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June 2020
Friary Park development.

Friary Park development.


The Verdean

1 Joseph Avenue, London W3 6NL
Mixed use
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Description of The Verdean

The Verdean is a redevelopment of the Friary Park estate in Acton, London W3.

A development by Catalyst Housing Association and developer Mount Anvil.

New Homes
The development of mixed-tenure homes, including the reprovision of all 225 homes for social rent alongside new shared ownership homes. Completions from Q2 2024.

- 24h Concierge
- Gym
- Roof terrace
- Landscaped gardens
- Eco Walk
- Business lounge
- Cycle Storage

The development will also create a new commercial space, landscaped green spaces and an improved community facility.

The redevelopment will also make better use of its proximity to the local shopping area and the nearby Acton Main Line train station, which will be part of the new Crossrail network.

Catalyst will continue to own Friary Park and manage the homes for rent and shared ownership. All current Catalyst residents on Friary Park will have the option of being rehoused in the new development if planning permission is granted.


Resolution for planning permission was granted in November 2019. Expected start on site in October 2020. The whole development will take six to eight years (updated March 2020).

Catalyst consulted on the proposals to regenerate the estate with residents and the local community since 2014.

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The nearest tube, train and bus stations.
Acton Main Line Rail Station
Friary Road
260, 95

News: (3)

Register your interest in The Verdean now on Mount Anvil's development website for up-to-date exclusive details on the launch.

04/06/2020 15:20 by Buildington

Friary Park by Catalyst and Mount Anvil’s has received resolution to grant planning from Ealing Council’s planning committee.

The joint venture partners were given the go ahead at a meeting held on Wednesday 20 November 2019.

The scheme will deliver 45% genuinely affordable housing, including 237 social rent homes and 28 London Affordable rent homes.

All existing Catalyst tenants on Friary Park estate have the option of being re-housed in the new development if they wish to.

A few minutes’ walk from the new Acton Central Crossrail station, the estate which currently comprises of 225 homes, will be regenerated to offer current residents living on the estate larger better quality new homes.

The plans will also see a significant increase in the amount of green space on the estate with residents having access to private balconies and terraces, podium gardens, play trails and a new and improved multi-use games area and community centre.

Philip Jenkins, Group Development Director at Catalyst, commented: “We’d like to thank our customers and everyone else that has been involved in the consultation for these exciting new proposals for Friary Park since 2014. We are eager and now ready to bring forward a new estate that the whole community can live in, play in, and enjoy for years to come.”

Marcus Bate, Investment Director at Mount Anvil, added: “Securing resolution to grant planning permission for Friary Park is a huge step forward for the partnership and residents on the estate. Together we’ll be creating an outstanding place where people can thrive – better homes for the residents, much needed new homes of all tenures for Ealing and new public green spaces and amenities for all to enjoy.”

Cecilia Aridegbe, resident and chair of the Residents Steering Group, commented: “We are really happy with the councillors’ decision. Catalyst and Mount Anvil have ensured our views are heard and we feel they have really listened to us. The regeneration will deliver real benefits to the residents of Friary Park.”

21/11/2019 21:53 by Buildington

Friary Park in Acton, London W3 - new on Buildington!

10/01/2019 08:37 by Buildington

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