Description of The Watch House
The Watch House residential development in Soho, London W1, completed in 2017.
12 apartments for sale. Ten of these have private terraces.
The 0,55ha (2,226m2) site is bounded by Berwick Street to the east, Peter Street to the south, Hopkins Street to the west and Kemp Court to the north.
2017 - The former Kemp House - a three storey podium block with the basement level and a 17 storey tower - is redeveloped. Comm Comm UK supports construction communications and managing strategic relations with local stakeholders throughout the project.
2015 February - Planning permission for:
Partial demolition and rebuilding of existing podium levels with additional part single and part two-storey extensions; front extension of part of the west elevation to Hopkins Street; replacement facades and new shopfronts; all in association with continued use of parts of the basement and ground floor on Berwick Street for shops (Class A1), financial and professional services (Class A2) and food and drink (Class A3) and new retail unit at northern end of Hopkins Street, use of remainder of podium (as extended) for hotel (Class C1) and residential (Class C3) purposes (maximum of 16 units) together with associated roof terraces (including for use by existing Kemp House residents); green roofs, landscaping, car and cycle parking, servicing, plant and ancillary works. Designed by Latitude Architects. Westminster Council ref. no. 13/12007/FULL.
2014 June - Planning permission for PMB Holdings for a new urban hotel, 12 new private apartments, four new affordable homes for families and 13 updated retail units.
1. Westminster Council westminster.gov.uk
2. Design and Access Statement by Latitude Architects 2013; Planning application ref no 13/12007/FULL.