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Gold Seal
Plaistow, London


Project Description

This mixed-tenure, housing development sits on the site of a decontaminated car breakers yard, petrol station and old garages in Newham. The new blocks step up around a central courtyard with a series of green roofs, providing good daylighting and respecting the adjacent houses in scale and privacy. The street frontage to New Barn Street is improved and a new frontage created to the existing park behind.

Client – Private Developer
Consultants – CHP (daylight assessment), Paul Mews Associates (transport assessment), Temple (energy assessment, drainage strategy), NRG (biodiversity report), Castledine & Co. (contamination).
Status – Planning achieved December 2016
Number of residential units – 33
Gross internal floor area – 3,031sqm
Construction cost – £8m
Sustainability rating – London Plan ‘Zero Carbon Homes’ (33% reduction in carbon emissions over Part L)
CGIs: Photon Studios
Gold Seal context image
Gold Seal detail
Gold Seal CGI
Gold Seal park view
Gold Seal view with tower
Gold Seal garden view