Industry Image | Issue 33 | August 2014 - page 28

Grange Walk by United House has been registering with the Scheme for over two
years and once completed, will provide a mix of residential and retail properties in
Bermondsey Spa, London.
SITE REGISTRATION
Grange Walk by United House has
been registered with the Scheme
since June 2012. This year the
project was awarded a Gold Award
by the Scheme, with the Monitor
describing the project as “a model
site that demonstrates how good
the industry can be”. The Scheme
contacted United House and
asked how this award-winning
site has adopted the principles of
considerate construction.
Case Study: Grange Walk
Project
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PLEASE CAN YOU DESCRIBE THE
PROJECT YOU AREWORKING ON?
Specialist contractor and developer
United House were appointed
by Notting Hill Housing Group
to design and build this mixed
residential and retail scheme
at Grange Walk, Bermondsey
Spa, London SE1, in the heart of
Southwark’s regeneration area.
With a contract value of £30
million, the 205 unit development
consists of studio flats, 1-2 bed flats,
duplexes, townhouses and 800
square metres of commercial space.
The scheme is split into 5 blocks
with multiple tenures; 44 rented
units, 102 shared ownership units,
and 59 units for private sale. The
five concrete frame blocks, up
to seven storeys in height, will
benefit from central plant, CHP, new
electrical substation, photovoltaic
panels, bio-diverse roofs, electric
car charging points, complex
permeable paving strategy, on site
concierge and management suite,
and a state of the art gymnasium.
HOW HAVE YOU INCORPORATED
THE SCHEME INTOYOUR SITE?
The 3.04 acre site is in the
Bermondsey Spa regeneration
area, one of the oldest and most
historically interesting parts
of Southwark. With its ancient
buildings and cobbled streets, it’s
in an area of old tanneries and
there are many listed buildings
surrounding the site. The original
town hall building and public
baths are next door, with occupied
residential properties and live
businesses surrounding the site, a
clear strategy and emphasis was set
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