Willows Yard

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Willows Yard

Description:

A new mixed use development comprising of ground floor commercial/retail units for A1, A2 and or D1 use and residential units located on the upper floors.

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Create's Role:Willows Yard

The Willows Yard proposed development is located on a brownfield site (approximately 1,100m2) in the London Borough of Brent. The site is in an established urban setting on a predominantly terraced street, close to Harlesden town centre. The development seeks to achieve high standards of sustainability in both the commercial and residential units, targeting BREEAM Excellent rating and Code for Sustainable Homes level 4. Willows Yard will meet and exceed the sustainability standards set by the London Borough of Brent in their Core Strategy (adopted July 2010), Brent's Sustainability checklist and the London Plan.

The development utilises PV on the roof to provide electricity to the residential units and reduces the CO2 emissions produced through occupation.Willows Yard

An extensive green roof comprising of a mix of sedum and wild flowers will be incorporated into the scheme to form a green carpet around the PV panels. The green roof serves to provide 'city greening', water retention and wildlife conservation.

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Client: Radha Investments

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Implementation: Planning approved June 2012

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Layouts by Parrit Leng Architects'

Scope of Services:

  • Code for Sustainable Homes - level 4
  • BREEAM - Excellent
  • Brent's Sustainability checklist
  • Energy Assessment for planning application
  • Sustainability Statement

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