The structure of our King’s Cross Bridge project is nearing completion revealing the sawtooth roof. Northern light will enter through the seven roof lights illuminating the 2nd floor office space below.
Ightham Scouts new pavilion begins to take shape with the arrival of the Celcon blocks donated to the scouts by H+H UK Ltd and completion of the new drainage connection free of charge by O’Keefe Group Ltd.
Latitude has obtained planning and listed building approval for the extension and re-cladding of the Morden Hall Garden Centre in the London Borough of Merton. The Garden Centre is enclosed by a tall historic brick wall in the old market garden of the Grade II listed grounds of the National Trust’s Morden Hall. The works, which will create a fresh new image to the garden centre in addition to reducing internal glare and providing additional covered external retail space, are to start on site in the summer
The City of London has granted planning consent for the addition of two floors of office accommodation together with the complete internal reorganisation of the core of the existing office building. 43 London Wall sits within the Bank Conservation Area.
Great news that our design for Ightham Scouts and Ightham Football Club is underway as reported by The Sevenoaks Chronicle
Our low-energy refurbished Chelsea mews house for Cadogan has been shortlisted in the Homes category of the New London Awards 2018.
The significance of this small project is as a precedent for refurbishing London’s historic buildings. It proves that with intelligent design even modest residential stock can be updated to rigorous levels of sustainability whilst sensitively respecting its heritage.
It will appear in the New London Architecture exhibition of London’s best new projects.
The winners will be announced on 4 July.
The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry marked the official opening of Greenhouse Sports new sports centre within a Grade II* deconsecrated church in Cosway Street. Greenhouse Centre provides 20 table tennis tables and flexible space for other sports as well as housing the headquarters of the charity Greenhouse Sports.
Latitude were delighted to be involved in the project from inception through to completion, negotiating detailed listed building consents with Westminster and Historic England.
Latitude is attending Fiera Milano Spa in the company of CP Hart to check out companies such as Gessi and the new trends and materials in interior design.
Latitude is delighted that 126 Pavilion Road, Chelsea has won the 2018 BREEAM Award for the Homes – Post construction category.
The project for the Cadogan Estate achieved BREEAM Outstanding and EnerPHit (PassivHaus Retrofit) standards whilst simultaneously creating a contemporary three storey dwelling behind the retained façade.
The future-proofed low-energy home was described by the judges as an ‘outstanding project’ with ‘potential for its solutions to be replicated across the Cadogan portfolio and beyond.’
Latitude is pleased to announce that Luke Walton and Anurag Verma have been promoted to Director and Associate of the practice respectively. Both have been significantly involved in key projects and will continue to promote design quality and deliverability within the work of the practice.
We are delighted to be attending MIPIM this year in Cannes, France.
The final exquisite designs for the Berwick St artwork panels unveiled by artist Tom Gallant. Showing a reinterpretation of the historical connections with the textile and metalworking craftsmen and women from the area.
Latitude’s submission for the new Nature and Wellbeing Centre at the tranquil Sevenoaks Nature Reserve. A low impact architecture and infrastructure touching the ground lightly was considered an appropriate response to context.
The Grade II* listed 35 Cosway Street reaching the last stages of it’s transformation into a stunning new sports centre and home for the charity Greenhouse Sports.
The refurbishment of 126 Pavilion Road is nearing completion revealing spacious interiors and gaining Passivhaus EnerPhit standard.
The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea has granted planning consent for the demolition and construction of a new mews house in Belgravia.
Latitude project 126 Pavilion Road for Cadogan Estate has been shortlisted for a BREEAM Award 2017 in the residential category. The winner will be announced on 7 March 2017.
Latitude project The Lighthouse has been shortlisted for a bd Architect of the Year Award in the Refurbishment Architect of the Year category. The winner will be announced on 8 March 2017
The Lighthouse was commended in the Structural Heritage category of the 2016 Structural Awards this evening in The Brewery London. The Institution of Structural Engineers Awards 2016 were sponsored by The Telegraph.
Latitude project The Lighthouse has been shortlisted for a Blueprint Award 2016 in the Best Non-Public Project (Commercial) category. The winner will be announced on 20 October.
Latitude has received planning approval for this new-build 11,000 sq ft office development at 75-77 Brook Street in London’s Mayfair. The street elevation is to be constructed from a palette of handmade self-supporting brickwork and portland stone with bronze detailing. Construction works are programmed to start on site in May 2017.
