Last month, we saw the final completion of dwellings at St Edward’s flagship development 190 Strand.
We have been supporting St Edward on the scheme since 2011 in order to deliver bespoke apartments and penthouses of exceptional quality and environmental standard. Working closely with the design and construction team, we have advised on the most effective way to comply with London Plan energy policies, exceed Building Regulations CO2 reduction targets and surpass standards for Code for Sustainable Homes Level 3.
The building, designed with stone, glass and laser-cut metal filigree façade, makes the construction unique. Homes are heated from a highly efficient Combined Heat and Power (CHP) engine located in the basement plant room. Apartments are designed with sustainable principles and pleasant living in mind, including Lifetime Homes standards, provision of terraces/balconies, best practice sound insulation, reduced water consumption and significant cycle storage provision.
The site comprises an urban island site with a relatively narrow frontage facing Strand and the longest aspect running along Arundel Street, which runs from Strand to the river, and Milford Lane to the east. The site was previously occupied by a high concrete slab block and its removal was an opportunity to positively contribute to the Conservation Area and the immediately adjacent Grade 1 Listed St Clements Dane Church and The Royal Courts of Justice.