BH – 250 City Road Mixed-Use Complex – Greater London - Project Profile
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Berkeley Homes (BH) a part of Berkeley Group is undertaking the construction of the mixed-use complex in London, the UK.
The project involves the construction of a new mixed-use complex on a 1.9ha of land.
It includes the construction of 933 residential units in two residential towers of 42-story Carrara Tower and 36-story Aurora Tower and four blocks ranging from seven to nine stories, 7,600m2 commercial space, office and affordable workspace, 2,000m2 data center, a eight-story 190 bed hotel, 4,200m2 retail space, underground parking, shops, cafes, restaurants and access roads, a gym, private 20m pool and residents lounge and the installation of elevators, safety and security systems.
The project is being developed in phases.
The first phase includes the construction of basement, podium slab, a hotel and 42-story tower comprises 289 apartments.
Foster & Partners has been appointed as architect, Gillespies as landscape architect, Laing O’Rourke has been appointed as the construction contractor, Meinhardt Group as civil, structural, geotechnical consultant, Total Facade Solutions Ltd as cladding consultant, FDS Consult as fire consultant, CH2M HILL, Inc. as structural engineer, Whitecode Design as Mechanical & Electrical Engineer, Rowan Williams Davies & Irwin Inc as wind consultant, Cass Allen Associates Ltd as Acoustic Consultant and Hodkinson Consultancy as environment consultant and CBRE Group, Inc. and Family Mosaic as marketing consultants for the project.
AXA Investment Managers Limited, NH Hotel group as management contract for the project.
OCL Facades Ltd has secured the Screeding, Drylining and Ceilings Package contract and Knauf Drywall has secured building material supply contract for the project.
In May 2013, BH submitted a planning application to London Borough of Islington to develop the project.
In January 2014, planning permission for the 42-story residential tower got rejected by Islington planning as it was the tallest tower. However, in April 2014, the project secured the planning approval from London Borough of Islington.
April 2014, planning approval received from London Borough of Islington.
On August 6, 2014, Broadgate Estates was appointed as a lead consultant.
In November 2014, construction works on the first phase commenced.
In November 2015, AXA Investment Managers and NH Hotel Group has acquired the hotel for US$138 million. The hotel will be operated under the NHow brand.
Construction works on the first phase are underway and expected to be completed in fourth quarter of 2020.
The project involves the construction of a mixed-use complex on a 1.9ha of land in Islington, London, the UK.
The US$1,500 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of a 42-story residential tower
2. Construction of a 36-story residential tower
3. Construction of 933 residential units and four blocks ranging from seven to nine-story
4. Construction of 7,600m2 commercial space
5. Construction of an eight-story 190-bed hotel
6. Construction of office and affordable workspace
7. Construction of 2,000m2 data center
8. Construction of 4,200m2 retail space
9. Construction of shops
10. Construction of cafes
11. Construction of restaurants
12. Construction of access roads
13. Construction of underground parking
14. Construction of gym
15. Construction of private pool
16. Construction of residents lounge
17. Installation of elevators
18. Installation of safety and security systemsReasons To Buy