A striking new building for Kingston on Cowleaze Road KT2

Our first scheme in Kingston has been designed by the RIBA Stirling Prize winner Haworth Tompkins.  Best known for their stunning Stirling Prize-winning Everyman Theatre in Liverpool, we are thrilled to be working with them on our smaller, but no less stunning, residential scheme near the town centre of Kingston-upon-Thames.

Providing 21 one bedroom Pocket homes and 5 two bedoom Pocket Edition homes, Cowleaze Road KT2 will be an intimate and stable community of local home owners.  We spoke to the team at Haworth Tompkins about the background to the site and their  ideas for the building:

 

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Affordable homes in Zone 1 – Sail Street and Juxon Street SE11 completed

Our latest city makers have moved in at Sail Street and Juxon Street SE11, North Lambeth

We’re so proud of our latest schemes in the Borough of Lambeth, Sail Street and Juxon Street SE11, which between them have provided 70 new homes to local city makers.  Built on the edge of the China Walk estate using the latest modular construction technology, they’re a handsome pair.

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Pocket homes complete at Rosina Street E9

Stunning new Hackney scheme for 29 local first time buyers

Rosina Street E9 was designed by Hackney-based Waugh Thistleton Architects, and completed in March 2017.  The Pocket flats were sold at a 20% discount to the surrounding market and the building is now home to 29 local first time buyers.  It’s the second Pocket Living scheme in Hackney, and it’s one we’re especially proud of – when you look at these photos, you’ll see why!

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Homes with a view in Lambeth

Sail and Juxon St SE11, all set for Spring!

 

It’s the first day of Spring, and for the first time in what seems like months, London’s city makers are starting to think about spending time outside again.

So it’s great timing that our gorgeous new buildings in North Lambeth, Sail and Juxon St SE11, have outside space to suit all residents.

When you walk through the covered entrance at Juxon St SE11, you enter a wonderful walled courtyard garden with benches underlit by LEDs and pretty young trees.  It will be a great place for residents to meet, mingle and hang out.

 

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126 new homes for Haringey from Pocket Living

Pocket Living was delighted to receive planning permission from Haringey council last week, for our most ambitious scheme to date, West Green Place N17.

 

This allows us to deliver 98 Pocket homes, which will be available to local first time buyers at a 20% discount, establishing another strong community of owner occupiers. West Green Place will also include with a new community centre for the benefit of the whole local community .

 

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Streatham welcomes Pocket’s latest building for first time buyers

Hello Mountearl Gardens SW16!

 

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Mountearl Gardens SW16 is another great example of the way Pocket Living brings architectural quality to areas of London popular with first time buyers.  We’re really proud of our latest scheme which made creative use of this site set on the corner of the handsome estate off Leigham Court Road.  Previously home to old garages, we worked with HKR Architects to create a building comprised of one, two and three storey blocks that optimises the site without compromising the views of existing residents.

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A First-Time Buyers’ guide to the London elections

Tomorrow London goes to the polls to elect a new Mayor of London. The Mayor is responsible for making London a great place to live, work and visit. For example the Mayor is responsible for things such as policing, transport and the fire service. But significantly for first time buyers, the Mayor has important housing powers. The Mayor must produce a housing strategy to invest in London’s housing and to meet the needs of London’s growing population.

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