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MSMR win go-ahead for Marylebone eco-mews

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[Fist look + plans + proejct data] Westminster City Council has approved this five-home scheme by MSMR Architects ‘in a quiet Marylebone mews’ in central London

The four-storey townhouses will replace a tired 1970’s slab office building in Clay Street and will be built to Code for Sustainable Homes level 4 or above. The £4million development features integral garage and integrated refuse and recycling points, solar thermal collectors at roof level and sedum flat roofs.

Tom Martin, managing director of project backer Clay Street Properties said: ‘The aim is to return the site to its original residential use in a way that is sympathetic to our neighbours.’

Project data

Architects: MSMR Architects
Location: 1-6 Clay Street, London W1U 6DA
Type of Project: Residential
Structural Engineers: Michael Barclay Partnership
Project Architect: James Bell, director at MSMR Architects
Design Team: MSMR Architects, Michael Barclay Partnership, Hurley Palmer Flatt, EC Harris
Client: Clay Street Properties
Funding: Private
Tender date: Mid-2012
Start on site date: Planned for late 2012
Contract duration: To be confirmed - approx 12 months
Gross internal floor area: 1,103m²
Form of contract and/or procurement: TBC
Total cost: Approx £4 million        
M&E consultant: Hurley Palmer Flatt
Quantity surveyor: EC Harris
Planning consultant: Rolfe Judd
Lighting consultant: Not appointed
Main contractor: Not appointed
Selected subcontractors and suppliers: In discussion
Annual co2 emissions: Level 4 Code for Sustainable Homes - 25% reduction in co2 emissions beyond Part L 2010. Total emissions to be calculated

MSMR, Clay Street, floor plan

MSMR, Clay Street, floor plan

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Readers' comments (3)

  • "Eco-mews"- Code 4. Really? So anything that is better than minimum requirements is eco then is it?

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  • £4M for 5 houses = £800K each. Hardly sustainable when you take community issues into account. For that sort of money they should be demanding Code 6 as a minimum.

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  • JustFacades.com

    good looking scheme

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