December - Westminster Council approves plans for part demolition, excavation (including beneath Davies Mews), erection of new buildings and alterations to existing buildings comprising: redevelopment of 60 Brook Street; redevelopment of 48, 50, 56 and 58 Brook Street and 16 Davies Mews behind retained Brook Street facades at; redevelopment behind retained and partially reconstructed facade at 52-54 Brook Street; refurbishment with alterations and addition of turret and gables at 40-46 Brook Street and 40 South Molton Lane; redevelopment behind retained Davies Mews and South Molton Lane elevations and front roof at 1-7 Davies Mews and 28-30 South Molton Lane; refurbishment and alterations at 50 Davies Street; refurbishment with alterations and partial demolition and redevelopment of upper floors at 52-54 Davies Street; redevelopment behind reconstructed and extended facade at 56 Davies Street and Brookfield House (44-48 Davies Street and 62 and 64 Brook Street); part demolition of ground floor and refurbishment at 10 South Molton Street; refurbishment and alterations at 15-25, 27 and 42 South Molton Street; all to provide a development of up to 9 storeys including Class B1 (Business), Class A1 (Shops), Class A3 (Restaurant and Cafes), Class A4 (Drinking Establishment), composite use comprising public house and guest accommodation (sui generis), Class C3 (Dwellinghouses), Class D1 (Non-Residential Institutions) and Class C1 (Hotel) uses, improvements to public realm and pedestrian routes, servicing, ancillary plant and storage, cycle parking and other associated works. Westminster Council ref. no. 20/03987/FULL.

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Transport

The nearest tube, train and bus stations.
Bond Street Underground Station
Central, Jubilee
New Bond Street
159, 7, 94, 98, N207, N7, N98

News: (3)

Plans approved

Westminster Council has granted planning permission for the South Molton Triangle, a £500 million investment connecting Mayfair to Oxford Street.

The 2-acre scheme by Grosvenor Britain & Ireland will see a number of narrow side streets and neglected buildings opposite the new Bond Street West Station transformed to provide 204,000 sq ft of sustainable Grade A office space alongside 67,500 sq ft of shops, restaurants and cafes, a hotel and homes.

33 homes will be delivered – 22 open market homes and 11 affordable homes (35% by area and habitable room).

The redevelopment will help the West End recover from the impact of COVID-19, delivering a new landmark next to Oxford Street, helping to attract an estimated £6 million of spend per year. Over 960 permanent jobs will be created on completion and 465 jobs and 80 apprenticeships during construction.

Anna Bond, Executive Director of Development at Grosvenor Britain & Ireland commented: “If you look closely at this neighbourhood today, it’s an area crying out for world-class public realm and sustainable office space, designed in a way that’s enticing to employers and workers in a post-pandemic world. The South Molton Triangle will re-make this part of Mayfair and help central London get back on its feet.

Thomasin Renshaw, Director of Development, Grosvenor Britain & Ireland added: “Our investment in the South Molton Triangle is a major vote of confidence in the West End at a defining moment for the capital’s economy. It will deliver much of what is needed so badly - new jobs and a boost to the economy - through the sensitive and sustainable transformation of a historic area.”

Grosvenor’s projects are all targeting net-zero carbon, and zero waste by 2030 and delivering significant biodiversity gain.

The sensitive designs celebrate the character of the Mayfair Conservation Area by retaining and adapting historic buildings for contemporary use, balancing retrofit with highly sustainable new build around world-class public spaces.

The Triangle’s new buildings will produce 37% less carbon than ones built to current UK standards. Servicing will only be by electric vehicles, reducing on-street pollution and traffic around the pedestrian-friendly scheme. 360 bike spaces for residents, office and retail workers, plus 50 new on-street spaces for visitors, will also encourage the use of sustainable transport.

The scheme is a Design for Performance and NABERS UK pioneer project, seeking to close the performance gap for new office developments to ensure they deliver on their design intent.

29/12/2020 09:29 by Buildington
Plans submitted

Grosvenor Britain & Ireland has submitted a planning application for the redevelopment of the South Molton Triangle in Mayfair.

The scheme will create new offices, homes* and a 31-bed hotel framed by wide pedestrian friendly routes and public spaces. New shops, restaurants and cafes would provide a range of services to residents and the wider Oxford Street district.

The designs support the townscape’s existing silhouette and the character of the Mayfair Conservation Area by retaining and adapting historic buildings for contemporary use.

The proposals will also help the area bounce back from Covid-19, providing 204,000 sq ft of new Grade A office space, alongside 67,500 sq ft of shops, restaurants and cafes, supporting over 700 new jobs once complete and attracting an estimated spend of £6 million per year.

Thomasin Renshaw, Director of Development, Grosvenor Britain & Ireland commented: “Our proposals for the South Molton Triangle are a sign of our significant confidence in, and commitment to, the future of the West End and Oxford Street district. These designs put pedestrians first in a sustainable scheme that preserves what’s great about Mayfair while bringing the jobs and investment London now needs to see.”

All Grosvenor’s projects work to a series of bold environmental goals including achieving net zero carbon, zero waste by 2030 and delivering a significant biodiversity gain.

The Triangle’s new buildings will produce 35% less carbon than ones built to current UK standards. Servicing would only be by electric vehicle, reducing on street pollution and traffic around the already pedestrian friendly scheme. 250 bike spaces for office workers, and new 50 on street spaces, will also encourage sustainable modes of transport in the area. The site, which currently only hosts one tree, will benefit from new trees and increased greening.

The designs were created by Hopkins Architects and Donald Insall Associates advised on the retention and adaptation of the historic buildings.

* 33 homes are proposed within the designs – 22 open market homes and 11 affordable homes (35% by area and habitable room of on site affordable)

The application can be seen in full on Westminster City Council’s planning portal using the reference number 20/03987/FULL

22/07/2020 08:20 by Buildington

Public Exhibition dates for The South Molton Triangle:

Public drop-ins at 3 & 4 Davies Mews, W1K 5AB.
Tuesday 29 January 08.00 - 14.00
Wednesday 30 January 12.00 - 15.00
Thursday 31 January 15.00 - 20.00

25/01/2019 10:27 by Buildington

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