Unsupported browser

For a better experience please update your browser to its latest version.

Your browser appears to have cookies disabled. For the best experience of this website, please enable cookies in your browser

We'll assume we have your consent to use cookies, for example so you won't need to log in each time you visit our site.
Learn more

Bennetts scoops King’s Cross supermarket role

  • Comment

Bennetts Associates has been appointed to design a 2,700m² megastore for upmarket supermarket chain Waitrose in London’s King’s Cross

The £18 million building is the latest development to be announced for Argent’s 27-hectare King’s Cross regeneration programme.

Transforming the grade II-listed Midlands Goods Shed and East Handyside Canopy, the retail scheme will sit close to Stanton William’s recently opened Central St Martins campus and a proposed Aga Khan university by Fumihiko Maki.

Bennetts’ proposal includes a supermarket, 280m² cooking school, café and 2,300m² of offices. The project will not include a dedicated car park but customers will be permitted to use a planned multi-storey car park nearby. Argent plans to include 46,500m² of retail on its £2 billion regeneration of former railway lands surrounding King’s Cross station.

A reserved matters planning application is planned to be submitted in May with construction expected to start later this year and completion due in Spring 2015.

  • Comment

Have your say

You must sign in to make a comment

Please remember that the submission of any material is governed by our Terms and Conditions and by submitting material you confirm your agreement to these Terms and Conditions.

Links may be included in your comments but HTML is not permitted.

Related Jobs

AJ Jobs