PBGL – Chelsea Barracks Redevelopment – London - Project Profile
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Project Blue (Guernsey) Ltd (PBGL), a subsidiary of Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment Co., is undertaking the redevelopment of Chelsea Barracks site in London, the UK.
The project involves the redevelopment of 12.8ha of a military land into a residential and commercial facility. It is planned to be developed in six phases. It includes the construction of 448 residential units of which 123 units will be affordable.
The project also includes the construction of a restaurant, a sports center, a health center, retail units, office space, parking facilities and development of public spaces like gardens and public parks.
The first phase includes the construction of 74 apartments across three blocks, with a cafe. Second phase includes the construction of two blocks of four- and five-story buildings comprising of 15-town houses with a sunken rear garden.
Third phase includes of two blocks consisting apartments and retail space which will build in two parts phase 3A and 3B. Fourth phase includes three apartment buildings, fifth phase includes townhouses and a square and sixth phase includes private apartments, affordable housing and community facilities, such as a sports centre, health facility and retail.
Dixon Jones Ltd, Squire and Partners, and Kim Wilkie Associates have been appointed as master planners.
EC Harris has been appointed as project manager and cost management consultant.
JMP, Hunt Dobson Stringer, URS Corporation, Atelier Ten and GIA have been appointed as traffic consultant, regeneration consultant, environmental impact assessment (EIA) consultant, infrastructure consultant and lighting consultant for the project respectively.
DP9 and Arup have been appointed as planning consultant and structural engineer respectively.
Squire & Partners has been appointed as architect for first phase and Eric Parry Architects as architect for fourth phase.
Keltbray has been appointed to undertake the site clearance and enabling work for the project.
Gustafson Porter has been appointed as landscape architect for the fourth phase, Ben Pentreath Ltd as architect for Phase 3A, and Paul Davis + Partners as architect for second phase.
In December 2010, developer submitted an outline planning application. In June 2011, the project received outline planning approval from Westminster City Council (WCC).
On December 22, 2011, the company submitted planning application with minor amendments. However, the project was facing delays due to oppositions from local residents.
In January 2013, the project was placed on hold due to financial issues.
In December 2013, PBGL revived the project by resolving the issues and initiated the process of seeking detail planning approval, however in May 2014, PGBL secured final planning approval from WCC.
In December 2014, Balfour Beatty, Mace and Sir Robert McAlpine are the three contractors shortlisted for the project. Mace has been appointed as the contractor for the first, second and third phase.
On March 16, 2015, Construction work commenced on the project.
Design proposals are underway for phases 5b and 6a.
Construction works are underway on the first and second phases and the first phase is scheduled to be completed in 2018 and the entire project by 2024.
The project involves the redevelopment of a 12.8ha military land into a residential and commercial development at Chelsea Barracks in London, the UK.
The US$4,400 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of 448 residential units
2. Construction of retail units
3. Construction of a sports center
4. Construction of a health center
5. Construction of a restaurant
6. Construction of office space
7. Development of garden/parks
8. Construction of parking facilities
9. Construction of other related facilities
10. Construction of access roads.Reasons To Buy
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