Description of 140 Wales Farm Road
140 Wales Farm Road is the new campus development by Imperial College in North Acton, London W3.
Next to Essential Living The Perfume Facory site.
The existing buildings will be demolished and five new buildings arranged over 5 to 31-storeys constructed.
The student accommodation comprises 603 rooms and 736 beds. These are arranged in Cluster Units, Twin Units, Studios, Warden Units and Sub Warden Units. The student accommodation raises to 31 stories creating an iconic identity for the student accommodation.
The office/commercial development of 67,000sqft of high quality, flexible office accommodation is arranged over 6 floors.
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85 residential units are planned. The residential accommodation will be developed as Private Rented Sector accommodation. 35 of the residential units will be delivered as affordable housing in the form of Discount Market Rent available to College Key Workers.
The closest tube station is North Acton. 11 minutes from the new Crossrail station due to open in 2018.
2017 August - Planning permission granted by Ealing Council ref no 172682FUL.
January - Imperial College acquires the 1.8 acre site for the development of a new hall of residence for Imperial undergraduates.
Former home of the Elizabeth Arden factory. Elizabeth
Arden perfumes and cosmetics were manufactured and distributed here.