Ancaster House at 8 Chesterfield Gardens in Mayfair, London W1.

Ancaster House at 8 Chesterfield Gardens in Mayfair, London W1.

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The Chesterfield Street development in May 2019.

The Chesterfield Street development in May 2019.

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Sizebreed Group hoarding in Chesterfield Gardens, Mayfair, London W1.

Sizebreed Group hoarding in Chesterfield Gardens, Mayfair, London W1.

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Ancaster House

Address:
8 Chesterfield Gardens, London W1J 5BQ
Type:
Residential
Completion:
2019
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Description of Ancaster House

Ancaster House is a Grade II listed building in Mayfair, London W1.

Ancaster House and No. 8 Chesterfield Gardens were combined into a new building in 2019. The works included refurbishment, alterations and additions.

- Ancaster House is a Grade II listed building by J. T. Wimperis from 1876.
- No. 8 Chesterfield Street is Grade II listed and dates back to c. 1755.

The house was featured in Channel 4's documentary "Britain's Most Expensive Home: Building for a Billionaire" (2020). The film follows billionaire John Caudwell as his £65million refurbishment in the heart of Mayfair enters its last crucial stages.

History

2014 - Planning permission for: Excavation under 8 Chesterfield Street through to and including Ancaster House (Chesterfield Gardens) to create sub-basement levels, alterations to the mansard roof on Ancaster House. Erection of single storey extension at third floor level facing Waverton Street. Installation of replacement side and rear dormer windows, demolition and rebuilding of rear porch and erection of new access gate, stair and railing to front of Ancaster House. Installation of replacement front door to 8 Chesterfield Street. Creation of new lightwells to rear of both buildings and internal works including reinstatement of original features to both buildings. Rebuilding of brick boundary wall and replacement of railings, demolition of dividing walls within courtyard, creation of concealed car lift and platform goods lift to courtyard and associated landscaping to site, all in connection with the existing single family dwelling. Architect: MSMR. Westminster Council ref. no. 13/09356/FULL.

References

1. Historic England historicengland.org.uk 8 Chesterfield Street List Entry Number: 1291570; 8 Chesterfield Gardens List Entry Number: 1066266
2. Westminster Council westminster.gov.uk

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Transport

The nearest tube, train and bus stations.
Hyde Park Corner Underground Station
Piccadilly
London Hilton Hotel - 1 min. walking / 33 metres
137, 23, 414, 74, N137, N74, 13, 148, 16, 2, 36, 390, 6, N16, N2

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Redevelopment of Ancaster House and 8 Chesterfield Street in Mayfair, London W1.

02/05/2019 09:55 by Buildington

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