collaborated with the planning department to drive engagement for success in the planning process. Our design is a large-scale, mixed-use residential development including residents’ lounge, private dining spaces, gym, internal landscaped courtyard and semi-basement car park. The two buildings step across the site between 5 and 12 storeys and feature 2 tonnes of facing brickwork facades with a gold accent in window reveals and gable end feature fins. The development widens the publicly accessible
pavements and new south-facing public hard and soft landscaped spaces make a positive contribution to the redevelopment of the city.
Sandacre Street in central Leicester is a residential build-to-rent (BTR) scheme commissioned by West London Properties Ltd & Delph Property Group with a value of approximately £50m. Our challenge was to design a new PRS residential development on an existing car park in a conservation area in Leicester city centre. Our target for the scheme was 250 apartments with associated car parking.
Our team exceeded their target, achieving 267, 1- and 2-bed apartments over two buildings. The development also features 100 car parking spaces, 350m2 of shared amenity space and new public realm and landscape spaces.
Initially, we prepared creative feasibility options and