We are delighted that The Lighthouse has been shortlisted for the Award for Structural Heritage and for the Award for Sustainability in the Structural Awards 2016. The winners will be announced 11 November 2016.
Latitude project The Lighthouse has been shortlisted in the Refurbishment Project of the Year category of the 2016 Building Awards. The results will be announced 8 November.
A planning application has been submitted to Westminster for the full demolition of 2 buildings in the Mayfair conservation area to provide a new office block of 1060m2.
A full planning application has been submitted to Cardiff City Council for a new clubhouse and 3G pitch for Llanishen RFC. The application is due for determination in September 2016.
Demolition works are progressing well on this mixed use scheme in Soho, 90-104 Berwick Street
The completion of The Lighthouse, King’s Cross for UK Real Estate was celebrated with a reception on the fourth floor. An exhibition highlighted the progress of this complicated project and guests enjoyed views over King’s Cross square from the terrace surrounding the lighthouse.
Planning consent has been granted to convert Friary House, 46-50 Southgate Street, in the main shopping street and conservation area of Gloucester City Centre, from office to residential use while retaining the restaurant at ground floor. 18 × 1-2 bed apartments surround a central lightwell while 6 apartments form an additional floor.
Latitude has been granted planning and listed building consent for the conversion of the deconsecrated Christ Church in Cosway Street London into a multi purpose sports centre for the charity, Greenhouse Sports. The Grade II* listed building will house the headquarters of the charity and be primarily used for table tennis coaching and tournaments.
Latitude has gained planning and listed building consent for the refurbishment and extension of this 18th century building in the Soho conservation area of London. The internal lift is moved to an additional closet wing at the rear of the building allowing for a cleaner, more efficient internal office layout, while the opening up of the original light wells enhance the new ground and basement retail units. In addition, a new enhanced roof is added and changes introduced to improve the elevations.
As the scaffolding comes down on the Lighthouse joins towers of King’s Cross.
Latitude has gained planning consent for the mixed use redevelopment of this site in Ealing Broadway. Three apartments are created above a reconfigured retail unit and accessed off the high street. The envelope of the proposed additional floor is clad in a contemporary palette of zinc and timber.
Latitude has gained planning consent for a 21,000 sq ft house in St George’s Hill Weybridge. The 6 bedroom house is arranged over 3 levels on a heavily wooded sloping site.
As the shrouding and scaffolding comes down the refurbished listed Lighthouse is revealed.
Internal view of the fourth floor clerestory windows under the zinc clad vaulted roof. At the far end glazed doors lead onto the terrace and lighthouse.
Planning and listed building consent has been granted to restore this grand building to residential use. The insertion of a new core, grand staircase and lift will service 6 apartments. A 90 cover restaurant over 3 floors will have a new entrance onto North Audley Street.
Latitude project 55-73 Duke Street, Mayfair has been shortlisted in the Retail category of the 2015 New London Awards.
The results will be announced 7 July.
The fourth floor of The Lighthouse takes shape: the interior with the dormer windows in place and the exterior with the laying of the first diamond tiles of the stepping vaulted zinc roof.
The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea has granted planning consent for the redevelopment of 126 Pavilion Road in the Hans Town conservation area of Chelsea. While the refurbished street façades remain, the demolition and reconstruction of the interior will provide a spatially interesting and highly sustainable family home.
The City of Westminster has granted planning consent for the remodelling, extension and redevelopment of 1 Lees Place in Mayfair. The extension to this mews house introduces a double height kitchen and living space facing onto the rear garden while rationalising the interior with enlarged bedrooms and en-suites to the first and second floor.
View towards the Scala: awaiting final curved steels for the barrel roof. Looking towards St Pancras: last view of the original weather vane and cladding before conservation work begins on the lighthouse.
Latitude’s projects 90-104 Berwick Street and The Lighthouse, King’s Cross Bridge were featured in Architecture Tomorrow at this year’s MIPIM UK in Olympia. The intention was to ‘produce an exhibition which shows what sorts of buildings and environments we can expect to see in the next few years’.
Planning consent has been granted to demolish and rebuild four mews houses, with additional basements and mansard level, in the Hans Town conservation area of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea. Eco homes rating: Very good.
Planning consent has been granted to convert 32 Sloane Gardens into 3 apartments: one 3 bed duplex and two 2 bed duplexes.
Demolition of the interior and the temporary propping of the building has been completed. Due to loading constraints construction is taking place on a bay by bay basis and the steel structure, up to first floor, is now in place in bay 8.