BRENTFORDS WATERSIDE DEVELOPMENT PICKS UP INDUSTRY ACCOLADE
The popular Brentford Lock West development in west London has been awarded the prestigious RIBA National and RIBA London awards for The Halyards – the first homes to be delivered as part of this exciting, 520 unit scheme.
Designed by leading architects Duggan Morris, The Halyards enjoy a prime location alongside the Grand Union Canal in Brentford. They have been sensitively designed to reflect the area’s industrial heritage, while maximising their waterside location. The homes, which offer generous balconies and the majority of which enjoy stunning waterside views, were commended by the RIBA judges for “creating a distinctive presence” and for setting a “clear standard of excellence”.
First launched in early 2013, the development has proved popular, with the majority of homes on the first phase of this development already reserved. While residents at The Halyards may already be settled into their new waterside homes, a limited selection of two and three bedroom apartments, as well as four bedroom townhouses still remain available for sale on the current phase.
John Robinson, Development Director at Brentford Lock West, said: “The response we have had to the development since its launch has been really positive, with demand from local buyers in particular proving strong. It has always been important to us that we bring in a number of architects to design this development, allowing us to deliver an architecturally varied and impressive scheme that offers buyers the opportunity to secure a unique and very special new home. The Halyards were the first of the homes to launch and I think the recent award wins are testament to Duggan Morris’ work here.”
Joe Morris, Director, Duggan Morris Architects, added: “Our time working on Brentford Lock West has been both rewarding and challenging. The team were fully immersed in a collaborative approach from the start, which allowed us to fully unlock the potential of this unique site. We are incredibly pleased that the scheme has been recognized and awarded by the RIBA, this is a shared triumph for design, client and community working together.”
Stuart Mills, Canal & River Trust Property Director, said: “We’re delighted Brentford Lock West has been recognised by the RIBA national award. The building is an exceptional first step in this exciting development which will create a high quality place for both the local community and visitors to Brentford, and help to transform this location into a gateway to the inland waterway network that we can all be proud of. It provides a benchmark in design quality that other canal-side developments should aspire to, and that is a great credit to the ISIS Waterside Regeneration Team, including Duggan Morris architects, and our project staff at the Trust.”
Helen Todd, Director at Stubbings Property Marketing, who is responsible for selling the homes at Brentford Lock West concluded: “Since we first launched here the interest in these homes has been fantastic. The apartments at The Halyards, with their enviable waterside setting and their impressive outside spaces offered buyers a very unique opportunity to enjoy a London home in a tranquil setting. In fact, all of the homes here offer generous terraces and balconies as well as beautifully specified interiors – both of which are major selling factors among today’s buyers.”
Situated along the banks of the Grand Union Canal, Brentford Lock West forms part of a five year project, which is expected to breathe new life into Brentford, through the delivery of 520 new homes. In addition to providing much needed new housing, the scheme is delivering new community spaces and commercial buildings, helping to create new jobs for the area. The homes offer buyers a unique opportunity to secure a new, highly specified home, while benefiting from a host of community features and green initiatives.
Just a limited number of homes remain for sale on phase one. Apartment prices start from £529,950. Prices for the townhouses start at £895,000. For more information, or to book an appointment call the Brentford Lock West sales team at Stubbings Property Marketing on 020 8569 7449, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.brentfordlockwest.co.uk The Sales and Marketing Suite is open daily, 10am - 5pm.
RIBA National Awards are the most rigorously judged awards for architectural excellence. RIBA National Award winning buildings set the standard for good architecture. Just 37 national winners were picked from over 100 regional winners.
BRENTFORD LOCK WEST PICKS UP INDUSTRY AWARD
One of 38 winners, the RIBA London awards recognize important contributions to architecture.
Completed in 2013, The Halyards at Brentford Lock West has been shortlisted for various awards this year, commended for its quality and thoughtful design, the housing scheme is encouraging community growth. This RIBA regional award ensures Brentford Lock West can be considered for the next stage of RIBA National shortlisting. RIBA National winners will be announced on 18 June.